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Black Friday 2018: Best Deals on MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, and More

Today is Black Friday, and as shoppers bustle through retail stores looking for the best deals, numerous Mac resellers are offering notable discounts on a wide range of Apple's Mac lineup. This includes the 12-inch MacBook, 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro, 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac, 13-inch MacBook Air, and Mac mini.

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To help sort through all of the best Mac-related deals you can find online today (and in some Best Buy stores), we've broken down each offer in the lists below. As you read, the bolded discounts represent particularly great deals, and in some cases are the lowest-ever prices for these models.

MacBook Pro




13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017)

  • 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD in Silver - $1,149.00, down from $1,299.00 (B&H) (Amazon) (Best Buy)
  • 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD in Space Gray - $1,149.00, down from $1,299.00 (B&H) (Best Buy)
  • 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD in Silver - $1,299.00, down from $1,499.00 (B&H) (Adorama) (Best Buy)
  • 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD in Space Gray - $1,299.00, down from $1,499.00 (B&H) (Adorama) (Amazon) (Best Buy)
  • 3.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD in Silver - $1,586.00, down from $1,749.00 (Amazon); $1,599.00 (Adorama)
  • 3.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD in Silver - $1,749.00, down from $1,949.00 (Adorama)
  • 3.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD in Space Gray - $1,799.00, down from $1,949.00 (Adorama) (Best Buy)

13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2018)

  • 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD in Silver - $1,599.00, down from $1,799.00 (B&H)
  • 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD in Space Gray - $1,599.00, down from $1,799.00 (B&H) (Adorama)
  • 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD in Silver - $1,849.00, down from $1,999.00 (B&H) (Best Buy)
  • 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD in Space Gray - $1,849.00, down from $1,999.00 (B&H) (Adorama) (Best Buy)

15-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017)

  • 2.8 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD in Silver - $1,699.00, down from $2,399.00 (B&H)
  • 2.8 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD in Space Gray - $2,199.00, down from $2,399.00 (Amazon)
  • 2.9 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD in Silver - $1,999.00, down from $2,799.00 (B&H)
  • 2.9 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD in Space Gray - $2,149.00, down from $2,799.00 (B&H)

15-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2018)

  • 2.2 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD in Silver - $2,149.00, down from $2,399.00 (B&H) (Best Buy)
  • 2.2 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD in Space Gray - $2,149.00, down from $2,399.00 (B&H) (Adorama) (Best Buy)
  • 2.6 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD in Silver - $2,499.00, down from $2,799.00 (B&H) (Adorama)
  • 2.6 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD in Space Gray - $2,499.00, down from $2,799.00 (B&H) (Adorama)

13-inch MacBook Air (Late 2018)



  • 1.6 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD in Gold - $1,069.00, down from $1,199.00 (B&H Preorder)
  • 1.6 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD in Silver - $1,069.00, down from $1,199.00 (B&H Preorder)
  • 1.6 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD in Space Gray - $1,069.00, down from $1,199.00 (B&H Preorder)
  • 1.6 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD in Gold - $1,269.00, down from $1,399.00 (B&H)
  • 1.6 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD in Silver - $1,299.00, down from $1,399.00 (B&H)
  • 1.6 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD in Space Gray - $1,269.00, down from $1,399.00 (B&H Preorder)

12-inch MacBook (Mid 2017)


  • 1.2 GHz, 256 GB in Gold - $1,099.00, down from $1,299.00 (B&H)
  • 1.2 GHz, 256 GB in Silver - $1,199.00, down from $1,299.00 (B&H) (Amazon)
  • 1.2 GHz, 256 GB in Space Gray - $1,199.00, down from $1,299.00 (B&H) (Adorama) (Amazon)
  • 1.3 GHz, 512 GB in Gold - $1,499.00, down from $1,599.00 (B&H)
  • 1.3 GHz, 512 GB in Rose Gold - $1,509.00, down from $1,599.00 (Amazon)
  • 1.3 GHz, 512 GB in Silver - $1,499.00, down from $1,599.00 (B&H) (Amazon)
  • 1.3 GHz, 512 GB in Space Gray - $1,499.00, down from $1,599.00 (B&H) (Amazon)

iMac (Mid 2017)



21.5-inch iMac

  • 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB - $899.99, down from $1,099.99 (Best Buy) (B&H)
  • Retina: 3.0 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB - $1,149.00, down from $1,299.00 (B&H)
  • Retina: 3.4 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB Fusion - $1,299.00, down from $1,499.00 (B&H)

27-inch Retina iMac

  • 3.4 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB Fusion - $1,599.00, down from $1,799.00 (B&H) (Best Buy)
  • 3.5 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB Fusion - $1,849.00, down from $1,999.00 (B&H)
  • 3.8 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 2 TB Fusion - $2,099.00, down from $2,299.00 (B&H); $2,149.00 (Amazon)

Mac mini (Late 2018)



  • 3.6 GHz, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD - $749.00, down from $799.00 (B&H)
  • 3.0 GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD - $1,049.00, down from $1,099.00 (B&H)
We've got Black Friday deals on Apple's entire product lineup along with a long list of sites that are offering additional discounts on Mac-related accessories, so for a full list of everything that you can get at a discount today, make sure to check out our full Black Friday Roundup. If you've spotted an awesome deal on a Mac, make sure to share it in the comments and feel free to email us at tips@macrumors.com.

