Apple has given you a choice, though these are no cheap machines. But if everything you do depends on the Apple MacBooks then these laptops, add a lot of value. You probably should have one in your bag already. Because the improvements on previous models are just that drastic. Apple really made a home run with these laptops. The big question is, do you need one? If the answer is yes, you won’t be disappointed. If the answer is maybe, go for the MacBook Air, this is a great laptop.