Amazon shaves $200 off Macbook Air models, hits top spot in sales

 
The Macbook Air continues to be a hit with consumers, promising a battery-life that could outdo even the best competitors on the market. Now you can pick up an upgraded model, for the base-model price thanks to a promotion on Amazon.
 
Apple sells an 11″ $999 model for the latest Macbook Air but that is the base installation, with (1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, Intel HD Graphics 5000, 4GB memory, 128GB flash storage) but starting today the 13″ Macbook Air model on Amazon for $999 comes with (2.5 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5, 4 GB, 500 GB Hard Drive and Intel HD Graphics 4000). So you are trading the latest video card for an incredible boost in capacity.
 
There are a few other combinations that you can create with the deal, a 13″ with 750GB of storage is also $200 off for a limited time and the 15″ model with 500GB of storage comes with the NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1GB Graphics card. That model is currently $100 off for a limited time.
 
The 13″ Macbook jumped to the number 2 spot in Amazon’s (Best Sellers Electronics : Notebooks) division, showing that customers are quick to pounce when Macs go on sale, though it still is rather rare.
 
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