Apple Labor Day deals 2023: the best sales on AirPods, MacBooks, and more

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Today's Apple Labor Day deals are offering some of the best prices we've seen all year on everything from AirPods to MacBooks. If you're interested in bagging some premium tech at a discount, we've rounded up all of today's best deals just down below.

Best Buy, Amazon, and B&H Photo are all offering superb options today with what are likely to be the best Apple deals this side of Black Friday. We've actually had great discounts for a few days now but we've made sure to update this page today with the latest prices and deals and also added a few last-minute Apple deals.  

A few highlights for today's Labor Day Apple deals include the lowest price yet on the stunning MacBook Air M2; available for just $899 (was $1,099) at Best Buy, the iPhone 14 available for free with a new line at Verizon, and the AirPods Pro 2 for $199 at Amazon or Best Buy. Collectively, these are some of the best Apple deals we've seen all year so far - and you can see more recommendations just below. 

While you're here, we'd recommend heading on over to our Labor Day sales live blog for up-to-date coverage from our team of experts here at TechRadar. Alternatively, see our main Labor Day sales for a quick overview of all of today's top bargains.

Today's best Apple deals ahead of Labor Day

Labor Day Apple deals: MacBooks

MacBook Air 13-inch (M2): $1,099$899 at Best BuyRecord low price:Price check: sold out at Amazon | $1,099 at B&H Photo

MacBook Air 13-inch (M2): was $1,099 now $899 at Best Buy
Record low price: Best Buy has the latest MacBook Air M2 for its lowest-ever price this week. We concluded that this is the best laptop you can buy in our MacBook Air M2 review thanks to the stylish design, sharp display, impressive performance, and long battery life. This is the one to get if you need a premium powerhouse for creative apps such as photo editing, video editing, and more intense workloads. The M1 is still up to those jobs too, though, so you'll be fine with the cheaper option if your budget is smaller - but it's worth the upgrade if you can afford it.

Price check: sold out at Amazon$1,099 at B&H Photo

MacBook Air 13-inch (M1):$999.99$749.99 at Amazon

MacBook Air 13-inch (M1): was $999.99 now $749.99 at Amazon
If your budget can't stretch for the M2 model, consider this older M1 model. The 2020 Apple MacBook Air with an M1 chip is a little old now but it's still one of the best laptops ever made - and Amazon now has it for the same record-low price we first saw over Prime Day. Our MacBook Air M1 review awarded the device 4.5 stars out of five, where we particularly praised Apple's premium device for its speed, responsiveness, beautiful design, and long-lasting battery life.

Price check: $749 at Best Buy | $849 at B&H Photo

MacBook Air 15-inch (M2):$1,299$1,099.99 at Amazon

MacBook Air 15-inch (M2): was $1,299 now $1,099.99 at Amazon
This price on the latest 15-inch MacBook Air isn't anything new but it is a match for the best yet on this absolutely stunning Ultrabook. No surprises - we're huge fans of this model at TechRadar and awarded it four stars out of five during our Apple MacBook Air 15-inch (2023) review. While it is essentially just an upscaled version of the 13-inch machine, that's by no means a bad thing when you consider the outstanding M2 processor inside. If you can make use of the bigger 15-inch display this deal is absolutely recommended.

Price check: $1,099 at Best Buy | $1,199 at B&H Photo

MacBook Pro 14-inch (M2 Pro):$1,299$1,099.99 at Amazon

MacBook Pro 14-inch (M2 Pro): was $1,299 now $1,099.99 at Amazon
The best MacBook Pro deal in the Labor Day sales is on the latest 14-inch M2 Pro model - one of the best laptops money can buy right now. While this isn't a record-breaking price, it's a match for the best we've seen yet and well worth a look if you need a seriously powerful machine for design or production work. We awarded this one a best-in-class four and a half stars out of five rating on our MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review thanks to its superb chipset, display, and incredible 20-hour battery life.

