Best Apple deals in December 2022

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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 some of the best Apple deals on all kinds of Apple kit. In fact, we're seeing some of the best Apple deals of all time right now. For instance, multiple MacBook Pro laptops are up to $400 off right now at Amazon. 

Best Apple deals right now

On any given day there are multiple Apple deals available. Whether you're looking for cheap AirPods, iPad deals, MacBook 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. Also, make sure to check out our guide to the best Apple coupons.

Best Apple deals

Today's best Apple deals

iPads

10.9" iPad 2022 (WiFi/64GB): was $449 now $399 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

10.9" iPad 2022 (WiFi/64GB): was $449 now $399 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 2022 iPad features a large 10.9-inch (2360 x 1640) screen, A14 Bionic CPU, 12MP rear/front cameras, USB-C connectivity, and Magic Keyboard Folio ($249) support. Although it received a considerable $120 price increase from its predecessor, it's now on sale. In our iPad 2022 review (opens in new tab), we said it delivers almost everything you could want in a modern table. If you don't see this price, try different colors. B&H Photo offers the same price (opens in new tab).

8.3" iPad mini (WiFi/64GB): was $499 now $399 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

8.3" iPad mini (WiFi/64GB): was $499 now $399 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Editor's Choice 2021 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. In our iPad mini 6 review (opens in new tab), we called it a perfect fit for anyone looking for a one-handed tablet experience for reading books or watching movies. 

iPad Air (WiFi/64GB): was $599 now $499 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

iPad Air (WiFi/64GB): was $599 now $499 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 2022 iPad Air is here. The new tablet is powered by Apple's M1 processor, which features an 8-core CPU that delivers up to 60% faster performance than the previous-gen iPad Air. Other new features include a 12MP ultra wide front camera that supports Center Stage and 5G support (cellular models only). The tablet features a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display (2360 x 1640), 12MP wide (rear) camera, USB-C charging, and Magic Keyboard support. 

11" iPad Pro 2022 (WiFi/128GB): was $799 now $749 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

11" iPad Pro 2022 (WiFi/128GB): was $799 now $749 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The new 11-inch iPad Pro is built around Apple's latest M2 CPU. It packs an 11-inch 2388 x 1668 Liquid Retina display with ProMotion (120Hz), Apple Pencil 2/Magic Keyboard/Smart Keyboard Folio support, and works with Apple Pencil hover, which lets you see a preview of your mark before you make it. You also get 12MP wide and 10MP ultra-wide cameras and a 12MP TrueDepth front camera. This is the first major price cut we've seen on Apple's  new tablet. 

12.9" iPad Pro 2022 (WiFi128GB): was $1,099 now $1,039 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

12.9" iPad Pro 2022 (WiFi128GB): was $1,099 now $1,039 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The new 12.9-inch iPad Pro is Apple's top tablet. In our iPad Pro 2022 review (opens in new tab) we called it an all-around great tablet that delivers solid performance, a handy new Apple Pencil Hover feature, and excellent video quality. It features Apple's latest M2 CPU, 12.9-inch 2732 x 2048 Liquid XDR display with ProMotion (120Hz), Apple Pencil 2/Magic Keyboard/Smart Keyboard Folio support, and works with Apple Pencil hover, which lets you see a preview of your mark before you make it. You also get 12MP wide and 10MP ultra-wide cameras and a 12MP TrueDepth front camera. 

AirPods

AirPods: was $159 now $119 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

AirPods: was $159 now $119 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Amazon has the Apple AirPods with standard/wired charging case on sale for $99. That's one of the best AirPods deals we've ever seen. These cheap AirPods feature Apple's H1 chip for fast wireless connectivity with Apple devices. Amazon offers the same price (opens in new tab), but stock is limited. 

AirPods 3 (2021): was $179 now $159 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

AirPods 3 (2021): was $179 now $159 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
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. Amazon says they're $10 off, but based on the Apple Store price ($179), they're actually $20 off. 

AirPods Pro 2: was $249 now $229 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

AirPods Pro 2: was $249 now $229 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The new AirPods Pro 2 include Apple's new H2 processor, which promises better noise cancellation and a more immersive audio experience. Other updates include a small bump up in battery life (up to six hours on a single charge) and a speaker on the case that'll help you track it down should you lose it.

