Today is Black Friday and that means big sales and discounts at retailers all over the country and online. Many brick and mortar stores reopened last night, offering significant discounts to waiting throngs of people ready to buy. Apple too is offering special deals on Black Friday with a one-day Black Friday sale. Retailers selling Apple products are offing discounts throughout the four-day holiday weekend.
Apple's direct sale does not discount existing products but instead offers gift cards up to $150 with the purchase of certain products. $150 gift cards are available for the purchase of any Mac computer (MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and iMac). $100 gift cards are included with the purchase of new iPads. $50 gift certificates are offered with the purchase of new iPhones and $25 gift certificates are offered with new Apple Watch purchases.
Target and Walmart's Special Deals on Apple Products
Retailers like Target are offering bigger deals on Apple products. For example, Target is offering a free $250 gift card with the purchase of an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. This offer requires phone activation. The iPhone X is not included in this discount.
You can get another 5% discount if you use Target's RED card on checkout. Together, this makes Target's offer the best deal for Black Friday. You can sign up for the RED card here.
Not to be outdone, Walmart has now also offered a free $300 Walmart gift card with the purchase of any of the following iPhone products - 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus and the coveted iPhone Xusing an AT&T or Verizon installment plan.
Specific Product Discounts and Deals Below are some of the most best product discounts and deals available as of today (Nov 24, 2017).
iPads iPad Pro 10.5-inch at $524.99 (usually $649.99)
iPad latest model with Wi-Fi starting at $249.99(usually $329.99)
iPad 9.7-inch for $199 with a two year contract from Verizon Wireless
At Walmart: Buy a new iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, or X on an AT&T or Verizon installment plan for a free $300 Walmart gift card.
At Target: Buy an iPhone 8 or 8 Plus with a free $250 gift card and activation.
Apple Watch Series 3 for $325.00 (usually $329.99)
Apple Watch Series 1 for $179.99 (usually $249.99)
12-inch MacBook (latest model) for $1,149 (usually $1,299)
13.3-inch MacBook Air (latest model) for $799.99 (usually $999.99)
13.3-inch MacBook Pro (mid 2017) for $1,399 (usually $1,499)
15.4-inch MacBook Pro (latest model) for $3,149.99 (usually $3,399.99)
15.4-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (late 2016) for $1,599 (usually $2,399)
21.5-inch iMac (latest model) at $899.99 (usually $1,099.99)
27-inch iMac with retina 5K display (mid 2017) for $2,549 (usually $2,699)
iTunes and Audio
AirPods for $149 (usually $159)