Apple Deals

The best deals on Apple products and accessories.

Apple Deals

At a Glance

  • Before you buy an Apple product, make sure to check out our deals roundup to find sales and get the best prices. We have price charts for Apple's Macs and iPads, along with a Weekly Deals section for discounts on the iPhone, Apple Watch, and Apple-related accessories.
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Deals Overview

Our Apple Deals roundup is designed to be a one-stop destination for finding a great deal on Apple products like Macs, iPads, and iPhones, or accessories related to Apple products. In the first section of the roundup, you'll find deals on accessories that range from iPhone cases and cables to docks, bags, software, and more.

Our weekly deals section is updated regularly, with new deals added as we discover them. We'll be adding and removing deals as they expire, so make sure to bookmark this page and check back often to find some of the best discounts available on Apple accessories. This section will also highlight significant Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch deals, along with our weekly giveaways and app sales.

Below our deals section, you will find price comparison charts for all of Apple's Macs and iPads. This is a great tool to use when shopping for a new product because it will allow you to compare the prices from five of the biggest apple resellers: Best Buy, Amazon, MacMall, Adorama, and B&H Photo. It's a useful way to find the lowest price at a glance and keep an eye out for sales. Prices highlighted in green denote significant discounts. When you're looking for a new device, make sure to take a look at our price comparison chart so you make sure you're getting the best possible deal.

Come across an amazing deal you'd like to see added to the Buyer's Guide Deals Roundup? Send us an email so we can share the best discounts with all of our MacRumors readers.

Weekly Deals

Each week, we will highlight some of the best deals to be had on Apple-related accessories for Macs, iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches that encompass cases, bags, docks, Apple Watch bands, hard drives, and more. Deals will be updated throughout the week, ensuring the discounts listed here are current.

Weekly Giveaway

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with ColorWare to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a set of custom-painted AirPods that have been designed to look like a classic Macintosh.

The AirPods Retro case has been painted a soft beige shade that matches the design of Apple's earliest computers, with gray lines representing faux vents. There's also a rainbow colored button at the back that mimics the classic rainbow-colored Apple logo, and an all-over matte finish.

To enter for a chance to win, head over to our full giveaway post.

Twelve South + MacRumors Exclusive Sale

In our latest exclusive sale with Twelve South, MacRumors readers can save 15 percent on the Fermata wireless headphone stand, BookBook Vol. 2 for MacBook, ParcSlope and Curve MacBook stands, and more. Check out all of the items on sale in the list below and use promo code MacRumorsBTS during checkout to get the discount before the sale ends on Friday, August 24 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

RAVPower + MacRumors Exclusive Sale

Well-known accessory maker RAVPower has kicked off a new sale with a set of promo codes that are available exclusively to MacRumors readers. These discounts are focused on savings for wireless charging mats and portable battery packs, with prices as low as $19.99 for a 10,000 mAh portable battery.

This sale will last for one month and end on Sunday, September 2 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Check out all of the items on sale in the list below and be sure to place your order before the codes expire:

Anker Sale At Amazon

Anker routinely debuts sales at Amazon, with deals on everything from portable chargers to power strips, Lightning cables, iPhone cases, and more. Below you'll find a list of Anker deals currently in effect on Amazon, including the dates they expire and the promo codes needed for each sale. This section of the Roundup will be updated as Anker's deals and codes expire, and as new products are added, so be sure to check back when you're shopping around for quality Apple accessories.

August Anker Sales

No Codes Needed

B&H Photo Back to School Sale

B&H Photo this week launched a new sale focused on back-to-school savings for students gearing up ahead of the new school year. The sale extends across numerous product categories on B&H Photo, including MacBooks, iPads, Apple Watches, microSD cards, portable hard drives, cameras, headphones, and more.

Below we've highlighted a few of the sales in a list, but be sure to head over to B&H Photo to browse the full array of its back-to-school discounts.

MacBook Pro and MacBook Air - Save $100 on 2017 models

MacBook Pro - Save $1,000 on a 2016 model

Apple Watch - Save up to $89.01 on stainless steel models

9.7-inch iPad - Save $20 on a 2017 model

10.5-inch iPad - Save up to $150 on Wi-Fi + Cellular models

  • 64GB - $734.00, down from $779.00

  • 512GB - $949.00, down from $1,099.00

Best Buy 2018 MacBook Pro Sale

Best Buy has the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro (2.3 GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) for $100 off, marking the laptop down to $1,699.99. This same price is matched at Adorama and B&H Photo, but Best Buy's Student Deal savings provides an edge on both its competitors.

