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APPLE has launched its Black Friday deals for 2019.

As part of the Apple Black Friday event, you can get free gift cards worth up to £160 / $200.

3 Buying an iPhone from Apple this Black Friday will net you a gift cardCredit: PA:Press Association

Just like previous years, Apple isn’t directly discounting any products.

So don’t expect to buy an iPhone from the Apple Store at rock bottom prices.

Instead, you’ll receive a gift card on qualifying purchases, based on the amount you’ve spent.

It goes right up to £160 / $200, although you’ll need to spend quite a lot to claim that.

3 Apple’s Black Friday event lasts four days over this weekendCredit: Apple

The deals are below. You can read the full list of Apple’s Black Friday products here.

Apple

  • Get a £40 Apple Store Gift Card when you buy an iPhone XR or iPhone 8
  • Get a £20 Apple Store Gift Card when you buy an Apple Watch 3 series
  • Get a £20 Apple Store Gift Card (plus free laser engraving) when you buy AirPods
  • Get an £80 Apple Store Gift Card when you buy an iPad Pro
  • Get a £40 Apple Store Gift Card when you buy an iPad Air or mini
  • Get an Apple Store Gift Card of up to £160 when you buy a 13-inch MacBook Pro, Macbook Air, iMac or iMac Pro
  • Get a £40 Apple Store Gift Card when you buy a HomePod smart speaker
  • Get a £20 Apple Store Gift Card when you buy an Apple TV HD or Apple TV 4K set top box.

Beats by Dr. Dre

  • Get a £40 Apple Store Gift Card when you buy Powerbeats Pro wireless earphones
  • Get an £80 Apple Store Gift Card when you buy Beats Studio3 wireless headphones
  • Get a £40 Apple Store Gift Card when you buy Powerbeats3 wireless earphones

3 You’ll bag yourself a £40 Apple Store Gift Card if you buy an iPhone XR before TuesdayCredit: Apple

The top gift card on offer is the same value as the 2018 Black Friday event, and £40 / $50 more than the year before.

But it’s a hefty sum: A £160 gift card would let you buy a pair of Apple AirPods (£159) outright.

You’ll need to fork out on a pricey Mac product to get a full gift card.

And buying a cheaper product like an Apple Watch gets you the minimum payout.

You can spend an Apple Store Gift Card at official Apple Retail Stores, or on the Apple Online Store here (UK) or here (US).

Apple’s Black Friday event began on November 29 and runs for four days, ending as Cyber Monday comes to a close.

If you’re looking for proper Apple discounts, you’ll need to look outside of Apple Stores and the official website.

Many retailers like Currys or John Lewis are slashing the price of Apple gear.

And iPhone fans will be able to pick up huge bargains at online phone retailers.

For instance, this cheap iPhone 11 deal gets you the handset for £33 a month with 60GB of data, with a £55 upfront fee.

A similar deal gets you the phone with 100GB of data for £40 a month with no upfront fee.

All prices in this article were correct at the time of writing, but may have since changed. Always do your own research before making any purchase.

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Apple announces its Black Friday deals: up to $200 Apple Store gift card with device purchase

Apple has announced its official Black Friday shopping event, which runs from Black Friday (Friday 29th) through Cyber Monday (December 2nd).

Following the release of Apple’s official guide, Apple is teasing its Apple Store deals today with a homepage banner, inviting customers to ‘save the date’. The company will offer up to $200 gift cards with the purchase of eligible Apple products like iPhones, iPads, and Macs. As is usual, third-party sellers like Amazon will almost certainly beat Apple on deal prices.

The exact details of the offer are yet to be announced. Apple says that gift card values vary based on products purchased, so be wary of the “up to” phrasing. It’s likely that some of Apple’s newest products will be ineligible for any gift card at all.

Gift card giveaways are Apple’s usual approach to holiday shopping deals. Rather than discount the price of its premium devices, it gives away a gift card with the purchase. With a $200 maximum value, users could get Apple AirPods ‘for free’ this Friday through Monday.

The Apple Shopping Event is taking place in many regions around the world, with up to £160 gift cards in the UK, 200 euros in Europe, and CAD$280 in Canada.

Of course, the Apple Store is not known for offering the most competitive Black Friday deals. The MacBook Air is already sold at $200 discount from list price and the latest 16-inch MacBook Pro is already discounted by a hundred dollars at Amazon before any real Black Friday promotions kick in.

We’ll have to wait and see which products qualify for the full $200 gift card and which don’t. In most cases, you are likely to find better value for money outside of the Apple Store. For instance, sites like Amazon and Staples are selling the 10.2-inch iPad for $249 — an $80 reduction over the normal price where Apple is likely to only give a $30-$50 gift card.

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Apart from iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and other Apple products, you are also going to find iTunes and Apple gift cards on sale this Black Friday.

You can use the iTunes gift card to buy apps and games from the App Store, movies and music from the iTunes Store, and more. You can even use the gift card to buy an Apple Music subscription essentially getting the service at a discount. Similarly, you can also use the gift card to buy iCloud storage space, subscribe to Apple News+, Apple Arcade, and other Apple services.

Black Friday Deals on iTunes Gift Cards

Best Buy is offering a 20% discount on the $100 iTunes gift card which means you can get it for $80. That’s a great deal and among the best you will find on an iTunes gift card this Black Friday.

➤ Deal

Buy one iTunes gift card from Target and get a 30% discount on the second one. The cards will be delivered over email to you.

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Black Friday deals roundup:

  • Black Friday Deals on iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11
  • B&H Offering Up to $1,500 Discounts on MacBook Pro
  • Black Friday Deals on AirPods Pro, AirPods
  • Black Friday Deals on Apple Watch Series 5, Series 3

Black Friday

Popular store chains that are offering Black Friday deals both at brick and mortar locations or online are listed below, with each of the Apple-related deals organized by product type.

Apple will offer Black Friday deals of its own, but as usual they won’t be quite as good as other retailers. You’ll be able to get up to a $200 Apple Store gift card with the purchase of select products between Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the United States.

We don’t yet know the full terms for the Apple offer, but last year most Macs came with a $200 gift card, while previous-generation iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch models were eligible for a $50 gift card. HomePod and Beats were also eligible for a $50 gift card, while the Apple TV was bundled with a $25 gift card.

Last year, the offer excluded the latest iPhone, iPad Pro, and Apple Watch models, as well as refurbished products, products purchased with an educational discount, and iPhones purchased via the iPhone Upgrade Program. AirPods, special edition Beats, and then-new MacBook Air and Mac mini models also did not qualify.

This event will run from November 29 through December 2 at Apple’s retail stores, on Apple.com, and by phone at 1-800-APPLE. The offer will also be available in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland, the Netherlands, Sweden, and several other countries, with gift card amounts varying.

Target

Target’s Black Friday sale is massive and extends across home furniture, clothing, and of course electronics. Target will open its doors at 5 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving evening, close them at 1 a.m. Friday morning, and then re-open at 7 a.m. Friday morning. Like most other stores, Target will also put some deals online ahead of time.

It should also be noted that Target RedCard holders and members of its Circle loyalty program will gain early access to Black Friday deals beginning the day before Thanksgiving, on November 27. We’ve broken down the retailer’s full offerings for the holiday in our Black Friday Spotlight post on Target.

Apple Products

Target will offer a free $200 Target gift card with qualified activation of an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max on Verizon or AT&T. This deal will be valid from 7 a.m. Black Friday through Sunday, December 1. The same offer will be available for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.

Next up, the retailer will offer the Apple Watch Series 3 starting at $169.99 and totaling $30 savings across multiple styles. The newest Apple Watch, Series 5, will remain priced at its regular point starting at $399.99 for GPS and $499.99 for cellular.

There will be a chance for some App Store and iTunes gift card savings. Target plans to offer buy one, get one 30 percent off on these gift cards, where the lower-priced gift card will be 30 percent off. There is no specification yet on which tiers will be on sale, but you can likely expect the usual $25, $50, and $100 tiers. Under this sale, purchasing two $50 iTunes gift cards will cost you a total of $85 for $100 iTunes credit, which is the typical 15 percent off sale we usually see.

Lastly, right now Target has the AirPods with Charging Case on sale for $144.99, down from $159.99, and AirPods with Wireless Charging Case priced at $169.99, down from $199.99. Both sales will also be up for Black Friday, but these aren’t the lowest prices we’ve ever seen for either model, and in fact you can get them both for slightly cheaper right now on Amazon. Target lists the AirPods Pro, but there won’t be a sale on the latest model and it will still cost $249.99.

