Best Buy Planning 50-Hour Sale With Discounts on iPhone, MacBook, iMac and More This Friday

Best Buy today announced the upcoming launch of a 50-hour sale filled with Black Friday-like deals in celebration of its 51st anniversary. The sale will kick off this Friday and will last through Sunday night.

Best Buy's sale will see the company offering discounts on a wide range of Apple products, from the MacBook to the iPhone.

Select MacBook, MacBook Pro, and iMac models will be up to $500 off. Best Buy also plans to offer up to $300 off on the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus, and the iPad mini 4 will be discounted by up to $120. Accessories like the Beats Studio Wireless headphones will also be on sale.

Best Buy's sale kicks off at 10:00 p.m. Central Time on Friday, August 18 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Central Time on Sunday, August 20. Deals will be available both online and in retail stores, and students can get additional discounts by visiting Best Buy's student site.

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Best Buy’s ‘Black Friday in July’ Sale Includes Deals on iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and BeatsX

Best Buy today opened up its Black Friday in July sale for My Best Buy members only, with early access ending tonight at 11:59 p.m. CT. As usual, the sale includes a handful of Apple and Apple-related products with notable markdowns, like the 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro, iPad mini 4, MacBook Air, BeatsX, and more.

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There are nearly two dozen 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models discounted by up to $200 in Best Buy's new sale, including 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB models in all colorways. The iPad mini 4 has only three models on sale, all covering the 128GB tier with savings of $125 on the small-screened iPad. Each iPad offer comes with a free six-month subscription to Kaspersky Internet Security for three devices.

Those looking for a 13-inch MacBook Air can choose from two models on sale, including the 128GB and 256GB flash storage tiers with savings of $300 and $350, respectively. Both MacBook Air models include a fifth-generation Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of memory, as well as a free six-month subscription to Trend Micro Internet Security for three devices.

Best Buy is also running a separate Apple Sale Event that includes offers like up to $200 off an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus with the purchase and activation of a monthly installment plan, $70 off the Apple Watch Series 2, and up to $400 off various iMac models. There's also a markdown on the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, with savings of up to $350 depending on the specs and each user's qualifications for a student discount.

For Beats products, shoppers can get the Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones for $134.99 ($65 savings), Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones for $219.99 ($80 savings), and BeatsX Earphones for $99.99 ($50 savings). iTunes gift cards have been marked down as well, including 10 percent off $100, $50, $30, and $25 cards.

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Best Buy Has AirPods in Stock, Launches Fourth of July Sale

With Apple still showing six-week shipping on AirPods, those looking to get their hands on a pair of the wireless earphones more quickly might want to check out Best Buy, which currently has them in stock with free two-day shipping. It'll take a bit longer than the stated timeframe to get them with the weekend and Fourth of July holiday in the U.S., so Best Buy is generally quoting July 5 for delivery.

The retailer is also celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with a 5-day long sale that includes a handful of Apple products at discounted prices, like the iPhone 7, iPhone SE, MacBook Air, and 9.7-inch iPad. The sale begins today and runs through July 4 at 11:59 p.m. CT.

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One of the items up for sale is the iPhone 7, which includes savings of up to $218 when customers buy and activate an iPhone 7 with a monthly installment plan, with carriers and coverage varying by store. Similarly, the iPhone SE is up for sale with savings up to $280 with the purchase of a monthly installment plan, but only for Sprint and only for 16GB and 64GB models. Other carriers and storage tiers have some mark offs, but they're not as drastic.

For the MacBook Air, Best Buy is discounting the laptop by $200 for two models: one with 128GB flash storage ($799.99) and one with 256GB flash storage ($999.99). Both MacBook Air models come with a free six month subscription to Trend Micro Internet Security for three devices ranging from iOS and Mac to Android and Windows.

Best Buy is marking down Apple's latest 9.7-inch iPad, released this past March, by $30 across six models. These include multiple color options for customers interested in the 32GB model ($299.99) or the 128GB model ($399.99). As a bonus, anyone purchasing a 9.7-inch iPad offered in the Fourth of July Best Buy sale will get six months of Kaspersky Internet Security for free to use on three devices running iOS, macOS, Android, or Windows.


Also on sale are a few unlocked and pre-owned iPhone 5s devices ($129.99, savings $30-$40), 128GB 6th generation iPod Touch ($329.99, savings $50), Powerbeats 3 Wireless Headphones ($129.99, savings $70), ecobee3 Wi-Fi Thermostat ($169.99, savings $80), Ring Home Security Kit ($399.99, savings $100), and more.

As with previous Best Buy sales, customers can choose between free in-store pick up or free 2-day shipping on orders that exceed $35. Check out Best Buy's Hot Deals page to browse the full list of items on sale before the discounts disappear on Tuesday.

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Best Buy Offering Up to $50 Gift Card With Latest iPad Pro Models

Best Buy has launched a limited time promotion offering customers up to a $50 Best Buy physical gift card with their pre-order of the latest iPad Pro models, announced at WWDC 2017 this week, through its website.


