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The best Apple deals: iPads, MacBooks, and more on sale

Shopping for an Apple device but don't want to pay full price? Check out these great deals found online.
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Apple is a popular retailer and manufacturer of tech products, including iPhones, iPads, MacBook laptops, and smartwatches. 

Apple frequently refreshes its product lines -- one of the latest being the iPhone 14 range -- and this can open the path to discounts in the form of new, promotional deals for the latest gadgets alongside price reductions for older designs. 

The problem with Apple products is that they usually carry a hefty price tag and are rarely on sale. However, you can still find discounts -- large and small -- if you know where to look. 

Typically, third-party retailers, such as Walmart or Amazon, will be the places to find a discount on your new MacBook, iPad, or other Apple products. We've scoured the web to source the best deals on Apple devices, and so to find the best sales for expanding your Apple ecosystem, read on to see ZDNET's top picks. 

The best Apple deals

Apple Watch SE 40mm Space Gray Aluminum - Midnight Sport Band


Apple Watch SE (40mm, Space Gray, Midnight sport band) - Save $130

It's not too often you find an Apple smartwatch for under $150. While it's the SE, rather than the Series 8, this smartwatch -- discounted by $130 -- is still a great purchase to enter the Apple smartwatch ecosystem.

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MacBook Pro 16" Laptop


Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro laptop (M1 Max chip, 1TB SSD) - Save $600

Another deal worth considering is a MacBook Pro available at Best Buy. This laptop has high specs including a 16-inch display, M1 Max chip, 32GB RAM, and 1TB SSD, which means the device will be perfect for work and entertainment for years to come. 

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Apple Watch Series 8 [GPS 45mm] Smart Watch

Best price

Apple Watch Series 8 (GPS, 45mm, Midnight sport band) - Save $70

If you're looking to purchase one of Apple's latest smartwatches, there's a deal over at Amazon worthy of your consideration. You can save $70 on an Apple Watch Series 8 (GPS) 45mm, with a Midnight sport band.

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Apple AirPods Max Wireless Over-Ear Headphones

Best price

Apple AirPods Max wireless over-ear headphones - Save $69

While Apple is best known for its laptops, tablets, and smartphones, the company also has a variety of audio offerings. We've spotted a deal at Amazon for a pair of Apple AirPods Max wireless over-ear headphones with $69 off.

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Apple - 12.9-Inch iPad Pro with Wi-Fi + Cellular - 256GB


Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Wi-Fi + Cellular, 256GB) - Save $400

One of the best deals we could find for a high-spec iPad is at Best Buy. You can save $400 on an iPad Pro equipped with a 12.9-inch display, M1 chip, 256GB SSD storage, and 8GB RAM.

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More Apple deals

What is the best Apple deal?

Walmart's deal on the Apple Watch SE 40mm is our current favorite deal. While it's not as flashy as Apple's latest generation of smartwatches, the Series 8, picking up an Apple smartwatch for less than $150 is a deal not to be missed.

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