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Used MacBook Air 2020 M1 8GB/256GB

Used MacBook Air 2020 M1 8GB/256GB

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Used MacBook Air 2022 M2 8GB/256GB

Used MacBook Air 2022 M2 8GB/256GB

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Giant Plentong
Giant Plentong

013-7573228

Lot R50 & R51, Giant Hypermarket Plentong, No.3, Jalan Masai Lama, Mukim Plentong, 81750 Johor Bahru

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AEON Mall Bukit Tinggi
AEON Mall Bukit Tinggi

013-3373228

Lot S15, 2nd Floor, AEON Mall Bukit Tinggi Shopping Centre, Bandar Bukit Tinggi 2, Selangor

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Plaza Low Yat

019-2253320

Lot UG-003, Plaza Low Yat, 7, Jalan Bintang,Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

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The MacBook Magic: What Sets it Apart from Windows

If you want to buy a used laptop, choosing between a MacBook and a Windows-based laptop is crucial. Each option has its unique set of advantages and features that cater to different needs and preferences. Let’s explore what sets used MacBooks apart from other brands.

The MacBook Silhouette

At first glance, you’d know immediately which laptop is made by Apple. The brand is renowned for its meticulous attention to detail and premium materials. Used MacBooks often maintain their durability and sleek aesthetic even after years of use, thanks to their aluminum unibody construction. They feature a recognisable silhouette with its slim rectangular shape, and rounded corners. In contrast, many Windows-based laptops, while offering a range of designs from various manufacturers, often use plastic or mixed materials, which may not age as gracefully as the MacBook's metal chassis. 

Familiar Operating System and Ecosystem

The macOS is also another distinguishing factor between its Windows-based competitors. Known for its clean, intuitive interface and robust performance, macOS is optimized to run smoothly on Apple hardware. The integration within the Apple ecosystem is seamless, making it easy for users to sync their MacBook with other Apple devices like iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches. This continuity is less prevalent in the Windows environment, where the variety of manufacturers and models can lead to inconsistencies in user experience.

Software and Application Support

Used MacBooks come preloaded with a suite of Apple’s own productivity applications, such as Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and the iLife suite (Photos, iMovie, GarageBand). These applications are well-integrated and designed to provide a flawless user experience. Additionally, macOS is often praised for its strong security features and lower susceptibility to viruses and malware compared to Windows.

What’s so amazing about macOS is its continued software support for at least 8 years. Even if you buy a MacBook secondhand, you can still enjoy constant security updates and performance optimisation. It’s part of the reason why MacBooks have good resale value and are known to last longer than your typical Windows-based laptops. 

Resale Value and Longevity

A used MacBook generally holds its value better than a Windows-based laptop. Apple's reputation for quality and longevity means that MacBooks often remain in good working condition for many years, and thus, retain a higher resale value. It’s the reason why MacBooks are so popular in secondhand markets. Even though it’s considered secondhand, you can still enjoy premium Apple experience. 

Customer Support and Warranty

Apple’s customer support and warranty services are often considered superior to those of many Windows-based manufacturers. AppleCare extends the warranty period and offers comprehensive support options, which can provide peace of mind for users purchasing a used MacBook.

Overall User Experience and Satisfaction

Overall user satisfaction tends to be high among MacBook users. The combination of macOS's user-friendly interface, robust build quality, and the cohesive Apple ecosystem creates a compelling package for many. While Windows laptops offer greater flexibility and a wider range of choices, the consistency and premium experience of a MacBook makes it a unique option in the used laptop market.

FAQ
Experience our selection of used Apple products up close! We invite you to visit our physical stores.
1. What is your product condition?
Our used devices are in Great condition with battery health guaranteed at least 80% (if not better), which is sufficient for typical full day usage.

They are all tested via our stringent process and fully functional - effectively as good as new.
2. Do your products come with a warranty?
Yes, all our used products come with a 1-year warranty.

We also provide hassle-free Return Policy whereby you could:
- get a Refund for your purchase in the first 10-days, or
- get a 1-to-1 Exchange with another device in the first 30-days
in the unlikely case that you are not satisfied with your purchase.
3. Do you use genuine repair parts?
We differentiate our parts by "Grade A" / "Grade B". This is because only authorized shops are allowed to advertise their parts as "Original".

We use only Grade A parts that are as good as original, instead of Grade B parts that are usually cheaper and lower quality (e.g. less sensitive and faded display colour).

To uphold our commitment, we provide a 1-month warranty on our repair parts.
4. Is there any instalment plan available?
Yes, we do have up to 12-months instalment plan for credit cards under major banks like PBB, Standard Chartered, HSBC, AFFIN, MBB, RHB, BSN, AEON, CITI.

For customers without credit card, we also accept instalment plans from TnG GoPinjam, PayEx, Tambadana and similar providers upon approval.
5. Do you have physical stores?
Yes, we have physical stores in Lowyat Plaza, Paradigm Mall, The Mines and Wangsa Walk. Check out the "Our Stores" section to find the nearest store to you.
6. Can I sell my old Apple products to 3cat?
Yes, we offer a trade-in for cash program at all of our retail stores. We have the best trade-in value in the market and you can walk home with the cash in your pocket.

Your privacy is our priority. Rest assured, we meticulously wipe out all personal data from your device when we receive it.
7. Does 3cat provide repair services?
Yes, we provide repair services. No matter whether your battery needs replacement, your screen / camera is broken (or any other issues), just visit our retail stores without appointment needed.

During the repair, your data privacy will be protected. We will NOT access any of your personal information and will only access apps such as camera, dialer and settings to test the function of the device.
Why buying used is the better choice
Better than you think
As devices last longer than before, secondhand is the new 'new'.
Better for your wallet
Save up to 65% compared to buying a brand-new device.
Better for the planet
Reduce harmful impact of electronic waste on our environment.