One of Apple’s hottest products — the powerful new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, which Cult of Mac called the most important iPad since the original — is already selling at a discount.
We’ve got the scoop on that sale — plus sweet deals on other great gear, including refurbished MacBooks and spiffy Apple accessories — in this roundup of the best Apple deals you’ll find online this week.
Deal #1: Groupon Apple Event: Up to 87% off
Especially good for cases and accessories, this sale cuts up to 87 percent off a selection of Apple iPhones, iPads, Mac laptops and accessories during Groupon’s Apple Event Sale. (The banner states up to 70 percent off, but we found larger discounts.) Shipping adds $3.99, but you get free shipping on orders of $34.99 or more.
A couple of best bets include Speck Case for Apple MacBook Air, Pro or Pro with Retina Display from $24.99 with $4 shipping and handling (low by at least $1), and the Waloo Modern Buckle Leather Watch Band for Apple Watch for $39.99 with free shipping ($40 off).
Deal #2: Used Apple MacBook Airs from $459 (free shipping)
With proper maintenance, Macs hold up well and have great resale value, which makes Other World Computing’s discounts on used Apple MacBook Air laptops an enticing deal. Plus, all orders qualify for free shipping. For some models, available quantities may be limited. Each is covered by a 90-day Other World Computing warranty.
Deal #3: iPad Pro 10-inch 128GB 4G LTE tablet with AppleCare+ for $938
Though we expect prices on entry-level models to drop as low as $467 within two months, this is officially the first discount we’ve seen on the new, smaller iPad Pro. ExperCom offers preorders of the Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch 128GB Wi-Fi + cellular tablet in four colors, bundled with AppleCare+ for iPad for $937.70 plus $9.10 for shipping. That’s $31 less than you’d pay for the bundle directly from Apple.
The 0.96-pound tablet features a 9.7″ LED-backlit LCD Retina display, A9X 64-bit chip, 5-megapixel front-facing and 12-megapixel rear cameras with True Tone flash, 4K video recording, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, 10-hour battery life, Smart Connector, four speakers and iOS 9. It’s expected to ship March 31. Deal ends April 7.
Deal #4: Refurb unlocked iPhone 5c 8GB 4G for $100
Since Apple introduced a new 4-inch iPhone, we’re not surprised to see deals on similar, older models. MobilePros1 via eBay offers the refurbished unlocked Apple iPhone 5c 8GB 4G LTE smartphone in pink bundled with a case for $99.99 with free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $30, although we saw it for $3 less last week.
This GSM smartphone features an Apple A6 1.3-GHz dual-core processor, 4-inch 1,136-by-640 Retina display, 8-megapixel iSight camera, 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD camera, 1080p video capture, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0 and iOS 7.
The seller also offers the refurbished unlocked Apple iPhone 5c 32GB 4G LTE smartphone in five colors bundled with a case for $139.99 with free shipping. That’s $48 under our mention from November and the lowest total price we could find now by $10.
Of note, no warranty information is provided.
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