Speakers/Smart Speakers

Headphones

  • Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones – $129.99, down from $299.99

  • Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones – $279.99, down from $349.99

Streaming Devices

Smart Watches

Smart Home

Video Games

  • Nintendo Switch and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle – $299.99, making Mario Kart 8 Deluxe free

  • $29.99 Nintendo doorbusters – Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Tennis Aces, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

  • $15 video games – World War Z, Overwatch: Legendary Edition, The Division 2, Kingdom Hearts 3, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, Crash Team Racing, Overcooked 2, and Rainbow Six Siege. There will be over 100 total games on sale at this price.

  • $29.99 video games – Fallout 76, Rage 2, and Red Dead Redemption 2. There will be over 30 games at this price.

  • $25 video games – Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville, Control, Just Dance 2020, Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD. There will be over 40 games on sale at this price.

  • $35 video games – Gears 5, Borderlands 3, and Need for Speed: Heat. There will be over 10 games on sale at this price.

Best Buy

Best Buy’s Black Friday sales have kicked off with a notable early sale on Apple doorbusters, which last through November 10. Actual Black Friday sales will begin when Best Buy opens its doors at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving evening. We’ve broken down the retailer’s full offerings for the holiday in our Black Friday Spotlight post on Best Buy.

Macs

iPhones and iPads

  • 10.2-inch iPad – My Best Buy members save $80 or $100 on select models / starting at $249.99 with lowest-ever prices

  • iPad Pro – My Best Buy members save $150 or $200 on select models / starting at $649.99

  • iPhone 11 – Save up to $500 with activation and in-store trade-in

  • iPhone 11 Pro – Save up to $500 with activation and in-store trade-in

Apple Watch, HomePod, and Accessories

The sales below won’t begin until Thanksgiving, unless otherwise noted.

Bluetooth Speakers

Streaming Devices

Computer Accessories

Storage

Headphones

Miscellaneous

Video Games

Walmart

Walmart is set to host its Black Friday sale beginning online on Wednesday, November 27 at 10 p.m. ET, and then starting in stores Thanksgiving day at 6 p.m. ET. You’ll find the usual array of TVs, smart watches, smartphones, tablets, headphones, video games, and much more discounted throughout the event. We’ve broken down the retailer’s full offerings for the holiday in our Black Friday Spotlight post on Walmart.

This includes Apple devices like the AirPods with Charging Case for $129, down from a regular price of $159. This price undercuts the $134-$144 price of the wireless headphones that will be seen this Black Friday at Best Buy, Target, and Staples.

You’ll also have a chance to save on the 32GB 10.2-inch iPad, priced at $249, down from $329, which is the same price seen among the major retailers this season and one of the best all-around deals you can find on Black Friday.

Walmart will have the Apple Watch Series 3 in 38mm for $129, down from $199; while the 42mm will be $159, down from $229. These prices will come below Target’s sale on the Series 3, and are looking like some of the best discounts on Black Friday for the 2017 Apple Watch.

Costco

Costco has revealed plans to a slate of deals throughout November, leading up to Black Friday. These sales will take place from November 7 through November 21, November 22 through December 2, and November 29 through December 2, the last of which represents the company’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.

November 7 – 21

  • 21.5-inch iMac (8GB, 1TB Fusion) – $300 off

  • 13-inch MacBook Pro (8GB, 256GB SSD, Intel Core i5) – $1,199.99, down from $1,449.99

November 22 – December 2

Thanksgiving Day – online sales

  • AirPods with Wireless Charging Case – $10 off

  • 13-inch MacBook Air (8GB, 128GB SSD) – $699.99, down from $899.99

November 29 – December 2

December 2

  • 13-inch MacBook Air (8GB, 256GB SSD) – $999.99, down from $1,199.99

Belk

Belk will have a few tech-related discounts this Black Friday, including doorbusters on smart watches from Fitbit. You can get the Fitbit Inspire for $49.99 (regular $69.95) or the Fitbit Versa Lite Edition for $99.99 (regular $159.95). In total, Belk will have over 1,000 doorbusters, also including RCA LED TVs starting at just $79.99.

Belk’s doors open Thanksgiving day at 4 p.m. local time and will remain open until 1 a.m. Friday. The stores will then reopen at 6 a.m. Friday morning, until 10 p.m. Friday evening. Some sales will also extend through Saturday.

Kohl’s

We’ve rounded up a few other doorbusters to keep an eye on at Kohl’s below. You’ll be able to get these deals starting online at 12:01 a.m. CT on Thanksgiving, and then in stores at 5 p.m. CT Thanksgiving day. Doorbusters will expire at 1 p.m. on Black Friday afternoon.

BJ’s Wholesale

BJ’s Wholesale is set to offer solid deals on a stock of 4K TV sets, furniture, audio gadgets, and more. For Apple devices, you’ll have a chance to save on the new 10.2-inch iPad (128GB, Wi-Fi), priced at $349.99, down from an original price of $429.00. While this is a decent discount, it’s beaten out currently by Amazon’s $329.99 price on the same tablet.

You’ll also have a chance to get up to 15 percent off App Store and iTunes gift cards, aimed at $40 multipacks, $50 cards, and $100 cards. This will give you the opportunity to net the usual iTunes gift card sale of purchasing the $100 gift card for around $85.

Staples

Staples will have a few Apple items on sale beginning online on Thanksgiving day and in stores from 7 a.m. local time on Black Friday. This includes the $249 price tag we’re seeing on the new 10.2-inch iPad across numerous retailers this season, as well as AirPods and Powerbeats Pro sales.

Bed Bath and Beyond

If you’re planning to shop for any home appliances, Bed Bath and Beyond always has a solid array of discounted products to keep an eye on. This Black Friday, you’ll be able to get 25 percent off your entire purchase thanks to a coupon the retailer will be handing out to every customer that visits from 5 p.m. to midnight on Thanksgiving or from 6 a.m. to noon on Black Friday. The coupon is valid in-store only.

Meijer

Meijer will be offering a few nice discounts this Black Friday, including sales on AirPods, Fitbit, iTunes gift cards, and more.

Gamestop

Like many other retailers, Gamestop will offer the DualShock 4 and Xbox Wireless Controllers at a discount, starting at $38.99 for the DualShock 4 in multiple color options. You’ll also be able to re-up your PlayStation Plus subscription at $44.99 for a full year, down from $59.99.

Other popular Black Friday 2019 discounts that are set to appear at Gamestop include the 1TB PlayStation 4 bundle with The Last of Us Remastered, Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition, and God of War (2018) for $199.99, down from $299.99. Exclusive to Gamestop will be the 1TB Glacier White PS4 Pro for $299.99, down from $399.99.

For Microsoft, you’ll be able to get the 1TB Xbox One S with Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order for $199.99, down from $299.99; and the 1TB Xbox One S All Digital Console for $149.99, down from $249.99. Select Xbox One games will be half off as well, including Gears 5, Sea of Thieves, and Crackdown 3.

$9.99 Video Games

  • God of War (2018)

  • Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition

  • The Last of Us Remastered

  • Uncharted Collection

  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

  • Bloodborne

  • Nioh

$19.99 Video Games

  • Days Gone

  • Spider-Man (PS4)

  • MediEvil

  • Concrete Genie

Black Friday is now behind us, but many of the deals are still active and will remain so through Cyber Monday (or beyond). In the “absolute best deals” section below, we’ve updated this list and struck through deals that are no longer active or where the items are no longer in stock as of Saturday morning. Check back with us on Cyber Monday, as we’ll have a new roundup of excellent deals.

This page focuses entirely on Apple-related deals, so you’re looking for a larger selection of Black Friday offers, check out the massive roundup at our sister life PCWorld.

The absolute best deals

There’s a ton of information to sort through below, so if you’re mainly interested in knowing where to find the products with the steepest discounts, we’ve collected them in this section.