AirPods Pro w/ MagSafe: was $249 now $159 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

AirPods Pro w/ MagSafe: was $249 now $159 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon has the AirPods Pro w/ MagSafe case on sale for $169. That's $79 off and the lowest price right now. The AirPods Pro offer both sweat and water resistance (IPX4 certified) along with built-in noise cancellation. If Amazon sells out, Walmart has them for $159 (opens in new tab).

AirPods Max: was $549 now $449 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

AirPods Max: was $549 now $449 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
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 2022 (GPS/44mm): was $249 now $229 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Apple Watch SE 2022 (GPS/44mm): was $249 now $229 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The new Apple Watch SE sports a modern processor (S8), Crash Detection capability, and watchOS 9. It's also priced from $249, which is $30 cheaper than last year's model. In our Apple Watch SE 2022 review (opens in new tab), we called it the best Apple Watch value you'll find. This deal is coming in and out of stock. Check other colors if you don't see the sale price. 

was $799 now $749 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Apple Watch Ultra: was $799 now $749 @ Amazon
(opens in new tab)The Apple Watch Ultra is $60 off right now on Amazon. It’s the cheapest we’ve seen Apple’s biggest and toughest watch. The saving is across the Ultra with all of the different bands in stock, so if you had your eye on the trail loop or the alpine loop, you're in luck. In our Apple Watch Ultra review (opens in new tab), we called it the best Apple Watch for anyone doing serious running, swimming, or biking. Best Buy offers the same price (opens in new tab).

MacBooks

MacBook Air (M1): was $999 now $799 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

MacBook Air (M1): was $999 now $799 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
It's no longer Apple's flagship, but the MacBook Air M1 offers fantastic performance thanks to its Apple Silicon. The M1 CPU also helped it reach over 14 hours on our battery test. It features a 13.3-inch Retina display, Apple M1 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. 

MacBook Air (M2/256GB): was $1,199 now $1,049 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

MacBook Air (M2/256GB): was $1,199 now $1,049 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The MacBook Air M2 boasts a load of new features. It includes a larger 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display (2560 x 1664), Apple's new M2 w/ 8-core GPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, 1080p FaceTime camera, four-speaker system with Spatial Audio, and MagSafe charging. It's currently at its lowest price ever. 

MacBook Pro 14" (M1 Pro/512GB): was $1,999 now $1,599 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

MacBook Pro 14" (M1 Pro/512GB): was $1,999 now $1,599 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The 2021 MacBook Pro sports Apple's new M1 Pro CPU, which delivers 8 more GPU cores, a better Media Engine, and more memory bandwidth than the already incredible M1 chip. It's also Apple's first 14-inch MacBook Pro featuring a 14.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR mini-LED display with 3024 x 1984 resolution. Others specs include 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. You also get three Thunderbolt 4 ports, HDMI port, SDXC card slot, and a MagSafe 3 port. Amazon has it for $1,899 (opens in new tab).

MacBook Pro 16" (M1 Pro/512GB): was $2,499 now $2,099 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

MacBook Pro 16" (M1 Pro/512GB): was $2,499 now $2,099 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The 16-inch MacBook Pro sports Apple's new M1 Pro CPU. It features 10 core and a 16-core GPU. It also features a 16-inch Liquid Retina XDR mini-LED display with 3456 x 2244 resolution. Others specs include 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. You also get three Thunderbolt 4 ports, HDMI port, SDXC card slot, and a MagSafe 3 port. Amazon has it for $2,149 (opens in new tab).

iMacs and Mac Mini

Apple iMac M1 (7-Core GPU): was $1,299 now $1,149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Apple iMac M1 (7-Core GPU): was $1,299 now $1,149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon has the iMac M1 (with 7-core GPU) on sale. 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. (If you don't see this price, try checking different color iMacs). 

Apple iMac 27" 5K (2020): was $1,799 now $979 @ OWC (opens in new tab)

Apple iMac 27" 5K (2020): was $1,799 now $979 @ OWC (opens in new tab)
The 2020 iMac 5K is one of the most powerful all-in-ones on the market. It features a 10th-gen 3.3GHz Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, and a Radeon Pro 5300 GPU. It's now on sale for $979, which is its lowest price ever. 

iMac 21.5" (2020): was $1,099 now $849 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

iMac 21.5" (2020): was $1,099 now $849 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 2020 iMac model has an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD. Currently, it's on sale for $849. 

Streaming

Apple TV 4K (2021): was $179 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Apple TV 4K (2021): was $179 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 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. 

