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The 9 best Apple deals: Save up to $1,000 on the iPhone 14

Look to these promotions to save hundreds on Apple's latest iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, AirPods, and Apple Watches.

Apple has earned dual reputations as a company known for producing status symbol products and as a retailer that rarely provides much in the way of discounts to the average consumer. That said, plenty of retailers, and even Apple itself, do have exceptional promotions going on right now on the back of the tech giant's recent launch of the new flagship iPhone 14 range.

Let us help you find those deals and save some cash while buying into Apple's ecosystem. We've gathered the best savings currently available across numerous categories. Whether you're shopping for an iPhone, an iPad, a MacBook, an Apple Watch, AirPods, or accessories, we have a deal you definitely want to know about. 

Also: Ranking the best iPhones: Which model is right for you?

  • Current price: $799+; up to $1000 trade-in credits
  • Original price: $799+

US carrier AT&T is offering a deal to Apple fans who wish to upgrade their mobile device to the iPhone 14. Any device in the iPhone 14 range can be ordered with a hefty discount as long as you are trading in an older device. The discount you receive will depend on the smartphone you choose to trade in.

You will receive up to $1,000 off the iPhone 14 Series when you make the purchase on an installment plan and AT&T Unlimited plan. Credits are applied over 36 months.

  • Current Price: $69
  • Original Price: $99

It's rare for an Apple Pencil to go on sale, so when this one dropped by $30, we took note. Granted, this Apple Pencil is not the second generation, but to pick one up, either way, for $69 is worth consideration. The Apple Pencil can be used as a stylus on iPads or as a key design tool in creative applications.

  • Current price: $799+; up to $720 on trade-in
  • Original price: $799+ $899+, $999+, $1099+

Apple recently announced its new flagship line, the iPhone 14. This includes the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Max.

You can take advantage of a discount of up to $720 when you trade in your old device for any iPhone 14 device.

Pre-orders have now launched, with shipping due to begin on September 16. 

  • Current Price: $299
  • Original Price: $319

If you're looking to add some accessories to your home or dorm room, this package from Apple will help prep your smart home for studying in your private space versus on the go. You can even program the HomePod to recognize different voices.

  • Current price: $999 - $2299+ (- up to $400)
  • Original price: $1299 - $2699

Over at Best Buy, the US retailer is offering discounts of $300 to $400 on a range of Apple MacBooks. There are plenty of different specifications to choose from -- 13.3" displays to 16", 256GB to 1TB SSD storage, 8GB to 16GB RAM, and more.  

  • Current price: $429
  • Original price: $499

While not the biggest discount we've seen in the past, you can still enjoy a $70 discount on the Apple Watch Series 7. This smartwatch comes with a variety of functions including an Always On Retina display, activity and health tracking, sleep monitoring, content streaming, digital payments, and more.

  • Current price: $279 - $559
  • Original price: $329 - $609

Alongside MacBook Pro laptops, Best Buy is also offering a small discount on iPads. While the discount is only $50, you have a range of the latest iPads to choose from -- the cheapest now being $279, while the top-spec models will set you back $559.

  • Current Price: $0 via trade-in
  • Original Price: $749

Whether you're a power user who dabbles in graphics-intensive apps or a casual social media browser, the entry iPhone 13 model is an option to consider. While its starting price of $729 is still a lump sum to cover, carriers like T-Mobile frequently offer deals to new and existing customers that can net you a free iPhone if you play your cards right. 

Currently, the "un-carrier" will reward you with up to $800 off an iPhone 13 when you trade in an old device on a Magenta Max plan. This promotion applies the discount via 24 monthly bill credits.

  • Current Price: $199
  • Original Price: $249

Arguably the best sounding wireless earbuds on the market, the Apple AirPods Pro has been discounted at major retailers. The earbuds are sleek, comfortable to wear, and boast an impressive sound quality that only gets better when paired with an Apple device. You also can take advantage of the AirPods' active noise cancellation technology, which tunes out your surroundings, for an immersive audio experience. 

The lowest price we've seen is $159, but this is still a good deal at $50 off.

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