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These are the best Apple deals for Prime Day 2021

Prime Day Apple Deals 2021: MacBook Pro, AirPods Pro, Apple Watch
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You're running out of time to find very rare — but very real — Prime Day Apple deals. Amazon has trimmed a bit off the price of every category of Apple devices. And while some of those deals have dried up in the late hours of Prime Days, you can still find discounts on the most popular times if you know where to look.

For instance, Amazon has been running a very generous discount on the AirPods Pro for the last two days, but that deal seems to have expired. No matter: you can still get a discount on Apple's earbuds if you head over to Best Buy.

That's the way it is with some Prime Day deals, which will run through the rest of today even if all of these offers won't last that long. Some of the best deals on the iPad Pro 2021 and Apple Watch 6 have come and gone, but the 2020 M1 MacBook Pro is still $100 off, a huge deal. The Apple TV 4K is currently $10 off.

Bookmark this page and check back often for the best Prime Day Apple deals you can get. 

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iPads

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Better than Black Friday

10.9" iPad Air (2020/64GB): was $599 now $519 @ Amazon
The latest iPad Air sports a larger 10.9-inch display, speedy A14 Bionic CPU, and support for USB-C charging. Plus, with Magic Keyboard support, it's as close to a laptop replacement as you can get. Amazon has a tendency to "hide" this discount (which is $20 lower than on Black Friday), so make sure to check all iPad colors in case the sale has moved to a different model. Currently, all colors get the $80 discount except for the silver iPad Air.

10.2" iPad (32GB/2020):

10.2" iPad (32GB/2020): was $329 now $299 @ Amazon
The 2020 iPad is in stock and on sale, in gold, silver and space gray. It features an A12 Bionic CPU, 10.2-inch (2160 x 1620), 8MP camera, 12.MP front camera, and an epic 12:57 battery life. Last year, this iPad hit $249 on Prime Day, but with Prime Day already one quarter done, we're not sure if it will hit that price again this year.

12.9" iPad Pro (256GB/2021)

12.9" iPad Pro (256GB/2021): was $1,199 now $1,099 @ Amazon
(Currently out of stock.) The new 12.9-inch iPad Pro sports Apple's M1 CPU for record-breaking speed and performance. It features a stunning 12.9-inch Liquid Retina display, which is the brightest iPad screen you can get. You also get 12MP wide and 10MP ultra-wide cameras and Wi-Fi 6 support. Amazon is taking $100 off the silver 256GB model, which makes this one of the best Prime Day iPad deals you'll find for Apple's new tablet — when it's available. 

iPad mini (256GB/2019)

7.9" iPad mini (256GB/2019): was $549 now $489 @ Amazon
The iPad mini 5's snappy A12 Bionic processor makes it as fast as the 10.2-inch iPad 2020. Plus, it lasted up to 12 hours and 40 minutes on our battery test. (Currently out of stock; check back soon.) 

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11" iPad Pro (128GB/2020): was $799 now $699 @ Amazon
(Currently out of stock.) Despite not being the newest model, the 2020 iPad Pro offers a lot of power for your money. You get an 11-inch edge-to-edge Liquid Retina display, Apple's insanely fast A12Z Bionic CPU, and mouse/trackpad support. It features the same specs/hardware as the larger 12.9-inch iPad Pro, but costs less if you don't need the larger screen.

AirPods

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Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $189 @ Amazon
(Currently out of stock.) Amazon has the AirPods Pro on sale for $189. That's one of the lowest prices we've seen this year. The AirPods Pro offer both sweat and water resistance (IPX4 certified) along with built-in noise cancellation. With Amazon no longer running a discount on late Tuesday night, Walmart continues to sell AirPods Pro for $189.

AirPods Pro

Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $199 @ Best Buy
Amazon was offering a more generous discount the last two days, but with that offer no longer available, Best Buy has a compelling alternative. You can still save $50 off the cost of Apple's wireless earbuds — still an excellent deal if not the lowest price we've seen.

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AirPods w/ Wireless Case: was $199 now $159 @ Amazon
Amazon also has the AirPods with Wireless Charging Case for just $159. We've seen a lower $149 price during prime day, but a $40 discount is still one of the better Prime Day Apple deals for these premium buds. They come with a Qi-compatible case that allows for wireless recharging. 

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AirPods Max: was $549 now $522 @ Amazon
One of the best Prime Day Apple deals just surfaced at Amazon. For a limited time, Amazon has the AirPods Max on sale for $522, which is a rare discount. They feature a digital crown, active noise cancellation, and Spatial Audio, which uses head tracking to offer a surround sound experience. As of Monday evening, all colorways (except for the $529 sky blue AirPods Max) are available for $522.

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AirPods w/ Charging Case: was $159 now $119 @ Amazon
(Currently out of stock.) Looking for the cheapest Apple earbuds possible? Amazon has the AirPods with Standard Charging Case on sale for $119. That's $20 shy of their all-time price low and their second-lowest price ever. The headphones feature Apple's latest H1 chip for fast wireless connectivity with Apple devices. 

