Apple Black Friday deals: Where to get cheap iPhones, iPads and MacBooks
Apple doesn’t usually buy into Black Friday, so to find some money shaved off its enviable range of products is pretty unusual indeed.
This year, it has decided to throw its hat into the ring with its own one-day sale event, plus there are more, and arguably better, deals to be had from retailers like Amazon, Currys and AO.com.
Whether you’re looking to upgrade your phone, need a new iPad or are in the market for a MacBook, there are several deals out there to save you a pretty decent amount of cash.
Read on for our pick of the best Apple Black Friday deals, and be sure to check our Black Friday 2017 deals hub for all the best savings.
Apple Black Friday deals: How to get a cheap iPhone
The current line-up of iPhone is five deep, and we’ve found SIM free deals for four of them. Perhaps predictably, the iPhone X is nowhere to be found in this list (although there are some contract deals worth taking a look at via Carphone Warehouse), but the iPhone 8, with its wireless charging, the iPhone 7, iPhone 6s and dinky iPhone SE are.
Just so you know how much of a deal you’re getting, normal prices start at £699 for the iPhone 8, £549 for the iPhone 7, £449 for the 6s and £349 for the iPhone SE.
1. iPhone 8, 64GB, Gold – £679 @ Very
2. iPhone 7/7 Plus, all models – £40 gift card with any model @ Apple
3. iPhone 6s/6s Plus, all models – £40 gift card @ Apple
4. iPhone SE, 32GB, Space Grey – £269 @ Argos
5. iPhone SE, all models – £20 gift card @ Apple
Apple Black Friday deals: How to get a cheap iPad
The original, and arguably the best, iPad family now contains three models, ticking boxes for small, middle and large screen sizes. Make like a tablet Goldilocks and find the one that’s just right with this impressive pick of deals.
Once again, the non-Black Friday prices for each of them start from £419 for the iPad mini 4, £339 for iPad, and £619/£769 for iPad Pro (10.5in/12.9in).
1. iPad, Space Grey, 32GB – £299 @ AO.com
2. iPad, Space Grey, 32GB – £319 @ Very
3. iPad, Silver/Space Grey, 32GB – £322.05 @ KCRS
4. iPad Pro 10.5, all colours, 64GB – £569 @ AO.com
5. iPad Pro 10.5in, Gold, 64GB – £569 @ Argos
6. iPad Pro 12.9in, all colours, 64GB – £719 @AO.com
7. iPad/iPad Pro/iPad mini 4, all models – up to £80 gift card @ Apple
8. iPad mini 4, Space Grey, 128GB – £375 @ Amazon
Apple Black Friday deals: How to get a cheap Apple Watch
Already decided your New Year’s resolution is to get moving more? The Apple Watch could help with that – particularly the Watch 2 (which Apple has stopped selling, but you can still find online) or Watch 3, with their built-in GPS. There’s even a cellular option in the Watch 3 for going phone-free, and the Nike+ option for enhanced sports tracking capabilities.
If you’re looking for a real bargain though, and aren’t so worried about tracking running routes and the like, the Apple Watch 1 is still available, and at a better price than ever.
Regular prices for the Apple Watch 3 start from £329 or £399 (GPS/GPS + Cellular) and its £249 for the Apple Watch 1.
1. Apple Watch, all models – £30 off @ John Lewis
2. Apple Watch Series 3, all models – £20 off @ Very
3. Apple Watch, all models – £20 off @ Currys
4. Apple Watch Series 3, 38mm/42mm, Rose Gold/Black – £312.55/£341.05 @ KCRS
5. Apple Watch Series 2, 42mm, Milanese loop wristband – £499 @ Very
6. Apple Watch Series 1, all colours – £20 gift card @ Apple
Apple Black Friday deals: Mac and MacBook
Whether you prefer a laptop or a desktop computer, there are deals for Apple’s offering in both areas, including the super portable MacBook Air, stylish MacBook, work-focused MacBook Pro and the powerhouse iMac.
These prices vary on the spec you want, but start from £949 for the MacBook Air, £1249 for MacBook and MacBook Pro (13in), £1049 for the 21.5in iMac.
1. MacBook Air 13in (2017), i5/8GB/128GB – £849 @ John Lewis
2. MacBook Air 13in (2017), i7/8GB RAM/256GB SSD – £1,099 @ Very
3. Apple MacBook Pro 12in (2015), M5/8GB RAM/512GB – £1,249 @ Argos
4. Apple MacBook Pro, all models – £150-200 off @ Currys
5. MacBook Pro 13in (2017), i5/8GB RAM/128GB SSD – £1149 @ Very
6. iMac, different specs – 10% off @ KCRS
7. iMac 27in (2017), 5K/i5/8GB/2TB Fusion – £2099 @ Argos
8. MacBook/MacBook Air/MacBook Pro/iMac, all specs – £120 gift card @ Apple