The 13-inch M3 MacBook Air is down to an all-time low of $899

A photo of Apple’s M3-powered MacBook Air laptop.
With Apple Intelligence features coming to older MacBooks, you shouldn’t feel the need to wait for Apple’s M4 chips. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge

It’s not surprising that the M3 MacBook Air’s value is strengthening the longer it’s been out, but the laptop is becoming increasingly hard to overlook when compared to the 13-inch M2 model — especially since you can get a 13-inch MacBook Air with an M3 chip for only $70 more than the current sale price of the base M2 model. Right now, the base M3 configuration with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage is going for just $899 ($200 off) at Amazon and B&H Photo.

The 2024 Air is the most recent entrant in Apple’s lightweight laptop line, one that continues to offer all-day battery life, a sleek design, and excellent performance for carrying out everyday computing tasks. The performance bump over the previous generation isn’t major, but it…

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