How to Buy a MacBook Pro for Cheap


If you love Apple. Their products are an amazing mashup of quality, usability and design. Even their support is stellar if something breaks. The downfall of all things Apple is that you’re gonna pay for it. That truism presents a problem for “value conscious” techies like me. OK, I’m cheap. I admit it.

Is it possible to get Apple quality without paying the premium price?

In a word, yes. And I’m going to share a few ideas on just how to do that. A couple are not innovative, just practical. But at least one should get your attention, and I hope you’ll get a few tips along the way.

Where to Buy

Option One: Educational Discounts

If you have a student or teacher in your home, you automatically qualify for an educational discount from Apple. Click here for the Apple Educational Discount Store: You’ll have to go through the process of finding your school, but soon you’ll see a list of prices that you qualify for.

How to Buy a Cheap MacBook Pro

Every day it seems there is a new cell phone or new computer hitting the market. However, the latest gadgets are so expensive it can leave the buyer with reeling head and empty pocketbook. A more economical option is to look for an item that was previously owned.
The MacBook Pro has been around a very long time, so older models can be buy for next to nothing, while buying a used late model MacBook Pro offers buyers buyer access to the latest technology for a lower price.Yes!used is cheap!

Consider the Features

The most important factors in choosing any computer are its features. (more…)