Specifically, Best Buy is offering a $50 gift card for the second-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and a $25 gift card for the all-new 10.5-inch iPad Pro. Best Buy estimates both models will begin shipping on Tuesday, June 13.

For the latest MacBook and MacBook Pro models, also unveiled at WWDC 2017 this week, Best Buy is offering college students an extra $100 off when they sign up for College Student Deals. The discount is provided in the form of an emailed coupon that can be redeemed online or at one of its stores.


Best Buy currently charges the same price as Apple for all of the latest iPad Pro and MacBook models prior to the gift cards and coupons.

Best Buy said customers can also get a minimum $250 Best Buy physical gift card with the trade in of select MacBook models at one of its stores. All three deals are valid in the United States and Puerto Rico only.

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Best Buy Memorial Day Sale Savings on Apple Watch, Mac Notebooks, 9.7-Inch iPad Pro, and More

Best Buy today launched a four-day-long Memorial Day sale that has markdowns on quite a few Apple products, including Apple Watch, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPad, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and iMac. The four day sale begins today and ends on Memorial Day, this Monday, May 29.

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The first item up for sale is Apple Watch Series 2, which Best Buy has marked down $70 for nearly all models of Apple's wearable device. Each purchase of an Apple Watch during the event will net customers free in-store setup and advice by Geek Squad.


Aluminum case models including Nike are priced at $299 for 38mm or $329 for 42mm, while stainless steel models range from $479 to $679 depending on casing color and band combinations.

Best Buy's iPhone 7 sale lets customers save up to $300 when they buy and activate an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus on a monthly installment plan, with carrier plan options varying by store. Similarly, Best Buy is offering up to $200 off the iPhone SE 16GB and 64GB models with the purchase of a monthly installment plan.


For Mac notebooks, Best Buy is providing discounts of between $200 and $250 on MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models. The new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar isn't included in the site's Memorial Day sale. Customers who buy one of the MacBooks will also get six months of Trend Micro Internet Security for free, which will cover up to three iOS, Mac, Android, or Windows devices for the time frame.

Best Buy has marked down numerous versions of Apple's 9.7-inch iPad Pro, with savings between $100 and $125 off of the devices in Wi-Fi only configurations. Discounts of $100 are also available on iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi models. With the purchase of an iPad customers will receive a free six months of Kaspersky Internet Security that covers a range of three devices across iOS, Mac, Android, and Windows.

Best Buy has a few deals on iMacs, Mac minis, and Mac Pros this weekend, with savings going up to $200 on iMac and $100 on Mac mini, with the same free warranty offer as it's offering for customers purchasing a MacBook. Best Buy is also knocking $600 off of the original price of the quad-core Mac Pro that has discontinued been by Apple.

Finally, the Memorial Day sale also includes a few smart home items, like connected light bulbs and the Nanoleaf Aurora lighting system. Beats by Dre Powerbeats3 Wireless headphones are on sale for $129.99 ($70 in savings), as well as the DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter drone at $999.99 ($200 in savings). Customers can choose between free in-store pick up on all items, or get free two-day shipping for any orders over $35.

Visit Best Buy's Hot Deals page here to see the full list of products available before the Memorial Day sale ends on Monday.

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Best Buy Offering $25 Gift Card With Purchase of New iPad

With the purchase of one of Apple's new iPads, announced yesterday, Best Buy is offering a free $25 Best Buy gift card that can be used towards future Best Buy purchases.

The $25 gift card is a small amount, but it's the best sale we've seen on the as-of-yet unreleased iPad, effectively dropping the price of the entry-level tablet to $305.


In its retail stores, Best Buy is also offering a $150 Best Buy gift card with the trade-in of any working iPad mini 2, mini 3, mini 4, iPad Air, or iPad Pro, with the total able to be put towards the price of the new iPad. Devices must be in working condition with no cracks to be eligible for trade-in.

Customers can't yet place an order for the new iPad from Best Buy, but can sign up for email notifications. The new iPad will go on sale at 8:01 a.m. Pacific Time on Friday, March 24.

Apple's new iPad is positioned as a low-cost 9.7-inch tablet designed to replace the iPad Air 2. It features an upgraded A9 processor, a brighter display, and a thicker iPad Air-style body.

Prices on the iPad start at $329 for the entry-level 32GB Wi-Fi only model. A 128GB model is available for $429, and Wi-Fi + Cellular models are available for an additional $130.

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Best Buy Sale Includes Up to $300 Off Select MacBook and MacBook Pro Models

Best Buy today has begun a two-day sale that includes discounts on a collection of Apple products, including the 2016 Touch Bar MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro Without Touch Bar, 12-inch MacBook, MacBook Air, iPhone 7, and iPad mini 2.

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Touch Bar MacBook Pro

The retailer is offering the Touch Bar MacBook Pro at a discount of $100 on four models, but the 15-inch Touch Bar MacBook Pro is not listed in Best Buy's sale.

MacBook Pro

A collection of non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro models are also on sale this weekend at Best Buy, including $225 off the latest update to the laptop that launched alongside the Touch Bar models in October.