If you're a student or the parent of a student, you can save $150 total on the 13-inch MacBook Pro, knocking the price down to $1,649.99, from $1,799.99. The MacBook is available in both Silver and Space Gray. Additionally, the 15-inch MacBook Pro (2.2 GHz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD) is available for $2,249.99, down from $2,399.99 with Student Discounts.

Discounted Products, Accessories, and More

  • ClamCase Keyboards - 15 percent off site wide with code CCAFF

  • Incase - 15 percent off site wide with promo code AFF151

  • Incipio - 15 percent off site wide with promo code INCAFF or AFF151

  • Best Buy Special Offer - Get 25 percent off three or more select cell phone accessories each priced at $9.99 or above, including Apple Lightning adapters, Mophie battery packs, OtterBox cases, and more

  • Target - Beats Pill+ Speaker in White for $129.99, also in Black

  • Amazon - Save $5-$10 on iPhone X leather case in select colors, down from $49.99 (as low as $30 in Taupe)

  • Amazon - UE Wonderboom for as low as $69, down from $99.99

  • Twelve South via Amazon - Save $10 on the iPhone X Relaxed Leather Case

  • StackSocial - NordVPN 2-year subscription for $69.99, down from around $79.00

  • Belkin - Get 25 percent off select products on Belkin's Steals & Deals page, with code STEAL25

  • StackSocial - PDF Expert for $24.99, down from $59.99

  • Amazon - Belkin Carrying Case and Stand for Apple Pencil at $19.99, down from $38.99

  • Pad & Quill - Get 10 percent off all orders over $50 with code ThankYou10, including the company's new notebooks and rollerball pens

  • StackSocial - Get a lifetime subscription to VPN Unlimited for $34.99 with code DIGITALWEEK15

  • Amazon - Tile Mate and Tile Slim 4-pack for $44.99, down from $59.99

  • Brydge - Save up to 30 percent in Brydge's back-to-school sale, including the Brydge Keyboard for iPad for $99.99, down from $129.99

  • AT&T - Get a free iPhone SE 32GB when you add a new line of service and activate the device on an AT&T installment plan

  • Groupon - Add an extra free month onto your Apple Music trial and get four total months for free

  • eBay - Save 15 percent on select brands with coupon code POPULAR through 11:59 p.m. PT on August 15

  • Sprint - Get the 64GB iPhone X for $5/month on Sprint Flex Lease with an eligible smartphone trade-in

  • Costco - 9.7-inch iPad (2018, 128GB) for $359.99, down from $399.99

  • Best Buy - Anniversary event savings on 4K TV sets, headphones, video games, up to $200 off qualified iPhone X activations, and more.

  • Target - Buy one, get one 20 percent off iTunes gift cards

  • Groupon - Get three months of Pandora Premium for free (not valid for current subscribers or anyone who previously used a free trial pass)

  • Walmart - Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones for $149.00, down from around $200

  • Amazon - Eve Aqua for $81.00, down from $99.95

  • T-Mobile Tuesdays - T-Mobile customers can get an entire year of Pandora Premium for free starting August 28

  • Gazelle - Save up to $30 on select smartphones, including iPhone X (ends August 20)

Apps and Games on Sale This Week

MacRumors' sister site AppShopper tracks price drops on popular apps on an ongoing basis, making it an excellent resource for finding discounts on apps. This list includes some of the most popular app discounts of the week, but for a full list, make sure to check out AppShopper.

Games: Apps:

12-inch MacBook

The 12-inch MacBook is Apple's thinnest and lightest machine, featuring a low power Core-M chip from Intel that allows it to operate without a fan. It includes a redesigned, thinner keyboard and a terraced battery design so in addition to being incredibly thin, it also has an impressive battery life.

Apple's Retina MacBook was last updated in June of 2017, and while there are discounts available on newer models at times, there are also steeper discounts on older models. To read more on the Retina MacBook, make sure to check out our Retina MacBook roundup.

Best Prices
MacBook (Mid 2017): 1.2 GHz, 256 GB - Space Gray
MacBook (Mid 2017): 1.3 GHz, 512 GB - Silver
MacBook (Mid 2017): 1.3 GHz, 512 GB - Space Gray

MacBook Air

The MacBook Air is Apple's most affordable notebook, offering a solid compromise between cost, performance, and size. It's thicker than the Retina MacBook and less powerful than the Retina MacBook Pro, and its lack of a Retina display keeps the price low. The MacBook Air, which received its last significant update in March of 2015, is now only available in 13-inches following the discontinuation of the 11-inch model on October 27, 2016.