Price check: sold out at Amazon | $1,799 at B&H Photo

Labor Day Apple deals: AirPods

Apple AirPods (2nd Generation): $159 $99 at Amazon

Apple AirPods (2nd Generation): was $159 now $99 at Amazon
The AirPods 2 are Apple's cheapest earbuds, and Amazon has the 2nd-generation AirPods on sale for $99. That's just $20 more than the record-low price, and fantastic value for a pair of Apple's premium earbuds. This deal is highly recommended if you want new AirPods and don't need noise-cancelling technology.

Price check: $99 at Best Buy | $109 at B&H Photo

Apple AirPods (3rd generation):$169now $149 at Amazon

Apple AirPods (3rd generation): was $169 now $149 at Amazon
A slightly pricier option, the 3rd generation Apple AirPods are the latest model from the brand and feature an impressive spatial audio mode. Our AirPods 3 review praised their ease of use, comfortable design, and new IPX4 water resistance. They're a great pair of buds, but they don't feature the noise cancellation features or customizable ear tips of the AirPods Pro. Today's price at Amazon is $10 more than the record low but it's still less than the "usual" sales price of $159.

Price check: $149 at Best Buy | $159 at B&H Photo

Apple AirPods Pro 2: $249$199 at Best Buy

Apple AirPods Pro 2: was $249 now $199 at Best Buy
Always a holiday best-seller, Best Buy has the AirPods Pro 2, on sale for a record-low price of $199.99. Compared to the AirPods 2 and 3, the AirPods Pro 2 feature active noise cancellation, improved audio quality, and a wireless charging case that provides more than 24 hours of battery life. Overall, this is our favorite AirPods deal in today's Labor Day sales and we'd highly recommend the AirPods Pro 2 if you're willing to go for the more expensive model.

Price check: $199 at Amazon$229 at B&H Photo

Apple AirPods Max: $549now $449 at Amazon

Apple AirPods Max: was $549 now $449 at Amazon
This is the cheapest the excellent AirPods Max have been for a while now - although we have seen them dip to $429 on one previous occasion. At this price, the AirPods Max are still a niche buy but they're one we'd recommend to Apple devotees with a penchant for sound quality. In our Apple AirPods Max review we awarded them four stars out of five, praising their incredible audio performance, noise cancellation, and exceptional iOS integration and features. 

Price check: $449 at Best Buy | $479 at B&H Photo

Labor Day Apple deals: iPhones

Apple iPhone 14: free with an unlimited data plan, plus $280 off an iPad and Apple Watch at Verizon

Apple iPhone 14: free with an unlimited data plan, plus $280 off an iPad and Apple Watch at Verizon
Verizon's best-ever iPhone 14 deal is available right now this Labor Day, with the device now available free with a new line on an unlimited data plan. What makes this deal so good is that you no longer need those pesky trade-in criteria to be eligible - simply a new line. What's more, Verizon is also offering the option to bundle in an Apple Watch for $5 per month and an additional $280 saving on a new iPad. This is a generous side bonus but take note that you'll need to pay for those device lines separately.

Apple iPhone 14 Pro & 14 Pro Max: up to $1,000 off w/ trade-in and unlimited plan at AT&T
Some of AT&T's best iPhone deals this week can be found on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max -

Apple iPhone 14 Pro & 14 Pro Max: up to $1,000 off w/ trade-in and unlimited plan at AT&T
Some of AT&T's best iPhone deals this week can be found on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max - both of which are available with a trade-in rebate of up to $1,000 off. This is a match for the best rebate we've ever seen at AT&T and technically enough to cover the entire cost of the iPhone 14 Pro. Note, however, that you will need a pricey unlimited data plan to be eligible. Also worth noting is that a trade-in rebate of up to $1,000 on these devices is also available at Verizon today.

Labor Day Apple deals: iPads

Apple iPad 10.2 (2021): $329.99$269 at Amazon

Apple iPad 10.2 (2021): was $329.99 now $269 at Amazon
Best Buy has the 2021 Apple iPad on sale for $269 - just $20 shy of the record-low price. It may be slightly older tech, but the 10.2-inch Retina display and A13 Bionic chip ensure excellent picture quality and superior performance to this day. The entry-level tablet can do it all without issue, according to our Apple iPad 10.2 review: whether that's browsing the net, streaming media, light work, or playing games.