12-Inch MacBook

The biggest collection on sale for a single MacBook line this weekend is the 12-inch MacBook, which Best Buy is discounting by $300 on two separate builds in all colorways.

MacBook Air

At the cheapest level of Best Buy's sale this weekend is the MacBook Air, which the retailer has reduced in price by $200 on two models.

iPhone 7 and iPad mini 2

Rounding out all of the MacBook sales are discounts on the iPad mini 2 and iPhone 7. For the Wi-Fi only 32GB model of the iPad mini 2, users can pick up the tablet for $239.99, a $30 discount (Silver/White or Space Gray/Black).

When purchasing select iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models at Best Buy during the sale, as well as signing up for a monthly installment plan, users can also receive up to a $200 Best Buy gift card.

The amount for each specific iPhone 7 model is listed below:

  • iPhone 7 32GB: $50 gift card

  • iPhone 7 128GB: $100 gift card

  • iPhone 7 256GB: $200 gift card

  • iPhone 7 Plus 256GB: $100 gift card


Check Best Buy's sale page for details on eligible carriers and colors.

Anyone who wants to take advantage of the sales happening at Best Buy has through Saturday, January 21 before the deals expire.

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Flash Sale: Get a $100 iTunes Gift Card for $85 and More

Best Buy is holding a flash sale that offers U.S. customers a $100 iTunes gift card for $85, which is 15% off, until 12 p.m. Pacific Time. The gift card is a physical version delivered with free two-day shipping to most U.S. addresses.

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iTunes gift cards can be used to purchase apps, games, music, movies, TV shows, books, and more on the App Store, iTunes Store, the iBooks Store, and the Mac App Store. The credit can also be used towards an Apple Music subscription. The gift cards can be used on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Mac, or PC.

If you are reading about this deal after it has expired, be sure to check out Best Buy's other deals on Apple products this week, including $100 off select iPad and MacBook Pro models and discounted Apple Watch models. U.S. only.

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Best Buy’s Last Minute Holiday Deals Include $125 Off iPad Pro, Up to $200 Off Macs

With Christmas less than a week away, Best Buy has decided to offer some last minute holiday deals on Apple products for customers who still need to purchase a gift. Deals include discounts on the iPad Pro, the iPhone 7, and Apple's line of MacBooks.

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iPads


Best Buy is discounting all 9.7-inch iPad Pro models by $125, which drops the price on the entry-level 32GB model to $474.99.

The discount applies to all 9.7-inch models, both Wi-Fi only and Cellular, in all capacities.

iPad mini 4 models are also available at a $100 discount, dropping prices on the entry-level 32GB model to $299.99.

Macs


Select MacBook Pro and MacBook Air machines are discounted by up to $200, with models listed below. Deals are available on the latest machines, including the 2016 MacBook Pro with no Touch Bar.


iPhone 7


Best Buy is offering a $250 Best Buy gift card with the purchase of an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus when a customer trades in an iPhone 6 or newer and activates a billing plan on Sprint, Verizon, or AT&T. The deal is only available in store.

Best Buy is also discounting the 32GB iPhone 7 to $49.99 with activation and a two-year contract on the Verizon network.

A $200 Best Buy gift card is available with the purchase of an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus on Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint.

Other Deals


Best Buy has a range of other Apple accessories and products on sale at a discount, and the full list can be found in the deals section on Best Buy's site.

Shipping


Best Buy is offering free two-day shipping on all orders, but for gifts to arrive by Christmas, orders will need to be placed by 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 21.

After that cutoff point, customers will be able to use in-store pickup to get gifts until 6:00 p.m. local time on Christmas Eve.

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Best Buy Discounts iPad Pro by $125, Macs by Up to $200 in Two-Day Sale

Best Buy is having a weekend holiday sale which will see it discounting a wide range of Apple products, from iPads and iPhones to various Mac models.

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All Best Buy iPad models are on sale. The 9.7-inch iPad Pro is available for $125 off, which drops the price on the entry-level 32GB model from $599.99 to $474.99. All 12.9-inch iPad Pro models are available at a $100 discount, dropping the price on the entry-level 32GB model from $799.99 to $699.99.

The iPad mini 2 is also discounted by $50, which means the WiFi-only 32GB model is priced at $219.99 instead of $269.99.

MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar aren't on sale, but Best Buy is discounting the 2016 13-inch MacBook Pro without a Touch Bar by $100, making it available for $1,399.99, down from $1,499.99.

Select older MacBook Pro models are available at a $200 discount, as are select iMac models, and all MacBook Air machines are also discounted by $200.

Previous-generation Apple Watch models are available for up to $500 off, and some Apple Watch accessories are discounted by 50 percent.

When purchasing an iPhone 7 with an installment billing agreement, Best Buy is offering a $100 Best Buy gift card with purchase for upgrades, and $200 for new activations. Best Buy is also discounting the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, offering them for as little as $14.99 or $19.99 per month, respectively.

Accessories such as the new Apple TV, AirPort Express, iPods, and Beats headphone and speakers are also on sale.

Best Buy's deals will be available on Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10.

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