Apple’s cheapest MacBook is now over $1,000

Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, and chief design officer Jonathan Ive look at the Mac Pro in the display room at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

The days of sub-thousand dollar MacBooks are over. The cost of entry to be a MacBook owner is now $1,099.

Apple (AAPL) unveiled new MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro laptops on Tuesday, and got rid of its cheapest and smallest models.

The $999 MacBook Air and 12-inch MacBook appear to have been removed from the Apple store, making the cheapest laptop the new MacBook Air which costs $1,099.
The one exception is for college students, who can buy the new MacBook Air at a discount for $999.

Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The price increase is the latest example of Apple raising prices across its product lines, including its flagship iPhone.

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