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26 Apple deals happening right now: iPads, AirPods and more on sale

If someone on your holiday shopping list already owns an Apple device, they'll be ecstatic to find another Apple product under the tree. If you want to buy an Apple product without breaking the bank, here are some great deals we've found online.
Written by Sabrina Ortiz, Associate Editor on
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Just like that, the holidays are around the corner and it's time to start shopping again. Holiday shopping can be stressful if you want to give gifts that won't disappoint without breaking the bank. If you know someone who already has an Apple ecosystem of devices, buying them another Apple item to build on their collection is a gift sure to impress.

The problem with gifting Apple products is that they usually carry a hefty price tag. However, because we are already entering the holiday season, Apple is offering discounts on many of their products. To find good deals for your Apple-loving family and friends, read on to find ZDNET's best picks. 

Latest Apple holiday deals

The last time this page received an update, these were the latest Apple deals worth checking out:

Best Apple holiday deals

Below are the best Apple deals we found could find. Further down the page, you'll see other interesting Apple deals we spotted at Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Over at Best Buy, you can enjoy a $400 discount on the latest MacBook Pro. This model, available for $1600, offers consumers a 14" Liquid Retina XDR display, an Apple M1 Pro processor, 16GB RAM, and 512GB SSD storage.

The Apple Watch Series 8 smartwatch, a GPS-only, 41mm model in red, is on sale at Amazon. Granted, the discount is far from the best we've seen following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but it's worth keeping an eye on this model as the price is likely to change again during the holiday season. 

  • Current price: $99
  • Original price: $180

Apple just dropped its latest Apple TV 4K, so it's the perfect time to get a hefty discount on the previous model. With this deal, you can save $80 on a product that will take your Apple ecosystem to new heights. When you purchase an Apple TV streaming device, it comes with a remote as well as a sleek box that will give you access to all your streaming services on your TV, as well as Apple interface perks such as Apple Music and AirPlay.

  • Current price: $1,350
  • Original price: $1,499

This laptop is the best MacBook Air on the market, sporting Apple's latest and most powerful M2 chip. The M2 chip allows this laptop to have a very long battery life -- 18 hours. In addition, because this is the Air model, despite all of its capabilities, it only weighs 2.7 pounds. This specific model has loads of storage capacity: 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD storage. A discounted price for such a high-quality laptop is a really great deal.

  • Current price: $29
  • Original price: $36

An Apple wireless MagSafe charger is the perfect accessory for any loved one on your list who has an iPhone. This charger uses magnets to automatically snap on to the back of the iPhone for both your convenience and a faster charger.  In addition to charging your phone, you can also use the charger for your other Apple ecosystem devices, such as AirPods. This accessory will be sure to impress under the tree or make a fabulous stocking stuffer for your Apple-loving loved one. 

  • Current price: $270
  • Original price: $329

An iPad is a great gift for anyone on your shopping list because it can double as a notebook, sketchpad, e-reader, mini laptop, and more. Everyone can take advantage of one of the features it has to offer and for an Apple product, this is on the lower end of the price scale. Unlike more expensive tech gadgets, an iPad is simple to use, so both your little ones and older ones can figure it out with ease. 

  • Current price: $120
  • Original price: $130

If you're in search of wireless headphones that provide good sound quality without unnecessary bells and whistles, these headphones are ideal. These AirPods have a simple one-tap setup and stay automatically connected. Plus, they automatically pause audio when you remove one or both earbuds from your ears. With the charging case, the battery life can last more than 24 hours with up to 5 hours of listening time per charge. This could be a good gift for someone who doesn't care for active noise cancellation or spacial audio and just wants headphones that do the job. 

Apple holiday deals at Amazon

Here are some other Apple deals happening right now at Amazon:

Apple holiday deals at Best Buy

Here are some other Apple deals happening right now at Best Buy:

Apple holiday deals at Walmart

Here are some other Apple deals happening right now at Walmart:

How did we choose these Apple holiday deals?

To get out the best Apple holiday deals, we searched the web for items that would make a great gift (or personal purchase -- we won't judge) without breaking the bank. Apple products are already a hefty investment, so we want to help you save as much money as possible. 

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