Best Buy today launched a new 2-day sale, offering discounts on the 12-inch MacBook, 5th generation iPad, 10.5-inch iPad Pro, and iPhone X, 8, and 8 Plus. For the 2017 MacBook models on sale, Best Buy's prices this weekend are coming in around $100-$150 cheaper than B&H Photo and Adorama, while last year's 9.7-inch iPad is between $30-$50 cheaper than rival retailers in the new sale.

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As with most of Best Buy's Mac sales, students and parents of students U%26bids%3D570502can save an extra $50 on the 12-inch MacBooks this weekend, amounting to savings of $250. If you're interested in any of the items on sale, be sure to place your order by Saturday, April 14 at 11:59 p.m. CT, when the discounts will expire.

12-inch MacBook - Save $200

5th Generation iPad - Save $80

10.5-inch iPad Pro - Save $50 or $100

  • 64GB with Wi-Fi (Rose Gold, Gold, Space Gray, Silver) - $599.99, down from $649.99
  • 256GB with Wi-Fi (Rose Gold, Gold, Space Gray, Silver) - $749.99, down from $799.99
  • 512GB with Wi-Fi (Rose Gold, Gold, Space Gray, Silver) - $899.99, down from $999.99

iPhone

  • Save up to $200 when you buy and activate an iPhone X, 8, or 8 Plus on a monthly installment plan

Other Sales

In addition to the 2-day sale, Best Buy is still offering savings of up to $200 off the 2017 MacBook Air from earlier this week. To check out this offer and more, head over to our full Deals Roundup.

Related Roundup: Apple Deals

Top Rated Comments

dmylrea Avatar
79 months ago
Lordy Lord...as much as I could use one, can't bring myself to spend $1100 on an m3-based Macbook. Probably one of the few Apple products that won't hold it's value.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tentales Avatar
78 months ago
Having had a 13" Air from 2013 through 2015 and a 12" MacBook m3 from December 2015 to present, I can say hands-down the MacBook is the one to go with. Unless you are a port snob, the MacBook is an improvement on the Air in every way.
Having owned several Macbook Pros and Airs as well as twice trying the new Macbook for several days, I cannot get used to the shallow travel the keyboard imposes on you. What's a port "snob"? Some people don't like carrying dongles, it's a preference, not a thing to look down on.

Battery life on the Air is still unsurpassed for the power it provides.
The person's wife is used to a 13" non-Retina display and going from a 2012 Pro to a current Air is definitely a great improvement and a low-cost upgrade, given the excellent on-sale prices for the Air.

The Macbook's improvements are limited to 2 areas, screen & weight.
Battery life, ports, keyboard quality and CPU power are all better on the Air.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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