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Best Apple deals in January 2022

Best Apple deals

Finding the best Apple deals used to be a challenge, but these days? Not so much. Retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart are currently offering the best Apple deals of the year on all kinds of Apple kit, including Apple's new iPhone 13 and MacBooks. In fact, we're seeing some of the best Apple deals of all time right now.

Best Apple deals right now

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 keep an eye on those Apple Watch deals, because they're a little bit trickier to find. 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

Presidents' Day and Apple deals

Get ready: Presidents Day sales will be here before you know it. Although the holiday isn't till February 21, we expect to see a new wave of Apple deals during the first week of February. Discounts could include new price cuts on the MacBook Air, iPad Pro tablets, Apple Watch 7, and AirPods Pro. Make sure to follow our Presidents' Day coverage for the best Apple deals at every retailer. 

Today's best Apple deals

iPads

10.2" iPad (64GB/2021): was $329 now $319 @ Amazon

10.2" iPad (64GB/2021): was $329 now $319 @ Amazon
The 2021 iPad features Apple's A13 Bionic CPU, a new 12MP front camera, and 64GB of storage (instead of 32GB like its predecessor). You also get support for Center Stage, which uses machine learning to adjust the front-facing camera during FaceTime video calls. Amazon has the 256GB model on sale for $449 ($30 off). 

10.9" iPad Air (2020/64GB): was $599 now $539 @ Walmart

10.9" iPad Air (2020/64GB): was $599 now $539 @ Walmart
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. Retailers have a tendency to "hide" this discount, so make sure to check all iPad colors in case the sale has moved to a different model. This is one of the best Apple deals of the moment. Amazon offers the same price

11" iPad Pro (128GB/2021): was $799 now $749 @ Amazon

11" iPad Pro (128GB/2021): was $799 now $749 @ Amazon
The 11-inch iPad Pro is the first iPad to house Apple's M1 CPU, which means it offers record-breaking 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 along with Wi-Fi 6 support. 

8.3" iPad mini 2021: up to $460 off w/ trade-in @ Best Buy

8.3" iPad mini 2021: up to $460 off w/ trade-in @ Best Buy
The new iPad mini features an all new thin bezel design, a larger 8.3.inch Liquid Retina display, A15 Bionic CPU, 12MP wide camera, and USB-C connectivity. It also works with the Apple Pencil 2. If you have an old iPad to trade, Best Buy will give you up to a $460 credit if you trade-in your old iPad for the new iPad mini. For instance, the previous-gen iPad mini would fetch you a $175 credit. 

12.9" iPad Pro (128GB/2021): was $1,099 now $999 @ Amazon

12.9" iPad Pro (128GB/2021): was $1,099 now $999 @ Amazon
Apple's top of the line iPad just got a generous price cut. For a limited time, Amazon has the new iPad Pro 12.9-inch tablet on sale for $999. That's $100 off and its cheapest price ever. It features a stunning 12.9-inch Liquid Retina mini LED display (2732 x 2048) with 120Hz Pro Motion, TrueTone, and P3 wide color. You also get 12MP wide and 10MP ultra-wide cameras and Wi-Fi 6 support. The new Apple M1 CPU also means it's the fastest iPad ever. 

AirPods

AirPods w/ Charging Case: was $159 now $109 @ Amazon

AirPods w/ Charging Case: was $159 now $109 @ Amazon
Looking for the cheapest Apple earbuds possible? Best Buy has the AirPods with Standard Charging Case on sale for $109. That's one of their lowest prices of the year. The headphones feature Apple's latest H1 chip for fast wireless connectivity with Apple devices. 

AirPods 3 (2021): was $179 now $169 @ Amazon

AirPods 3 (2021): was $179 now $169 @ Amazon
The new AirPods 3 offer Spatial Audio, which creates immersive listening experiences for music-listening, movie-watching, and more. They're also IPX4 sweat and water resistant, a feature that was previously exclusive to the AirPods Pro. 

Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $189 @ Amazon

Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $189 @ Amazon
Walmart has the AirPods Pro on sale for $189. 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. Walmart offers the same price

AirPods Max: was $549 now $479 @ Amazon

AirPods Max: was $549 now $479 @ Amazon
The AirPods Max are Apple's premium, retro-style headphones. They feature large ear cushions, a digital crown, active noise cancellation, and Spatial Audio. The latter feature uses head tracking to offer a surround sound experience. 

