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Best Apple deals in January 2021

Best Apple deals

Finding the best Apple deals used to be quite the challenge, but these days? Not so much. Retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H Photo have been offering great Apple deals on all kinds of Apple devices, including the latest M1-based Macs. 

On any given day there are multiple Apple deals available at each retailer. Whether you're looking for cheap AirPods, iPad deals, or something else entirely, you can save between $50 to $300 off your favorite Apple gear. Provided you know where to look.

But watch out for those Apple Watch deals, because they're a little bit trickier. Discounted Apple Watches tend to sell out very fast, so while it's possible to find Apple deals on Cupertino's smartwatch, you're going to have to grab those savings without hesitating.

We're all about saving money, so to help you with your Apple shopping, we're rounding up the best Apple deals in one spot. From Mac laptops to Apple iPads, here are the best Apple deals you can score right now. 

Best Apple deals right now

Best Apple deals

iPads

10.2" iPad (32GB/2020): was $329 now $299 @ Amazon
Hurry! The new iPad 2020 is on sale. Amazon is taking $30 off Apple's new iPad. 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. View Deal

10.9" iPad Air (2020/64GB): was $599 now $559 @ Amazon
The new 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, so make sure to check all iPad colors in case the sale has moved to a different model.View Deal

11" iPad Pro (256GB/2020): was $899 now $845 @ Amazon
The 2020 iPad Pro offers 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. View Deal

12.9" iPad Pro (128GB/2020): was $999 now $949 @ Amazon
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. The new iPad Pro also fully supports Apple's new pricey Magic Keyboard and cursor input. It's currently $50 off. View Deal

7.9" iPad mini (64GB/2019): was $399 now $389 @ 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. It's only $10 off, but the lowest price at the moment. View Deal

AirPods

Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $219 @ Amazon
Amazon has the AirPods Pro on sale for $219. That's $30 off and their lowest price right now. The AirPods Pro offer both sweat and water resistance (IPX4 certified) along with built-in noise cancellation. Alternatively, Walmart has them in stock now for $219.View Deal

AirPods w/ Charging Case: was $159 now $128 @ Amazon
Looking for the cheapest Apple earbuds possible? Amazon has the AirPods with Standard Charging Case on sale for $128.98. That's $30 off their regular price. The headphones feature Apple's latest H1 chip for fast wireless connectivity with Apple devices. View Deal

AirPods w/ Wireless Case: was $199 now $159 @ Amazon
Amazon also has the AirPods with Wireless Charging Case for just $159. That's one of the lowest prices we've seen, which makes it one of the best Apple deals for these premium buds. They come with a Qi-compatible case that allows for wireless recharging. View Deal

Apple Watch

Apple Watch 3 (GPS/38mm): was $199 now $169 @ Amazon
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. Walmart offers the same priceView Deal

Apple Watch SE (GPS/40mm): was $279 now $269 @ Amazon
The Apple Watch SE is Apple's new mid-tier smartwatch. It features the same CPU found in the Apple Watch 5, but packs a screen that's 30% brighter than the Apple Watch 3. It also supports Emergency SOS calling, fall detection, and features a built-in compass and always-on altimeter. View Deal

Apple Watch 6: was $399 now $339 @ Amazon
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 the best Apple Watch you can get and it's currently $60 off, which is one of the best Apple deals you'll find. View Deal

Apple Watch 5 (GPS/40mm): was $429 now $379 @ Amazon
The Apple Watch Series 5 features an always-on display that dims itself when not in direct view. It also has a built-in compass and S5 processor. It's $50 off at Amazon and one of the best Apple deals you'll find considering that Series 5 discounts are hard to come by. View Deal

MacBook Air and MacBook Pro (2020)

MacBook Air (M1/512GB): was $1,249 now $1,199 @ Amazon
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 512GB SSD. It's now $50 under the Apple Store's price for this model. View Deal

MacBook Pro (M1/256GB): was $1,299 now $1,239 @ 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 256GB config is now $84 off, which is one of the best Apple deals we've seen for this laptop.View Deal

MacBook Air (Intel/256GB): was $999 now $799 @ Best Buy
It's no longer Apple's flagship, but the Intel-based MacBook Air is still a solid machine. It sports a Core i3-1005G1 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. It also features Apple's new Magic Keyboard, which utilizes keys that actually feel great to type on. All Intel configs are $150 off at Best Buy resulting in their lowest price ever.View Deal

