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Best 4th of July Apple sales 2021

4th of July Apple sales
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4th of July Apple sales are still widely available. Although the long holiday weekend is coming to an end, retailers are still offering sizable discounts on all things Apple. 

Multiple retailers have already slashed the price of several of our favorite Apple devices from the iPhone 12 to the MacBook Air M1. Whether you need a new tablet or a new set of wireless earbuds there's a discount for you in these 4th of July Apple sales. 

Currently, our two favorite 4th of July Apple sales come from Amazon. Right now Amazon has slashed the price of the Editor's Choice MacBook Air M1 to just $899. That's $100 off and an epic deal on Apple's amazing laptop. (If you need more power, the MacBook Pro M1 is $200 off at Amazon). Meanwhile, the rarely discounted Apple Watch SE is on sale for $249 at Amazon. This is a great deal because it's extremely rare to find discounts on this specific Apple watch.

There are many more deals out there, so we've rounded up all the best 4th of July Apple deals currently available. Whatever Apple device has caught your eye, there will surely be a discount that's perfect for you below. 

Don't forget to check out our 4th of July sales coverage for more savings, as well as our best Apple deals hub which is updated year-round with the best Apple discounts. 

Best 4th of July Apple sales right now

iPhones

iPhone SE w/ 4GB data

iPhone SE w/ 4GB data: $30/month @ Mint
If you're after the entry-level iPhone SE Mint Mobile has bundled it with 4GB of data for just $30/month over a 24-month period. This is easily one of the best iPhone SE deals we've seen when you consider you're paying just $15/month for the device and $!5/month for the data package. 

iPhone 12

iPhone 12: up to $700 off w/ trade-in + new line @ Verizon
Verizon has several Apple deals currently running. Right now when you upgrade to an iPhone 12 and trade in your old device, you can save up to $700 on your new phone. You will need to open a new line to get this deal though. 

iPhone 11

iPhone 11: Buy one, get one free @ T-Mobile
The iPhone 11 may no longer be Apple's flagship smartphone, but it still offers a superb camera array, fast performance, and excellent battery life. Switch to T-Mobile and open two lines of data, and your second iPhone 11 will be free in the form of bill credits spread out over 24 months.  

iPads

10.2" iPad

10.2" iPad (32GB/2020): was $329 now $299 @
The 2020 iPad is currently in stock and on sale at Amazon. It features an A12 Bionic CPU, 10.2-inch (2160 x 1620), 8MP camera, 12.MP front camera, and lasts for an epic 12 hours and 57 minutes. Finding this iPad in stock hasn't been easy recently, which makes this one of the best 4th of July Apple sales around. 

10.9" iPad Air

10.9" iPad Air (2020/64GB): was $599 now $539 @ Amazon
The iPad Air 2020 sports a larger 10.9-inch display, a speedy A14 Bionic CPU and support for USB-C charging. It also supports the Magic Keyboard accessory which makes it a very viable laptop replacement. Amazon has a tendency to "hide" this discount, so make sure to check all colors as it can jump around a bit. 

11" iPad Pro (128GB/2021)

11" iPad Pro (128GB/2021): was $799 now $749 @ Walmart
Editor's Choice deal: The new 11-inch iPad Pro sports Apple's M1 CPU for record-breaking speed and performance. It features a stunning 11-inch Liquid Retina display with 120Hz Pro Motion, TrueTone, and P3 wide color. You also get 12MP wide and 10MP ultra-wide cameras and Wi-Fi 6 support. Walmart is taking $50 off various models, which makes this one of the best 4th of July Apple sales you'll find.

12.9" iPad Pro

12.9" iPad Pro (128GB/2020): was $999 now $849 @ Best Buy
The Editor's Choice 12.9-inch iPad Pro is the tablet you buy when you need blazing speed, 10 hours of battery life, and the biggest screen possible. It's worth noting this is a student-only deal for now, but if you're still at school don't miss this fantastic deal.

MacBooks

MacBook Air (M1/256GB)

MacBook Air (M1/256GB): was $999 now $899 @ Amazon
Editor's Choice deal: The new MacBook Air M1 features Apple's new blazing-fast custom M1 7-core CPU, which in our tests is absolutely phenomenal. The config on sale comes with 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. This $899 price tag is actually the second cheap price we've ever seen it being sold at, so now the time to buy. 