Apple Watch

Apple Watch SE (GPS/40mm): was $279 now $249 @ Amazon

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. It's now at its second-lowest price ever. 

Apple Watch 7 (GPS/41mm): was $399 now $339 @ Amazon

Apple Watch 7 (GPS/41mm): was $399 now $339 @ Amazon
The first Apple Watch deals on the new Series 7 are here. The new watch comes in 41mm and 45mm sizes. It features a larger/brighter display, better durability (IPX6 certification), and up to 33% faster charging. 

Apple Watches: $100 off w/ trade-in @ Verizon

Apple Watches: $100 off w/ trade-in @ 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). It's one of the best Apple deals we've seen from Verizon. 

MacBooks

MacBook Air (M1): was $999 now $899 @ Amazon

MacBook Air (M1): was $999 now $899 @ Amazon
The new MacBook Air offers fantastic performance thanks to its new Apple Silicon. The new M1 CPU also helped it reach over 14 hours on our battery test. For a limited time, Amazon has it on sale for $929.99. It features a 13.3-inch Retina display, Apple M1 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. The 512GB model is also on sale for $1,149 ($99 off).

MacBook Pro 13" (M1/256GB): was $1,299 now $1,199 @ Amazon

MacBook Pro 13" (M1/256GB): was $1,299 now $1,199 @ 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 Apple deals we've seen for this laptop. The 512GB model is on sale for $1,449 at Amazon ($50 off). 

Apple MacBook Pro 14" (M1 Pro/512GB): was $1,999 now $1,949 @ Amazon

Apple MacBook Pro 14" (M1 Pro/512GB): was $1,999 now $1,949 @ Amazon
This configuration of the Apple MacBook Pro has a 14-inch Liquid Retina XDR mini-LED display, an M1 Pro chip (8-core CPU, 14-core GPU), 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. Plus, you get an HDMI port, SD Card slot and 1080p webcam. Rarely on sale, it's now $50 off. 

iMacs and Mac Mini

Apple Mac Mini M1: was $699 now $649 @ Amazon

Apple Mac Mini M1: was $699 now $649 @ 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.

Apple Mac Mini M1: was $899 now $829 @ Amazon

Apple Mac Mini M1: was $899 now $829 @ Amazon
Need more storage space? This configuration sports a 512GB SSD and is on sale for $829. 

Apple iMac M1: was $1,499 now $1,399 @ Amazon

Apple iMac M1: was $1,499 now $1,399 @ Amazon
Amazon has the iMac M1 (with 8-core GPU) on sale for $1,399, which is $100 off and its lowest price ever. Unlike its predecessor, the 2021 iMac features Apple's new M1 CPU, a larger 24-inch 4.5K screen, 8-core GPU, 1080p FaceTime camera, and 256GB SSD. This is the first time the upgraded 8-core model has gone on sale. (If you don't see this price, try checking different color iMacs). 

Apple iMac 21.5" 4K: was $1,499 now $1,199 @ Best Buy

Apple iMac 21.5" 4K: was $1,499 now $1,199 @ Best Buy
The iMac 4K is the best all-in-one for most users. It sports an amazing 4K display, 8th-gen 3GHz Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. It's on sale for $1,199, which is $300 off. 

Apple iMac 27" 5K (2020): was $1,799 now $1,399 @ Amazon

Apple iMac 27" 5K (2020): was $1,799 now $1,399 @ Amazon
Lowest price ever! The 2020 iMac 5K is the iMac of our dreams. It features a 10th-gen 3.1GHz Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 25GB SSD, and a Radeon Pro 5300 GPU. It's now on sale for $1,699. During checkout, you get an extra $299 off for a final price of $1,399.99. That's one of the best Apple deals we've ever seen for any iMac. 

Streaming

Apple TV 4K (2021): was $179 now $169 @ Amazon

Apple TV 4K (2021): was $179 now $169 @ Amazon
The new Apple TV supports high-frame rate HDR streaming as well as support for multiple users. Apple has added a speedy A12 Bionic chip for snappy performance, but it's the new remote, which we like the most. It retains touch and gestures, but adds actual buttons as well as an intuitive jog wheel that recalls the old iPods of yore. 

PS5 owners: get six free months of Apple TV Plus

PS5 owners: get six free months of Apple TV Plus
PS5 owners can get six free months of Apple TV Plus. To get this deal, download and install the Apple TV Plus app on your PS5 and sign in using your Apple ID (or create a new one if you don't already have one). This will automatically link your two accounts and start your free trial. This offer can be stacked with current Apple TV Plus subscriptions — or if you're already enjoying a free trial. (However, it's not redeemable if you've subscribed to Apple TV Plus via a bundle offers like Apple One). 

