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Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are upon us, when retailers around the world slash prices and shoppers lose their minds over the best discounts and deals of the year. This year, some of the most attractive discounts on the horizon are Apple’s typically pricey products.
Exactly how much can you save on an iPhone, iPad or MacBook this upcoming Black Friday? And is the Apple Store really the best place to shop for its own products? We’re rounding up the best Apple deals and discounts from various retailers for 2018.
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Is Apple participating in Black Friday and Cyber Monday?
After pulling the plug on 2015’s Black Friday event, Apple backflipped in 2016 and held its own one-day sale event. Of course, the Cupertino company didn’t officially dub it Black Friday, instead calling it the “One Day Shopping Event”. It just happened to run at the same time as Black Friday though.
As in years past, though, you’re likely to find the best deals on Apple products from other retailers on Cyber Monday or even during Cyber Week for some stores.
Will there be Black Friday and Cyber Mondays deals on the new Apple iPhone X?
Dubbed the most expensive iPhone ever, the iPhone X retails for anywhere between $999 and $1,490. It’s not surprising, then, that lots of Apple fans are wondering if they’ll be able to snag any savings on this hot item on Black Friday.
Now that it’s been out for a while, you can expect to see some great deals on the iPhone X, although we aren’t able to say exactly where yet. Check back here for our list of retailers discounting the iPhone X this Black Friday.Back to top
Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on the Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
If you’re looking for the iPhone 8 or 8 Plus, you could be in luck. Since these phones were discounted even in 2017, you can expect even greater savings in 2018.
If the iPhone 8 or 8 Plus is what you’re after, check out these 2017 deals to get an idea of what to expect:
- Save $200 at Best Buy with AT&T, Sprint or Verizon activation
- Earn a $250 Target gift card with AT&T, Sprint or Verizon activation
- Earn a $300 Walmart gift card with AT&T or Verizon activation
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Our top product picks for Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Various retailers, including Best Buy, Amazon and Walmart, usually beat Apple to the punch and sell Apple products at a discounted price. Here are some of the best bargains we found in 2017 to give you an idea of what to expect.
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic
Apple MacBook Air - 128GB
Apple iPad Mini 4
How to save on Apple products on Cyber Monday
Cyber Monday is another huge shopping event for big-ticket electronic items, including Apple iPhones, iPads and computers. In years past, Apple offered the deepest discounts on older models, and only smaller savings on the latest phones, tablets and laptops. This year, Apple customers can expect a similar situation. However, if you want to take advantage of these Cyber Monday savings, your best bet is going to be looking at other retailers, as Apple itself doesn’t typically partake in Cyber Monday price slashing.
The good news is that lots of other retailers will be marking down Apple products for Cyber Monday this year. Most of the same iPhone deals you can get on Black Friday, for example, will also be available throughout Cyber Weekend and into Cyber Monday. Shoppers can also expect iPads, Macbooks, Apple watches and accessories to be on sale on Cyber Monday from stores like Best Buy, Target, Walmart, Kohl’s and Newegg.
Frequently asked questions
Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on Apple products:
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