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Black Friday Apple deals for 2022: AirPods, iPad, Apple Watch, more

Updated 3 months ago
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Black Friday 2022 is finally here, and Black Friday Apple deals are always worth taking a look at. While Apple itself doesn’t regularly or reliably offer Black Friday discounts of its own, third-party 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 MacBook, Apple Watch, or a pair of AirPods, it’s worth taking a look for the best deals on Black Friday for Apple deals.

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Black Friday will take place on November 25 this year, meaning that the shopping event is finally here. We’ll be updating this guide constantly as we get closer to the big shopping event itself. 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 2022 Mac deals

Need a new MacBook laptop or Mac desktop? Black Friday is here and there are a ton of Mac deals to consider. Here are the best of them.

Apple 2020 MacBook Air Laptop M1 Chip, 13 Apple 2020 MacBook Air Laptop M1 Chip, 13" Retina Display, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage, Backlit… $983.93 Available on Amazon

Apple 2020 MacBook Air Laptop M1 Chip, 13” Retina Display, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage, Backlit… Apple 2020 MacBook Air Laptop M1 Chip, 13” Retina Display, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage, Backlit… Available on Amazon

Apple 2022 MacBook Air Laptop with M2 chip: 13.6-inch Liquid Retina Display, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD… Apple 2022 MacBook Air Laptop with M2 chip: 13.6-inch Liquid Retina Display, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD… $1,199.00 $1,099.00 Save up to 8% Available on Amazon

Apple 2021 MacBook Pro (14-inch, M1 Pro chip with 8‑core CPU and 14‑core GPU, 16GB RAM, 512GB S… Apple 2021 MacBook Pro (14-inch, M1 Pro chip with 8‑core CPU and 14‑core GPU, 16GB RAM, 512GB S… $1,999.00 $1,898.98 Save up to 5% Available on Amazon

Black Friday 2022 AirPod and Beats deals

Apple’s AirPods have been getting better and better. You can get some sweet deals on AirPods right now — and here are the best of them.

Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) Wireless Earbuds, Up to 2X More Active Noise Cancelling, Ada… Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) Wireless Earbuds, Up to 2X More Active Noise Cancelling, Ada… $249.00 $199.99 Save up to 20% Available on Amazon

Apple AirPods Pro Apple AirPods Pro $549.00 $499.99 Save up to 9% Available on Amazon

Beats Studio3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones - Apple W1 Headphone Chip, Class 1… Beats Studio3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones - Apple W1 Headphone Chip, Class 1… $349.95 $199.95 Save up to 43% Available on Amazon

Beats Fit Pro - True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds - Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Compatible wi… Beats Fit Pro - True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds - Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Compatible wi… $199.95 $149.95 Save up to 25% Available on Amazon

Black Friday 2022 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 Apple Watch deals you can take advantage of right now.

Apple Watch Series 8 [GPS + Cellular 45mm] Smart Watch w/ Midnight Aluminum Case with Midnight… Apple Watch Series 8 [GPS + Cellular 45mm] Smart Watch w/ Midnight Aluminum Case with Midnight… Available on Amazon

Apple Watch SE (2nd Gen) [GPS 40mm] Smart Watch w/Silver Aluminum Case & White Sport Band - M/L… Apple Watch SE (2nd Gen) [GPS 40mm] Smart Watch w/Silver Aluminum Case & White Sport Band - M/L… Available on Amazon

Apple Watch Series 8 [GPS 41mm] Smart Watch w/ Midnight Aluminum Case with Midnight Sport Band… Apple Watch Series 8 [GPS 41mm] Smart Watch w/ Midnight Aluminum Case with Midnight Sport Band… Available on Amazon

Black Friday 2022 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.

Apple 2021 10.2-inch iPad (Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Space Gray Apple 2021 10.2-inch iPad (Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Space Gray $343.94 Available on Amazon

Apple 2022 iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Space Gray (5th Generation) Apple 2022 iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Space Gray (5th Generation) $599.00 $499.99 Save up to 17% Available on Amazon

Apple 2022 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Space Gray (6th Generation) Apple 2022 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Space Gray (6th Generation) Available on Amazon

Black Friday 2022 iPhone deals

The iPhone is the hub of your digital life, but a high-end iPhone can cost a lot of money. Here are the best iPhone deals available right now.

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.

Apple Watch Series 7 Design
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.

Apple iPhone 12 Review
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?

Well, it would be worth waiting, but considering the fact that the big event is here, you don’t need to wait any longer.

Christian de Looper Senior Reviews Editor

Christian de Looper was born in Canberra, Australia, where he lived until the age of 14. After his father got a job in Paris, France, Christian lived there for five years, after which he moved to Minnesota for college. During college, Christian developed a passion for consumer technology by writing for tech blogs. Christian now lives in sunny Santa Cruz, California.