Best Buy Launches Black Friday in July Sale, Discounts iPad Air 2 by $125

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Best Buy is offering a "Black Friday in July" promotion this weekend, which will see the company offering significant discounts on many products. One of the major deals included in the promo is a price cut on iPads, dropping the price on the iPad Air 2 to the lowest we've seen since the tablet launched last October.

Best Buy is discounting its lineup of Wi-Fi only iPad Air 2 models, dropping the price on the 16GB model from $499 to $374.99. The 64GB model is priced at $474.99 instead of $599, and the 128GB model is available for $574.99, down from $699. Discounts are available on all colors of the Wi-Fi iPad Air 2.

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Best Buy's Black Friday discount is scheduled to begin on July 24 and last through July 25, but customers who sign up for a Best Buy account can get early access to the deals beginning today. Signing up for an account is a free process, but does require a phone number and an email address.

In addition to offering a discount on the iPad Air 2, Best Buy also has several other Apple-related deals worth checking out. The 2.2GHz 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with 16GB of memory and a 256GB SSD is available for $1,749.99, a discount of $250.

128GB iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models from Sprint are available at a $100 discount with a two-year contract, dropping the price on the devices to $299.99 instead of $399.99. There's also a deal for a free Jawbone UP2 Activity Tracker with the purchase of any smartphone from Sprint.

Unrelated to its Black Friday promo, Best Buy is also offering discounts on the 128GB Wi-Fi only iPad mini 3, dropping the price by $150 on both the Silver and Space Gray models. With the discount, the tablet is available for $449.99 instead of $599.99.

These deals, particularly the discount on the iPad Air 2, are likely to go quickly, so MacRumors readers hoping to get an iPad at a discount might want to purchase today. Deals are online only today, but will be available in store on Friday and Saturday.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Best Buy.

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67 months ago
Gotta be better than Prime Day...
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67 months ago

Is it just me or are these sales getting a little ridiculous.

The gimmicky "Black Friday in July" is odd, but a discount is a discount.
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67 months ago
I can't wait until every Friday becomes a Black Friday! :rolleyes:
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67 months ago

Would you say that the slightly less battery life trade off was worth it????

For sure.
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67 months ago

For sure.

Cool. I'll go do it tomorrow then. Thanks man.
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67 months ago
I bought my 16 GB iPad Air 2 at BB last week when they had a deal to trade in old iPad for gift card—I got $170 for my 16 GB iPad Air 1. On top of that I just got this deal price-matched at BB today. All in all I paid about $205 for an iPad Air 2 16 GB WiFi. Not a bad deal.
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