Cyber Monday deals mean Apple discounts on iPads, MacBooks (+video)
Cyber Monday deals are here at Apple, and that means discounts on computers, iPhones, and iPads. Read on for the best Cyber Monday deals Apple has to offer.
Black Friday has passed, but there are still Apple deals to be had! Don't waste any time, though; these Apple deals are super hot and going fast! Be sure to check back often, as we'll continue to update this page with all the latest, best Cyber Monday deals on Apple computers, iPhones, and iPads.
$100 iTunes Gift Card
Store: Best Buy
Price: $85 with free shipping
Lowest By: $15
Is It Worth It?: While we did see a $100 iTunes gift card for $80 in March, you could do far worse than the $15 savings on this credit. And if you
If you're a Sams Club member you can nab 4 $25 iTunes gift cards for even less — $5 less to be exact. For $79.88, you'll get the $100 credit shipped free. (Non-members pay $3 more; a low by $2).missed this Editors' Choice offer when it first appeared in September, here's your chance to score big!
Apple iPad with Retina Display 32GB WiFi Tablet bundled with an Ematic 8-in-1 Universal Accessory Kit
Price: $449 with free shipping
Lowest By: $135
Is It Worth It?: This deal offers a great opportunity to get substantial storage from a recently-discontinued iPad. The 4th generation model is a powerful tablet, and it's similar to its 6-month-older cousin, the iPad 3, in that it boasts a brilliant Retina display. The main difference? This iteration receives a speed and graphics boost thanks to its A6X processor. This particular deal also includes a neat little accessory kit, which features extra chargers and a Bluetooth speaker. The iPad is 9.4mm thick, weighs 1.4lbs., and features a 5-megapixel iSight camera with 1080p video recording, 1.2-megapixel HD FaceTime camera, voice dictation, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, Lightning connector, up to 10 hours of battery life, and iOS 6.
Apple iPhone 5 16GB Prepaid Smartphone for Virgin
Store: Virgin Mobile
Price: $359.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $90
Is It Worth It?: If you go the no-contract route, you could potentially save hundreds of dollars every year on your wireless bill. The trouble is, many people don't like shelling cash out upfront for a phone. Enter this iPhone 5 deal, which is the lowest price we've seen for a new no-contract 16GB iPhone 5 on any network. This Editors' Choice phone features an Apple A6 processor, 4" 1136x640 Retina display, 8-megapixel iSight camera, 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD camera, 1080p video capture, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, and more.
Apple iMac Intel Core i5 2.7GHz 21.5" Desktop
Store: Micro Center
Price: $999.99 in-store only
Lowest By: $100
Is It Worth It?: Few deals are worth venturing out for, but a current-generation 21.5" iMac at $1,000 is definitely one way to get us out of the house. That trumps Best Buy's sale by $100 and it's the all-time best price we've seen for this model. Features include an Intel Core i5-4570R 2.7GHz Haswell quad-core processor, 21.5" 1080p LED-backlit display, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, 802.11n, Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 ports, FaceTime HD camera, and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
Refurbished Apple MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.5.3GHz 15.4" Laptop
Price: $579.99 with $2 s&h
Lowest By: At least $125
Expires: December 4
Is It Worth It?: This mid-2009 MacBook Pro is the second iteration of its kind to feature a the unibody design and a non-swappable battery. That said, it does boast an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz dual-core processor and a 15.4" 1440x900 LED-backlit display. It's powered by 4GB RAM, 250GB hard drive and has a super SuperDrive, NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GT 256MB video card, webcam, and Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) ... and it's all for $30 less than our mention earlier in the month.
MegaMacs is also discounting the refurbished Apple MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.6GHz 15.4" Laptop for$649.99 and the refurbished Apple MacBook Pro Core i5 2.4GHz 15.6" Laptop for $729.99.
Emily Dovi, Louis Ramirez, and Marcy Bonebright are writers for Dealnews.com, where this article first appeared: http://dealnews.com/features/best-cyber-monday-apple-deals/
The Christian Science Monitor has assembled a diverse group of the best personal finance bloggers out there. Our guest bloggers are not employed or directed by the Monitor and the views expressed are the bloggers' own, as is responsibility for the content of their blogs. To contact us about a blogger, click here. To add or view a comment on a guest blog, please go to the blogger's own site by clicking on the link in the blog description box above.