Apple Memorial Day sales 2023: deals on AirPods, iPads, Apple Watch and more

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The 2023 Apple Memorial Day sales event is up and running with deals on some of Apple's best-selling devices, including AirPods, iPads, the Apple Watch, MacBooks, and more. To help you find all the top offers, we've scoured retailers like Best Buy, Walmart, and Amazon to bring you today's best Memorial Day Apple sales and deals.

The Memorial Day sales event always brings attractive prices on Apple's latest and greatest devices, and this year's deals don't disappoint. We've spotted the best-selling AirPods Pro 2 on sale for a record-low price of $199.99, and the 2022 Apple Watch SE marked down to just $219. If you're looking for computing deals, grab the latest iPad 10.9 for just $399 and get the powerful MacBook Air M1 for $799.

Below we've listed the best Memorial Day Apple sales, followed by more of today's stand-out deals on the iPhone 14,  Apple Watch 8, AirPods, and more. We'll update this guide throughout the day, so bookmark this page for all the up-to-date offers.

Today's best Memorial Day Apple sales

Memorial Day Apple sales: today's best deals

Memorial Day Apple sales: AirPods

Apple AirPods Pro 2: $249now$199.99 at Amazon

Apple AirPods Pro 2: was $249 now $199.99 at Amazon
AirPods Pro deals are always popular in Memorial Day sales, and Amazon has the best-selling AirPods Pro 2 on sale for $199.99 - the lowest price we've ever seen. 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.

Apple AirPods (2nd Generation): was $159 $99.99 at Amazon

Apple AirPods (2nd Generation): was $159 now $99.99 at Amazon
Grab the AirPods 2 for just $99.99 at Amazon's Memorial Day sales event. 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 them to be the latest model.

Apple AirPods (3rd Generation): was $179 now $159 at Amazon

Apple AirPods (3rd Generation): was $179 now $159 at Amazon
Amazon also has the Apple AirPods 3 on sale for $159, which is the best deal you can find right now. You're getting a longer battery life with the AirPods 3, thanks to the MagSafe charging case that provides more than 30 hours of total listening time and can be charged using a Qi-compatible charging mat or a Lightning connector.

Apple AirPods Max: $549 now $449.99 at Amazon

Apple AirPods Max: was $549 now $449.99 at Amazon
Upgrade to Apple's luxurious AirPods Max with this deal from Amazon that brings the over-ear headphones down to $449.99 - the best price we've seen this year. The over-ear headphones feature active noise cancellation to block out unwanted noise and provide up to 20 hours of battery life.

Memorial Day Apple sales: Apple Watch

Apple Watch SE, 2022 (GPS, 40mm):  $249$219 at Amazon

Apple Watch SE, 2022 (GPS, 40mm): was $249 now $219 at Amazon
You can get the 2022 Apple Watch SE on sale for $219 at Amazon right now. That's the lowest price we've ever seen and the best-value Apple Watch you can buy right now. While the Apple Watch SE lacks all the bells and whistles found on the Apple Watch 8, it still packs a fast processor, great battery life, and new health and fitness features.

Apple Watch 8 (GPS, 41mm), 2022:  $399$329 at Amazon

Apple Watch 8 (GPS, 41mm), 2022: was $399 now $329 at Amazon
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. Amazon has the best-selling smartwatch on sale for $329, which is the best deal you can find right now and just $8 more than the record-low price.

Apple Watch SE (44mm, GPS), 2020: $279 $149 at Walmart

Apple Watch SE (44mm, GPS), 2020: was $279 now $149 at Walmart
Today's cheapest Apple Watch is the first-generation Apple Watch SE marked down to just $149 at Walmart's Memorial Day sale. An excellent value, the budget smartwatch is a great choice for someone who just wants basic smartwatch functions like tracking activity, calories, and sleep and the ability to receive notifications, take calls, and reply to texts directly from your wrist.

Apple Watch 8 (GPS + Cellular, 41mm), 2022:  $499$429 at Amazon

Apple Watch 8 (GPS + Cellular, 41mm), 2022: was $499 now $429 at Amazon
If you want LTE connectivity with your smartwatch, Amazon's Memorial Day sale also has the Apple Watch 8 with Cellular on sale for $429. That's the best deal we've seen this year and $40 more than the record-low price. An Apple Watch with a Cellular plan means you can text, call, get directions, and play music without your iPhone nearby.

Memorial Day Apple sales: iPads

Apple iPad 10.9 2022 (64GB): $449$399 at Amazon

Apple iPad 10.9 2022 (64GB): $449 $399 at Amazon
Apple's 10th-generation iPad is now available for its lowest-ever price at Amazon. With this tablet, Apple successfully migrated the base iPad from its classic, first-gen Air looks to an iPad Pro-influenced design, and the result is a high-quality, versatile device that will satisfy the broadest set of users, from fun lovers and content consumers to those looking to get some work done. 

Apple iPad 10.2 2021 (64GB): $329$269 at Amazon

Apple iPad 10.2 2021 (64GB): was $329 now $269 at Amazon
If you're looking for a cheap iPad in today's Memorial Day sales, Apple's 10.2-inch iPad is on sale for a record-low of $269. While it's not the speediest tablet in the range, a decent screen, quality design, and relatively speedy chip make this the iPad that suits most people's needs the best. For streaming, shopping, and doing a few light work tasks, it's a great choice, expressing with today's $60 discount.

