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Here’s a dirty secret about the Apple Store: It’s the worst place to buy Apple products if you want the best price. It applies foror any other day of the year. That means you can already score some good Black Friday and Apple deals, including the new Apple Watch Series 6, 2020 (Intel) MacBook Air and Apple̵
Right now, we’re seeing solid discounts on Apple Watch, AirPod headphones, and older Intel MacBook Air models. We also hope to see iPads drop in price as the week progresses. Stay tuned – we’ll update this page as soon as we see a remarkable deal.
Note that prices and availability are accurate at the time of publication, but they tend to fluctuate.
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The latest Apple Watch with even more features is now on sale. In addition to an always-displayed display and ECG, Series 6 monitors blood oxygen levels (though you should not expect medical-grade results there). Regularly $ 399, Target recently dropped prices to $ 350. That deal has since disappeared, but Sam’s Club has now dropped the price to as low as $ 330. Even better, Amazon matches that price, at least in some colors. This is the first time this watch goes into any kind of sale, so if you’ve thought of snapping it up, it’s time. Read our Apple Watch Series 6 review.
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Last weekend saw the first major price cuts on the Apple Watch SE, which was just introduced back in September. Sales at Target and Walmart slashed $ 50 off the retail price for both sizes, and it was later matched by Amazon. The discounts have come and gone, however The $ 49 discount (relative to the Apple Store price) is back at Amazon for both sizes: the 40mm model is $ 230, the 44mm model (in silver) is $ 260. Read our Apple Watch SE review.
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Note this is does not the all-new MacBook Air, which runs on the company’s M1 chip and will be available later in November. This model starts at $ 999. This is the Intel Core i3 model in March 2020 with the enhanced Magic Keyboard, and Amazon continues to sell it for $ 150 off – which meets an all-time low price for this model and probably the lowest price we see until Black Friday. Read our review of the Intel MacBook Air in 2020.
The only GPS series 3 that came out in 2017 remains the cheapest model in Apple’s watch portfolio – and in light of its age and humble feature set also the most questionable value. Since the Apple Watch Series SE is currently selling for $ 260, it would be hard to recommend buying the Series 3, even at the current selling price. (The 42mm version is also $ 20 off.) But that will change on November 25, when this model drops to a new all-time low at Walmart: $ 119 for 38mm and $ 149 for 42mm. version. Read our Apple Watch Series 3 review.
Apple’s 10.9-inch iPad Air has 64 GB of storage, and it’s a solid device for the price. In fact, it delivers a good chunk of the iPad Pro experience for far less money than that model. The $ 40 discount at the usual price of $ 599 will be a welcome discount for customers looking for its mix of centered features.
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The eighth generation iPad has a 10.2-inch screen powered by the A12 chip. The 32GB model has a list price of $ 329, but many retailers sell it for $ 299, which is also Apple’s education discount. That said, we’ll be holding back from returning to the $ 249 price for its 2019 predecessor. Read our 10.2-inch iPad first tag.