iPad Pro and iPhone 6s hit new lows in this week’s best Apple deals


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Micro Center comes out swinging this week with a pair of all-time lows on Apple devices (although you’ll need to find them at a store near you). Or, you could grab the best price we’ve ever seen for a new, unlocked iPhone 6s.

See these hot Apple deals and more in this week’s roundup of the best bargains on Apple gear.

Unlocked iPhone 6s 16GB GSM for $610

Yapper Wireless Outlet via eBay offers the open-box unlocked iPhone 6s 16GB GSM in four colors for $609.99 with free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we’ve seen for a new unit, and $138 under the best price we could find for a factory-sealed device.

Will you like the iPhone 6s? Yes. Yes you will. Read Cult of Mac’s iPhone 6s review: Pretty on the outside, a beast on the inside.

iPad Pro 10-inch 32GB Wi-Fi for $550

Confirming our predictions for an iPad Pro 10-inch price drop around this time, Micro Center offers the Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch 32GB Wi-Fi tablet in Space Gray, Rose Gold, Silver or Gold for $549.99 with in-store pickup only. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $44, and one of just a handful of discounts we’ve seen on this tablet since it was introduced in March, with a starting price of $599.

This 0.98-pound tablet features a 9.7-inch, 2,048-by-1,536 LED-backlit 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, “Smart Connector,” four speakers, 10-hour battery life and iOS 9.

On the fence? Read Cult of Mac’s iPad Pro review: 9.7-inch iPad Pro is no laptop replacement, but it’s a terrific tablet.

Refurb Logitech keyboard cover for iPad Air for $15

Qualitycellz via eBay offers the refurbished Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for Apple iPad Air in blue for $14.99 with free shipping. That’s $15 under our mention from last June and the best price we’ve seen. (It’s also a current low by $15 for a new one.) The Ultrathin cover features magnetic clips. It also toggles the iPad Air’s sleep/wake function and recharges via USB.

Note: No warranty information is provided. There may be some signs of wear and tear.

Apple Watch Sport 38mm aluminum smartwatch for $200

Also available from Micro Center, for pickup only and with stock varying by ZIP code, is the Apple Watch Sport 38mm aluminum smartwatch in Silver, Gold, Rose Gold or Space Gray with Woven Nylon Band for $199.99. That’s tied for the best price we’ve seen for a new Apple Watch, and is a current low by $99.

This is a great deal for those who want to take advantage of those hot new nylon Apple Watch bands, and don’t want to wait for the possibility that the wearable will get a hardware upgrade in the fall.

The Apple Watch features a 1.5-inch 272-by-340 touchscreen, heart rate sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, microphone, speaker, 802.11n wireless and Bluetooth 4.0.

What do we think of Apple Watch at this point? Here’s our take: After a year with Apple Watch, it’s time for a frank appraisal.


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