Price check: $269 at Best Buy | $309 at B&H Photo

Apple iPad Air 2022 (64GB): $599.99 $499.99 at Amazon

Apple iPad Air 2022 (64GB): was $599.99 now $499.99 at Amazon
If you're looking for more power, Amazon has Apple's latest iPad Air on sale for a record-low price of $499.99. The iPad Air 5 packs a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display, Apple's powerful M1 chip which delivers laptop-like speed and performance, and provides an all-day battery life. Note that some colors have already sold out so we wouldn't hang around if you're interested in snagging one of these for the lowest price ever.

Price check: $499 at Best Buy | $599 at B&H Photo

Apple iPad Pro 11 (128GB): $799now $749.99 at B&H Photo

Apple iPad Pro 11 (128GB): was $799 now $749.99 at B&H Photo
In need of a tablet with some serious power? The 2022 Apple iPad Pro 11 features a blazingly quick M2 chipset to make short work of all but the most intensive of applications. With a superb display, design, and surprisingly decent battery life, the latest iPad Pro 11 is a pricey but worthwhile buy for those who can make use of its exceptional power. This price at B&H Photo is still $20 off the record low but it's one that's pretty good considering how popular this model is.

Price check: sold out at Amazon | $759 at Best Buy

Apple iPad mini (64GB): $499now $399.99 at Amazon

Apple iPad mini (64GB): was $499 now $399.99 at Amazon
If you prefer a smaller tablet, consider the excellent iPad Mini. Today's price at Amazon is a decent deal and the usual sales price for this popular 8.3-inch tablet as it's only been $20 cheaper on one occasion. Despite its size, this model provides plenty of power for blazing through all your favorite apps. We awarded it four stars out of five in our iPad mini (2021) review, praising its superb compact design.

Price check: $399 at Best Buy | $499 at B&H Photo

Labor Day Apple deals: Apple Watches

Apple Watch 8 (GPS, 41mm):  $399$309 at Amazon
Great price:

Apple Watch 8 (GPS, 41mm): was $399 now $309 at Amazon
Great price:
Although the Apple Watch 8 has briefly dipped to as low as $279 previously, today's early Labor Day deal brings the best-selling smartwatch down to the next-best price we've seen for months now. The Apple Watch 8 is one of the best smartwatches you can buy, thanks to its impressive display and new safety and health features, such as fall detection and Emergency SOS.

Price check: $329 at Best Buy

Apple Watch SE (44mm, GPS), 2020: $279 $129 at Walmart
Record low price:

Apple Watch SE (44mm, GPS), 2020: was $279 now $129 at Walmart
Record low price:
If you're looking to snag a smartwatch in today's Labor Day sales, Walmart has the first-generation Apple Watch SE on sale for a record-low price of just $129 (beats the previous record by $10). Apple's budget smartwatch is a great choice for someone who just wants basic functions like activity tracking, calorie counting, and sleep tracking, plus the ability to see notifications, take calls, and reply to texts directly from your wrist.

Labor Day Apple deals: Other

Apple AirTag 4 Pack: $99$88.99 at Amazon

Apple AirTag 4 Pack: was $99 now $88.99 at Amazon
The best-selling Apple AirTag rarely gets discounted, but Amazon has the four-pack on sale for $89. That's the best deal you'll find and $14 more than the record-low price. A great way to keep track of a backpack; just attach the Apple AirTag to anything you don't want to lose, and your iPhone will locate it.

Price check: $99 at Best Buy | $89 at B&H Photo

Alex Whitelock
Deals Editor

Alex is deals editor at TechRadar. With over three years of experience on-site and eight years working in e-commerce, Alex has made it his personal mission to share all his favorite tips, bargains, and deals with our readers here at TechRadar. At work, he specializes in computing, phones, and covering huge sales events like Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day. Outside of work, you'll find him indulging his keen love of photography and PC gaming, or down at the local climbing gym hanging off boulders far too difficult for his abilities. His editorial bylines also include contributions to T3 and GamesRadar.