Apple's Black Friday Event Begins in US, Offers Up to $200 Apple Store Gift Card With Select Products

Apple's four-day Black Friday shopping event has now begun in the United States, offering customers free Apple Store gift cards worth up to $200 with the purchase of select new Apple products.

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Apple Store gift card values:

  • iMac, iMac Pro, Mac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, and old MacBook Air without a Retina display: $200

  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro: $100

  • iPad mini 4 and sixth-generation 9.7-inch iPad: $50

  • SIM-free iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus: $50

  • Apple Watch Series 3 models: $50

  • HomePod: $50

  • Apple TV 4K and fourth-generation Apple TV: $25

  • Beats Solo3, Powerbeats3, and Studio3: $50

There is a limit of two Apple Store gift cards per product category per customer.

What doesn't qualify:

  • Apple's latest products, including the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, new MacBook Air with Retina display, new Mac mini, Apple Watch Series 4 models, and new 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models

  • Refurbished products

  • Apple products purchased with educational discount

  • iPhones purchased via iPhone Upgrade Program

  • Non-SIM-free iPhones

  • Special edition Beats headphones

The deals are available via Apple.com, by phone at 1-800-APPLE, and at Apple Stores through November 26, which is Cyber Monday, an increasingly popular online-focused shopping holiday that follows Black Friday.

Apple's event is also live in the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and select other countries.

Black Friday marks one of the few times in a year that Apple offers deals on its products. Be sure to read our Black Friday roundup for several other deals on Apple products and accessories, with larger discounts in many cases.

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Top Rated Comments

Pelea Avatar
41 months ago
Who doesn’t qualify :



* Apple products purchased with educational discount“

Nice to see how much apple cares about students!!
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Apple 26.2 Avatar
41 months ago
What an absolute let down... just awful.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kawalerzysta Avatar
41 months ago
What gets me, is that in addition to weak deals, gift cars is not available when picking up the bought item. So if somebody buys 10.5 iPad Pro, they cannot use that gift card to buy lets say pencil, cover or other accessory in the store. They have to wait 24hrs and then they can use that card in physical store or online.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DrJohnnyN Avatar
41 months ago
Pass. Better deals to be had.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
levitynyc Avatar
41 months ago
Better deals by Best Buy, Target, and Walmart.

Nothing from Apple at all.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Spizike9 Avatar
41 months ago
Typical greedy Apple.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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