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Great Deal: 12” MacBook on Sale for $799!

Written by Charlie

If you are a Mac user and want the most compact MacBook, check out this awesome deal for the current generation 12” MacBook! It is brand new and is a wonderful piece of travel tech.

This is the current generation 12” MacBook and it is on sale for the best price I have seen! If you are looking for a great, compact MacBook, this is the one for you and at a really good price!

Great Deal: 12” MacBook on Sale for $799

Link: 12” MacBook (Gold) | 12” MacBook (Rose Gold(these are links from AppleInsider which has an exclusive at this price so they are their affiliate links)

Update: It seems that they are no longer showing the exclusive pricing of $799. This is not supposed to end until tomorrow at 5:30PM so if you are interested, send an e-mail to and they should be able to help you out. 

Let me start by saying this – while this is the current generation 12” MacBook, it is the 2017 model and will be replaced this year. The new processors should be more powerful and much more efficient. However, the regular price for the 12” MacBook is $1,299 so figure on paying $500 more than this deal for that increase.

All that being said, the 12” MacBook definitely is a favorite for people who travel. I have owned one before (the 2016 version) and it was just unbelievably travel friendly with a great display. It also allowed me to even do some processor intensive tasks on the road as well. If you want the full MacOS experience, this is a great way to get it at a good price in a compact package.

This particular model is the base 12” MacBook so you are looking at a m3 processor with 256GB of SSD storage and 8GB of RAM. At $799 (and no tax for anyone outside of NY), this is a really good deal. In fact, you could probably flip it at the same price in a few months if you decided to go for something different!

Btw, if you are not a fan of the Rose Gold or Gold color, you could always throw a skin on it! I use dBrand skins and like how they fit and feel.

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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.