  • AirPods: Amazon is selling the second-generation AirPods (with the non-wireless charging case) for $129, down from $159. Check for a restock, but these sold out quickly! If those aren’t in stock, they’re selling for $140 at Amazon.
  • Apple Pencil: Both generations of the Pencil are seeing all-time low prices at Amazon. The first-generation Apple Pencil is selling for $79, down from $99. Get the second-generation Apple Pencil (which you can only use with the new iPad Pros) for $120, down from $130.
  • Apple TV 4K: Get the 64GB model of Apple’s high-end set-top box at B&H Photo for $184 (down from $199). This the best price we’ve seen. You can also get the smaller 30GB model for $169, down from $179, but this isn’t quite an all-time low.
  • Apple Watch Series 3: Walmart is selling the 38mm GPS-only Series 3 for just $129, down from its current $199 price. The 42mm model will sell for $159, down from $229.
  • Apple Watch Series 4: Prices for Apple’s last-generation smartwatch start at $299 at Best Buy, down from the retail price of $349 (for the smaller 40mm model).
  • Apple Watch Series 5: Through December 24, Costco is selling the GPS-only 40mm aluminum space gray Apple Watch Series 5 for just $354.99, down from Apple’s normal retail price of $399. Amazon is matching this price, but you won’t see the discount until you check out. The larger 44mm model is selling for $384.99, down from Apple’s retail price of $429. Here’s the same deal on the 44mm model at Amazon.
  • App Store and iTunes gift cards: At Amazon, you get $100 App Store gift cards for $80. This is a lightning deal, though, so we don’t expect it will be around for long. You can get the same deal at Best Buy (for both physical and digital cards), At Target, buy one gift card at full price and buy a second for 30 percent off. See Target’s entry for more information.
  • HomePod: Best Buy is selling Apple’s smart speaker for just $199.99, down from $299.99. That’s easily the best price we’ve ever seen.
  • iPad: Amazon is already selling the 32GB 10.2-inch iPad for $249.99 $230, down from the normal retail price of $329. Target is selling it for this price as well, while Walmart and Staples have it for $250. You can also get one for just $100 if you also buy a new iPhone at Verizon.
  • iPad mini 5: Amazon is selling the 256GB Wi-Fi+Cellular model for $639 (down from $679), which is the best price we’ve seen so far.
  • iPad Pro: Get the latest 11-inch 64GB model (Wi-Fi-only) for $649.99, down from $799 at Amazon. Best Buy is also selling it for this price.
  • iPhone XS, XS Max, XR: Buy and activate an iPhone XS from Walmart, and you’ll get a $450 gift card. You’ll get $400 cards for either the iPhone XS Max or iPhone XR. If you trade in an eligible smartphone, you can get $250 Walmart gift card as well.
  • iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro/Max: Get a $300 Walmart gift card you when you buy and activate any of these iPhones through Walmart. You can get another $250 Walmart gift card if you trade in a qualifying phone.
  • MacBook Air (2019): Apple’s latest MacBook Air (with the butterfly keyboard and Touch ID) is on sale at Amazon for an all-time low, but the $100 additional discount won’t show up until you go to checkout and check no-rush shipping. You can get the 128GB model for $799.99, down from $1,099.99. The 256GB model is selling for $1,099.99, down from $1,299.
  • MacBook Air (2017): Miss the old MacBook Air with the glowing logo and non-butterfly keyboard? Pick up this 8GB RAM/128GB SSD model for $649 at Amazon, down $349 from the normal price of $999.
  • 16-inch MacBook Pro: B&H Photo is currently offering the best prices on the new 16-inch model, which we love. You can take $200 off some of the most popular variations, which will let you walk away with one for $2,199 on the low end. Amazon now has a similar deal, but only a few models are in stock.
  • 15-inch MacBook Pro (2019): If you don’t mind the butterfly keyboard, B&H is offering up to $450 off this year’s model. Get this 256GB model for $2,000 (down from $2,400) or this 512GB model (in space gray or silver). These deals last through December 2.
  • 13-inch MacBook Pro: If you have a Costco membership, check out this new i7 13-inch MacBook Pro with 8GB of memory and a 256GB SSD. It’s on sale for $1,499.99, down from $1,749.99. At Amazon, pick up an i5/8GB/128GB model for $1,499.99, down from $1,799.

Here’s a generally reliable Black Friday tradition: If you want the best deals on Apple products on Black Friday, steer clear of Apple itself. This year is little different.

Apple is giving out gift cards this year, but only for highly specific purchases. Here’s what you can expect:

  • $25 for Apple Watch Series 3, AirPods (2nd-gen), or any Apple TV
  • $50 for purchase of iPhone XR or iPhone 8
  • $50-$100 for iPads, depending on model
  • $100 for purchases of various Beats headphones
  • $200 for pricey Macs

In other words, meh. You’ll be better off checking out the summary of the best deals at the top of the page.

Accessories and more

Casery: Casery makes some lovely marble-like iPhone cases, and you can get most of them on Amazon for 20 percent off by selecting the coupon on the product page. This deal lasts through December 2 (Cyber Monday).

Casetify: Casetify makes colorful cases for iPhones, and its products are especially appealing to people who like to switch out cases often. The case-maker is currently through December 2 (Cyber Monday) that makes it easier to buy multiple cases. Simply enter the code FILLMYBAG at checkout. Buy one item, and you’ll save 15 percent on your entire order. If you buy two, you’ll save 25 percent and 3 percent if you buy three. The code works for all items on Casetify’s site aside from licensed accessories.

Mujjo: Mujjo is a popular maker of leather iPhone cases and accessories, and one of its leather cases even made our roundup of the best iPhone 11 cases. For Black Friday weekend, you can take 25 percent off from November 28 through December 3. Just use the code #25off when you check out.

Nomad: Nomad, known for its rugged iPhone cases, is offering large segments of its inventory for anywhere for 10 to 70 percent off. If you’re looking for iPhone 11 cases, be sure to check out the 20 percent off page. You’ll be especially happy if you own an iPhone 7/8, iPhone X, XS, or XR, as cases for those phones fall in the 70 percent discount range. You’ll also want to check out the pages for 50 percent, 30 percent, and 10 percent discounts—and these pages include plenty of accessories. This sale lasts until the end of day on Cyber Monday (December 2).

Zagg: Zagg is one of the best-known makers of iPhone and Mac accessories, and it’s also the company behind brands like Mophie, Invisible Shield, and Gear4. From November 27 until December 8, you can take 40 percent off everything on Zagg.com—although you’ll have to keep it limited to 10 products per order.

Amazon

Amazon

As anyone who follows our daily deal posts knows, Amazon is an excellent place to find deals on Apple products. It’s also quite unpredictable. Sales will appear, and then the products will sell out before we even have a chance to write about them. Amazon also does a lot of price matching, which means that if Best Buy offers a killer deal on an iPad, Amazon will likely follow up with one of its own. With that in mind, though, here are the best deals we know of. Just keep in mind that they might change quickly.

AirPods: Amazon is now selling the second-generation AirPods for just $129 (down from 159), which is a match of Walmart’s highly publicized price. Walmart’s stock has sold out multiple times since Thanksgiving morning, though.

Apple Watch Series 5: Get the 44mm stainless steel GPS + Cellular model for $669, down from $749. It’s been at this price for a couple of weeks, but this is still the lowest price we’ve seen.

27-inch 5K iMac (2019): Get this model with 1TB of storage for $1,599.99, down from $1,799.

11-inch iPad Pro: Amazon is selling the 64GB Wi-Fi only version of this model for $649.99, down from $799. This is an all-time low price.

MacBook Air (2019): Get the latest MacBook Air with 8GB RAM/128GB SSD for $899.99, down from the retail price of $1,099. This is the lowest price we’ve seen it listed for on Amazon, but it’s been at this price many times before.

MacBook Air (2017): This is the older model—that is, the one before Apple ditched the glowing logo and introduced the “butterfly” keyboard. Get this model with 8GB RAM and a 128GB SSD for $699, down $300 from the normal retail price of $999.

13-inch MacBook Pro (2019): Get the i5/8GB/128GB model for $1,499.99, down almost $300 from the usual retail price of $1,799.

Mac Mini: The new 128GB model with a 3.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i3 processor is selling for $699, down from $799. This is the lowest price we’ve seen, but it’s been at this price many times before.

Target

Target has long been one of the best stores to visit for Apple products on Black Friday, and it continues that tradition this year with some fantastic deals on iPhones, Apple Watches, and AirPods. Most of the deals go live for the general public on Friday itself, but Target RedCard and Circle rewards members can start taking advantage of the deals on November 27, the day before Thanksgiving.