Beats headphones

Powerbeats Pro:  was $149 now $110 @ Amazon

Powerbeats Pro: was $149 now $110 @ Amazon
Designed for exercise and with a sweat-proof finish, the Powerbeats Pro will stay put through almost any type of workout thanks to their smart over-ear design. They also have a nine-hour battery life — long enough to last the most punishing of workouts.

Beats Solo3:  was $199 now $120 @ Amazon

Beats Solo3: was $199 now $120 @ Amazon
The Beats Solo3 offer wireless Bluetooth and NFC connections. Plus, you get you about 40 hours of use per charge. What's more, a 5 minute charge gives you juice for about 3 hours of playback. They're now at their lowest price of all time. 

Beats Studio 3: was $349 now $199 @ Amazon

Beats Studio 3: was $349 now $199 @ Amazon
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. They're currently on sale and just $20 shy of their all-time price low. 

iPhones

iPhone 13: free AirPods Pro + $200 gift card @ Visible

iPhone 13: free AirPods Pro + $200 gift card @ Visible
Verizon-owned Visible is offering epic Apple deals just in time for the holidays. Simply purchase any iPhone 13/iPhone 12/iPhone SE, port your number to Visible, and customers will receive a free pair of AirPods Pro ($249 value) or Beats Studio Buds ($149). Plus, you'll also get a $200 prepaid gift card after you make your first three payments. 

iPhone 13 Pro: free w/ trade-in + unlimited @ AT&T

iPhone 13 Pro: free w/ trade-in + unlimited @ AT&T
AT&T is offering the best Apple deals on the new iPhone 13. New and existing customers can get the iPhone 13 Pro for free with an eligible trade-in. You'll need to purchase your phone via a monthly installment plan and you'll also need to sign up for an unlimited data plan. 

iPhone 13: up to $1,300 w/ trade-in + unlimited @ Verizon

iPhone 13: up to $1,300 w/ trade-in + unlimited @ Verizon
New Verizon customers can get up to $1,300 off any new iPhone 13 model. You'll get up to $800 off with select trade-in. Plus, new members will be able to get an extra $500 to help cover the cost of switching for a total of up to $1,300 off. Existing members can get up to $800 off with trade-in. 

iPhone 12: up to $1,500 off w/ trade-in + new line @ Verizon

iPhone 12: up to $1,500 off w/ trade-in + new line @ Verizon
Verizon has multiple Apple deals on Cupertino's iPhones. When you upgrade to an iPhone 12 and trade in your old device, you can save up to $1,500 on your new phone. (You'll need to open a new line to take advantage of this deal). 

iPhone SE w/ 4GB data: $30/month @ Mint

iPhone SE w/ 4GB data: $30/month @ Mint
Mint Mobile is offering the iPhone SE bundled with 4GB of data per month for just $30/month over a 24-month span. That's one of the best iPhone SE deals we've seen from Mint, which operates on T-Mobile's network. You'll wind up paying just $15/month for the iPhone SE and $15/month for the 4GB/data per month. 

iPhone 12: $700 off all models w/ Unlimited + trade-in @ AT&T

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.

iPhone SE 2020: free w/ new line + Unlimited @ Verizon

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. 

iPhone 11: Buy one, get one free @ T-Mobile

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.

iPhone SE 2020: was $399 now $249 @ Walmart

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. 

Apple MagSafe Battery Pack: was $99 now $74 @ Amazon

Apple MagSafe Battery Pack: was $99 now $74 @ Amazon
This is the lowest price we've seen since the MagSafe Battery Pack hit the shelves. This handy wireless charger is compatible with all sizes of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 lineups, delivering up to 15W charging when attached.

Apple Store refurbs

Refurb Apple iMacs: from $899 @ Apple Store

Refurb Apple iMacs: from $899 @ 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 $899.

Apple trade-in deals

Apple is trying to make it easier to upgrade your Apple gear. 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. Users can also trade-in iMacs, Apple Watches, and Apple Macbooks. Apple isn't revealing when this special will end, so if you have an older Apple device, you'll want to take advantage of this asap. 

Louis Ramirez

As deals editor at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets. With over 10 years of deals-hunting experience, Louis price checks against multiple retailers and searches 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.