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The best Apple deals as of Aug. 16: iPad, MacBook, Apple Watch, and more

Check out new deals on Macs, iPads, and Apple Watches this week.
By Bethany Allard  on 
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Apple deals can be elusive, but we've tracked them down. Credit: Apple

UPDATE: Aug. 16, 2022, 12:30 p.m. EDT We've updated this post with the best deals from across the Apple universe.

You could really kill some time trying to dissect the iron grasp Apple has on the general population, but when it comes down to it, its products look good, work well, and stay cutting-edge — of course people like them. Whether your favorite day of the year is its annual September reveal event or you just want a solid computer no matter the brand, Apple's got you covered. Sure, it is a little notorious for its higher prices, but we've rounded up the best deals on iPads, AirPods, and more to help you out. Check them out below.

Mac and MacBook deals

Why we like it

Check out Mashable's official review of the 2021 MacBook Pro.

This is not an everyday laptop, so it doesn't come at an everyday price — but it is down to the lowest price we've ever seen it. For multitaskers who want room-filling speakers, a battery life that's built to last, and the workflow that only a 16-inch Liquid Retina XDR display can provide, the 2021 MacBook Pro is the way to go.

More Mac and MacBook deals

2022 MacBook Pro

2021 MacBook Pro

2020 MacBook Pro, 13-inch

2022 MacBook Air

2020 MacBook Air

More Macs

Refurbished Macs and MacBooks

iPad deals

Why we like it

$30 off might not seem like a lot. But consider that this iPad rarely drops below $309, is within $10 of its lowest price ever, and is the best tablet for most people. If you won't be using your iPad for heavy-duty tasks like video editing or photo rendering, this could be the deal for you — snag it from Amazon(opens in a new tab) or Walmart(opens in a new tab) just in time for back to school season.

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iPad Mini

iPad Air

iPad Pro

iPhone deals

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Our pick: iPhone 13 Mini at Verizon (opens in a new tab)
$0 with an eligible trade-in on select 5G unlimited plans (save $700)
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Why we like it

Check out Mashable's official review of the iPhone 13 Mini.

Like most phone deals on this list, having a decent trade-in is essential to scoring the most bang for your buck. So why the iPhone 13 Mini? Well, you likely won't need a brand new phone to get the price tag as close to $0 as possible, you're not trading-in for an outdated model, and you get at least 128GB of storage, nice battery life, and cinematic mode without the huge price tag. You can also grab this deal at AT&T(opens in a new tab).

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Apple Watch deals

Why we like it

The Series 7 is just $20 above the historic low price we saw it hit on Prime Day, at both Amazon(opens in a new tab) and Walmart(opens in a new tab). Apple's latest smartwatch, with its blood oxygen and ECG sensors, support for bike workouts, and ample screen space, is by far the best the brand has to offer.

More Apple Watch deals

Series 7


Series 3


Apple accessories deals

Why we like it

Check out Mashable's official review of the AirPods Max.

Are the only over-the-ear AirPods ridiculously expensive? Yes. But do they offer excellent audio quality, active noise cancellation, and 20 hours of battery life all in one stylish package? Also yes. It's not the lowest price we've seen these headphones hit, but with all the colors at $70 off, it's still a decent deal that allows for some choice.

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