Brick-and-mortar Target stores will open on Thanksgiving Day at 5:00 p.m. local time and stay open until 1:00 a.m. on Friday. On Black Friday itself, stores will open at 7:00 a.m. We’ve singled out the Apple stuff below, but if you want to see everything Target is offering, check out its massive 54-page mailer.

Deals Available Now

AirPods: Get the second-generation AirPods with charging case for $144.99, down from the usual price of $159.99. Alternatively, you can get the AirPods with the wireless charging case for $169.99 (down from $199.99). Not bad, but right now can get them for $139 at Amazon.

Black Friday Deals

iPhone: If you buy an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max from Target and activate it with either Verizon or AT&T, Target will give you a $200 Target gift card. This deal lasts the whole weekend, starting at 7:00 a.m. on Friday and ending on Sunday, December 1.

iPad: Target is selling the new 10.2-inch iPad for $249.99, which is the lowest price we’ve seen for this model. It retails for $329.99.

Apple Watch Series 3: Get the still-impressive Series 3 for as little as $169.99. It’s hard to confirm, but the model looks like the 38mm aluminum model with the white sport band. Walmart is offering a better deal.

App Store and iTunes gift cards: Buy one gift card at full price and buy a second for 30 percent off. The values of the cards included in the deal aren’t specified, but it’s probably safe to assume the deal covers all of them.

Walmart

Walmart has some fantastic deals this year—some of the best, in fact—particularly if you’re in the market for a slightly older Apple Watch. The items below go on sale online on Wednesday, November 27 at 1 a.m. Eastern, and then you’ll see then in stores on Thanksgiving Day beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Apple Watch Series 3: You can get the 38mm Apple Watch Series 3 for $129, down from the current going price of $199. Alternatively, you can get the 48mm version for $159, down from the going rate of $229 (and the $309 retail). In both cases, that’s the best price we know of—and around $40 less than what you’d pay at Target.

iPad: Walmart will sell the new 32GB 10.2-inch iPad for $249, down from the normal retail price of $329. Other retailers are selling it for this price, but it’s a good one—certainly the lowest we’ve seen so far this year. Amazon is currently selling it for this price.

iPhone: Head to Walmart if you want an iPhone. If you buy and activate an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max, Walmart will give you a $300 Walmart gift card. If you buy and activate an iPhone XS, Walmart will give you a $450 gift card. You’ll get a $400 gift card if you buy either an iPhone XS Max or XR. Trade in a qualifying smartphone, and you’ll get another $250 Walmart gift card. Walmart is also selling the 32GB iPhone 6s Plus for $149 if you buy it with either its Straight Talk or Total Wireless plans.

AirPods: Walmart will be selling the standard second-generation AirPods for $129, down from the regular retail price of $159. This is the best price we know of. As of the time of writing, they’re already on sale for $139.

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B&H

B&H Photo is one of the better destinations for Mac and iMac deals, and this year there are plenty to choose from.

It’s also the best place to shop for the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, as you can find discounts of $200 on many variations. At the least expensive, you can get one for $2,199.

We also recommend checking out the two models below. Unfortunately, these aren’t really “Black Friday deals,” as both will end at 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday night (November 27).

For one, there’s this 2017 27-inch Retina 5K model with 8GB of RAM and a 2TB Fusion drive, which is on sale for just $1,599, down a whopping $700 from the usual price of $2,229. That’s easily the best price we’ve seen for this model to date.

For another, you can get this 2017 1TB 21.5-inch 5K model with 8GB of memory for $1,349, down from $1,799. Both deals also come with free two-day shipping.

Costco

Most retailers drop all their deals on the table at once, but not Costco. Instead, it’s dropping new deals every few days. As such, we’ve organized Costco’s section by date rather than product. Just a reminder: You have to be a Costco member in order to take advantage of its deals.

Some of the best deals, though, aren’t strictly limited to Black Friday. From November 25 through December 24, Costco is selling theGPS-only 40mm aluminum space gray Apple Watch Series 5 for just $354.99, down from Apple’s normal retail price of $399. The larger the larger 44mm model is selling for $384.99, down from Apple’s retail price of $429. These are the best prices we’ve seen this watch listed for.

Until December 2

  • 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro (i7/256GB SSD): $1,499.99, down from $1,749.99.

November 28 (Thanksgiving)

  • 13-inch MacBook Air: $699.99 (down from $899.99)

November 29-December 2

  • 13-inch 256GB MacBook Air: $999.99 (down from $1,199.99)

Best Buy

Best Buy already had an impressive “Black Friday” sale for Apple products earlier this month, and we covered those deals individually when they dropped. The retailer’s actual Black Friday sales are kind of tame by comparison (at least for Apple products).

One exception is the discount for the Apple Watch Series 4, which starts at $299 for the smaller 40mm model, down $50 from the usual retail price of $349.

You can also get the HomePod for $199.99, down for $299.99. This is the lowest price we’ve ever seen.

  • Powerbeats Pro: $199.99 (down from $249.99)
  • App Store and iTunes gift cards: 20 percent off
  • MacBook cases from Incase: 50 percent off

Staples has some decent deals for Black Friday, but nothing remarkable—we’ve seen these prices (and better) at other retailers. You can take advantage of these deals online on Thanksgiving and in the stores beginning at 7:00 a.m.

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Apple typically doesn’t markdown its product lines for Black Friday, but that doesn’t mean other retailers can’t offer up their own Apple deals during the holiday shopping season. From Amazon to Walmart, you can always find discounted iPads, iPhones, and Macs. You’ll sometimes even find bundle offers as well as rollbacks with store gift cards included. So, it’s definitely worth digging around.

  • Also: Check out CNET for even more Black Friday deals

To help you this Black Friday, we’re rounding up the best Apple device deals right here. Best Buy is first out of the gate, with significant discounts on Apple gear. In fact, for some products, Best Buy is matching or setting the all-time lowest prices.

Note: We will update this post with deals from other retailers shortly.

Black Friday 2019: Best Apple device deals

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Apple 10.2-inch iPad for $250 ($80 off)

  • See it now: Amazon

You can already save a lot of money on the latest, seventh-generation iPad. The tablet is now available on Amazon at an $80 discount, making it not only a no-brainer purchase but also the lowest price we’ve ever seen spotted on this new iPad.

10.5-inch iPad Pro for $699 ($300 off)

  • See it now: Walmart

This is one of Apple’s top-of-the-line iPad models, and it is currently on sale at Walmart as part of its month-long Back Friday sales event. This particular model has Wi-Fi connectivity and packs 512GB of storage. Other models are also on sale.

11-inch iPad Pro for $879 ($70 off)

  • See it now: Amazon

This latest model of the iPad Pro with Wi-Fi and 256GB of storage is $70 off of its original price at Amazon. The model with Cellular connectivity is $80 off too, but the price is still north of $1,000. Other capacities are also on sale.

13-inch MacBook Air for $900 ($200 off)

  • See it now: Best Buy

Best Buy is slicing $200 off the new MacBook Air — the one with the Retina True Tone display — that Apple released in July. This model packs an Intel Core i5 with Intel UHD Graphics, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage.

13.3-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for $1,500 ($500 off)

  • See it now: B&H

If you’re looking for a new MacBook Pro, it’s going to be hard to beat this model from 2018. It features an Intel Core i5 with Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655, 8GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage. And Best Buy has it all at a $500 discount.

Apple Watch Series 3 for $170 ($30 off)

  • See it now: Walmart

The Apple Watch Series 3 is getting a bit long in the tooth, but it’s also the cheapest Apple Watch available. And during Black Friday, it’s even cheaper. Get it at $70 off from Walmart as part of its Black Friday event that starts online on Thanksgiving day.

Apple Watch Nike Plus Series 4 GPS for $299 ($50 off)

  • See it now: Best Buy

Have you been eyeing Nike’s edition of the Series 4? Then grab this deal. We haven’t seen it this cheap elsewhere, ever.

Apple Watch Series 4 GPS + Cellular for $349 ($100 off)

  • See it now: Best Buy

The Series 4 has been priced at about $440 for a few months, but Best Buy is undercutting everyone now with a $349 offer.

Apple AirPods for $134 ($25 off)

  • See it now: Amazon

This is an all-time low price for the Apple AirPods with a charging case.

Apple AirPods Pro for $235 ($15 off)

  • See it now: Amazon

Apple just released its AirPods Pro wireless earbuds a few weeks ago, so they’re a new product, but they’re already on sale for $235 on Amazon. While it’s not a huge savings, it certainly is unusual and a neat bargain for anyone who has been eyeing a pair.

