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The 6 best Apple device deals still available from Amazon's October Prime Day

Even though Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale (aka October Prime Day) is over, you can still snag a deal on these Apple products.
Written by Sabrina Ortiz, Associate Editor on

This week, Amazon had another Prime Day-like event, the Amazon Early Access Sale. Similar to the Prime Day sale, Prime members got exclusive access to tens of thousands of deals. 

Even though the sale is *technically* over, there are still plenty of Apple essentials at a discounted price to gift your loved one (or yourself, we won't tell). Check out our list of the top Prime Early Access Sale Apple deals below.

Also: Best October Prime Day deals still available

The best Apple deals on Amazon you can get now

The top three deals are below, but we've listed additional Amazon deals worth checking out further down the page. 

THERE ARE SEVERAL MORE APPLE DEALS BELOW.

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  • Current price: $479
  • Original price: $549

The Apple AirPods Max Wireless Over-Ear Headphones are Apple's only over-the-ear headphones in the AirPod line, and they have a higher price tag than the rest of the AirPod line. If you are thinking about taking the plunge to make this big of an investment, you might as well save yourself some money while you can. 

These wireless over-ear headphones offer ANC and spatial audio, so you can control the sound around you wherever you go. If you want to stay tuned into your surroundings, you can also switch to transparency mode. These over-ear headphones offer great sound with a sleek look. Plus, ZDNET experts were very impressed with the sound and performance.

  • Current price: $239
  • Original price: $249

The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) are Apple's latest addition to the AirPod line, having just dropped in September. Seeing a brand-new model go on sale is a big deal, and definitely something you should jump on if you were considering investing in the latest technology. 

These wireless in-ear headphones offer ANC and spatial audio, so you can control the sound around you wherever you go. If you want to stay tuned into your surroundings, you can also switch to transparency mode. These in-ear headphones offer great sound with a very compact case. Plus, ZDNET experts consider these AirPods to offer significant upgrades from the original model. 

Read the review: AirPods Pro 2 Review

  • Current price: $89
  • Original Price: $159

If you're in search of wireless headphones that provide good sound quality without unnecessary bells and whistles, these headphones are for you. 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. Right now, these headphones are 43% off. 

More October Prime Day 2022 Apple deals

Here are the latest Amazon Prime Early Access Sale deals we could find on Apple devices:

How did we choose these Amazon Prime Early Access Sale deals?

ZDNET only writes about deals we want to buy -- devices and products that we recommend or would buy ourselves. To put this list together, we scoured through all of Apple's products and picked the ones that would had the biggest discounts. 

Since, getting a good deal goes beyond the discount, we also looked through reviews making sure that the products we recommend will ensure customer satisfaction and help them save some money. Our recommendations may also be based on our own testing -- in addition to extensive research and comparison shopping. The goal is to deliver the most accurate advice to help you shop smarter. 

What is Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale ('October Prime Day')?

Amazon is holding a Prime Day-like sale event in October called Prime Early Access Sale. Similar to the Prime Day sale, during the Early Access sale, Prime members will get exclusive access to tens of thousands of deals. This sale has the added perk of happening right in time for the holiday season. 

Also: Prime Day 2: What is Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale?

When is Amazon Prime Early Access Sale ('October Prime Day')?

Amazon's Prime Day-like sale, the Prime Early Access Sale, is set to span two days in October. It'll start on Oct. 11 (Tuesday) and will last until Oct. 12 (Wednesday).

Also: Amazon Prime Day 2 sale will take place Oct. 11 and 12

What are the best Amazon Prime Early Access ('October Prime Day') deals under $20?

ZDNET rounded up the best deals under $20 on Amazon right here:

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