Week’s best Apple deals: Get all-time low prices on iPads and iMacs!


9.7-inch iPad
Get the best prices we've ever seen on these iPads and iMacs.
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There are great deals, and then there are great deals. These are the latter kind: Right now, you can get the best prices we’ve ever seen on certain iPads and iMacs. Or you can score a $60 cash card when you purchase an Apple Watch from a certain retailer. You’ll find those great buys and more in this week’s roundup of the best Apple deals.

iPad 9.7-inch 32GB Wi-Fi for $250

If you’ve been thinking about upgrading to a current-gen iPad, now’s the perfect time. Best Buy is offering the 9.7-inch 32GB model for just $250 — the lowest price we’ve ever seen. It’s the best deal now by $49. The tablet is available in Space Gray, Gold or Silver. It features an A9 chip, 8MP camera, FaceTime HD camera and Touch ID.

iPad Pro 9.7-inch 128GB WiFi 4G LTE for $400

Or, if you don’t mind an older model, you can get a loaded previous-generation iPad with wireless capabilities for just $400, the best price we’ve seen for this 9.7-inch iPad Pro. (Note you must be a Costco member.)

The tablet features a 9.7-inch Retina display, A9X chip, Touch ID, 12-megapixel iSight camera, 5-megapixel FaceTime HD camera, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and 4G LTE. This deal ends on March 14.

iMac i5 Quad 27-inch Retina 5K for $1,300

When portability isn’t an issue, you can usually get more bang for your buck with a desktop. At only $1,300, this iMac i5 Quad 27-inch Retina 5K desktop costs $60 less than what we saw on Cyber Monday. It’s the best price we’ve ever seen for it (and the lowest now by $218).

Features include an Intel i5-6600 3.3GHz Skylake quad-core processor, 27-inch 5120×2880 IPS LED-backlit Retina 5K display, 8GB RAM, 2TB Fusion drive, AMD Radeon R9 M395 2GB video card, gigabit Ethernet, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, OS X 10.13 High Sierra and a one-year Apple warranty.

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm aluminum with $60 Kohl’s Cash for $329

This current-gen Apple Watch may be list price, but it comes with $60 Kohl’s Cash to spend as you like between March 12 and 21. It features a W2 dual-core processor that enables Siri to talk on your watch, 1.5-inch 272×340 OLED display with Ion-X glass, 8GB internal storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, built-in GPS, heart rate sensor, altimeter, battery life up to 18 hours, fluoroelastomer sport band and watchOS 4.


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