Beats Studio 3 wireless headphones for $200 ($150 off)

  • See it now: Best Buy

Once again, Best Buy is offering Apple products at all-time lowe prices. This time, it’s Beats’ fabulous wireless cans.

Beats Powerbeats3 Wireless earphones for $90 ($110 off)

  • See it now: Best Buy

The Powerbeats3 are designed for those with active lifestyles, so if you’re looking for an earbud that’s not going to fall out, take advantage of these, which are on sale at Best Buy at a 50% off savings.

Buy one, get one 30% off App Store and iTunes gift cards

  • See it now: Target

As part of Target’s Black Friday sale, you can get 30% off a second App Store and iTunes gift card. A perfect stocking stuffer!

Black Friday 2019: Best iPhone deals

Up to $500 off of iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro from Best Buy

  • See it now: Best Buy

Best Buy is providing carrier deals for the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. They start on Thanksgiving and end on Black Friday. With the trade-in of an old phone and activation of a new phone line with Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint, you’ll be able to get up to $500 off of either phone, making the iPhone 11 cost as little as $200 and the iPhone 11 Pro cost $500.

$200 Gift Card with iPhone 11 and iPhone XS models at Target

  • See it now: Target

Target is offering a $200 gift card when you activate a new iPhone with Verizon or AT&T. The offer applies to iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, and the cheaper iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. The deal starts on Black Friday and ends on Dec. 1.

Up to $700 back on Walmart eGift card

  • See it now: Walmart

Walmart gives up to $700 back on a Walmart eGift card for activating a payment plan with Sprint, AT&T, or Verizon and trading in your old phone. The amount of cashback is dependent on which phone you want to activate, with a $450 eGift card for the iPhone XS, $400 back for activating an iPhone XS Max or iPhone XR, and $300 eGift card for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. You’ll then be able to get up to $250 on an eGift card for a trade-in. The deal is available from Nov. 28.

iPhone 6s Plus for $149 ($50 off)

  • See it now: Walmart

If you’re looking for a cheaper iPhone that doesn’t require activating a new line at a carrier, then this offer through Straight Talk at Walmart is a great option. It’s active Nov. 28 to Dec. 1.

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Apple Black Friday may be over for the year, but it’s never too early to start prepping for next year’s event. Well – perhaps it is a little. But here we go anyway. In this article you’ll find everything you need to know about the Apple Black Friday 2020 sale, including how to bag the best bargains, and a look back on the discounts we saw in 2019.

When it gets to the big day(s) in November, we’ll be busy curating the best deals for you so you don’t miss out. First let’s look at the burning questions everyone is asking.

Will Apple have deals on Black Friday?

There were a wide range of Apple Black Friday discounts in 2019, and 2020 is likely to look very similar, with impressive Apple Black Friday deals across a whole range of devices. However, unless you’re dead set on shopping in the Apple Store itself, you’re almost certain to find the best Apple Black Friday deals come from other retailers. In previous years, rather than discounting the products themselves, the tech giant offered money off further Apple spending, with gift cards given on purchases made over the shopping event.

Are Apple Cyber Monday deals the same as Black Friday?

There are Apple Cyber Monday offers every year, and they’re unlikely to be the same as Black Friday. Retailers tend to bring out the highest concentration of bargains on Black Friday itself, and Cyber Monday is slightly less of a big deal. That said, Cyber Monday has historically been the time to bag a tech deal, so who knows?

If you’re wondering whether to hold off for a hot Apple Cyber Monday Apple deal, we’d probably advise against it. Some will be offering blanket deals across the whole long weekend, while other promotions will be live for a shorter period, and the best offers will likely sell out.

That’s a slightly frustrating answer, but our general advice is to think ahead on what you want to buy. Do you need particular specs or a specific model, or are you happy with whatever model the biggest Apple Black Friday discount happens to be on? Make a plan and if an offer crops up that matches your plans, snap it up then and there rather than waiting on the off chance something better will come around.

Where are the best Apple Black Friday deals?

The official Apple Store isn’t usually the best place to grab a bargain in the Apple Black Friday sale. Below is a roundup of the retailers with the biggest discounts in the Apple Black Friday 2019 sale. And of course, don’t forget to bookmark this page for a curated list of deals.

  • Amazon: Discounts on a range of products, in the US and UK
  • Best Buy: Deals on MacBooks, Apple Watches and AirPods
  • John Lewis: Some strong offers on MacBooks, iPads, iPhones and more
  • Very: Savings on MacBooks, iPads, AirPods, Apple TV and accessories
  • Currys PC World: Offers on various Apple products
  • AO: Some strong deals on iPhones
  • Walmart: Deals across a range of Apple products
  • Laptops Direct: Deals on MacBooks, iPads and iPhones

How to get the best Apple Black Friday deal

To get the best deal possible, it’s best to have a product and a price in mind. You don’t want to end up getting overwhelmed by the options and being unable to make a decision (or panicking and making the wrong decision), so start out with a clear plan.

Once you’ve decided on the product you’re after, you can start tracking its price on various retailers – or even simpler, bookmark this page and keep checking it. You could also set up a Google Alert for the prices you’re after. Here are some more tips here on how to make the most of Black Friday.

Apple Store Black Friday 2020 opening hours

Will you have to queue up round the block to get the best Apple Black Friday deals? This seems unlikely, because most Apple Stores will operate their usual opening hours across this period. If you’re in the US, check your local Apple Store opening times here.

As mentioned, however, the Apple Store isn’t likely to be the best place to bag yourself the best Apple Black Friday deals – you’ll probably be better off going to another retailer or shopping online. Don’t forget that we’ll be reporting on deals as they come in, so you can keep checking this page to bag yourself an Apple Black Friday bargain.

(Image credit: zhang kaiyv on Unsplash)

The best Apple Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals from 2019

To help you get a feel for some of the kind of discounts we see over the festive shopping event, here’s a roundup of the best Apple Black Friday deals from 2019. And if you’re quick, some of them might even still be available…

iPad deals

iPad 9.7″ (6th gen) | 128GB | Wi-Fi + Cellular: $559 $399 at Walmart
Save $160: This Apple Black Friday deal knocks a hefty amount off the 6th-generation iPad. It’s not the newest model, but you get a decent amount of storage, and cell data included for flexibility.
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Apple iPad 10.2” (2019)| 128GB | Wi-Fi: $429 $329 at Best Buy
Save $100: If you need an iPad with a bit more room, this spacious 128GB version currently has impressive $100 shaved off the current retail price. Hurry though, we don’t expect stocks to last long.
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iPad mini (2019) | 256GB | Wi-Fi: $549 $519 at Amazon
Save $30: Don’t miss this shiny new iPad mini with $30 off at Amazon, right now! This is a 7.9-inch tablet with 256GB of storage. It also boasts Retina Display, Touch ID and an A12 Bionic Chip, and to top it all off, it supports Apple Pencil. This model is Wi-Fi only.
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iPad mini (2019) | 64GB | Wi-Fi: $399.99 plus 1 year Apple TV at Best Buy
Get 1 year free Apple TV: Your chance to snap up a brand-new iPad mini plus a whole year of Apple TV for just $399.99 at Best Buy! The latest model is compatible with Apple Pencil (1st gen).
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iPad Air (2019) 64GB | Wi-Fi: $499 $459 at Walmart
Save $40: Here’s your chance to make a rare saving on Apple’s newest iPad. $30 off is about the best you’ll see on the shiny new model. With a 10.5-inch screen, 64GB of storage, Apple Pencil compatibility (1st gen) and a powerful A12 bionic chip, there’s also up to 10 hours of battery life!
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iPad Air (2019) 64GB | Wi-Fi: $499 with Apple TV at Best Buy
Get 1 year of Apple TV: This may be pricier than the offer above, but you’ll also get a year of Apple TV for nothing (saving a handy $49.99). A great choice for Apple super-fans, it’s available on Wi-Fi and cellular models, too.
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iPad mini 4 (renewed) | 64GB: Was $499.99 now $284.99 at Amazon
37% off: These are pre-owned tablets that are tested by Amazon-qualified suppliers, so should work just like new (and are backed by a 90-day guarantee if you have any issues). There’s a huge saving on this refurbished mini model.
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Apple Black Friday: UK iPad deals

iPad Air (2019) 64GB | Wi-Fi: £479 £449 at Currys
Save £30: As this is the latest iPad Air, it’s pretty surprising to be seeing any savings on it, so this £30 isn’t to be sniffed at! There’s a decent screen size of 10.5-inches, and it’s compatible with the Apple Pencil (1st gen).
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Apple iPad 10.2″ | 32GB | WiFi: £349.00 £289 at eBay
Save £60: This is the best deal we’ve seen on the brand new iPad. This same version is available on Amazon at £298 (and Currys, below). There are also Amazon deals on the higher specced versions, such as the 128GB model.
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iPad 10.2″, 23GB, Space Grey: £349 £299 at Currys
Save £50: The latest iPad model features a bigger screen and Apple Pencil support, making it a great budget alternative to an iPad Pro, and right now you can get this model from Currys with £50 knocked off the price. Also available at Very.

