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This is the first price drop we've seen on the new M2 MacBook Air 2022

M2 MacBook Air 2022 price drop
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The new MacBook Air 2022 with its M2 chip is just 4 weeks old, but we've already seen the first price drop on the new laptop. Amazon dropped running a discount late last week, and it's still running, reducing the price of the base model by $100. That means you can get the 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD MacBook Air 2022 from $1,199 to $1,099 (opens in new tab)

And this time, those in the UK don't miss out either. In fact, it's just sweetened the deal. It had reduced the price of both the 256GB and 512GB configurations of the new laptop by £50, but right now you can save £71 on the 256GB MacBook Air 2022 – reduced from £1,249 to £1,178 (opens in new tab) and save £89 off the 512GB configuration – now £1,460 (opens in new tab)

The MacBook Air has long been one of our favourite laptops, and the new MacBook Air 2022 offers a boost in power thanks to Apple's new M2 chip. While it's not as powerful as the last MacBook Pros, it's light, highly portable and it can easily handle what most people need from a laptop. See our full MacBook Air (M2, 2022) review for the full details of what we thought of the laptop.

If you're looking for more MacBook deals, see our Apple back to school 2022 roundup and our guide to the best MacBook Air 2022 prices, but here are those new Amazon deals. Hurry though – the discounts have been running for several days now, so they might not be around much longer.

The best M2 MacBook Air 2022 deal in the US

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MacBook Air (M2, 2022) 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD: $1,199 $1,099 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $100:
Apple's newest laptop boasts the sublime premium design we expect from Cupertino's finest. It's light and portable and more pro-like than ever thanks to the powerful new M2 chip. Considering this was released in mid-July, this is a great saving.

The best M2 MacBook Air 2022 deal in the UK

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MacBook Pro 13 (M2, 2022): from £1,249 £1,178 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save up to £89:
UK buyers can save on both the 256GB and the 512GB configurations, with £71 off the former and £89 off the latter, in certain colours. Hurry, because this is a new, additional saving on top of the original deal that began last week.

If you live elsewhere or stock runs out on the deal above, check out the best M2 MacBook Air 2022 deals where you are in the list below.

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Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news and features, updates buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment for creatives, from monitors to accessories and office supplies. A writer and translator, he also works as a project manager at London and Buenos Aires-based design and branding agency Hermana Creatives, where he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing photography, video content, graphic design and collaterals for the hospitality sector. He enjoys photography, particularly nature photography, wellness and he dances Argentine tango.