B&H Photo and Amazon Discount Base iMac Pro by $500

B&H Photo and Amazon have discounted the base model of Apple's new high-end iMac Pro desktop computer by $500 this week, offering it for $4,499, down from $4,999. Since early January, Micro Center has had the best deal on iMac Pro -- pricing the base model at $3,999.99 -- but this offer is unobtainable for those who don't live near one of Micro Center's locations, so B&H Photo and Amazon's deals should be good alternatives for online shoppers with their eyes on iMac Pro.

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There are two 27-inch models on sale at B&H Photo, including the base $4,999 configuration and a custom configuration with more RAM and an improved graphics card, both marked down by $500. In comparison, Micro Center's sale is only on the base model, and prior to that the only other sale was a $250 discount from Best Buy.
  • 27-inch 5K iMac Pro, 3.2 GHz, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, AMD Radeon Pro Vega 56 - $4,499.00, down from $4,999.00 (B&H Photo / Amazon)
  • 27-inch 5K iMac Pro, 3.2 GHz, 64GB RAM, 1TB SSD, AMD Radeon Pro Vega 64 - $5,899.00, down from $6,399.00 (B&H Photo)
Also of note on Amazon today, you can get the Black and Midnight Blue leather iPhone X cases for just $34.99, dropping further down from a price point of about $37 last week, and originally priced at $50 on Apple.com. The only other color on sale is Charcoal Gray, running for $38.72 at the time of writing.


Head to our Deals Roundup for more Apple, Mac, and iPhone-related device and accessory sales, including a $40 discount on the UE Wonderboom speaker this week.

Related Roundups: Apple Deals, iMac Pro
Buyer's Guide: iMac Pro (Neutral)


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10 months ago
Just a side FYI, B&H Photo is highly reputable too. All of my purchases have been excellent and they have great customer service as well. That’s important to consider when purchasing an expensive item like the iMac Pro.
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10 months ago

This doesn’t really make sense. Does it not suggest the iMac Pro isn’t selling very well? Anyway I hope it is selling well because I’m going to need a modular Mac Pro at some point, and if Apple has bad sales on pro computers they’ll stop producing them altogether.


I went to a iMac Pro event at Apple NZ last night. The feedback from everyone (Apple Resellers) was that the iMac Pro is an awesome machine, but most of their customers were waiting to see what the new modular Mac Pro brings before they make decision which way to go. It guess that is why apple doesn't usually reveal what they are working on before it is released, and could explain the discounts.
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10 months ago

It’s a little bit like a $10k discount on a $150k Benz. That’s great and all but I still don’t need a $5k computer.


To be fair, it's a $30k discount on a $150k car.
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10 months ago
Most Stores in Germany discount by EURO 500 when bought there instead of Apple Store.
Our iMacPro went for 8599 instead of 9.099..

All stores in Germany I called had this offer. So anyone in Germany thinking of buying an iMac Pro - call your local store instead of the Apple Store and save 500 EURO !

And it is not just the base model. All models minus EUR 500 !
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10 months ago
Well, that didn’t take long.
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10 months ago

Just a side FYI, B&H Photo is highly reputable too. All of my purchases have been excellent and they have great customer service as well. That’s important to consider when purchasing an expensive item like the iMac Pro.


Second this. B&H is a top-notch store.
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10 months ago
Just remember that Amazon will helpfully collect the use tax due to your locality on most stuff it sells now and send it in to the proper places. B&H leaves that legal obligation up to the buyer to send checks for the tax due to those same proper places (which I know all law abiding people are happy to do, tax evasion is a bad bad thing). Might factor into your decision of how you want to pay your taxes.
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10 months ago

This doesn’t really make sense. Does it not suggest the iMac Pro isn’t selling very well? Anyway I hope it is selling well because I’m going to need a modular Mac Pro at some point, and if Apple has bad sales on pro computers they’ll stop producing them altogether.

10% discount isn't much, you can probably get that from a lot of vendors just by asking. Micro Center at 20% off is pretty significant and I've seen open box returns there selling for 30% off. I expect Apple estimated higher sales of the base unit and they may have overbuilt and want to clear them out without devaluing their product line by dropping price themselves. The first upgrade to processor and GPU seems to be a sweet spot for performance and price at current prices and more than expected may be buying it instead of the base unit. You'll likely see 15 to 20% off when Apple starts selling refurbs.
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10 months ago
This seem like a large discount on a new product. Would Apple play any part in this discount? I would have guessed that B&H's margin on the iMac Pro would be less than $500.
Does anyone know, or can make a guess as to what wholesale price Apple would be sell the iMac Pros to B&H?
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10 months ago

This doesn’t really make sense. Does it not suggest the iMac Pro isn’t selling very well? Anyway I hope it is selling well because I’m going to need a modular Mac Pro at some point, and if Apple has bad sales on pro computers they’ll stop producing them altogether.

If sales are bad, I wonder if Meltdown had anything to do with it. If I remember correctly, Microcenter's sale started soon after the vulnerability was published. You'd be paying a lot for those Xeon CPUs in the iMac Pro, and they just got significantly slower. A rare case of hardware actually becoming slower over time. I assume Intel will fix it in their newer chips.
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