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17 weeks ago
It shows how astronomically priced Apple gear is now that even with decent discounts, the prices are still way above what I'd consider. Especially with practically portless, dodgy keyboarded, gimmicky gimped MacBooks that aren't fit for purpose, not for my needs.

I just so wish I'd bought a higher spec MBPr in 2013, had I known that that was going to be the last proper computer they'd make for over half a decade. It's both laughable and frustrating.
Rating: 36 Votes
17 weeks ago
The best Black Friday deal for me is... not spending a single $ today :cool:
Rating: 23 Votes
17 weeks ago

It shows how astronomically priced Apple gear is now that even with decent discounts, the prices are still way above what I'd consider. Especially with practically portless, dodgy keyboarded, gimmicky gimped MacBooks that aren't fit for purpose, not for my needs.

I just so wish I'd bought a higher spec MBPr in 2013, had I known that that was going to be the last proper computer they'd make for over half a decade. It's both laughable and frustrating.


Who,buys this crap, no ssd on iMac. This is disgusting and embarrassing! What has apple become, a junk yard seller?
Rating: 21 Votes
17 weeks ago

I just so wish I'd bought a higher spec MBPr in 2013, had I known that that was going to be the last proper computer they'd make for over half a decade. It's both laughable and frustrating.

I am with you, but I can count my lucky stars.

I bought from B&H for my lovely wife a mid-2014 MBPr (2.8GHz, 16, 512) for $700 off during Black Friday 2015.

And, it is one of the last Mohicans.

Not only because it preserves the classic ports, and nVIDIA dGPU, but because with Transcend JetDrive 855 one has the ability to upgrade to a 1TB SSD, PCIe Gen3 x4. (Transcend JetDrive simply rocks!)

This stops cold, from 2016 on, with all Apple platforms built with uber-expensive, soldered flash.
Rating: 10 Votes
17 weeks ago

It's even worse here in Germany. Just as an example, the higher specced 15" Macbook Pro is 2800 USD in the US. In Germany, it's 3300 EUR, which is about 3800 USD, so a thousand bucks more. I mean, I get that there's a difference in how tax rates are indicated in those prices, but this is definitely way beyond just that. The prices are just a joke at this point and I don't see how anybody sane would ever buy anything from Apple here in Germany. It's not like Germany is some desolate third world country which involves a lot of risk for Apple doing business. I really don't get how and why the prices exploded so much.


Because Tim Cook needs to make record profits every quarter for the shareholders (and himself) or the board will replace him: the long-term future of Apple be damned! The only thing that matters any more is this and possibly next quarter, and that's it.
Rating: 9 Votes
17 weeks ago
I had the best saving of all. Bought nothing I didn't need and saved 100% of my money! :D

Current day Apple certainly doesn't deserve my hard earned cash.
Rating: 7 Votes
17 weeks ago
There's nothing appealing about stepping foot in the apple store any more.
Rating: 7 Votes
17 weeks ago
And once again if you want a MacBook Air with more than phone-level storage it’s not the model offered on sale. I really dislike this non-replaceable ssd storage model.
Rating: 6 Votes
17 weeks ago

It's even worse here in Germany. Just as an example, the higher specced 15" Macbook Pro is 2800 USD in the US. In Germany, it's 3300 EUR, which is about 3800 USD, so a thousand bucks more. I mean, I get that there's a difference in how tax rates are indicated in those prices, but this is definitely way beyond just that. The prices are just a joke at this point and I don't see how anybody sane would ever buy anything from Apple here in Germany. It's not like Germany is some desolate third world country which involves a lot of risk for Apple doing business. I really don't get how and why the prices exploded so much.

Purely because their marketing and pricing teams think they can get away with it and that the market will bear it. I imagine a lot of creative companies have bought the new equipment as the old stuff was just that, old.

The iPhone has clearly peaked now, the iterative upgrades have reached the end of the truly major changes they can make. Cook must have known this was coming and Apples shift to be less reliant on the iPhone (hence the push on services) bears this out.

Not so long ago well over 80% of Apples revenue was from iPhone sales alone, imagine if that dependency was still the case now. The share price would have near collapsed given the latest news and actions by the Execs.

I'm still laughing at all the smug "exciting pipeline" comments Cook was making over the last few years. The watch developments are the only exciting thing, and calling them exciting is being more than generous .
Rating: 5 Votes
17 weeks ago

It shows how astronomically priced Apple gear is now that even with decent discounts, the prices are still way above what I'd consider. Especially with practically portless, dodgy keyboarded, gimmicky gimped MacBooks that aren't fit for purpose, not for my needs.

I just so wish I'd bought a higher spec MBPr in 2013, had I known that that was going to be the last proper computer they'd make for over half a decade. It's both laughable and frustrating.

It's even worse here in Germany. Just as an example, the higher specced 15" Macbook Pro is 2800 USD in the US. In Germany, it's 3300 EUR, which is about 3800 USD, so a thousand bucks more. I mean, I get that there's a difference in how tax rates are indicated in those prices, but this is definitely way beyond just that. The prices are just a joke at this point and I don't see how anybody sane would ever buy anything from Apple here in Germany. It's not like Germany is some desolate third world country which involves a lot of risk for Apple doing business. I really don't get how and why the prices exploded so much.
Rating: 5 Votes

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