Apple deals: Buy one, get one iPhone 6s, Lightning cable and more

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Buy one, get one free on the Apple iPhone 6s/6s Plus for AT&T.
Buy one, get one free on the Apple iPhone 6s/6s Plus for AT&T.
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This week brings deals that might not be right for everyone, but will be perfect for some. Students can score the cheapest iPad Pro 9.7″ we’ve seen, while AT&T customers can get two iPhone 6s’s for the price of one. These deals and more are in this week’s best Apple bargains.

This week’s best Apple deals

Apple iMac 27″ Haswell i5 Quad Desktop for $1,299

B&H Photo Video offers the Apple iMac Intel Haswell Core i5 3.2GHz 27″ Desktop for $1,299 with free shipping. That’s tied as the lowest total price we’ve ever seen for this model, and beats the next best price we could find now by $188. It features an Intel Haswell Core i5-4570 3.2GHz quad-core processor, 27″ 2560×1440 IPS LED-backlit LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB 7200 rpm hard drive, Nvidia GeForce GT 755M 1GB graphics, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt, media card reader, 720p FaceTime HD camera, and Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite).

BOGO iPhone 6s for AT&T

This deal is rather specific, but perfect for iPhone-loving families on AT&T Wireless: Buy an Apple iPhone 6s/6s Plus Smartphone for AT&T on an AT&T Next installment plan, which start at $70/month for 30 months, and get a second phone for free with free shipping when you add it as a second line via an AT&T Next 30-month installment plan. That’s a savings of up to $695 off the installment plan and tied as one of the best deals we’ve seen for these models. Additional line, activation and upgrade fees apply, and you may pay up to $69.51 on the free device before credits are reflected. (Credits start within three billing cycles.) Deal ends August 31.

Not sure AT&T Next is right for you? Check out our guide to phone leasing and installment plans.

Apple iPad Pro 9.7″ 32GB WiFi Tablet for $400 for Students

Another deal that’s not available to everyone, this is still great for those heading off to college soon, who want a portable high-end tablet to go with them. Best Buy offers the Apple iPad Pro 9.7″ 32GB WiFi Tablet in Space Gray, Silver, Gold or Rose Gold, bundled with a Webroot Secure Anywhere 3-Device 6-Month Subscription for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS for $499.99. Plus, qualifying students can sign up to receive a unique coupon code that drops that to $399.99. (It’ll be the coupon for “MacBook, iMac or iPad Pro”.) With free shipping, that’s $75 below the best price we saw just last week, and the lowest total price we’ve seen. (It’s the best deal now by $150.) It features a 9.7″ 2048×1536 touchscreen LCD, A9X 64-bit chip, 32GB internal storage, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, 12-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera, 4K 2160p video recording, Smart Connector, Touch ID fingerprint sensor, four speakers, and iOS 9.

And remember, a good tablet could save you money by replacing some textbooks with e-books.

Titan Steel-Wrapped Lightning Cable for $18

Do you love charging your Apple devices, but constantly find your cables torn to shreds? Then check out this Titan Loop MFI-Certified Steel-Wrapped Lightning Cable from the delightfully-named accessories maker Fuse Chicken. It’s currently available through StackSocial for $18.49 with free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $6. This 9″ cable is wrapped in industrial-strength steel and is certified with Apple’s MFi program for safe charging. Deal ends August 4.