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Apple MacBooks available at discount in India

Apple is offering massive discounts for those interested in previous generation MacBook Air models.

If you are planning to buy a MacBook, now may be the perfect time. Apple has a sweet deal for new customers of their Mac computers.

The company is offering a discount of up to Rs. 12,000 for those interested in previous generation MacBook Air models.

Discounts on MacBooks
As per reports, the 11-inch MacBook Air with 64GB SSD storage can be clinched at a price of Rs. 61,900, as against its previous price of Rs. 67,900 (Rs 6,000 discount).

On the other hand, the 128GB SSD storage variant of the 11-inch MacBook Air is being offered for Rs. 65,900 as opposed to its earlier price tag of Rs. 74,900 (down Rs. 9,000). These models are equipped with a 1.7GHz processor and come with 4GB of RAM.

The 13-inch variants of the MacBook Air, comes with a bigger discount. The 128GB SSD storage option now costs Rs.69,900 while the 256GB SSD variant has an asking price of Rs.82,900, (a markdown of a whooping Rs. 12,000 in price compared to those previous prices of these devices). These models include a 1.8GHz processor and come with 4GB of RAM.

Apple resellers in Delhi are reportedly is also offering an additional discount of Rs. 4,000 over and above the revised prices on some of the models

Price of new MacBook Air models
The new MacBook Air models powered by Intel's new processor codenamed Haswell were recently unveiled at the at the company’s own Worldwide Developers Conference. The new models are likely to hit stores by the end of July.

The 11-inch MacBook Air is priced at Rs. 67,900 for the base model and Rs. 81,900 for the 256GB version. The bigger 13-inch MacBook Air will be for sale at Rs. 74,900 for the base model and Rs. 88,900 for the 256GB one.

Back to College Program
In an effort to woo the education community in India, Apple has launched a rare promotion where college students, faculty or staff members can buy Apple MacBook, iMac & MacBook Pro laptops for a massive discount.

Under its “Back to College” campaign Apple dealers are slashing Rs.12,000 on MacBook Pro models, iMac, and MacBook Pro with Retina display and a Rs.4,000 discount on the Mac Mini for students.

Moreover, discounts of up to Rs. 14,000 on some of the higher end models are also up for grabs. The offers are available with only select Apple stores and students need to present their College ID and fee slip to avail the discount. Some re-sellers are also demanding an address proof.