YOUR OPPORTUNITIES to rate Apple products for low this holiday season begins and ends with how hard you work. Are you willing to spend countless hours browsing the web to find the best deals possible? Are you ready to read through tons of pages of retail announcements and Black Friday deals from last year for detailed information on the discounts to come? Nope?
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It’s a joke! We’re here to do all the heavy lifting so you don’t have to, especially when it comes to Apple’s Black Friday plans. It’s fair to say that this year’s Apple offerings will likely look a lot like what we’ve seen in previous years, however, that’s not to say there won’t be some twists and turns. In addition to the two new iPhone 14 models, we also saw several new releases in AirPods Pro 2nd Generation, Apple Watch Series 8, and Apple Watch Ultra, meaning there are now past generations that could open up for deep discounts.
As you can see above, there are already tons of early Apple deals ahead of Black Friday. Some of these discounts can even be credited to the pre-Amazon Prime early access sale hype, as the exclusive holiday shopping event takes place on October 11-12.
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For now, the Apple deals we’ve found are pretty good. You can’t go wrong with a pair of the AirPods Pro 1st generation by 28% discount and an Apple Watch SE [GPS + Cellular 40mm] by 24% discount. We might even be seeing Apple’s laptop sales for the first time, as this 2021 MacBook Pro 16-inch what you just discounted $300 discount.
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Be sure to bookmark this tab and keep coming back! We’ll be updating these sales in real time through Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s time to win big with Apple giveaways this year!
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Does Apple have Black Friday deals?
Apple conducts Black Friday sales, both directly on apple.com and indirectly through authorized retailers like Amazon, Walmart, and more. Last year on apple.com, the tech giant’s Black Friday deal was an Apple gift card as a reward of up to $200 depending on what was purchased (basically everything on the site was included in the deal). However, gift card amounts were lower; for example, you would receive a $50 gift card after purchasing a pair of AirPods Pro (1st generation).
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While this was a pretty solid deal that Apple made, the best Black Friday sales on Apple products were through retailers. Based on information found as of 2021, if you’re shopping for the Apple Watch and AirPods, you’ll probably find your best deals at Amazon (the retailer marked down the AirPods Pro to $170 last year). For computers and iPhones, you’ll likely find solid deals at Best Buy and Walmart.
Do iPhones go on sale on Black Friday?
It’s true that iPhones sometimes go on sale during Black Friday. The deals are usually on older-generation iPhones, so now that the iPhone 14 is available, we may see some sales on the iPhone 12 and even iPhone 13. Carriers like T-Mobile and Verizon, as well like retailers like Walmart, they’ll be your best bet for finding Black Friday iPhone deals.
What kinds of Apple products go on sale on Black Friday?
As mentioned above, tons of Apple products go on sale during Black Friday. The exception to these sales is the new generation of Apple releases, especially when it comes to the latest models: iPhone 14, AirPods Pro 2nd generation, Apple Watch Ultra and Apple Watch 8th generation. Apple products, then you’ll want to keep an eye on apple.com and see if they run a similar gift card program again.
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If you’re okay with buying older generations of Apple products, then retailers will likely make serious deals. We still think several older-generation Apple products (especially the 1st-gen AirPods Pro and 7th-gen Apple Watch) are worth buying, so if you can insure them for $50, $100, or even $150 discount, you will get away with an incredible offer. .
When is Black Friday this year?
Black Friday will land on November 25 this year. Therefore, it is best to memorize the date so that you can prepare for the sales that will take place on or around that Friday!
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John Thompson is the Gear and Commerce Editor at Men’s Health, where he covers fashion, personal care, equipment and technology. He was previously the editor of Style & Gear in BroBible.comand a trade writer for TheManual.com. His interests include buying rare vintage clothing and following his favorite baseball team, the Kansas City Royals.