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The best Black Friday Apple deals 2021: Apple AirPods, iPads, MacBooks and more

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Black Friday has been and gone, but the Apple deals continue to roll. 

Some of the best Black Friday Apple deals include record-low prices on the Apple Watch 7 on sale for $379.99 (opens in new tab) (was $399.99) and the all-new iPad Pro discounted down to  $999 (opens in new tab) (was $1,099).

If you're looking for bargains in the UK, you can snag the AirPods with charging case marked down to just £99 (opens in new tab), which is the cheapest deal we've ever seen, and score a first-time discount (opens in new tab) on the 2021 iPad Mini (although it's now on back-order due to the popularity of this deal).

See more of the best Black Friday Apple deals still available below, and you'll also find links to all the best sales happening today. We'll be updating this guide with Cyber Monday deals as and when they land, so make sure you keep an eye out for Apple Cyber Monday deals offers.

Black Friday Apple deals (US): quick links

The best Black Friday Apple deals

Black Friday Apple deals (US): AirPods

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All-new Apple AirPods Pro: $249 $159 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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The best early Black Friday Apple deal was for the all-new AirPods Pro which were on sale for a record-low price of $159. The 2019 AirPods Pro are on sale for the same price, but you're getting a new MagSafe Charging Case with this new 2021 edition of the classic AirPods. Amazon has since raised the price by $10, but it's worth checking back to see if it drops again.

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AirPods with wired charging case: $159 $114.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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If you're looking for the cheapest Black Friday AirPods deal, Amazon has the AirPods with wired charging case on sale for just $1 - which is just $15 more than the record-low Black Friday price. Before August, the earbuds were more accustomed to a $130 price which means you're still getting a great deal on the standard 2019 AirPods.

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Apple AirPods (2019) with wireless charging case: $199 $149.99 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
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You can get the Apple AirPods with wireless charging case on sale for $149.99. That's the best deal you can find right now and just $20 more than the record-low price. The wireless earbuds provide up to 24 hours of battery and can be charged using a Qi-compatible charging mat or using a Lightning connector. This Black Friday deal is currently sold out at Amazon, so we'd snap up today's discount while you can.

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Apple AirPods Max: $549 $439.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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Amazon's early Black Friday deals include Apple's powerful AirPods Maz on sale for a record-low price of $439.99. The over-ear headphones feature active noise cancellation to block out unwanted noise and provide up to 20 hours of battery life.

Black Friday Apple deals (US): Apple Watch

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Buy one Apple Watch, get one free: save $330 at AT&T (opens in new tab)
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One of our favorite Apple Watch deals out there right now is the one from AT&T that's giving away an Apple Watch with the purchase of any Apple Watch. You'll have to register at least one new line with AT&T and enable data plans on both devices, but otherwise you're getting a second Apple Watch at no extra cost.

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Apple Watch SE (40mm, GPS): $279 $219.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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The best Black Friday Apple Watch deal we've spotted so far is the Apple Watch SE on sale for just $219 at Amazon. That's a $60 discount and the cheapest deal we've seen for the budget smartwatch. Discounts on Apple Watches have been extremely rare as of late due to stock issues, so we'd grab today's record-low price while you can.

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Apple Watch 7 (41mm, GPS): $399.99 $379.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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Amazon's early Black Friday deals include the all-new Apple Watch 7 on sale for $389.99. That's only the second time the smartwatch has been discounted and the lowest price we've ever seen. This early Black Friday deal applies to the Green, Red, and Blue sport band colors, and as of right now, the 41mm smartwatch is in stock and ready to ship.

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Apple Watch Series 6 (40mm, GPS): $399 $349 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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Just ahead of Black Friday, we've spotted the Apple Watch 6 back in stock and on sale for $349. While this isn't the lowest price we've seen, the smartwatch has been difficult to find in stock as of late and this is the best price you can find right now. The 40mm Apple Watch features a new S6 processor, blood oxygen monitoring, an ECG app, and elevation tracking.

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Apple Watch 5 GPS and Cellular, 44mm: $749 $459 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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 Amazon has the Apple Watch Series 5 with Celluar on sale for just $459 - just $10 more than the record-low price. The 44mm smartwatch includes LTE connectivity, which allows you to get internet and phone connectivity on your watch even when your iPhone is far away. Black Friday deals on the Series 5 smartwatch are extremely rare, so we'd snap up this bargain now before it's too late.

