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    Would you?

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    Would you?
    Just last week bought a 13" MacBook Air with cost me 1200. Found out today that through an employee discount scheme I can get an 11" with the 128gb SSD for 500.

    Now I bought the 13" because of the better battery life but at better than half price I am considering returning it for the 11".

    What would you do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by newbimac View Post
    Just last week bought a 13" MacBook Air with cost me 1200. Found out today that through an employee discount scheme I can get an 11" with the 128gb SSD for 500.

    Now I bought the 13" because of the better battery life but at better than half price I am considering returning it for the 11".

    What would you do?
    I would be on my way to the Apple Store with receipt and 13 in MBA in hand . . .
    I've always wanted to be smart, handsome and modest. But, I guess I'll have to be satisfied with two out of three . . .

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    If it's the 4gb version, and you don't need the extra couple inches, do it.

    You can't upgrade the RAM in an Air after purchase, so that'd be a deal breaker for me, as with 2gb you'd soon be left wanting more.
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    Yeah it's the 4gb version that ordinarily retails fir 999. It's just the extra battery that made the 13" appealing to me. But I think I could live wIth it for the bargain I would be getting.

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    Why are you still here?

    Seriously, 699 pounds (or US dollars will buy quite a bit)
    I've always wanted to be smart, handsome and modest. But, I guess I'll have to be satisfied with two out of three . . .

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    Sweet!

    Two questions;

    Who do you work for?

    Do they have any vacancies?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuckoir View Post
    Sweet!

    Two questions;

    Who do you work for?

    Do they have any vacancies?
    Can you buy extras for friends?

    No . . . Don't tempt me.
    I've always wanted to be smart, handsome and modest. But, I guess I'll have to be satisfied with two out of three . . .

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    Work for an insurance company. No jobs going, but don't think you'd want one anyway, lol.

    But I think I'll be heading to the apple store tomorrow.

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    Just spent 3 days going over that same decision ( minus the savings ) with my best gal...she decided on the 11 and couldn't be happier!

    Clay

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    I think the question you need to ask is "do I need the extra battery life?" Five hours of battery usage is still pretty respectable and if you're anything like me, you're never far from an outlet anyway.
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    to change them out. I have the 11" with 4 gig memory and a 256 gig SSD and love it. Battery life is excellent.

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