13-inch models were bumped to 8GB RAM from the previous 4GB stock configuration in April of 2016, and updated processors were added in June of 2017. To read more on the MacBook Air, make sure to check out our MacBook Air roundup. Discounts on the MacBook Air are frequently available. $100 off is common and during major sales, prices can go as low as $200 off.

Best Prices
13-inch MacBook Air (Mid 2017): 1.8 GHz, 128 GB
13-inch MacBook Air (Mid 2017): 1.8 GHz, 256 GB

MacBook Pro

The Retina MacBook Pro is the most powerful notebook Apple sells, with new models introduced in July 2018 featuring Intel's Coffee Lake processors, faster SSDs, updated graphics, a Touch Bar, Touch ID, a T2 chip for security, a third-generation keyboard, and more. Apple offers the MacBook Pro in 13 and 15-inch sizes, with the 13-inch model (2017) available with or without a Touch Bar and Touch ID.

The more powerful 15-inch model comes with a 6-core processor, AMD Radeon Pro graphics and up to 32GB RAM, while the 13-inch models use quad-core processors and integrated graphics. The new machines are thinner and lighter than ever, with the 13-inch model weighing in at 3 pounds and the 15-inch model weighing in at 4 pounds. Pricing starts at $1,299 for the 13-inch MacBook Pro with no Touch Bar, $1,799 for the 13-inch MacBook Pro with a Touch Bar, and $2,399 for the 15-inch MacBook Pro.

For more information about the Retina MacBook Pro, make sure to check out our MacBook Pro roundup.

Best Prices
13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017): 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD - Silver
13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017): 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD - Space Gray
13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017): 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD - Silver
13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017): 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD - Space Gray
13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017): 3.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD - Silver
13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017): 3.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD - Space Gray
13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017): 3.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD - Silver
13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017): 3.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD - Space Gray
13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2018): 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD - Silver
13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2018): 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD - Space Gray
13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2018): 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD - Silver
13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2018): 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD - Space Gray
15-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2015): 2.2 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB
15-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017): 2.8 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD - Silver
15-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017): 2.8 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD - Space Gray
15-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017): 2.9 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD - Silver
15-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2017): 2.9 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD - Space Gray
15-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2018): 2.2 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD - Silver
15-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2018): 2.2 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD - Space Gray
15-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2018): 2.6 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD - Silver
15-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2018): 2.6 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD - Space Gray

iMac

Apple's iMac is an ultra-thin all-in-one desktop computer aimed at consumers. It's available in 21.5 and 27-inch size options, with the larger machine offering an impressive 5K Retina display, discrete graphics, and Intel's latest Kaby Lake processors. The 21.5-inch model, which includes Intel's Kaby Lake chips and Radeon Pro graphics, is available with a 4K display at the high-end, or with a standard 1920 x 1080 display for a lower-end model. All iMac models come with a mouse and keyboard and include storage options ranging from a 5,400RPM hard drive to a Fusion drive to pure flash storage. For more information about the iMac, make sure to check out our iMac roundup.

Both the 27-inch and 21.5-inch iMacs were last updated in June of 2017.

Best Prices
21.5-inch iMac (Mid 2017): 2.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB
21.5-inch Retina iMac (Mid 2017): 3.0 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB
21.5-inch Retina iMac (Mid 2017): 3.4 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB Fusion
27-inch Retina iMac (Mid 2017): 3.4 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB Fusion
27-inch Retina iMac (Mid 2017): 3.5 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB Fusion
27-inch Retina iMac (Mid 2017): 3.8 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 2 TB Fusion

iMac Pro

Apple's iMac Pro is a workstation class machine that's aimed at Apple's pro user base with demanding workflows. Released in December of 2017, pricing on the iMac Pro starts at $4,999 for the base 8-core machine and goes up to $13,000 when adding additional processing power, RAM, and storage space.

The iMac Pro features an 8 to 18-core processor, up to 128GB of 2666MHz DDR4 ECC memory, and up to 4TB of RAM. It includes four Thunderbolt 3 ports, the same 5K display available in the standard iMac, and a special dedicated T2 processor that integrates the SMC, image signal processor, Secure Enclave, and more.

