Best Buy is currently offering users a hefty discount of $200 off of two models of the Stainless Steel Apple Watch, available now through Monday on the retailer's website. Those interested can purchase a 38mm and 42mm Apple Watch with Milanese Loop for $449.00 and $499.00, respectively. The Black Sport Band with Space Black Stainless Steel case has also received a similar discount, with the 38mm option on sale for $349.00 and the 42mm available for $399.00.
The prices will run all weekend on Best Buy's official website, but similar sales will be available in stores, pending stock availability. Best Buy hasn't included any other editions or collections of the Apple Watch in this weekend's deal, but it does lower the barrier for entry into the Stainless Steel version of the wearable for those who have been contemplating upgrading from a Sport, or buying one for the first time.
The 4-day sale isn't focused on Apple Watch, however, with various other Apple products getting a nice discount from Best Buy. The retailer is cutting the price of a few 13-inch MacBook Pro models by $225: the non-Retina MBP (with 4GB memory and a 500GB HD) is on sale for $874.99, while the Retina MBP (with 8GB memory and 128GB flash storage) has been cut down to $1,074.99. The model with 16GB is not part of the 4-day sale.
On the iPad side of things, Best Buy is offering $70 off of the non-cellular versions of the iPad mini 2. Users can get the 7.9-inch display tablet with 16GB of storage in either Space Gray or Silver for $199.99. The sales event caps off its Apple deals with the 4GB MacBook Air for $749.99 (11-inch screen) and $849.99 (13-inch screen).
Anyone looking for more Apple deals can check out the MacRumors roundup for deals going on this week, and on specific products like iMacs, third-party accessories, and even iOS and Mac apps.
Top Rated Comments
Don't forget that the discount on the Apple Watch SS (with sportsband) from 599 to 399 is a discount of a whopping 33%!! ... Best buy cannot drop the price this heavily by its own... I believe Apple is testing (through Best Buy) these price ranges for the SS models to see how the customer response is.
Just my opinion