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The 41 best holiday Apple deals

Don't miss these holiday Apple deals on new iPads, iPhones, MacBooks, AirPods, and accessories.
Written by Charlie Osborne, Contributing Writer
Apple MacBook Air | Save $250
Apple MacBook Air M2
Apple MacBook Air
Save $250
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Apple 10.2-inch iPad | Save $80
Apple 10.2-inch iPad
Save $80
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Apple AirPods Max | Save $70
Apple AirPods Max
Save $70
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Apple iPhone 15 Pro | Trade in and save $1,000
Apple iPhone 15 Pro (in Blue Titanium) camera lenses
Apple iPhone 15 Pro
Trade in and save $1,000
View now View at Verizon

Over the holiday season, you can find major sales from retailers like AmazonBest BuyWalmart, with substantial discounts on products like laptops, TVs, headphones, robot vacuums, and tons more. Now's the time to score savings while they're still here.

If you're hoping to tick off your Christmas shopping list or find a discount on a product you want for yourself, ZDNET has you covered. It's rare to find substantial discounts on Apple devices, but if you are in the market for a new iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, or more, you can find deals worth checking out. 

ZDNET has found the best holiday Apple deals you can take advantage of now. This list will be updated frequently, so check back often to find the latest deals. 

Best holiday Apple deals

Best holiday Apple accessory deals 

Best holiday Apple deals on charging stations

  • Current price: $1049
  • Original price: $1299

An Apple deal during the holidays is for an Apple MacBook Air. At Amazon, you can save $250 on this 2023 model, which comes with a 15.3-inch Liquid Retina display, 8GB RAM, and 256GB SSD storage.

  • Current price: $249
  • Original price: $329

Over at Walmart, you can save $80 on a 2021 iPad. If you're looking for an affordable model, you will pay only $249 for this device, which comes with a 10.2-inch display, Wi-Fi connectivity, and 64GB storage.

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  • Current price: $480
  • Original price: $550

Best Buy is offering a $70 discount on a pair of Apple AirPods Max headphones. While expensive, these over-ear Apple headphones provide quality, wireless sound and are stylish, by anyone's standards.

  • Current price: Free
  • Original price: $999+

A top Apple deal at Verizon is for the new Apple iPhone 15 Pro. If you trade in an old device, you can potentially pick up the new handset for free, depending on your preferred storage option and the device you're exchanging. 

Verizon will also give you a discounted 9th-generation iPad and up to $300 off an Apple Watch SE (2nd Gen), although new lines are required.

How did we choose these holiday deals?

ZDNET only writes about deals we want to buy -- devices and products we want, need, or would recommend. Our experts looked for deals that were at least 20% off (or are hardly ever on sale), using established price comparison tools and trackers to determine whether the deal is actually on sale and how frequently it drops. 

We also looked over customer reviews to find out what matters to real people who already own and use the deals we're recommending. 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. 

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