Black Friday Round Up: Where to go for Mac savings this Friday

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Date: Friday, November 25th, 2016, 05:42
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Thanksgiving is over and the Black Friday deals are about to begin at both online and back and mortar outfits. Assorted retail stores like Target, Best Buy and Walmart began opening their doors last night and the following list of deals can be found for assorted Apple devices:

Where there iPad Pro is concerned, Target is offering the best deals, dropping the price by $150.99. With the discount, the entry-level 32GB Wi-Fi only iPad Pro model is available for $449.

For the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, MacMall is offering the following prices:

– Wi-Fi + Cellular/128GB/Silver for $887, down from $,1029 ($142 off)
– Wi-Fi + Cellular/128GB/Space Gray for $887, down from $1,029 ($142 off)
– Wi-Fi/32GB/Space Gray for $675, down from $799 ($124 off)
– Wi-Fi/128GB/Space Gray for $767, down from $899 ($132 off)
– Wi-Fi/128GB/Space Gray bundled + Smart Keyboard/Pencil for $988, down from $1,266 ($278 off)
– Wi-Fi + Cellular/128GB/Space Gray + Smart Keyboard/Pencil for $1,128, down from $1,297 ($169 off)


If you’re looking for an iPad Air 2, Target is offering the entry-level Wi-Fi only version of the tablet for $274 while Best Buy is offering it for $275, a hefty discount off its regular $399 price tag. Other capacities are also available at a discounted price.

Target has the iPad mini 2 available for $199.79, a discount of $70.20 off the regular price.

iPhone shoppers will be able to snag a handset via savings up to $250 in gift cards at Best Buy, Target and Walmart with the purchase of an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus on an eligible device payment plan.

The handset can be purchased at a cheaper price through contracts with Sprint, Verizon and AT&T/ Walmart apparently has a deal going for AT&T and Verizon customers and their gift card is applicable to customers who want a pre-iPhone 7 model.

If you’re willing to make a switch to T-Mobile, the carrier is offering a Black Friday trade-in deal that reduces the price of an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus handset to $0 with the trade in of an iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, or iPhone 7 Plus, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, or Note 5 for a free iPhone 7 or an iPhone 7 Plus that’s free or discounted to $100 based on the device traded in.

Verizon is offering a similar deal that allows Verizon customers to receive an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus handset with a device payment plan providing they trade in an iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge +, Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Samsung Note5, LG V20, LG G5 and Moto Droid Turbo 2.

Customers looking to grab an Apple Watch will find Kohl’s has the Apple Watch Series 2 with $105 in Kohl’s cash for Black Friday customers.

You can also purchase a Series 1 Apple Watch for $198 from Target, a $72 discount from the regular $270 retail price.

B&H Photo is discounting many now-discontinued first-generation 2015 Apple Watch models by a significant margin, offering savings as high as $550 on some models like the 42mm Space Black Apple Watch with Link Bracelet.

For customer looking to grab a fourth-gen Apple TV, Target is offering the set top box at a 25 percent discount via the following price points:

– 32GB Apple TV is available for $112.50, down from $149.99 ($37.50 off).
– 64GB Apple TV is available for $150, down from $199.99 ($50 off).

If you’ve had your eye on the new Touch Bar-equipped MacBook Pro, Amazon is offering the 13-inch model at a $100 discount, dropping the price from $1,499 to $1,399. The discount is available on both the Space Gray and Silver models.

B&H Photo is discounting the MacBook Pro with no Touch Bar by $100, dropping the price from $1,499 to $1,399. The discount is available on both the Silver and Space Gray models.

B&H Photo and MacMall are also offering the 2015 MacBook Pro configurations at the following price points:

– 15-inch 2.8GHz, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD – $2,699, down from $2,899 ($200 off)
– 13-inch 3.1GHz, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD – $2,499, down from $2,599 ($100 off)
– 13-inch 2.7GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD – $1,249, down from $1,499 ($250 off)
– 15-inch 2.8GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD – $2,399, down from $2,499 ($100 off)
– 15-inch 2.5GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD – $2,199, down from $2,499 ($300 off)
– 13-inch 2.7GHz, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD for $1,195, down from $1,299 ($104 off)
– 15-inch 2.2GHz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD for $1,819, down from $1,999 ($180 off)

Potential MacBook buyers can grab a 2015 or 2016 Retina MacBook notebook at a $100 to $400 discount via the following configurations and price points:

2016:
– 1.1GHz, 8GB RAM 256GB SSD (Rose Gold) – $1,199.99, down from $1,299 ($100 off)
– 1.1GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD (Silver) – $1,199.99, down from $1,299 ($100 off)
– 1.1GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD (Space Gray) – $1,199.99, down from $1,299 ($100 off)
– 1.2GHz/8GB RAM, 512GB SSD (Gold) – $1,499, down from $1,599 ($100 off)
– 1.2GHz/8GB RAM, 512GB SSD (Rose Gold) – $1,509, down from $1,599 ($90 off)
– 1.2GHz/8GB RAM, 512GB SSD (Silver) – $1,499, down from $1,599 ($100 off)
– 1.2GHz/8GB RAM, 512GB SSD (Space Gray) – $1,499, down from $1,599 ($100 off)
– 1.1GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD (Gold) for $1,208, down from $1,299 ($91 off)
– 1.1GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD (Rose Gold) for $1,172, down from $1,299 ($127 off)

2015:
– 1.2GHz, 8GB, 512GB SSD (Gold) – $1,199, down from $1,599 ($400 off)
– 1.2GHz, 8GB, 512GB SSD (Space Gray) – $1,149, down from $1,599 ($450 off)

If you’re interested in a MacBook Air, Best Buy is selling the 13-inch MacBook Air models at a $200 discount, meaning the 128GB 13-inch MacBook Air is available for $799.99 (down from $999.99) and the 256GB 13-inch MacBook Air is available for $999.99, a $200 discount.

B&H Photo and MacMall are offering the 2015 MacBook Air at up to a $160 discount, offering the notebook at the following price points and configurations:

– 13-inch 1.6GHz, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD – $849, down from $999 ($150 off)
– 13-inch 1.6GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD – $1,039, down from $1,199 ($160 off)
– 13-inch 2.2GHz, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD – $1,049, down from $1,149 ($100 off)
– 13-inch 2.2GHz, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD – $1,449, down from $1,649 ($200 off)
– 13-inch 2.2GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD – $1,229, down from $1,349 ($120 off)
– 13-inch 2.7GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD for $1,115, down from $1,199 ($84 off)

The iMac is also on sale, Apple having discounted the 27-inch 5K Retina iMac by $200, dropping the price from $1,799.99 to $1,599.99.

The 21.5-inch iMac with a 1.6GHz Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and a 1TB hard drive is available for $899, a $200 discount from the standard $1,099 price tag.

B&H Photo and MacMall have also offered discounts on the iMac at the following price points and configurations:

– 21.5-inch 1.6GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HD – $999.99, down from $1,099 ($100 off)
– 21.5-inch 3.1GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HD – $1,349, down from $1,499 ($150 off)
– 21.5-inch 2.8GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HD – $1,179, down from $1,299 ($120 off)
– 27-inch 3.2GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HD – $1,599, down from $1,799 ($200 off)
– 27-inch 3.2GHz/8GB Ram/1TB Fusion – $1,829, down from $1,999 ($170 off)
– 27-inch 3.3GHz, 8GB RAM, 2TB Fusion – $2,049, down from $2,299 ($250 off)
– 27-inch 4.0GHz/16GB RAM, 1TB Fusion – $2,349, down from $2,499 ($150 off)
– 27-inch 4.0GHz, 32GB RAM, 3TB Fusion – $3,399, down from $3,499 ($100 off)
– 27-inch 3.3GHz, 8GB RAM, 2TB Fusion – $2,049, down from $2,299 ($250 off)
– 21.5-inch 2.8GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HD for $1,208, down from $1,299 ($91 off)
– 27-inch 3.2GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HD for $1,673, down from $1,799 ($126 off)

Savings on the Mac mini are a bit thinner on the ground, but B&H Photo and MacMall are offering the desktop in the following configuration:

– 2.6GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HD for $645, down from $699 ($54 off)

Finally, Best Buy if offering the following deals on accessories:

– iTunes gift cards – Buy one, get one 30 percent off
– Mophie Powerstation Pro battery pack – $9.99, down from $60 ($50 off)
– Fitbit Charge 2 – $130, down from $150 ($20 off)
– Beats by Dre Solo2 Wireless Headphones – $120, down from $300 ($180 off)
– Beats Tour In-Ear Headphones – $65, down from $130 ($65 off)
– Beats by Dre PowerBeats2 Wireless Earbuds – $90, down from $200 ($110 off)
– Bose QuietComfort 20 Headphones – $199.99, down from $250 ($50 off)
– iPods – 20 percent off
– UE Boom 2 Wireless Speaker – $130, down from $200 ($70 off)
– 9.7-inch iPad Pro Smart Keyboard – $129.99, down from $149.99 ($20 off)
– 12.9-inch iPad Pro Smart Keyboard – $149.99, down from $169.99 ($20 off)
– Apple Pencil – $89.99, down from $99.99 ($10 off)

If you’ve seen a killer deal to be had this Black Friday or over the weekend, please let us know in the comments.

Via MacRumors

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