Best Buy Planning 50-Hour Sale With Discounts on iPhone, MacBook, iMac and More This Friday

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Best Buy today announced the upcoming launch of a 50-hour sale filled with Black Friday-like deals in celebration of its 51st anniversary. The sale will kick off this Friday and will last through Sunday night.

Best Buy's sale will see the company offering discounts on a wide range of Apple products, from the MacBook to the iPhone.

Select MacBook, MacBook Pro, and iMac models will be up to $500 off. Best Buy also plans to offer up to $300 off on the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus, and the iPad mini 4 will be discounted by up to $120. Accessories like the Beats Studio Wireless headphones will also be on sale.

Best Buy's sale kicks off at 10:00 p.m. Central Time on Friday, August 18 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Central Time on Sunday, August 20. Deals will be available both online and in retail stores, and students can get additional discounts by visiting Best Buy's student site.

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42 months ago

Yes! I'm buying an iPhone weeks before it's outdated.

Why not buy? Its a lot cheaper than buying this time last year and not everyone has to have the latest device. The perception is you need to upgrade yearly... that's old thinking, you don't have to that anymore. You can easily wait a year, two or even 3 at this rate.
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42 months ago
Yes! I'm buying an iPhone weeks before it's outdated.
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42 months ago

upcoming launch of a 50-hour sale filled with Black Friday-like deals in celebration of its 51st anniversary.

50 hour sale to celebrate 51 years. So they must have one year they really don't want to celebrate?
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42 months ago

Yes! I'm buying an iPhone weeks before it's outdated.

You laugh, but I have a friend who does this every two years. Doesn't care about the newest stuff, just wants to save money. They're not even old. Some people just don't care like we do.
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42 months ago

I've always upgraded my iPhone every year up until I bought my 6 plus on launch day. Still own it and may even entertain the idea of buying a 7 plus if I can get one at 300 bucks off. I don't need the newest iPhone in my life.

I'm with you, friend.

In fact, I am even thinking about keeping my iPhone 6s Plus for at least two more years. It's a work phone that gets a lot of use and still works great, so why upgrade?

Each year the reasons seem less compelling.
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42 months ago

But life is too short to NOT upgrade if you have the means to do it.

I have the means, just not the desire anymore. I still think my 6 plus and iPad Air are fast lol
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