Best Apple Deals of the Week: Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions With Sales on Apple Watch and AirPods Pro 2 With USB-C

If you're looking to find a few products to help stick to your fitness-related New Year's resolutions, this week's deals should help. You'll find a record low price on the AirPods Pro 2 with USB-C, as well as solid $50 markdowns across the Apple Watch lineup. Additionally, there are steep discounts on the iPad, MacBook Air, and AirTag as we close out the first week of 2024.

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AirPods Pro

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  • What's the deal? Take $60 off AirPods Pro 2 with USB-C
  • Where can I get it? Amazon
  • Where can I find the original deal? Right here

For the first week of 2024, Amazon has brought back an all-time low price on the AirPods Pro 2 with USB-C. You can get these earbuds for $189.00, down fro $249.00, with delivery available as soon as January 9.

Apple Watch

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  • What's the deal? Take $50 off Apple Watch models
  • Where can I get it? Amazon
  • Where can I find the original deal? Right here

If you want to upgrade your fitness tracking in the New Year, Amazon is also discounting a huge collection of Apple Watches right now. You can get $50 off the Apple Watch Series 9 (from $349.00), the Apple Watch SE (from $199.00), and the Apple Watch Ultra 2 (from $739.99).


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  • What's the deal? Take $100 off 10th gen iPad
  • Where can I get it? Amazon

Amazon has nearly every model of Apple's 10th generation iPad on sale this week, as well as nearly every color. Prices start at $349.00 for 64GB Wi-Fi and $499.00 for 256GB Wi-Fi, and also include cellular options. Every price listed is an all-time low price for these iPads, matching the best deals we tracked during the holidays.

MacBook Air

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  • What's the deal? Take $250 off M1 13-inch MacBook Air and M2 15-inch MacBook Air
  • Where can I get it? Amazon

In terms of MacBooks, the best New Year's deals can be found on the older M1 13-inch MacBook Air and the new M2 15-inch MacBook Air, both of which are $250 off original prices. For the M1 model, this is a match of the all-time low Black Friday pricing.


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  • What's the deal? Take $20 off AirTag 4-Pack
  • Where can I get it? Amazon

Finally this week, Amazon is beating an all-time low holiday sale we saw last season, discounting the AirTag 4-Pack to $78.99 with an on-page coupon, down from $99.00.

Our full Deals Roundup has more information on the latest Apple-related sales and bargains.

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Top Rated Comments

victorvictoria Avatar
19 weeks ago
My New Year's resolution 2024: Don't buy any more Apple products or services for at least another year. I could have bought a car with what I've spent in the last 5!

Of course, if Apple came up with something actually NEW, as opposed to new versions of stuff I already have (that don't cost $4,000)…
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Jankie Avatar
19 weeks ago

I'm sure you're aware that you can back up any iOS device to your Mac, right? Then use Time Machine to back that up? As for 136Gb worth of messages, you need to start purging. I'll bet you haven't looked at some of them for years!
Thank you. I have an old Time Capsule. While I could use a hard drive attached to a Mac or the old Time Capsule, I think many would love to be able to wirelessly back up their iPhone or iPad locally without paying a monthly sub.
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mrat93 Avatar
19 weeks ago

I'm sure you're aware that you can back up any iOS device to your Mac, right? Then use Time Machine to back that up? As for 136Gb worth of messages, you need to start purging. I'll bet you haven't looked at some of them for years!
Yes, but that requires a ton of disk space on a Mac, or hacky workarounds to use an external disk.

If you backup to a Mac in order to only backup your messages, and then you backup again after deleting them on the iPhone, you’ll lose the in the backup — unless you create a new full backup. This is to backup text, mind you.

And even with that, you can’t browse most of that data from a Mac without a third party program.

As for deleting… Messages — media aside — should only be a few MB per conversations, maximum. You should be able to back that up individually in a readable format. Why do I need to completely delete years-long conversations with people I love? Why can’t I just purge media alone?

My “top conversations” (the ones I care most about) total 78gb. Where’s that other 50gb?

The degree of control you had with local Time Machine backups vs iCloud backups is incomparable.
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