MacBook Pro 13.3" (Intel/2020): was $1,249 now $1,049 @ Best Buy
Apple offers four configurations of its 2020 (Intel) MacBook Pro 13.3-inch laptop. There are two configs with 8th-gen CPUs and two configs with 10th-gen CPUs. This model is the base MacBook Pro with an 8th-gen CPU. It houses a 1.4GHz Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports. It's now $200 off. View Deal

MacBook Pro (2019)

16-inch MacBook Pro: was $2,399 now $2,199 @ Amazon
The 16-inch MacBook Pro comes with a Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, 512GB SSD, and an AMD Radeon Pro 5300M GPU. It's a powerful system and currently it's $200 off. View Deal

iMacs and Mac Mini

Apple Mac Mini M1: was $699 now $669 @ 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 price ever. It features Apple's M1 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. The 512GB model is also $30 off.View Deal

Apple iMac 1080p: was $1,099 now $1,045 @ 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 $53 off. View Deal

Apple iMac 21" 4K: was $1,299 now $1,099 @ 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. You'll get an extra $149.01 discount during checkout to drop its price to just $1,099. View Deal

Apple iMac 27" 5K (2020): was $1,799 now $1,649 @ Amazon
The 2020 iMac 5K is the iMac of our dreams. It features a new 10th-gen 3.1GHz Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 25GB SSD, and a Radeon Pro 5300 GPU. It's now $150 off and the best Apple deal we've seen for this iMac. B&H Photo offers the same price.View Deal

Beats headphones

Beats Powerbeats 3 Wireless: was $199 now $79 @ Walmart
With their comfortable over-the-ear fit, powerful bass, and sweat-resistance, the Powerbeats 3 are great for everyday use, the gym, and running. Snag them now for $129 off retail price. View Deal

Beats Studio 3 Headphones: was $349 now $174 @ Target
The Beats Studio 3 Wireless Headphones offer a comfy fit, 20 hours of battery life, and near-seamless pairing with iOS devices. Their active noise cancelling also does a decent job of blocking outside noise. At 50% off, you can't miss outView Deal

iPhones

iPhone 12: $700 off all models w/ Unlimited + trade-in @ AT&T
New and existing AT&T subscribers can get $700 off any iPhone 12 model when purchased with an AT&T Unlimited Plan and with trade-in of an iPhone 8 (or newer). It's one of the best Apple deals we've seen yet.View Deal

iPhone 12: was $799 now $359 @ Verizon
Verizon is offering more than just one deal on Apple's new phones. When you upgrade to an iPhone 12 and trade in your old device, you can save up to $440 on your new phone. You will need to sign up for one of Verizon's Get More, Play More, Do More, Above or Beyond unlimited plans.View Deal

iPhone SE 2020: free w/ new line + Unlimited @ Verizon
Open a new line at Verizon and sign up for an unlimited plan to get the 64GB iPhone SE 2020 for free. Plus, make your purchase online and you'll only pay $20 activation fee (50% off). Apple deals don't get better than this. View Deal

iPhone SE 2020: $384 w/ $100 gift card @ Visible
Visible offers some of the most inexpensive cell phone plans in the industry. The Verizon-owned network will also offer the iPhone SE 2020. Switch to Visible and preorder the base phone for $384 and you'll get a $100 prepaid Mastercard. View Deal

iPhone 11: Buy one, get one free @ T-Mobile
The Editor's Choice iPhone 11 delivers superb cameras, fast performance, and excellent battery life. Switch to T-Mobile and open two lines of data. Your second iPhone 11 will be free in the form of bill credits spread out of 24 months.View Deal

iPhone SE 2020: was $399 now $249 @ Walmart
The ultimate Apple deal is here. Walmart is offering preorders of the new iPhone SE 2020 for $249. That's $150 off and the best iPhone SE deal we've seen period. The offer is valid with purchase and activation on AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint. An installment plan is required with the carrier, although there's no penalty for early pay off. View Deal

Apple Store refurbs

Refurb Apple iMacs: from $1,779 @ Apple Store
Save $320: Apple offers the best refurbished devices in the industry. They're rigorously tested and restored to like-new condition by Apple and they come with a full, 1-year warranty. (The same warranty you get with new devices). Currently, the Apple Store has refub iMacs on sale from $1,779.View Deal

Apple iPhone Trade-In deal

Apple is trying to make it easier to upgrade to a new phone. For a limited time, the Apple Store is offering up to $500 for your old iPhone when you purchase a new iPhone 12 and trade-in your old iPhone. You can make the transaction online or simply bring your old iPhone to an Apple Store to receive your credit instantaneously. Apple isn't revealing when this special will end, so if you have an older iPhone, you'll want to take advantage of this asap.