DEAL EXPIRED iPad mini (2019) | 64GB | Wi-Fi: £399 £379 at John Lewis
Save £20: This brand-new 7.9-inch iPad mini has £20 off – the best price we’ve seen on this 64GB model. You also get John Lewis’ great 2-year guarantee included. EXPIREDView Deal

Apple iPad 10.2-inch | 32GB | 2019: £349 £298.99 at Amazon
Save £50: This excellent deal at Amazon sees the brand new 2019, 10.5-inch Apple iPad reduced to less than £300! Compatible with the Apple Pencil (1st gen), this shiny new device offers a wealth of creative possibilities.
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EXPIRED: iPad Pro 10.5″ | Wi-Fi | 256GB | 2018: £769 £449 at Amazon
42% off: You could save a huge £320 on the previous iPad Pro in this incredible Apple Black Friday deal – meaning the 256GB model is currently actually cheaper than the 64GB version of this iPad. DEAL EXPIRED

EXPIRED: Up to 20% off Apple iPads at Amazon
Right now, online retailer Amazon is offering up to 40% off selected iPad models. Here you’ll find huge reductions on everything from the iPad Pro, new 10.2-inch iPad and iPad Air. DEAL EXPIRED

MacBook deals

Apple Black Friday: US MacBook deals

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch |16GB RAM | 512GB: Was $2,799 now $2,299 at Amazon
Save $500: This incredible saving is on the most up-to-date 2019 model! It’s got fingertip technology, Touch Bar controls and so much more. Don’t miss out on this one!
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MacBook Air 15″ with Touch Bar | i9 | 32GB RAM | 1TB SSD: $3,799.99 $2,999.99 at Best Buy
Save $800: This is a high-specced model with a whopping 1TB SSD and an Intel Core i9 processor. Right now there’s an absolutely massive $800 saving to be made at Best Buy.
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Apple MacBook Pro 16″ with 1 year of Apple TV at Best Buy
Best Buy has some top offers on the new MacBook Pro, which don’t see any money off but instead you get a year’s worth of Apple TV included in the price. Linked here is the 512GB SSD version, but there’s also a 1TB version available with the same offer.View Deal

DEAL EXPIRED Apple MacBook Pro 13″ | i5 | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD: $1,499 $1,199 @ Best Buy
Save $300: This is one of the best MacBook Pro deals we’ve seen this Cyber Monday. A $300 saving on this model drops the price to an all-time low. Hurry, as it’s only while stocks last! EXPIRED

DEAL EXPIRED MacBook Pro 13.3″ (2019) 16GB RAM | 256GB SSD: £1,999 $1,749 at B&H
Save $250: This MacBook Pro with Touch Bar model includes 16GB RAM and 256GB SSD, plus an i5 processor. And the $250 off in this Apple Black Friday deal makes it even more appealing. EXPIRED

DEAL EXPIRED MacBook Pro 13.3″ (2019) 16GB RAM | 128GB SSD: £1,499 $1,299 at B&H
Save $200: Snap up this big sweet discount on a very capable MacBook Pro model. This 13.3-inch laptop comes in Space Grey and features an i5 processor, 128GB SSD and sleek Touch Bar. EXPIRED

DEAL EXPIRED MacBook Air 13.3″ | i5 | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD: $1,299.99 $1,099.99 at Best Buy
Save $200: Right now you can get hold of the latest MacBook Air for a whopping $200 off. Its thin and light iconic wedge design houses a stunning Retina display with True Tone technology, Touch ID, the latest Apple-designed keyboard, and a Force Touch trackpad. EXPIRED
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DEAL EXPIRED MacBook Air 13.3″ | i5 | 8GB RAM | 128GB SSD: $1,099.99 $899.99 at Best Buy
Save $200: There’s $200 off the MacBook Air with 128GB SSD at Best Buy. This model comes in silver, space grey and gold and you also get three free months of Apple Music if you buy now. EXPIRED

Apple Cyber Monday: UK MacBook deals

Apple MacBook Pro 16″ with Touchbar (2019) | 512GB: £2,399 £2,179 at BT
Save £220: If you’re in the market for a new laptop, the new 16″ MacBook Pro is one of the best money can buy. And right now it’s at a price we doubt will be beaten any time soon so hurry if you don’t want to miss out.
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DEAL EXPIRED MacBook Pro | 13″ | 128GB SSD (2019): £1,299 £1,146 at Currys
Save £153: Another unexpected discount on this not-long-out 13-inch MacBook Pro. This version comes with 128GB SSD and 8GB RAM. Not quite right for you? Check out the Currys offers on models with different specs. EXPIRED

DEAL EXPIRED Apple MacBook Air (2019) 13″ | 128GB SSD: £1,099 £985 at John Lewis
Save £114: The brand new 128GB 2019 MacBook Air is also available at John Lewis for a bargain £985. John Lewis is offering all three colours at the same price, and a two-year guarantee is included. EXPIRED

DEAL EXPIRED Apple MacBook Pro (2019) 15-inch (256GB SSD): £2,350 £1,895 at Laptops Direct
Save £455: This brand new MacBook Pro has over £450 shaved off the price. It’s has 16GB RAM and 2,800 and 1,800 screen resolution. Oh, and it looks pretty sweet, too. EXPIRED

More offers in our guide to the best Cyber Monday MacBook deals.

Apple iMac deals

Apple iMac 27″ | i5 | 8GB RAM | 1TB: £1,749 £1,629 at Scan
Save £120: This 27-inch iMac has a 5K Retina screen so you can see you design work in all its technicolour glory. Okay, so the saving isn’t huge when the price tag is this hefty, but it’s the best iMac deal we’ve seen so far in the UK.
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EXPIRED iMac 25″ | i5 | 8GB RAM | 1TB: $1,799.99 $1,599.99 at Best Buy
Save $200: This gorgeous iMac has a spectacular 5,120 x 2,880 5K retina display and a Radeon Pro 570X processor. Right now there’s $200 off, plus three months of Apple Music thrown in.
DEAL EXPIRED
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AirPod deals

Apple AirPods (2019) with standard charging case: Was $159 now $144 at Walmart
Save $15: You can get Apple’s latest model AirPods at Walmart right now. These super-hot headphones come with the standard charge case at a price that is hard to resist. This deal sold out over the weekend, but it’s back in stock now.
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Apple AirPods (2019) with standard charging case: £159 £128.97 at Laptops Direct
Save £60: The latest Apple AirPods are on sale at Laptops Direct for Cyber Monday. A price drop of £60 makes this the best offer in the UK right now on this version with a standard charging case. This same offer appeared at Amazon and the BT store, and sold out in double-quick time – so don’t hang about.
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Apple AirPods 2019 with wireless charging case: £199 £159 at Laptops Direct
Save £40: These latest Apple AirPods come with the wireless charging case and Very is also offering them for just £159. This is the lowest price we’ve seen so get them quick!
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Apple AirPods (2019) with wireless charging case: $199 $164 at Walmart
Save $34: When it comes to Apple AirPods deals, this is a brilliant and rare find. In fact, it’s so rare to see such a discount, it’s worth acting now if you don’t want to miss out.
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Apple AirPods 2019 with wireless charging case: £199 £159 on Amazon
Save £40: These latest Apple AirPods come with the wireless charging case at a price that’s hard to beat. You’ll be the envy of your friends with these bad boys.
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Get more insights in our guide to the Apple AirPods Black Friday sale.

