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Black Friday is just a few days away, but you can already shop the best Apple deals right now on iPads, MacBooks and AirPods. We’re tracking the best Apple sales out there, including major tech (like laptops) and smaller accessories (like AirTags).
If you’re waiting until Black Friday, starting November 25, you can get an Apple gift card for up to $250 when you shop from Apple’s website. The sale runs from November 25-28 and offers gift cards ranging from $50 to $250 depending on what you buy.
But if you’re hunting for the best Apple deals right now, here’s what we recommend.
Featured Apple Black Friday deals
Today, AirPods Pro 2nd Generation went on major sale for the first time since their release in October. You can snag the powerful headphones for just $199, or $50 off their regular price.
AirPods Pro for $199 (Save $50)
If you’re on the hunt for a new tablet, pick up the best one we’ve ever tested—the 2021 Apple iPad—for $60 off ahead of Black Friday. The best-selling model is down to just $269.99 right now in Space Gray with 64GB of storage.
2021 iPad for $269.99
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Black Friday Apple iPad deals
Save on the iPad Pro, iPad Air and more
Black Friday Apple Watch deals
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Black Friday MacBook deals
Save on the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air
Black Friday AirPod deals
Save on all the Apple AirPods, AirPods Pro and more
Black Friday iPhone deals
Save on iPhones at Verizon, Amazon and AT&T
Black Friday Apple AirTag deals
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Apple accessories on sale
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Black Friday 2022: Shopping guide
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Does Apple have Black Friday deals?
Starting November 25, Apple will be running a major Black Friday promotion where you can score up to $250 in gift cards when you purchase from Apple’s website. If you purchase a MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini or iMac you will receive a $250 gift card. Those who pick up AirPods Pro or AirPods can receive a $75 gift card, while you can score a $50 gift card for purchasing any of the following: iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone SE, Apple Watch SE, iPad Air, iPad, iPad mini, Magic Keyboard, Smart Keyboard Folio, Apple Pencil, MagSafe Duo Charger, Beats Studio3 Wireless, Solo3 Wireless, Powerbeats Pro, Bets Fit Pro, Beats Studio Buds or Beats Flex.
Outside of Apple’s website, you can score incredible Apple Black Friday deals on Amazon, Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Crutchfield, Adorama and others throughout the duration of Cyber Week.
What is Black Friday?
Black Friday is an annual sales event that traditionally takes place at the end of November after Thanksgiving. This year, as has been the case in the past few years, retailers will offer some of the year’s best online sales and deals.
According to History.com, Black Friday started back in 1869 when the price of gold decreased dramatically, causing Wall Street financiers to lose millions. The day came to be known as “Black Friday.” Over time, the day has evolved into a term for retailers to help ensure they would be able to finish the year in the black with strong profits. While the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas has signified shopping and heavy spending since the Great Depression, the recent rise of online shopping, which has intensified due to the pandemic, has hinted at the idea of Black Friday eventually evolving into “Black November.”
When is Black Friday 2022?
Black Friday 2022 falls on Friday, November 25. Cyber Monday 2022 will take place Monday, November 28. Thanksgiving is the last Thursday of November, and each year Black Friday occurs the following day, with Cyber Monday following shortly after.
When do Black Friday 2022 sales start?
Broadly speaking, Black Friday sales start as soon as Thanksgiving ends. However, every year, Black Friday sales start earlier and earlier. This year, we saw the first Black Friday sales begin toward the end of October.
How long do Black Friday sales last?
Black Friday is followed directly by Cyber Monday on November 28, 2022. Technically speaking, as soon as Cyber Monday begins, Black Friday ends. The best discounts are usually limited to these two days (and the weekend between them); however, some deals stick around through the end of the following week.
What deals can we expect during Black Friday?
As in past years, Black Friday often matches and exceeds the best prices offered throughout the year. You can expect to save on nearly every product available, especially if you’re shopping for new tech. From laptops to headphones, we’re already tracking the best Apple Black Friday deals available at Amazon, Verizon and more. Be sure to keep this page bookmarked for even more savings leading up to Black Friday 2022.
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