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Black Friday Apple deals for 2021: iPhones, MacBooks, Apple Watch

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Black Friday Apple deals are always worth taking a look at. While Apple itself only sometimes offers Black Friday discounts of its own, retailers like Best Buy, Amazon, Walmart, and more, almost always carry at least some kind of sale for Apple products for Black Friday. In other words, whether you want a new Mac or a pair of AirPods, it’s worth taking a look for the best deal on Black Friday.

Black Friday itself may be over, but there are still a ton of great deals to take advantage of, and there are set to be some great Cyber Monday 2021 Apple deals.

Apple itself doesn’t usually heavily discount products from its own site, but it has launched a few deals. Notably, it is giving away an Apple Gift Card for those who shop at Apple.com. For other deals, however, read on.

We’ll be updating this guide constantly. Here’s everything you need to know about getting the best Black Friday Apple deals.

Looking for something else? Check out our full guides on the best Black Friday TV deals, the best Black Friday smart home deals, and the best Black Friday laptop deals.

Black Friday 2021 Mac deals

Need a new MacBook laptop or Mac desktop? There are some excellent deals on Mac computers for Black Friday to consider. Here are our favorite Mac deals for 2021.

2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 chip List Price:$1,299.00 Price:$1,199.00 You Save:$100.00 (8%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Apple 21.5-Inch iMac with Intel Core i5 Price:$999.99 ($500 off) Buy Now BGR may receive a commission Apple MacBook Pro 16 Price:$1,799.99 ($600 off) Buy Now BGR may receive a commission

Black Friday 2021 AirPod deals

Apple’s AirPods have been getting better and better. For Black Friday, you can get deals on a number of different AirPods models, and the best of them can be found below.

Apple AirPods with Charging Case List Price:$159.00 Price:$109.00 You Save:$50.00 (31%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Apple AirPods Max Speakers Price:$479 Buy Now BGR may receive a commission Apple AirPods Pro List Price:$249.00 Price:$197.00 You Save:$52.00 (21%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Black Friday 2021 Apple Watch deals

The Apple Watch is largely considered to be the best wearable device out there, and for good reason. Here are the best Black Friday Apple Watch deals so far.

Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular) List Price:$749.00 Price:$459.00 You Save:$290.00 (39%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Gold Aluminum Case with Starlight Sport Band Price:$269.99 Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Apple Watch Series 7 GPS, 41mm Green Aluminum Case with Clover Sport Band - Regular List Price:$399.00 Price:$379.00 You Save:$20.00 (5%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission (Refurbished) Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular, 44mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black… Price:$469.00 Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Black Friday 2021 iPad deals

The iPad is a great way to play games, watch movies, and browse the web on a bigger screen than your phone can offer. We’re likely to see some great deals on iPads during the shopping event, however, we don’t have any deals just yet. We’ll add them here as we hear more.

2021 Apple 11-inch iPad Pro (Wi‑Fi, 128GB) - Silver List Price:$799.00 Price:$749.00 You Save:$50.00 (6%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission 2021 Apple 11-inch iPad Pro (Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Space Gray Price:$896.99 Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission 2021 Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Wi‑Fi, 256GB) - Space Gray Price: Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Apple iPad Pro 2nd 12.9in with ( Wi-Fi + Cellular ) 2017 Model, 256GB, SILVER (Renewed) Price:$849.00 Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Black Friday 2021 iPhone deals

The iPhone is the hub of your digital life, but a high-end iPhone can cost a lot of money. Thankfully, there will be some solid deals on iPhones for Black Friday 2021. Here are our favorite ones.

How to get the best Black Friday Apple deals

Buying an Apple device is usually a little easier than, for example, trying to find a great smart home device. That’s because there are hundreds of smart home products out there, and finding the perfect one can be hard. If you’re an Apple fan and need a laptop, you’re looking at getting either a MacBook Air or a MacBook Pro. Need a phone? You’re getting an iPhone. Smartwatch? Apple Watch.

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Apple Watch Series 7 Design Image source: Christian de Looper for BGR

Of course, that’s not a bad thing. Apple products are among the best in their class, plus they all work together incredibly well.

To find the best Black Friday Apple deals, it’s worth just making a list of the products you actually want. If it goes on sale, pull the trigger. If not, you can wait until Cyber Monday, or later.

Black Friday vs Cyber Monday Apple deals

Black Friday offered some excellent Apple deals, however if you missed out, don’t worry — we’re likely to get many of the same deals over the weekend and into Cyber Monday.

Traditionally, Black Friday has been the time to take advantage of in-store deals, while Cyber Monday, as the name suggests, has been for the online deals. That, however, has changed recently, and that change has been accelerated by the pandemic. These days, you can still get Black Friday deals online — so don’t feel like you have to rush to the store to get a good deal.

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Apple iPhone 12 back Image source: Christian de Looper for BGR

In the end, if you find a great deal on Black Friday, and don’t know for sure that there will be a better one on Cyber Monday, then it’s worth buying the device. It’s entirely possible that Cyber Monday will offer a better deal — but unless you can cancel your purchase and re-order on Cyber Monday, it’s not even worth looking on Cyber Monday.

Where are the best Black Friday Apple deals?

You can get great Apple deals from all kinds of retailers. Traditionally, Apple itself hasn’t offered very many Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals — so if you want to buy straight from Apple, you may not get much better prices than you would now. It’s still worth waiting to see though.

The better deals will be from third-party retailers. For example, Best Buy, Walmart, and Amazon will likely offer deals on MacBooks, iPads, and AirPods. We’ll have to see what kinds of deals we get for the iPhone — the iPhone often doesn’t get very big discounts.

Should I wait until Black Friday to buy Apple products?

Yes, but given the fact that it’s Black Friday, you don’t really have to wait. If you see a great deal, pull the trigger!

Last year’s Black Friday Apple deals

Last year, we saw tons of great Black Friday Apple deals, including from Apple itself. In 2020, Apple offered a $150 Apple Store gift card on select purchases. Other stores, however, offered discounts on AirPods Pro, select Apple Watch models, and even the iPad Pro.

We didn’t really see many discounts on iPhone models, and it’s unclear if that will change or not this year. If iPhone 12 models are still on sale, it’s likely they’ll get discounts first, before the iPhone 13 models that will only be a month or two old at that point.


Follow @BGRDeals on Twitter to keep up with the latest and greatest deals we find around the web. Prices subject to change without notice and any coupons mentioned above may be available in limited supply.

Christian de Looper has been passionate about consumer technology since childhood, but didn’t know writing about it could be a career until he started looking for online work during college. He was born in Canberra, Australia, and has lived in France, Minnesota, and now sunny Santa Cruz, California, where he test drives cars and puts every gadget he can get his hands on to the test.




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