Apple Watch deals

Apple Watch Series 4 with white sports band: £429 £329 at Amazon
Save £100: If you’re not bothered about having the latest Apple Watch, this is a brilliant deal on the previous model. A stylish white strap, GPS and electrical and optical heart sensors are just some of its impressive features.
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EXPIRED Apple Watch Series 4 + 4 months’ Apple Music: Save up to $300 at Best Buy
Save up to $300: There are a range of deals available on Series 4 Apple Watches at Best Buy, and for Cyber Monday you get four months’ Apple Music thrown in for free. Head on over and take your pick of all the different colours and styles available. EXPIRED

Apple Black Friday deals: iPad offers

Tablets are always in demand on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and we saw a lot of good Black Friday iPad deals in 2018. Figuring out which is the best offer, taking into account the different models, storage options and features, can be difficult. We’ve sorted through the best options with this in mind.

In terms of where to shop, in 2018 Walmart was the place to head for US shoppers, while in the UK, Very, John Lewis and eglobal central all had good deals.

Take a look at the best iPad offers right now in the widget below.

The best Cyber Monday MacBook deals

MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Black Friday deals are in high demand every year – mainly because, as designers will know, this kind of top-quality kit doesn’t come cheap.

So how much does a MacBook cost on Cyber Monday? Short answer: it depends where you go and which model and spec you’re interested in. As you might expect the best discounts are typically on slightly older machines, so if you don’t mind not having the latest, greatest MacBook then that’s often a good way to bag a bargain. Another hot tip is to keep an eye out for refurbished models – there can be some hidden gems on pre-owned models.

In 2018 in the US, Jet, B&H and Adorama were the places to bag the best Black Friday Apple offers on MacBooks. In the UK, John Lewis, Very and Curry’s came through with some good deals, and there was also a standout offer from Laptops Direct.

Take a look at the best prices right now in the widget below.

Cyber Monday Apple Airpods deals

In 2018, everyone was after an Airpod deal. Retailers did not oblige. There were a few little discounts here and there, but nothing that really made a dent in the hefty price tag.

Will AirPods go on sale for Black Friday or Cyber Monday 2019? Well, we think so. We’re already starting to see some decent discounts on these true wireless earbuds (the price widget below will pull in the best offers in your region).

These little devices aren’t quite as new and exciting now (and there’s a fair bit of competition hitting the market in the form of Amazon’s Echo Buds and Microsoft’s Surface Earbuds), so here’s hoping this November brings some strong Black Friday Apple Airpods deals.

Cyber Monday Apple Watch deals

There were quite a few good Apple Watch deals on Black Friday 2018, with discounts on the Series 3 as well as older models. The newest model back then – the Apple Watch 4, released September 2018 – didn’t get much Black Friday action.

Apple has just launched its Apple Watch Series 5, so Black Friday 2019 might be the time to bag a bargain on a Series 4 Apple Watch.

In the US, the best 2018 Black Friday Apple Watch deals came from B&H, Macy’s and Amazon. In the UK, shoppers were better off heading to John Lewis or Very.

  • Microsoft Cyber Monday deals
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  • Wacom Cyber Monday deals

Apple Store Black Friday promotion live in the United States, get a gift card up to $200 value

Apple’s Black Friday shopping event is now live in the United States. Don’t go celebrating too much — the deals aren’t the best. Apple is giving away up to $200 in gift cards with select purchases (that excludes newer hardware like AirPods Pro or 16-inch MacBook Pro).

Check out the latest offers on 9to5Toys for the best deals from Black Friday through Cyber Monday.

Apple’s premium brand means it is not known for offering deep discounts on Black Friday – Cyber Monday shopping season, and this year is no exception.

Apple Black Friday Shopping Event

Apple is offering a $50 gift card for purchases of iPhone XR and iPhone 8, and a measlier $25 with Apple Watch Series 3 or second-generation AirPods or an Apple TV device. (Note second-gen AirPods are currently discounted by as much as $70 on Amazon.)

The gift card for iPad purchases is slightly more generous ranging from $50 to $100 depending on the model. More expensive Mac purchases can qualify for a $200 gift card.

You can also get up to $100 in gift card credit for various Beats headphones purchases. Apple is also promoting Apple Card 3% cashback and the free Apple TV+ deal as part of this shopping event (one free year trial of Apple TV+ for any purchase of iPod touch, iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV). However, these last two bonuses are not Black Friday exclusives by any means.

In summary, the deals are as disappointing as we thought they would be based on the Australian launch. If you are hunting for value for money, shop elsewhere. 9to5Toys is rounding up all the best Apple discounts, including up to $249 off an iPad Pro, Apple Watch Series 5 as low as $355, and much more.

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After a stream of early teaser discounts followed by a torrent of great deals, the curtain has fallen on this year’s big Black Friday sales event. Many stores now open their doors early to Black Friday shoppers on Thanksgiving day, and in many places this former one-day blowout is now running all the way from Thanksgiving through the whole weekend, culminating in Cyber Monday (which has itself now grown into Cyber Week).

Since its beginnings, Black Friday has grown to become the best time of the year other than Prime Day to find deals on name-brand electronics like Apple iPads, AirPods, Apple Watches, MacBooks, Beats headphones, and iPhones. Although Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Cyber Week have all pretty much wrapped up, the holiday shopping season is far from over and there are more than a few online Apple deals still available for savvy shoppers to find — and we’ve got ’em right here.

Apple Extended Black Friday Deals

Apple iPad 7th Generation 10.2″ Tablet (32GB, Wi-Fi)

$250 $329 Expires soon The all-new 7th generation iPad is our most recommended tablet for most people, and holiday deals mean you can already grab one for the same sale prices we’ve seen the 6th gen model going for lately.

Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS, 44mm)

$404 $429 Expires soon Apple’s latest and greatest Series 5 smartwatch, with the 44mm model marked down before the holidays. Take an extra $24 off at checkout.

Beats by Dr. Dre Studio Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones

$210 $350 Expires soon Thanks to their wireless connectivity, these comfortable, full-sized, over-ear noise-canceling Beats Studio headphones are just as good when you’re at your desk as they are when you’re on the road. TRUE WIRELESS EARBUDS

Apple AirPods 2 with Wireless Charging Case

$169 $199 Expires soon Released in March 2019, the Apple AirPods 2 come with improved battery life, the ability to launch Siri using your voice, and a Wireless Charging Case. A minor but worthwhile refinement nonetheless. TRUE WIRELESS EARBUDS

Apple AirPods with Charging Case

$129 $159 Expires soon Launched in 2016, the AirPods aren’t old hat by any means, offering near enough all the same features as the AirPods 2 — with the main difference being it lasts for half the time on a single charge.

Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats Wireless Headphones

$100 $200 Expires soon With comfortable and secure earhooks, Bluetooth connectivity, and up to 12 hours of battery life, these in-ear Beats headphones are a great choice for travel, workouts, and outdoor adventures.

Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD Storage)

$750 $999 Expires soon The MacBook Air is a fan favorite, and this featherweight MacOS laptop is made even more appealing with this very nice deal that lets you take another $299 off at checkout.

New Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (i5 CPU, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD)

$1,690 $1,799 Expires soon Looking for the latest, greatest MacBook? Here it is, and at a fantastic price.

Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular, 38mm)

$299 $379 Expires soon Our reviewer called it a “joy to use” the Apple Watch Series 3. Featuring superb fitness tracking ability, it has both GPS and cellular connectivity, so you don’t have to sync to a phone.

Empty Thanksgiving dinner plates now signal the official start of the Christmas shopping season. This year was no different, with many stores flinging open their doors to shoppers on Thanksgiving evening instead of waiting until Friday. This has become the norm, and Black Friday itself kicks off a whole season of sales that run from Thanksgiving until New Year’s Day and into January (with retailers anticipating post-Christmas shoppers looking to burn the gift cards and cash they got from Santa). Black Friday weekend and Cyber Week are both over now, though, and many of their bargains have disappeared with them, but quite a few holiday deals are still up for the taking — if you can find them.

If you’re determined to score the best last-chance Apple Black Friday bargains and extended Cyber Week discounts before they’re totally gone, you’ll need to keep one eye glued to big-box retail stores like Amazon, Best Buy, and Target, as well as to this page. The above price cuts on AirPods, Apple Watches, MacBooks, and iPads can help you scratch that itch for deals, steals, and all things Apple.

