The M1 MacBook Air is not only still around, it’s cheaper than ever

The MacBook Air is the most impressive laptop I’ve used in years
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge

When Apple stopped selling the M1 MacBook Air last week to make way for the new M3 version, I mourned the loss of the M1 Air’s iconic wedge shape. But perhaps that was a bit premature.

Walmart announced Friday that for the first time, you can buy the M1 MacBook Air from its online store (and in-store soon) for a discounted $699. On Friday morning, Best Buy was still charging $999.99 but has since dropped its price to beat Walmart’s deal and is currently offering the same laptop for $649.99.

Looking at Walmart and Best Buy’s sites, these are new laptops and not refurbished models, which makes the $699 / $649.99 price compelling. That said, you only get to choose the base model, which comes with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. I’d…

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