Black Friday Apple deals (US): iPhones

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Apple iPhone 11: $499 free with eligible trade-in at Apple (opens in new tab)
Apple directly has one of the best trade-in schemes for the iPhone 11 right now, offering a free device with eligible trade-ins. Of course, as the device is pretty affordable now, even cheaper smartphone trade-ins will save you a considerable amount on this device right now.

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Apple iPhone SE: $16.66/mo free with a new unlimited plan at Verizon (opens in new tab)
The iPhone SE is Apple's cheapest handset which allows you to get some really good offers on the device. Verizon is currently offering it free with a new unlimited data plan. What's especially good about this is that it doesn't even require a switch to Verizon or a trade-in to get you that price.

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iPhone 11: $599 $499 at Apple (opens in new tab)
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The iPhone 11 has also received a price cut from Apple - the second one in its history. It came down considerably in price with the launch of the iPhone 12, and now, it has come down to only $499. That makes it the second cheapest iPhone currently available, with just the iPhone SE offering a lower price.

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iPhone 12: $799 $599 at Apple (opens in new tab)
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If you're looking to score a Black Friday iPhone deal, Apple has the still-fantastic iPhone 12 on sale for $599 when you connect through a carrier. That's a fantastic price, making it a great alternative to the new iPhone 13 if you don't like the idea of paying full price for Apple's latest iPhone.

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Apple iPhone 13: save up to $800 with a trade-in, plus $1000 with a switch at Verizon (opens in new tab)
If you're looking for Black Friday deals on the all-new iPhone 13, there's a fantastic offer available at Verizon. First up, both new and existing customers can get up to $800 with a trade-in on an eligible unlimited data plan. Switching over from another carrier? You'll get an additional gift card worth up to $1000 as a welcome bonus too. The bad news, however, is that this device is currently on backorder until November 12 for some colors.

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Apple iPhone 12 mini: free with a new unlimited line (no trade needed) at Verizon (opens in new tab)
Looking for a free 5G capable flagship? Check out the iPhone 12 mini at Verizon. Right now this great little flagship is going for free with a new unlimited plan with no trade-ins needed. That makes this one not only a super accessible option, but also the first time this carrier has ever offered a 5G capable iPhone for free with a plan. 

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Apple iPhone 12: $20 $15/mo with an unlimited plan at AT&T (opens in new tab)
AT&T's got a great saving on the iPhone 12 this week which you don't even need to trade-in to access. Simply pick up a device with a new line on an unlimited data plan and the carrier will cut your monthly device installment down by a whole $5 per month. That's a price cut of $180 over a 36-month plan duration - a nice little price cut that's good if you don't happen to have a decent phone to trade. Note, savings are also available on the 12 Mini (opens in new tab).

Black Friday Apple deals (US): iPads

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iPad 10.2 2021 (64GB, Wi-Fi): $329 at Apple (opens in new tab)
The most coveted iPad deal for Black Friday is this one on the latest version iPad 10.2 that's on sale for $329. With it you're getting a 64GB iPad with a 10.2-inch Retina screen and Apple's A13 Bionic chip. It's smart, fast and powerful, and makes a perfect present. 

Need more storage? Other variants are also on sale. 256GB: $899 $589 at Walmart (opens in new tab)

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iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2021 (128GB, Wi-Fi): $1,099 $999 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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Amazon has the all-new 12.9-inch iPad Pro on sale for $999. That's a $100 discount and the lowest price we've seen for the 2021 tablet. The Apple iPad Pro delivers laptop-like power and speed thanks to Apple's M1 chip. This Black Friday deal has been flashing in and out of stock so we'd snag today's discount before it's too late.

Need more storage? Other variants are also on sale.
256GB: $1,199 $1,099 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
512GB: $1,399 $1,249 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
1TB: $1,799 $1,649.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
2TB:
$2,199 $2,049 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

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iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2021 (128GB, Wi-Fi + cellular): $1,299 $1,199 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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Want cellular storage on your iPad Pro 12.9-inch? With 128GB of storage this comes with a discount of $70, but we've spotted even bigger discounts on the larger storage variants. These are much more expensive than the models above, but if you're after a top-end model this could be perfect for you.
256GB: $1,399 $1,299 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
512GB: $1,599 $1,449.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
1TB: $1,999 $1,849.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
2TB:
$2,399 $2,249.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

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Apple Pencil 2: $129 $99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $22 on the Apple Pencil 2 with this 18% off early Black Friday deal at Amazon. This gets you the second-generation Apple stylus, which works with newer iPads only, but packs additional features like magnetic attachment and wireless charging.