The iMac Pro comes in Space Gray and ships with matching Space Gray accessories. For more info on the Mac Pro, make sure to check out our iMac Pro roundup.

Best Prices
iMac Pro (Late 2017): 3.2 GHz 8-Core, Vega 56 GPU, 32 GB RAM, 1 TB SSD

Mac Mini

The Mac mini is Apple's most affordable and compact desktop computer, positioned as a "bring your own" machine that comes without a mouse, keyboard, or display. Last updated in late 2014, the Mac mini includes Intel's Haswell processors and Intel HD 5000/Intel Iris Graphics. Previous Mac mini models were offered in four-core configurations, but following the 2014 update, only dual-core models are available. Since 2011, the Mac mini has had a square design with a 1.4-inch thin 7.7-inch wide aluminum unibody enclosure. For more information about the Mac mini, make sure to check out our Mac mini roundup

The low-power entry-level 1.4GHz Mac mini sells for $499, while a higher-end 2.8GHz machine with a 1TB Fusion drive sells for $999. Though it's been available since 2014, the Mac mini does not often see significant discounts. $50 to $100 off is common, even during big sales.

Best Prices
Mac mini (Late 2014): 1.4 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB
Mac mini (Late 2014): 2.6 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB
Mac mini (Late 2014): 2.8 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB Fusion

Mac Pro

The Mac Pro is Apple's desktop machine for professionals. Last updated in 2013, the Mac Pro features a unique cylindrical design that wraps its inner components around a heat-absorbing thermal core that vents through a fan. It includes Ivy Bridge E processors, dual AMD FirePro GPUs, PCIe-based flash storage, and six Thunderbolt 2 ports. The entry-level Mac Pro includes a 4-core Xeon processor, but there are also 6-core, 8-core, and 12-core models available. As a professional-oriented machine, the Mac Pro packs a lot of processing power and is ideal for video editing and other related GPU and processor-intensive tasks. For more information about the Mac Pro, make sure to check out our Mac Pro roundup.

The Mac Pro is an expensive machine, with pricing that starts at $2,999, but retailers often offer the two stock machines at a discount of $200 off the retail cost. Discounts have gone as high as $500 off during sales.

Best Prices
Mac Pro (Late 2013): 3.0 GHz 8-Core, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB
Mac Pro (Late 2013): 3.5 GHz 6-Core, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB

Apple TV

The Apple TV is Apple's set-top box, designed to bring the Apple ecosystem to the television. The fifth-generation Apple TV, the Apple TV 4K, is the latest model, released in October of 2017. It includes 3GB RAM and an A10X Fusion chip to support 4K HDR for the first time. It includes Siri support to enable voice-based searches for content, and it comes with a Siri remote that includes a glass panel for touch-based navigation. The remote doubles as a gaming controller and it comes with 32 or 64GB of storage. To read more about the Apple TV, make sure to check out our Apple TV roundup.

Apple also sells an earlier fourth-generation Apple TV for $149 with all of the same features but no support for 4K or HDR.

Best Prices
Apple TV (4th Gen): 32 GB

iPad Pro

Apple's iPad Pro lineup consists of two tablets, one with a 12.9-inch screen size and one with a 10.5-inch screen size, both of which were introduced in June of 2017. Both are equipped with four-speaker arrays for impressive audio, gorgeous Retina displays, high quality ProMotion displays with True Tone and Wide Color gamut. A10X Fusion processors that rival the performance of desktop-class machines are included, as are 12-megapixel rear cameras. The two iPad Pros support the Apple Pencil, a thin-tipped pressure-sensitive stylus that can be used for drawing, sketching, and writing, and they have an optional Smart Keyboard accessory. For more information about the iPad Pro, make sure to check out our iPad Pro roundup.