Beats headphones

Beats Fit Pro: was $224 now $204 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Beats Fit Pro: was $224 now $204 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Beats Fit Pro are Apple's best workout headphones. In our Beats Fit Pro review (opens in new tab), we found that they offer a dynamic soundstage with Spatial Audio support, strong ANC and transparency modes, and great call quality. Simply put, they're a no-brainer that serves better for workouts than the AirPods Pro. Plus, you get a free $25 Amazon gift card.

Beats Solo3:  was $199 now $129 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Beats Solo3: was $199 now $129 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
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 Headphones: was $349 now $169 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Beats Studio 3 Headphones: was $349 now $169 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
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. 

iPhones

iPhone 14: up $1,000 off w/ trade-in @ Verizon (opens in new tab)

iPhone 14: up $1,000 off w/ trade-in @ Verizon (opens in new tab)
The new iPhone 14 family is here. It includes the 6.1-inch iPhone 14 (from $799), 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Plus (from $899), 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro (from $999), and 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Pro Max (from $1,099). Verizon is offering up to $1,000 off any iPhone 14 when you trade-in your old phone and with select 5G unlimited plans. Plus, if you're switching from a competing carrier you'll get a $200 eGift card.

iPhone 14: free $200 gift card + AirPods 3 @ Visible (opens in new tab)

iPhone 14: free $200 gift card + AirPods 3 @ Visible (opens in new tab)
Visible has one of the sweetest iPhone 14 sales we've seen to date. Purchase any iPhone 14 device and you'll get a $200 gift card and AirPods 3 ($179 value) for free. This deal is valid on any iPhone 14 model. 

iPhone 14 Pro: free w/ trade-in + unlimited @ AT&T (opens in new tab)

iPhone 14 Pro: free w/ trade-in + unlimited @ AT&T (opens in new tab)
New and existing AT&T customers can get up to $1,000 off iPhone 14 Pro (free) or iPhone 14 Pro Max with trade-in. You'll also need be signed up to one of AT&T's qualifying 5G unlimited data plans. 

iPhone 13: up to $800 off w/ trade-in + unlimited @ Verizon (opens in new tab)

iPhone 13: up to $800 off w/ trade-in + unlimited @ Verizon (opens in new tab)
New Verizon customers can get up to $800 off the iPhone 13. Simply trade in your old device (new or damaged) and open a new unlimited line to get this deal. Plus, if you're switching from a competing carrier, you'll get an extra $200 credit. 

Mint Mobile: get 6 free months @ Mint Mobile (opens in new tab)

Mint Mobile: get 6 free months @ Mint Mobile (opens in new tab)
Mint Mobile is offering one of the best Apple deals we've seen from any carrier. Purchase any 6-month data plan at Mint Mobile and you'll get 6 additional months for free. For instance, Mint Mobile's unlimited plan is $30/month. Buy 6 months ($180 total) and you'll get an extra 6 months for free (you'll wind up with 12 months total). All Mint Mobile phones are eligible for this sale, including the entire iPhone 13 lineup.

iPhone SE 2022: free w/ unlimited + new line @ Verizon (opens in new tab)

iPhone SE 2022: free w/ unlimited + new line @ Verizon (opens in new tab)
Currently at Verizon, new and existing members can get a new iPhone SE 2022 for free when you open a new unlimited line. That's $429 off and one of the best Apple deals we've seen. No trade-in is required for this deal. 

iPhone 13 Pro: up to $700 off w/ trade-in + unlimited @ AT&T (opens in new tab)

iPhone 13 Pro: up to $700 off w/ trade-in + unlimited @ AT&T (opens in new tab)
AT&T is offering the best Apple deals on the new iPhone 13. New and existing customers can get up to $700 off the iPhone 13 Pro 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 12: free w/ new line @ Verizon (opens in new tab)

iPhone 12: free w/ new line @ Verizon (opens in new tab)
Verizon has multiple Apple deals on Cupertino's iPhones. However, their best deals gets you an iPhone 12 for free when you sign up for any unlimited data plan. That's $699 off. You must open a new line to get this deal. 

Apple MagSafe Battery Pack: $99 (opens in new tab)

Apple MagSafe Battery Pack: $99 $84 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
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 $889 @ Apple Store (opens in new tab)

Refurb Apple iMacs: from $889 @ Apple Store (opens in new tab)
Save $350: 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 $889.

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 (opens in new tab). 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. 

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.