Best Prime Day 2020 Apple Deal: $ 850 MacBook Air, $ 199 AirPods Pro and more


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Prime day Is here And Amazon has already produced a handful of Apple deals. So far, the best deals have been on the MacBook Air, iPad Mini, and an array of headphones selling at an all-time low price. To absorb after a momentary pause Apple’s own Tuesday program, Which included the first film iphone 12 And $ 99 HomePod Mini, We continue to look at Prime Day prices with high hopes for more and larger deals for this evening and tomorrow.

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Here’s a quick recap of the best Apple deals already live on Amazon:

  • From Monday morning, entry level 2020 macbook air Is selling for $ 850; This is a $ 150 discount and the lowest price we’ve seen for this model.
  • IPAD MINI, With the same processor and twice as much storage $ 299 10.2-inch iPad, Is selling for $ 336 (save $ 63).
  • Airpods pro Selling for $ 199 (save $ 50).
  • Powerbeats Pro On sale for $ 175 (save $ 75).
  • Standard airpods Selling for $ 115 (save $ 45) with a wired charging case.
  • Beats Solo Pro Now on sale for $ 180 (save $ 120).

Looking ahead, we still hope for a better deal Brand new 10.2 inch iPadWhich which Might $ 250 (with) dip Last year’s model Possibly low for sale as well), new to all time low prices Apple Watch Series 3 And now closed Series 5 – and maybe the first significant discount on Apple Watch Series 6 And also Apple Watch SE. Although this is all speculation. Amazon has not officially announced any Prime Day deals related to Apple.

note that Walmart, aim, best Buy And Newegg are all selling out in competition, and when they talk of Apple products, they often discount Amazon. As long as it is an authorized Apple retailer – and each of them is a store – we’ll make them here as well. For us, the best price always wins.

To that end, in the space below, we are keeping an eye on current prices and how we will meet the discounts we have seen in the past. For each product, We have also included “strike price” For entry level models in that category, Which represents our best estimate for the price at which you should buy. The savings are shown in the Apple Store, which always effectively charges the list price. Note that there will often be a good deal on one particular model, size or color – and not another.

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In 2020, Apple upgraded the MacBook Air with an improved keyboard and twice the storage, and restored it to the sacred $ 1,000 price point. Amazon is currently selling it for $ 150 – the all-time low price for this model, and probably the lowest price we’ll see during the prime day period. (You’ll see the full sale price at checkout.) Note that we expect new Macs with iPad-style “Apple Silicon” chips, possibly before the end of the year. Read our MacBook Air review.

Strike Price: $ 850

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Beats got a lot right with the Solo Pro, with its first on-year headphones being active noise cancellation and the first full-size Beats headphones to charge via Lightning. It is one of the best on-ear wireless headphones we have tested. Now on sale for $ 180 – $ 120 off on the Apple Store price and the all-time low for this product. Read our Beats Solo Pro review.

Strike Price: $ 180

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Introduced in 2019, the Mini features an A12 processor and pencil support – exactly like the 2020 10.2-inch iPad, currently on sale for $ 299 – but twice as much storage.

Strike Price: $ 336

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Powerbeats Pro are better than AirPods on sound and battery life – and are also based on fast pairing, rock-solid wireless connectivity, and Siri voice-recognition for iOS users forever. This is a very good price.

Strike Price: $ 175

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After briefly hitting $ 190 at Woot on Monday, Amazon once again has the lowest price, $ 199, on AirPods Pro, which is $ 50 off Apple’s list price.

Strike Price: $ 199

And All Apple’s other “pods” are also on sale:

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Although it was announced less than a month ago, Amazon and other retailers have already discounted the space gray entry-level 10.2-inch iPad, with the sale price swinging between $ 299 and $ 319. For the fleeting moment during last year’s holiday season, the now discontinued 2019 version was available for $ 229, but Prime Day was $ 250 less. This is a great price on the best iPad for most people, and the price we’ll be looking for this year as well. Read our Apple iPad 2020 review.

Strike Price: $ 250 for 32GB

If you want to spend As little as possible On a 10.2-inch iPad, Walmart is selling the 2019 version (32 GB) for $ 279. It is noted, most people would consider it better to spend an additional $ 20 for the new model, which features the higher-powered A12 Bionic processor.

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Currently discounted to match its 2019 Black Friday low price of $ 169, the 2017 GPS-only Series 3, which is the least expensive model in Apple’s watch portfolio – and, thanks to its age and humble features Even in the light of the set, the most suspicious value. With the Apple Watch Series SE currently selling for $ 279, it would be difficult to recommend purchasing the Series 3, even at its current selling price. If Amazon reduces the price significantly – maybe. Read our Apple Watch Series 3 review.

Strike Price: $ 129 for 38mm, $ 169 for 42mm

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The priceless, fastest and most feature-packed of the bunch, the Series 6 can measure your blood oxygen levels and run on the new S6 processor. Both the Red and White 40mm models are currently on sale for $ 15 – which is Amazon’s “standard”, although intermittent discounts on the latest Apple Watch models. Given that the Series 6 is the current top-tier model, and it only came out last month, it’s quite possible that the $ 15 rebate is the best deal we’ll see in the near term. It is noted, Black Friday period Might Get even lower prices. Read our Apple Watch Series 6 review.

Strike Price: Any discount of $ 30 or more

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The cheapest Apple Watch ever released, the Watch SE is a more powerful processor, retina display that is 30% larger than the Series 3 and supports for Apple’s new family setup scheme. Amazon is offering a modest $ 9 discount on select models, including the 44mm GPS model and the 40mm cellular version (selectively different colors may vary in price). Also note that the Apple Watch Series 3 is currently selling for $ 169. Read our Apple Watch SE review.

Strike Price: Any discount of $ 30 or more

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The Apple Watch Series 5, now officially discontinued, has the potential to be one of the stars of Prime Day. As recently as September, Amazon had discounted the 44mm GPS model for $ 299 – which is $ 130 cheaper than the 44mm GPS series. Given the differences between them – they are always on-display and heart monitor, after all – any Series 5 model that is less than $ 100 equivalent to its Series 6 is a no-brainer. Read our Apple Watch Series 5 review.

Strike Price: $ 299 for 40mm, $ 329 for 44mm

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