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post #11 of 47
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I hear their customer service is god-tier, though. I'd pony up for their warranty if it's as great as they say.
I know it sells faster on CL with AC. It better be the best in the land for the price.
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post #12 of 47
And nothing of value was lost....I really didn't enjoy that plastic feel to them.
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The $249 for Apple Care is ridiculous though. 25% of the Air's value for a warranty that probably won't be used.
apple really has one of the best warrenties in the buisiness, i have had a few ipods replaced over the years due to my own stupidity and have had no problem dealing with them
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Yup, AppleCare is top notch. I'm not surprised they got rid of the white Macbook. It is pretty interesting that the Air is now the cheapest in their lineup though.
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post #15 of 47
So only the Mac mini and iMacs are mostly plastic now.
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apple really has one of the best warrenties in the buisiness, i have had a few ipods replaced over the years due to my own stupidity and have had no problem dealing with them
I've seen AC around $169 for low-end iMacs, now $249 for a low-end Air, MBP?
That's my issue here.

Air $249
http://store.apple.com/us/configure/...co=MjMzOTQzNTQ

iMac $169
http://store.apple.com/us/configure/...co=MjIwNTQ2NTk


A $80 increase is a bit much for less product, as in hardware to be replaced.
Edited by WorldExclusive - 7/20/11 at 9:25pm
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post #17 of 47
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I've seen AC around $169 for low-end iMacs, now $249 for a low-end Air, MBP?
That's my issue here.

Air $249
http://store.apple.com/us/configure/...co=MjMzOTQzNTQ

iMac $169
http://store.apple.com/us/configure/...co=MjIwNTQ2NTk


A $80 increase is a bit much for less product, as in hardware to be replaced.
More risk though. A lot more. Easier to damage a laptop.
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post #18 of 47
the airs have a stupid high failure rate
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post #19 of 47
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the airs have a stupid high failure rate
First I have heard of that... How about something to back up that claim? Are we talking the new(or prev-gen) airs? Or when they first came out?
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post #20 of 47
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They named the 13" a Pro model last year. They done away with the standalone Macbook then.
I like this, the Air was more expensive than a 15" Pro when it was first introduced, now it's the cheapest in their lineup.
No, they still had a white non-pro model then.
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