Black Friday Apple deals (US): MacBooks

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Apple MacBook Air (2020): $999 $899 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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You can get the 2020 MacBook Air on sale for $899 at Amazon's Black Friday sale. That's a $50 discount. The 13-inch laptop features Apple's powerful M1 chip, 256GB of storage, 8GB of RAM, and provides up to 18 hours of battery life.

Black Friday Apple deals (UK): quick links

Black Friday Apple deals (UK): AirPods

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Apple AirPods (2019): £119 £99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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This week's best Black Friday Apple AirPods deal in the UK is the AirPods with the standard charging case that are on sale at their cheapest price of £99. A £20 discount may not sound hugely exciting but it's brilliant compared to the original RRP of £159. The wireless earbuds provide up to 24 hours of battery life and can be conveniently charged using a Qi-compatible mat or a Lightning connector.

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Apple AirPods Pro: £239 £185 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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– The most popular Black Friday Apple AirPods deal is the AirPods Pro which are on sale for a record-low price of £199. They come with significant improvements over the previous model – such as Active Noise Cancellation and a better design. A worthwhile upgrade, then. Meanwhile, the MagSafe wireless charging case is included in the price to give you more than 24 hours of total battery life.

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Apple AirPods Max: £549 £426.45 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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The Apple AirPods Max are simply one of the best pairs of over-ear headphones you can buy, and the high price is a bit easier to stomach with this Black Friday discount. Featuring excellent sound quality and great noise cancellation, the Apple AirPods Max are currently on sale for £429.24 - which is just £28 more than the record-low price.

Black Friday Apple deals (UK): Apple Watch

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Apple Watch 7 (41mm, GPS): £369 £349 at John Lewis (opens in new tab)
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One of today's best Black Friday Apple Watch deal is the all-new Apple Watch 7 that's on sale for £349 from John Lewis. That's a £20 discount and a new record-low price for the 41mm smartwatch. This discount applies to the Blue, Starlight and Midnight colors.  This is the cheapest deal we've seen for the Series 7 smartwatch, so we'd grab this fantastic deal now before it's too late.

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Apple Watch 7 (45mm, GPS): £399 £379 at John Lewis (opens in new tab)
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Want the larger size watch? You're also able to save £20, which is down to £379 at John Lewis. We've yet to see any other retailers offer this deal, but luckily it's offered on the Blue, Starlight, Green and Red color options.

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Apple Watch 6 (44mm, GPS): £409 £289 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save £120 - When it comes to outright value, you'll be hard-pressed to beat this Black Friday Apple Watch deal on the Series 6 at Amazon today. This model is a little older now, but it's still a great buy if you want something with a great display, powerful chip, and access to all the latest apps. The downside? This price is currently only available on the Red color.

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Apple Watch SE (40mm, GPS): £299 £249 at Currys (opens in new tab)
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If you're looking for something a little cheaper, you'll find all Apple Watch SE colours on sale in today's Black Friday Apple deals at Currys. This one's a match for the lowest price we've seen on this cheaper new device, so it's a great option if you're looking for a modern Apple Watch that can tick all the boxes but still come in at a reasonable cost.

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Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 38mm): £199 £169 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save £30 - The Apple Watch 3 is the perfect choice if you're on a budget and just want a device that's great for the basics - alerts, music, and fitness apps. It's a little older now but it's still great in 2021 and this latest early Black Friday price cut from Amazon brings it to within £10 of its cheapest ever price.

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Black Friday Apple deals (UK): iPads

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iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2021 (128GB, Wi-Fi): £999 £929 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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Here's a great Black Friday iPad deal on the latest 2021 iPad Pro 12.9, all things considered. It might not seem like a wild discount, but it's actually the cheapest price yet and really quite good considering this device is only a few months old as of writing. With a fantastic display and the incredible level of power the latest M1 chip affords, this one's an easy recommendation if you're looking for something truly premium.

Need more storage? Other variants are also on sale.
256GB: £1,099 £1,049 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
512GB: £1,299 £1,149 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
2TB:
£1,999 £1,914.82 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

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Apple iPad Pro 11 2021 (128GB, Wi-Fi): £749 £699 at Currys (opens in new tab)
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It's not a huge price cut, but this discount from Currys is the cheapest price around for the iPad Pro 11 with 128GB of storage.  This tablet should offer you around a 10 hour battery life, and we particularly liked the amount of power the M1 chipset.

