Ironically, if you’re looking for a great Apple deal this Black Friday season, you shouldn’t shop at Apple. That’s because Apple doesn’t typically offer discounts on its new products in-store or on its website, at least outside of the occasional educational discount. Don’t fear, however, as there are plenty of reliable third-party retailers like Amazon, B&H Photo, and Best Buy that do.
Even better, these retailers have already started discounting some of the most popular Apple products ahead of Black Friday, dropping prices on everything from the latest MacBook Pro to the Apple Watch Series 7. Below, we’ve rounded up the best deals we’ve found by category, and we’ll continue to update this piece as more deals are published.
Also, if you’re looking to save even more, make sure to check out our detailed guide to the best early Black Friday deals, where we’re highlighting the best deals across all brands.
- The third-gen AirPods were released just last month, and now you can buy them with one of their first discounts. Both Amazon and Walmart are selling the true wireless earbuds for $175 instead of $179. The latest AirPods boast a MagSafe-ready charging case and shorter stems, as well as better battery life and water resistance. Read our review.
- Apple’s second generation of true wireless earbuds, the AirPods, are selling for $119 instead of $159 at Amazon. This particular model comes with a wired charging case, however, you can pick up a pair with the wireless charging case for $160 instead of $200 from Walmart. Read our review.
- The 2020 iPad Pro comes with Apple’s A12Z processor, a 120Hz display, quad speakers, and a dual-camera system with lidar. Right now, both the 11- and 12.9-inch models are on sale. Best Buy, for example, is selling the 128GB $1,149.99 LTE model of the larger version for $1,049.99. Meanwhile, you can save significantly more if you’re okay purchasing the smaller, Wi-Fi-only model — but with 265GB storage — for $749.99 instead of $899.99 from Best Buy.
- The 64GB, Wi-Fi version of the 10.9-inch iPad Air is selling for $539 instead of $600 at Walmart in rose gold, while the space gray version is just $10 extra. Released in 2020, the latest model offers thinner bezels around the display and a Touch ID sensor embedded in the power button. Read our review.