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 2022 (128GB): $1,099$1,049 at Amazon

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 2022 (128GB): $1,099 $1,049 at Amazon
The 128GB version of Apple's latest iPad Pro – aka the best iPad money can buy in 2023 – is now on sale at Amazon's Memorial Day sale for $1,049. Sure, that's not a significant discount on the tablet's original price, but this is the crème de la crème of Apple's iPad offering, meaning it rarely sees itself discounted to anything lower than $1,099. If you just want to watch movies and video chat with friends, the Pro is seriously overkill, but if you're after the best of the best, this is it.

Memorial Day Apple sales: iPhone

Apple iPhone 14: up to $800 off with trade, plus free iPad and Apple Watch at Verizon

Apple iPhone 14: up to $800 off with trade, plus free iPad and Apple Watch at Verizon
Verizon's iPhone deals on the iPhone 14 offer the usual trade trade-in rebate of up to $800 but you can also take advantage of a limited-time-only option to bundle in a free iPad and Apple Watch. These are substantial freebies but the caveat here is that you still need that unlimited data plan to be eligible - and you'll need to pay for the lines on the freebies. Caveats aside, however, this is a super strong deal that's worth taking advantage of. 

Apple iPhone 14 & 14 Plus: up to $700 off with trade-in and unlimited plan at AT&T
Another top destination for carrier iPhone deals, AT&T is offering a trade-in rebate of up to $700 off the two 'standard' models in the new iPhone 14 range. While good, this particular rebate is just shy of the record $800-off we've seen previously. That said, this is still a solid choice if you get good AT&T coverage in your areas as you'll be able to significantly shave off the cost of your new device. See this same deal on the iPhone 14 Plus

Apple iPhone 14 & 14 Plus: up to $700 off with trade-in and unlimited plan at AT&T
Another top destination for carrier iPhone deals, AT&T is offering a trade-in rebate of up to $700 off the two 'standard' models in the new iPhone 14 range. While good, this particular rebate is just shy of the record $800-off we've seen previously. That said, this is still a solid choice if you get good AT&T coverage in your areas as you'll be able to significantly shave off the cost of your new device. See this same deal on the iPhone 14 Plus.

Apple iPhone 14 & 14 Plus: save up to $600 with a trade-in at Apple

Apple iPhone 14 & 14 Plus: save up to $600 with a trade-in at Apple
Do you want an unlocked iPhone 14? We've got good news and bad news. First up, the bad news is you'll have to get your device directly from Apple - sorry, no other choices. The good news, however, is that you'll be able to get a fairly sizeable trade-in rebate of up to $600 off right now, which is decent, even if it doesn't challenge the big carrier promotions. As always, you'll need to have a really decent phone to fetch the maximum rebate but even fairly modest devices should also be able to score more than a few bucks off here.

Memorial Day Apple sales: MacBooks

Apple MacBook Air, M1 (2020):$999.99$799.99 at Amazon

Apple MacBook Air, M1 (2020): was $999.99 now $799.99 at Amazon
The 2020 Apple MacBook Air with an M1 chip is older now, but it's still one of the best laptops ever made. With this Memorial Day deal, the device that we awarded 4.5 stars out of five in our MacBook Air M1 review is now back down to its lowest-ever price at Amazon. Apple's premium device is fast, responsive, beautifully designed, and has a long-lasting battery life.

MacBook Pro M1, 1TB (2021): $2,499now $1,899 at Amazon

MacBook Pro M1, 1TB (2021): was $2,499 now $1,899 at Amazon
Amazon's Memorial Day Apple sale has the 2021 MacBook Pro on sale for a record-low price of $1,899, thanks to today's whopping $600 discount. Rated as one of our best laptops, the 2021 MacBook Pro packs a fantastic 14-inch Liquid Retina XDR display and Apple's powerful M1 Pro chip - a component that delivers impressive performance and 17 hours of battery life.

When is Memorial 2023?

Memorial Day 2023 falls on Monday, May 29. Memorial Day is an American federal holiday that always falls on the last Monday in May to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. 

When do Memorial Day Apple sales start?

Generally speaking, Memorial Day sales on tech products tend to be concentrated around Memorial Day itself, the preceding weekend, and in some cases the preceding week too. We usually see the big hardware stores like Lowes and Home Depot begin their Memorial Day sales in early May, but the tech retailers like Amazon and Best Buy usually kick off their sales later in the month.

For Memorial Day Apple deals specifically, based on previous events we'd say it's a great idea to keep an eye out from Monday, May 22nd onwards but don't be in a rush to pick anything up. Retailers are likely to reserve their best deals for Monday, May 29, so if you want to snag the lowest price possible, you should wait for Memorial Day proper.

If you're looking to shop for bargains right now, we've listed today's best Apple deals from the top online retailers at the top of this page.

Shop for more tech bargains with our 2023 Memorial Day TV sales guide and our Memorial Day laptop sales roundup.

Mackenzie Frazier

Mackenzie Frazier is the deals editor in the US for TechRadar at Future plc. She's been sharing deal advice for Future for the past three years and loves to find products that the consumer wants at the best possible price. She's had eight years of experience working in the e-commerce space and loves being a mom to her baby boy.