Black Friday 2010: List of Apple and 3rd Party Discounts on Apple and Mac Products

Apple has officially unveiled their U.S. Black Friday sales for their online and retail stores. The discounts are in line with past year events, around 8% depending on the product.

- iMac ($101 Discount across all models)
- MacBook Pro ($101 Discount across all models)
- MacBook Air ($101 Discount on 13" Models%)
- iPod Nano ($11 Discount on 8GB, $21 Discount on 16GB)
- iPad ($41 Discount across all models)
- iPod Touch ($21-$41 Discount depending on model)

The discounts are available on Apple's online store and retail stores on Friday. Meanwhile, 3rd party retailers are offering larger discounts, and depending on your geographical location, you may not have to pay sales tax on the purchase.

Big Apple and Mac Discounts: MacBook Pros, iPod Touches and More...

This year, MacConnection appears to have the most substantial discounts for the majority of Macs by combining instant and mail-in rebate discounts. In particular, MacBook Pros are seeing as high as $240 (13%) discounts. However, MacMall and Amazon discounts are applied instantly so no mail-in rebate is required.

Prices for MacMall, MacConnection and Amazon have been included, with the best price in bold.

Current Model Retail MacMall MacConnection Amazon
13" White MacBook $999 -$59 -$150 (15%) -$87
13" 2.4GHz MB Pro $1199 -$101 -$150 (13%) -$101
13" 2.66GHz MB Pro $1499 -$101 -$200 (13%) -$125
15" 2.4GHz MB Pro $1799 -$101 -$200 (11%) -$125
15" 2.53Ghz MB Pro $1999 -$140 -$240 (12%) -$165
15" 2.66Ghz MB Pro $2199 -$155 -$220 (10%) -$170
17" 2.53GHz MB Pro $2299 -$204 -$150 -$245 (11%)
11" 1.4GHz 64GB MB Air $999 -$51 -$51 -$51 (5%)
11" 1.4GHz 128GB MB Air $1199 -$60 -$60 -$60 (5%)
13" 1.86GHz 128GB MB Air $1299 -$101 (8%) -$60 -$5
13" 1.86GHz 256GB MB Air $1599 -$101 (6%) -$60 -$5
2.4GHz Mac mini $699 -$51 -$100 -$100 (14%)
2.66GHz Mac mini $999 -$45 -$50 (5%) -$26
21" 3.06GHz iMac $1199 -$101 -$150 (13%) -$101
21" 3.2GHz iMac $1499 -$101 -$150 (10%) -$101
27" 3.2GHz iMac $1699 -$104 -$150 (9%) -$104
27" 2.8GHz i5 iMac $1999 -$105 -$180 (9%) -$105
2.8Ghz Quad Core Mac Pro $2499 -$129 -$100 -$129 (5%)
2 x 2.4GHz "8-Core" Mac Pro $3499 -$200 -$200 -$201 (6%)
8GB iPod Touch $229 -$14 -$6 -$29 (13%)
32GB iPod Touch $299 -$19 -$11 -$19 (6%)
64GB iPod Touch $399 -$30 -$16 -$29 (7%)
Click on prices to link directly to product.

Note: Amazon's prices are in flux throughout the day, so they may change.

App Store Discounts

iPhone developers are discounting their iPhone apps again this holiday season. A full list of discounts can be found at AppShopper, or through AppShopper's App Store App [iTunes Link]

Software / Other

- Microsoft Office 2011 (Home and Student) for $88.99 (normally $119.99)
- Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 for $44.99 after discount/rebate (normally $99.99).

Several of the vendors listed are affiliate partners with MacRumors and sales benefit the site financially

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Top Rated Comments

AlterEg0 Avatar
165 months ago
10% off is not impressive at all, but hey its the best apple has ever done =D

Apple feeling the pricing pressure from other vendors. Thats the only reason that can explain their 10% departure from price gouging.
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AppleScruff1 Avatar
165 months ago
I'd like to see Apple raise all their prices for Black Friday, just to see if people would still buy with reckless abandon. I bet it wouldn't slow sales that much.
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Cardigan Avatar
165 months ago
My intention is to spend as much as humanly possible ( It's good for the economy right? And I really need that $2500 keyboard right?
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Tilpots Avatar
165 months ago
Before a million threads get created about last years Black Friday specials from Apple, I thought it'd be best to bump this thread back into consciousness. That way, for the few that do slip thru, you can kindly point them to be first post in this thread. Thanks.
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