MacBook Pro (M1/256GB)

MacBook Pro (M1/256GB): was $1,299 now $1,199 @ Amazon
The New MacBook Pro with Apple's M1 chip delivers seriously impressive performance that can run circles around Windows laptops. You'll also get a brighter display and beefier 8-core graphics compared to the MacBook Air. The base 256GB config is now on sale at Amazon, which is one of the best 4th of July Apple sales we've seen for this laptop. (The 512GB model is $150 off).

AirPods

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AirPods w/ Charging Case: was $159 now $119 @ Amazon
If you want AirPods for the cheapest price possible, look no further. Amazon has the AirPods with Standard Charging Case on sale for $119. That's just $20 shy of their all-time price low. The headphones feature Apple's latest H1 chip for fast wireless connectivity with Apple devices. 

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AirPods w/ Wireless Case: was $199 now $159 @ Amazon
The next step up from the standard AirPods, these wireless earbuds come with a Qi-compatible case that allows for wireless recharging. Otherwise, they're the same buds, so only opt for these if you need the wireless charging capabilities. 

Apple AirPods Pro

Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $197 @ Walmart
Editor's Choice deal:
Walmart has the AirPods Pro on sale for $197. That's their lowest price right now at any retailer. The AirPods Pro offer both sweat and water resistance (IPX4 certified) along with built-in noise cancellation. They've been as low as $179 in the past, but right now just shy of $200 is the best AirPods Pro deal going. 

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AirPods Max: was $549 now $489 @ Amazon
One of the best 4th of July Apple deals just surfaced at Amazon. For a limited time, Amazon has the AirPods Max on sale for $489, which is $60 off their regular price. It's the best deal we've seen for Apple's premium headphones. (If you don't see this price, try clicking on other colors). 

Apple Watch

Apple Watch SE (GPS/40mm)

Apple Watch SE (GPS/40mm): was $279 now $249 @ Amazon
The Apple Watch SE is Apple's mid-tier smartwatch. It features the same chip found in the Apple Watch 5, but sports a bigger screen than the Apple Watch 3. It supports Emergency SOS calling, fall detection, and features a built-in compass and always-on altimeter. Rarely on sale, Amazon is taking $30 off the white model. Walmart offers the same price.

Apple Watch 3

Apple Watch 3 (GPS/38mm): was $199 now $169 @ Walmart
The Apple Watch 3 is a few years old but it's still a great fitness tracker and smartwatch. It's waterproof, offers heart rate notifications, workout detection, Siri support and can be integrated with Apple Music. This model has been going in and out of stock so keep checking even if Walmart claims it's sold out. 

Apple Watch 6 (GPS/44mm)

Apple Watch 6 (GPS/44mm): was $429 now $349 @ Amazon
The latest model of Apple's smartwatch, the Apple Watch 6, adds a brighter display, S6 CPU and built-in blood oxygen sensors for even deeper fitness tracking. Amazon is offering $80 off which makes this one of the best 4th of July Apple sales you can get as it's currently its lowest price ever. 

Macs

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Apple iMac 21.5" 4K: was $1,299 now $899 @ Amazon
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The iMac 4K is the best all-in-one for most users. It sports an amazing 4K display, 8th-gen 3.6GHz Core i3 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. It's on sale for $899, which is one of the best 4th of July Apple sales we've ever seen for the 4K iMac.

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Apple iMac M1: was $1,299 now $1,249 @ Amazon
The new iMac M1 is currently on sale. Amazon has the base model on sale for $1,249, which is a modest $50 off. Unlike its predecessor, the 2021 iMac features Apple's new M1 CPU, a larger 24-inch 4.5K screen, 7-core GPU, 1080p FaceTime camera, and 256GB SSD. It also comes in a wide array of colors. 

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Apple Mac Mini M1: was $699 now $599 @ Amazon
Editor's Choice deal:
The new Mac Mini marries great value with potent performance. It sports Apple's epic M1 chip, which smokes Intel's Core i3 and Core i5 processors in most tasks. With a small form factor, strong performance, and support for two large monitors, it's an amazing machine and now at its lowest prices ever. It features Apple's M1 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. 

Rory is a staff writer at Tom’s Guide based in the UK. He covers a wide range of topics including tech news, deals, gaming, streaming and more. When he’s not writing hot takes on the latest gaming hardware and streaming shows, he can be found watching a borderline unhealthy amount of movies and being thoroughly disappointed by his terrible football team.