Best Prices
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 256 GB - Gold
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 256 GB - Rose Gold
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 256 GB - Silver
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 256 GB - Space Gray
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 512 GB - Gold
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 512 GB - Rose Gold
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 512 GB - Silver
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 512 GB - Space Gray
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 64 GB - Gold
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 64 GB - Rose Gold
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 64 GB - Silver
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 64 GB - Space Gray
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 256 GB - Gold
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 256 GB - Rose Gold
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 256 GB - Silver
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 256 GB - Space Gray
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 512 GB - Gold
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 512 GB - Rose Gold
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 512 GB - Silver
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 512 GB - Space Gray
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 64 GB - Gold
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 64 GB - Rose Gold
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 64 GB - Silver
10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 64 GB - Space Gray
10.5-inch iPad Pro Smart Keyboard
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 256 GB - Gold
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 256 GB - Silver
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 256 GB - Space Gray
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 512 GB - Gold
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 512 GB - Silver
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 512 GB - Space Gray
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 64 GB - Gold
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 64 GB - Silver
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Cellular, 64 GB - Space Gray
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 256 GB - Gold
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 256 GB - Silver
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 256 GB - Space Gray
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 512 GB - Gold
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 512 GB - Silver
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 512 GB - Space Gray
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 64 GB - Gold
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 64 GB - Silver
12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017): Wi-Fi, 64 GB - Space Gray
12.9-inch iPad Pro Smart Keyboard

iPad

Introduced in early 2017 and refreshed in 2018 with Apple Pencil support, the iPad is Apple's most affordable tablet. It measures in at 9.7 inches, much like the iPad Pro, but it's a bit thicker and is lacking many of iPad Pro features. It has a non-laminated display, an A9 processor, 2GB RAM, an 8-megapixel rear camera, a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera, and 802.11ac Wi-Fi. For more information on the iPad, make sure to check out our iPad roundup.

Standard pricing for the iPad starts at $329 and now that it's been out for awhile, small discounts are common and larger are available on holidays and during special sales.

Best Prices
iPad (2017): Cellular 128 GB - Gold
iPad (2017): Cellular 128 GB - Silver
iPad (2017): Cellular 128 GB - Space Gray
iPad (2017): Cellular 32 GB - Gold
iPad (2017): Cellular 32 GB - Silver
iPad (2017): Cellular 32 GB - Space Gray
iPad (2017): Wi-Fi 128 GB - Silver
iPad (2017): Wi-Fi 128 GB - Space Gray
iPad (2017): Wi-Fi 32 GB - Gold
iPad (2017): Wi-Fi 32 GB - Silver
iPad (2017): Wi-Fi 32 GB - Space Gray
iPad (2018): Cellular 128 GB - Silver
iPad (2018): Cellular 128 GB - Space Gray
iPad (2018): Cellular 32 GB - Space Gray
iPad (2018): Wi-Fi 128 GB - Space Gray
iPad (2018): Wi-Fi 32 GB - Space Gray

iPad Mini 4

At 7.9 inches, the iPad mini 4 is Apple's smallest tablet and most affordable tablet. Like the iPad Pro and iPad Air 2, it is ultra thin and light, with support for Touch ID and an 8-megapixel rear camera. It includes an A8 chip and 2GB RAM, along with a Retina display protected by an antireflective screen coating. There's a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera and dual microphones for FaceTime calls, and it comes equipped with fast 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, and there are Cellular models available. To read more about the iPad mini 4, make sure to check out our iPad mini roundup.

The iPad mini 4 regularly sees discounts. On a day-to-day basis, it's often available for $20 or $30 off, but during big sales, prices drop by as much as $100.

Best Prices
iPad mini 4 Cellular Space Gray 128GB

AirPods

Released in late 2016, the AirPods are Apple's totally wire-free earbuds that are meant to compensate for the lack of a headphone jack on modern iPhones. Available for $159, the AirPods feature an Apple-designed W1 chip and connect to an iPhone over Bluetooth. AirPods work like magic, starting and stopping when placed into or removed from the ears, and switching between Apple devices with ease.

AirPods offer an impressive five hours of battery life, and the accompanying Charging Case adds another 24 hours of battery and offers a handy way to keep the AirPods contained when not in use. AirPods can sometimes be hard to find, but several third-party retailers offer the Apple-designed earbuds. To read more on the AirPods, make sure to check out our AirPods roundup.

HomePod

HomePod, released in February of 2018, is Apple's smart speaker, designed to compete with popular offerings like the Google Home and Amazon Echo. The HomePod focuses heavily on sound quality, with a 7 tweeter array, an Apple-designed 4-inch upward-facing woofer, and an A8 chip that enables powerful spatial awareness features for excellent sound no matter where the HomePod is placed in the room.

HomePod is designed to pair with Apple Music, and built-in "Hey Siri" functionality offers a hands-free way to queue up any music you desire. Siri can also be used for simple queries, controlling HomeKit devices, playing podcasts, offering up weather reports, setting reminders, and more. For more on the HomePod, make sure to check out our HomePod roundup.

Best Prices