How to find extended Apple Black Friday deals

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This year has been a gold mind for Apple fans, with plenty of new stuff released in 2019. Apple brought out two welcome surprises in the spring with the new iPad Mini and iPad Air, and many were also happy to see updated iterations of the Apple Watch Series 5, seventh-gen iPad, and iPhone 11 in the fall. That means that Cyber Week and the whole holiday shopping season is a fantastic time to find deals on 2018 devices like the Apple Watch Series 4, iPad Pro, and iPhone XS, but don’t overlook slightly older but still-awesome gadgets like the Apple Watch Series 3, sixth-gen 2018 iPad, and first-gen AirPods. As the remaining Cyber Week deals finally dry up, those last-gen items are almost always the best picks still remaining as they fly under the radars of shoppers who are focused on the newer products.

Finally, if something you were after sells out at one store, there’s a good chance that another retailer still has it in stock. We’re always rounding up all the latest deals on iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and MacBooks, so shop around and compare prices before handing over your cash (although if one place has the best deal on a certain item, worry not — that will be the one we list). Just don’t dawdle too much, as Black Friday weekend and Cyber Week are both over, so a lot of the best deals have already been claimed. If you’re looking for more great stuff after Cyber Week has ended, then you can also find other tech discounts, ongoing holiday sales, and much more on our curated deals page.

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Black Friday 2019 is here, and it’s the absolute perfect time to save on all the expensive-but-worth-it items you and your loved ones have been wanting. Pricier athletic wear and kitchen appliances aside, Apple products like the iPhone 11, MacBook Pro, and AirPods are bound to land on your family’s wishlists. The big question is, though …

Does Apple offer Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales?

According to Apple, the company does do Black Friday, but instead of providing steep discounts on products, it will give customers either an Apple Store gift card of up to $200 when buying select products.

Specifically this year, Apple is offering:

  • A $50 Apple Store gift card when you purchase an iPhone XR or iPhone 8.
  • A $25 Apple Store gift card when you an Apple Watch Series 3.
  • A $25 Apple Store gift card when you purchase a pair of AirPods.
  • An Apple Store gift card of up to $100 when you purchase an iPad Pro, Mini, or Air.
  • An Apple Store gift card of up to $200 when you purchase an iMac, iMac Pro, Macbook Pro, or Macbook Air.
  • An Apple Store gift card of up to $50 when you purchase an AppleTV 4K or HomePod.
  • An Apple Store Gift Card of up to $100 when you purchase a pair of Beats by Dre.

All of these deals will be available from Friday, November 29 through Monday, December 2. Apple confirms to GoodHousekeeping.com that there will be “no special hours” for Apple stores on Black Friday.

While you’re shopping, make sure to check out the top Apple product deals happening right now on Amazon and Walmart — we’re not at all exaggerating when we say you could save hundreds of dollars.

Apple Deals on Amazon

  • Take $350 off Apple 13″ MacBook Air.
  • Take $109 off Beats Powerbeats3 Wireless Headphones.
  • Take $20 off Apple iPad Air.
  • Take up to $80 off Apple Watches.
  • Take $45 off Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case.
  • Take $66 off Beats Pill + Portable Speaker.

$450 off MacBook Pro 15″ Apple amazon.com $2,349.00 $250 off MacBook Air 13″ Apple amazon.com $749.99 $15 Off AirPods with Charging Case Apple bestbuy.com $139.99 $30 Off AirPods with Wireless Charging Case Apple bestbuy.com $169.99 $70 Off iPad Pro Apple amazon.com $879.00 Apple Watch Series 4 GPS 44mm Apple target.com $429.99

Apple Deals at Walmart

  • Save $100 on an Apple iPhone XS.
  • Save $100 on Apple Watches.
  • Save $100 on an Apple iPad.
  • Save $16 on Apple Lightning USB Cable.

Save $100 iPhone XS Apple walmart.com $999.99 Save $100 Apple 9.7-inch iPad Apple walmart.com $329.00 Save $20 Apple Watch Series 5 GPS Apple walmart.com $379.00 Save $16 Lightning USB Cable Apple walmart.com $17.99

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Apple Black Friday deals

Black Friday falls on November 29, 2019 this year, and shoppers can expect to find some of the lowest prices ever on Apple products heading into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Although Apple itself typically doesn’t offer very aggressive deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday (Apple gave out gift cards valued at up to $200 with qualifying products in 2018), Apple Authorized Resellers like Adorama, Amazon, B&H Photo, and Best Buy are expected to drop prices and offer exclusive coupon discounts on Apple products. That’s why it’s best to check AppleInsider’s Price Guide leading up to Black Friday 2019 to check out the latest savings on Apple devices.

Many Black Friday deals are live

The following pre-Black Friday deals are live now with no need to wait for the Thanksgiving holiday:

Apple hardware

  • Black Friday on Apple’s 16-inch Macbook Pro
    • Every new 16-inch MacBook Pro is $100 to $300 off with our exclusive promo code
  • Mega Apple Black Friday deals roundup
    • Save up to $1,700 on Apple products
  • Best AirPods and AirPods Pro deals
    • Save up to $40 on the wireless earphones
  • B&H issues Black Friday Flash Deal Zone
    • Save up to $270 on every MacBook Air
  • Cash discounts on iPads and iMacs
    • Save hundreds on new and closeout devices
  • Best iPad and iPad Pro deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday
    • Enjoy up to $250 off current iPad and iPad Pro tablets

Accessories

  • Save on Nomad accessories for Apple devices
    • Enjoy 15% off regularly priced, in-stock accessories at Nomad for the holidays
  • Adonit Note Plus stylus giveaway, plus 15% off
    • Enter for a chance to win an Adonit Note Plus, plus save 15% on the Apple Pencil alternative

Software

  • Adobe Black Friday 2019 pricing is live
    • Save 40% on the Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps annual plan

Apple price comparison shopping

Ready to compare prices on Apple products across a variety of Apple Authorized Resellers? Be sure to visit the AI Price Guides to score the best deals and view the latest product availability.

          • Mac Price Guide
          • iPad Price Guide
          • Apple Watch Price Guide
          • Apple TV 4K Price Guide
          • iPhone Price Guide

What to expect on Black Friday

Mac, iPad and Apple Watch Black Friday deals

With retailers launching deals earlier and earlier each year, it’s best to start paying attention to price drops at least a week before Black Friday. That’s because historically third-party Apple resellers, such as Adorama and B&H, issue exclusive Black Friday deals prior to the holiday weekend. If there’s a CTO model you’ve been eyeing, Black Friday week is often the time to take the plunge on a great deal before inventory runs out.

Looking for the best deal on a standard configuration? Then you’ll want to check back at AppleInsider as we get closer to Black Friday to see which retailers are offering the lowest prices on retail configs, along with free gift offers and financing incentives.

Speaking of financing incentives, 2019 is the first year B&H has offered an instant sales tax refund to qualifying shoppers with its Payboo Credit Card. Introduced in May 2019, the Payboo Card offers a tax-equivalent credit that’s issued instantly on purchases. For someone looking to pay off the balance in full when it comes due can see significant savings compared to buying from another retailer.

Those wanting to spread payments out over time have a variety of financing options when buying a Mac, iPad or Apple Watch. Amazon, Best Buy, Adorama, and B&H all offer no interest financing when paid in full within 12 months on many MacBook and iPad Pro devices.

There’s also the newly launched Apple Card, which offers cash back incentives, including 2% daily cash back at third-party retailers that accept Apple Pay.

Software deals

Although hardware typically takes center stage when it comes to Black Friday deals, software is also discounted for the massive shopping weekend. Companies including Adobe, Parallels, VMWare and Setapp have all issued Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals in 2018, and we expect the same to occur in 2019.

Where to find the best Apple Black Friday deals

The latest prices and coupon offers on Apple products can be found 24/7 in the AppleInsider Price Guide before, during and after Black Friday. And for in-depth analysis and coverage of the latest discounts, be sure to check out the AI Deals hub for savings across every Apple product line, from MacBook Pros to iPads and iPhones.

Product reviews

Still deciding which type of product or specific Apple configuration is right for you? Check out our hands-on reviews for detailed information when shopping for the perfect device.

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Overall, we expect Black Friday 2019 to be filled with excellent Apple deals featuring aggressive savings on new and closeout computers, Apple Watches and iPhones. This page will continue to be updated as the Thanksgiving weekend approaches, so be sure to check back for the best Apple Black Friday deals.