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.

black friday mac imageNote: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

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

macbookpro2018sidebyside

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)

macbookairtrio

  • 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)

12 inch MacBook Rose Gold color

  • 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)

imacs 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)

macmini2018

  • 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.

Top Rated Comments

WBRacing Avatar
26 months 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.
Score: 36 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RightMACatU Avatar
26 months ago
The best Black Friday deal for me is... not spending a single $ today :cool:
Score: 23 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Romeo_Nightfall Avatar
26 months 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?
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheShadowKnows! Avatar
26 months 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.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
imageWIS Avatar
26 months 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.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
scottinlexky Avatar
26 months ago
There's nothing appealing about stepping foot in the apple store any more.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Top Stories

Apple Watc black friday 20 sale feature

Apple Black Friday 2020: Best Apple Watch Deals [Updated]

Wednesday November 25, 2020 4:01 pm PST by
Black Friday sales have begun on a variety of products, including the Apple Watch. There are quite a few deals across the Apple Watch lineup this year, including one of the lowest price we've ever seen the Apple Watch Series 3. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the...
AirPods Pro black friday 20 sale feature 2

Black Friday 2020: AirPods Pro Reach Lowest Price Ever [Updated]

Wednesday November 25, 2020 3:22 pm PST by
Black Friday has kicked off this week, and one of the first major sales for the AirPods Pro is available right now on Walmart. You can find this deal below, along with a few other solid discounts on the regular AirPods. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site...
windows 10

Developer Successfully Virtualizes Windows for Arm on M1 Mac

Friday November 27, 2020 7:16 am PST by
Developer Alexander Graf has successfully virtualized the Arm version of Windows on an M1 Mac, proving that the M1 chip is capable of running Microsoft's operating system (via The 8-Bit). Currently, Macs with the M1 chip do not support Windows and there is no Boot Camp feature as there is on Intel Macs, but support for Windows is a feature that many users would like to see. Using the...
General black friday 20 sale feature

Thanksgiving Day Deals Still Available on AirPods, M1 Macs, Apple Watch Series 6, iPads

Thursday November 26, 2020 10:21 am PST by
Black Friday deals seem to start earlier and earlier every year, so there were already a wide variety of discounts available for Apple products on Thanksgiving Day. Many of the deals remain available even after Thanksgiving, but act fast, as inventory quickly fluctuates. Thanksgiving Day Deals on Apple Products — Still Available:AirPods with a wireless charging case remain available for...
iPhone black friday 20 sale feature

Apple Black Friday 2020: Best iPhone Deals

Friday November 27, 2020 12:56 pm PST by
Black Friday is halfway done, but there are still a few deals to shop for on iPhones at carriers like AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile/Sprint. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. AT&T Starting with AT&T, you'll find up to $700 off any iPhone 12 when...
13 16 inch macbook pro air trio

Reliable Leaker Suggests Redesigned MacBooks in 2021 Will Include Both Apple Silicon and Intel Models

Wednesday November 25, 2020 9:15 am PST by
Reliable leaker known as "L0vetodream" has today suggested on Twitter that redesigned MacBooks coming in the second half of 2021 will include models with both Apple Silicon chips and Intel processors. The brief Tweet came in response to a MacRumors article from earlier today, which outlined a report from Ming-Chi Kuo claiming that Apple plans to release redesigned MacBook models with Apple ...
iphone trade in store

UK Environmental Committee Says Apple Contributing to 'Throwaway Culture' of 'Short-Lived Products'

Thursday November 26, 2020 7:07 am PST by
Technology companies like Apple are contributing to e-waste by making their products difficult to repair, and charging expensive repair fees, according to a lengthy report published today by the UK Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee. "We were told that Apple glues and solders parts together on their laptops, which makes repairing them very difficult," the Committee wrote in a summary ...
m1 chip macbook air pro

Kuo: Redesigned MacBooks With Apple Silicon to Launch in Second Half of 2021

Tuesday November 24, 2020 7:53 pm PST by
Apple plans to release additional MacBook models with Apple Silicon in the second half of 2021, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, as part of the company's two-year transition away from Intel processors across its Mac lineup. In a research note today, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo said that these MacBook models will feature a new design. Kuo did not specify which models these will be, but he...
mac mini macbook pro macbook air

Apple M1 Hands-On Comparison: MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro vs. Mac Mini

Monday November 23, 2020 3:40 pm PST by
Apple's M1 Macs are out in the wild now, but ahead of the holidays, you might still be trying to figure out which one to pick up, either for yourself or as a gift for someone else. We've got all three of the new Macs available, so we thought we'd give MacRumors readers a hands-on overview of each machine in our latest YouTube video. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. ...
iPad Pro 5G and Mini LED feature

Rumored 2021 High-End iPad Pro May Feature 5G With mmWave Support

Thursday November 26, 2020 2:14 am PST by
Apple's rumored high-end iPad Pro models to be released next year will be 5G-enabled with mmWave support, according to sources cited by industry publication DigiTimes. Multiple rumors have suggested Apple is planning to release a high-end 12.9-inch iPad Pro with a mini-LED display next year, with the possibility that there will be an 11-inch mini-LED model too, but details beyond that have...