Best MacBook: Which Mac laptop should you buy?

You’re planning on buying a new Mac laptop. So you head over to your local Apple store, or you peruse the pages of Apple’s website, and you find yourself with money to spend but no idea on which MacBook to buy.

Don’t worry! That’s why we’re here. In this guide, we’ll go over Apple’s current MacBook lineup, point out their differences and similarities, and provide you with the information you need to pick the right MacBook for you.

The affordable choice: MacBook Air

Longtime Mac users may remember when the MacBook Air made its debut years ago as Apple’s entry into the ultra-portable laptop market. But times have changed, and starting in 2015, the MacBook was repositioned as Apple’s affordable laptop.

How many models can I choose from? Apple offers two standard configuration models.

What are the prices for the MacBook Air? $999, and $1,299.

What are the MacBook Air specifications?

Here are the specifications for the laptops. These are the most current MacBook Air models.

$999 model: 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i3 processor (tenth generation) with Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz, 4MB L3 cache, 8GB of 3733MHz LPDDR4X memory, 256GB SSD storage, Intel Iris Plus Graphics