AirPods w/ Charging case

AirPods w/ Charging Case: was $159 now $119 @Target
Target is matching Amazon's sales price on the the AirPods with a charing case, and the earbuds are actually in stock right now at Target. Note that Target's sale end today (June 22).

Apple Watch

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Apple Watch 3 (GPS/38mm): was $199 now $169 @ Walmart
The Apple Watch 3 is a great fitness tracker and smartwatch. The waterproof watch offers heart rate notifications, workout detection, Apple Music, and Siri support for a low price. It's now $30 under the Apple Store's price, but hurry, as this model goes in and out of stock. 

Apple Watch 6

Apple Watches: $100 off w/ trade-in + free Apple Fitness @ Verizon
Verizon is taking $100 off all Apple Watches when you trade in your old watch. (You'll need to add a new data plan to your new Apple Watch to qualify for this deal). Plus, you'll get six free months of Apple Fitness Plus. It's one of the best Prime Day Apple deals we've seen from Verizon. 

Apple Watch 6 (GPS/40mm)

Apple Watch 6 (GPS/40mm): was $399 now $329 @ Best Buy
The new Apple Watch 6 features a brighter display, new S6 CPU, and built-in blood oxygen sensors that support Apple's new Blood Oxygen app. It's one of the best Prime Day Apple deals you can get and it's currently at its lowest price ever at Best Buy. 

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Apple Watch Nike Series 6 (GPS/40mm): was $399 now $329 @ Best Buy
If you're having a hard time finding a discounted Apple Watch Series 6 at Amazon during Prime Day, give other retailers a try. Best Buy has this Nike-branded version for $70 off. Any Apple Watch you purchase at Best Buy comes with six months of Apple Fitness Plus for free.

MacBook Air and MacBook Pro (2020)

MacBook Air (M1/256GB)

MacBook Air (M1/256GB): was $999 now $899 @ Amazon
The new MacBook Air M1 features Apple's new blazing-fast custom M1 7-core CPU, which in our tests is absolutely phenomenal. This config comes with 8GB of RAM and a 256 SSD. Also, the 512GB config is $100 off at $1,149.

MacBook Pro (M1/256GB)

MacBook Pro (M1/256GB): was $1,299 now $1,099 @ Amazon
The new MacBook Pro with Apple's M1 chip delivers performance that runs circles around Windows laptops. Plus, you get a brighter display than the MacBook Air and beefier 8-core graphics. Even better, the system lasted over 16 hours in our battery test. The base 256GB config is now on sale at Amazon, which is one of the best early Prime Day Apple deals we've seen. (The 512GB model is also $200 off).

MacBook Pro (2019)

MacBook Pro

16-inch MacBook Pro: was $2,399 now $2,249 @ Amazon
The 16-inch MacBook Pro comes with an Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, 512GB SSD, and an AMD Radeon Pro 5300M GPU. It's a powerful system and currently it's $180 off, which makes it one of the best deals we've seen for this base configuration. 

iMacs and Mac Mini

Apple iMac M1

Apple iMac M1: was $1,299 now $1,249 @ Amazon
The new iMac M1 just got its first price cut. Amazon has the base model on sale for $1,258, 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
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. The $59 discount is applied at checkout.

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Apple iMac 1080p: was $1,099 now $949 @ Amazon
The least-expensive iMac in Apple's desktop family is now on sale. It packs a 21.5-inch 1080p IPS LCD, 7th-gen 2.3GHz Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, and integrated Iris Plus Graphics 640. It's now just $949, which makes it one of the cheapest Prime Day Apple deals we've seen for the iMac. 

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Apple iMac 21.5" 4K: was $1,299 now $899 @ Amazon
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. This deal saves you $399, as an extra $100 off is applied at checkout. We've seen steeper discounts, but this remains of the better Prime Day Apple deals we've seen for the 4K iMac.

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Apple iMac 27" 5K (2020): was $1,799 now $1,699 @ Amazon
Editor's Choice deal: The 2020 iMac 5K is now on sale, though no longer at its lowest price ever. We could only find a $100 discount after a $1,399 version had been available earlier during Prime Day. You'll get a new 10th-gen 3.1GHz Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 25GB SSD, and a Radeon Pro 5300 GPU.

Apple TV

Apple TV 4K (32GB/2021)

Apple TV 4K (32GB/2021): was $179 now $169 @ Amazon
The new Apple TV 4K runs on an A12 Bionic chip, which means you'll get super fast and smooth performance. It also supports streaming high-frame-rate HDR at 60fps along with Dolby Vision 4K and Dolby Atmos audio. Its biggest upgrade, however, is its new remote with ditches its predecessor's sensitive trackpad for an intuitive clickpad and jog wheel. The 64GB model is also on sale for the first time since its launch, for $189.

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Louis Ramirez

As deals editor at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets. That means price checking against multiple retailers and searching high and low for the best deals to bring readers. A born-and-bred New Yorker, Louis is also an avid swimmer and marathoner. His work has appeared on Gizmodo, CNET, and Time Out New York.