Update Dec. 14 at 1:39 p.m. ET: This deal expired at Amazon, however, Adoroma offers the 1TB model 14-inch MacBook Pro w/ 14-core GPU for $1,999 (opens in new tab) ($200 off).
Apple’s M1 MacBook Pro is one of the best laptops around — despite being dethroned by the M2 MacBook Pro. An just in time for the holidays, this Editor’s Choice power-user notebook is heavily discounted.
Amazon currently offers Apple’s 14-inch MacBook Pro for $1,999 (opens in new tab). Usually, it costs $2,499, so that’s a whopping $500 in savings. This is the M1 MacBook Pro 14’s lowest price in history and one of the best laptop deals we’ve seen all year.
Apple’s M1 MacBook Pro is the best laptop for power-users. The MacBook Pro on sale has a 14.2-inch (3024 x 1964) Liquid Retina XDR display, M1 Pro 10-core CPU, 16GB RAM and 1TB solid state drive. And with Apple’s 16-core GPU inside, it effortlessly handles graphics intensive applications like video editing and photo editing.
In our M1 Pro MacBook Pro 14 review, we love its sleek, elegant design, stunning display, and ample array of ports. It supplies you with 3 x Thunderbolt 4 ports, 1 x HDMI port, an SDXC card reader, headphone jack and MagSafe charger. We rate the M1 MacBook Pro 14 at a total of 4 out of 5-stars for its excellent performance and battery life. It’s the Editor’s Choice laptop for power-users.
In one test, we opened 70 Google Chrome tabs and a few YouTube videos and Twitch streams. The M1 MacBook Pro showed no signs of slowing down. On the Geekbench 5.4 overall performance test, it notched a score of 12,477. This wipes the floor with the premium laptop average of 4,906.
At 3.5 pounds and 12.3 x 8.7 x 0.6-inches, the M1 MacBook Pro is more portable than its industry rivals. It weighs less than the Dell XPS 15 (4.3 pounds, 13.6 x 9.1 x 0.7 inches), Microsoft Surface Studio (4 pounds, 12.7 x 9 x 0.8 inches) and Razer Blade 14 (3.9 pounds, 12.6 x 8.7 x 0.7 inches).
Now $500 off, M1 MacBook Pro is a wise choice if you want a powerful laptop that does it all.