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Apple’s Black Friday 2016 deals are live right now, but they’re not very good at all

Apple Black Friday 2016 Deals

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Apple has Black Friday deals for you this year, and they’re finally available in America and other markets — we first got wind of the sale from Apple’s Australia and New Zealand stores. Before you whip out your credit card though, you should know that Apple’s sales won’t get you the best savings on Apple gear this Black Friday.

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You should also know that Apple’s best products aren’t included in Apple’s sale promo. So if you’re looking for a cheaper iPhone 7, 2016 MacBook Pro laptop, or second-generation Apple Watch, isn’t the right place to shop.

So, what is Apple offering you on Black Friday? Gift cards of various amounts, depending what you’re buying. That means you still have to pay full price for Apple’s gadgets, and then you’ll get gift cards that you have to spend later in Apple stores.

Here are Apple’s promotions for Black Friday 2016:

  • Up to $50 Apple Gift Card when you order iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, or iPhone 6s and pay in full
  • Up to $100 Apple Gift Card when you buy selected iPad models (iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4)
  • $25 Apple Gift Card for Apple Watch Series 1 purchase
  • $150 Apple Gift Card for select Mac computers (offer does not include 2016 MacBook Pro models)
  • $25 Apple Gift Card for Apple TV purchase

See Apple’s Black Friday offer yourself at this link. For much, much, much better deals on Apple gear, check out our earlier roundup of the best Apple sales this Black Friday.

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Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he closely follows the events in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises. Outside of work, you’ll catch him streaming almost every new movie and TV show release as soon as it's available.