Need more storage? Other variants are also on sale.
256GB:
£849 £799 at Currys (opens in new tab)
512GB:
£1,049 £999 at Currys (opens in new tab)
1TB:
£1,399 £1,340.10 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
(opens in new tab)2TB: £1,749 £1,649.97 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

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iPad mini 2021 (64GB, Wi-Fi): £479 £459 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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Early Black Friday iPad deals are looking a lot healthier in the UK this week with Amazon's first-ever price cut on the new Apple iPad mini. We're on the fence whether this one will sell out before Black Friday but we think it's a great deal either way - especially considering this device is barely a few months old. 

Need more storage? Other variants are also on sale. 256GB: £619 £599 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

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Apple Pencil 2: £119 £99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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The Apple Pencil 2 is discounted this Black Friday by almost £20, and we're not expecting to see many bigger discounts during the big sales event. Before you buy this, make sure it's compatible with your iPad (and if it's not, the version below may be for you). 

Black Friday Apple deals (UK): iPhones

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iPhone 12 mini: at Fonehouse | Three | £49 upfront | unlimited data, minutes and texts | £28pm (opens in new tab)
This is the overall best value Apple iPhone 12 mini deal right now. It comes in at just £49 upfront and then £28 a month from then on. For that price, you'll get a completely unlimited data, calls, and texts plan. That's a fantastic option for the price, allowing you to stream, game, and generally use apps as much as you'd like.

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iPhone 13: at Mobiles.co.uk | Vodafone | £20 upfront | 100GB data | unlimited minutes and texts | £43/pm (opens in new tab)
If you're simply after the best value option for the iPhone 13, this Vodafone deal will be the way to go right now. It only costs £20 upfront and then after that you're only paying £43 a month. You'll get 100GB of data for that price which is plenty for most people.

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iPhone 13 Pro: at Fonehouse | Three | £39 upfront | 100GB data | Unlimited calls and texts | £51 per month (opens in new tab)
Currently, Fonehouse's Apple iPhone 13 Pro deal on the Three network leads the way. It only costs £39 upfront and £51 a month. For that price, you're getting 100GB of data. That's plenty for most people's monthly usage, allowing for gaming, streaming, social media, and general use of their device.

Black Friday Apple deals (UK): MacBooks

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Apple MacBook Air (M1): £999 £889 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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This Black Friday Apple deal includes a healthy £110 discount on the latest Apple MacBook Air – and one with the powerful M1 chip at the helm no less. That's an excellent price - even if we have seen it around £20 cheaper in the past in a particularly speedy flash sale. This configuration offers 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD.

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MacBook Pro 13-inch (M1, 256GB): £1,299 £1,159 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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– After falling to an all-new low of £1,129 earlier in the month, this 13-inch MacBook Pro has now slightly risen, but it's still a top Black Friday deal. It's a good chunk less than it has been for most of the year so there's still a saving to be had. It's just not as exciting as it was a few weeks ago.

Apple Black Friday deals: FAQs

When will the best Apple Black Friday deals start in 2021?

This year Black Friday is on November 26, 2021. However, deals started to pop up well before that, even before Thanksgiving itself. This varied from retailer to retailer as they try to outdo each other with earlier and earlier sales, but the best Apple Black Friday deals typically happen between Black Friday proper and Cyber Monday.

Where are the best places to find Apple Black Friday deals?

We'll be updating this page will all the best Black Friday Apple deals and point you to the retailers offering the lowest price. Third-party retailers like Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy typically offer the best deals with record-low prices on AirPods, the Apple Watch, iPads, and MacBooks. If you see a best-ever offer from one retailer, typically, other retailers will follow suit and price match. Apple's own website doesn't typically discount its devices, however, last year, Apple held a four-day Black Friday event which included free gift cards with select products.

We've listed the top retailers that offer the best Apple Black Friday deals below, so you can get a feel for today's current offers and research prices for the upcoming Black Friday sale.

Amazon - simply awesome deals on all devices, but they sell out fast. (opens in new tab)
Apple - No discounts, but gift cards or freebies with select Apple devices (opens in new tab)
B&H Photo - a wildcard option, always surprises with competitive prices. (opens in new tab)
Best Buy - always hot on the heels of Amazon (opens in new tab)
Walmart - again, a top, top choice for all Apple devices. (opens in new tab)
Adorama - a fantastic retailer to check if you're looking for older devices. (opens in new tab)