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Following Target's Black Friday ad shared yesterday, today electronics retailer Best Buy posted its Black Friday deals, showcasing doorbusters and all-day sales that include a few Apple products. Sixteen sales in total are even beginning now, one on the 13-inch MacBook Air with Intel Core i5, 8GB memory, and 256 flash storage, which is $200 off its original price of $1,199.00.

For every other deal, customers will have to wait until Best Buy's doors open at 5 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving, November 24, and the sales mentioned in the advertisement will run through November 26. For those willing to wait in line, Doorbusters include deals on the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and iMac.

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- $125 off all 9.7-inch iPad Pro models
- $200 off 13-inch MacBook Air with Intel Core i5, 8GB memory, and 128 flash storage
- $200 off 13-inch MacBook Air with Intel Core i5, 8GB memory, and 256 flash storage
- $200 off 21.5-inch iMac with Intel Core i5, 8GB memory, and 1TB hard drive

Deals running throughout the day on Black Friday include $40 off the fourth-generation Apple TV, iPad Air 2 discounts, and a few installment plans savings for those interested in the iPhone 7 and iPhone SE.

- $40 off fourth-generation 64GB Apple TV
- $125 off all iPad Air 2 models
- $50 off Apple Watch Series 1
- $200 off 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display, Intel Core i5, 8GB Memory, and 1TB Hard Drive
- Buy one, get one 30% off for all iTunes gift cards
- $160 off iPhone SE installment plans with Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint (starting at $9.99/month for 24 months)
- Up to a $250 Best Buy gift card when purchasing iPhone 7 installment plan with Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint

Best Buy also has some savings on iPhone cases and accessories, smart home products, as well as speakers and headphones. Anyone looking for Beats products can get $150 off the Solo 2 over-ear headphones, and $110 off the PowerBeats2 Wireless in-ear headphones.

Article Link: Best Buy Unveils Black Friday Deals on iPad, MacBook Air, Apple TV, and More
 

Zwhaler

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What are the odds Apple will put discounts on the new MacBook Pros for Black Friday or Cyber Monday?
 

ZipZap

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The iTunes card is effectively 15% off but you have to buy 2 to get it. I am sure we will see elsewhere 20% off and none of the nonsense of buying more than 1 card.
 

iamgalt

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Looking at this list, I can safely say (for the third year in a row), that the only discount I'll be taking advantage of is the itunes gift card discount.
 
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dannyyankou

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I like some of the current deals they have now. $40 for Bose soundsport headphones is very good.

But opening at 5pm on Thanksgiving is ridiculous.
 

bbeagle

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What are the odds Apple will put discounts on the new MacBook Pros for Black Friday or Cyber Monday?

Zero.

Apple doesn't discount popular products on Black Friday.

They'll discount other products, like headphones, at minimal 5% off deals.

Apple doesn't need to discount, they will sell their products WITHOUT discounting. Not discounting actually allows Apple to keep the perceived value of their products high, which helps them maintain their high profit margins.

If other retailers and manufacturers could do the same, and NOT discount on Black Friday, no doubt they would. Apple is making a smart business decision.
 

jbachandouris

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The only thing I'm interested are those Sony Bluetooth speakers. They are on sale for $69 right now (down from $99), so $40 is an ok deal.

I was hoping for a sale on Xbox One S consoles. $50 off? Big deal.
 

obafgkm

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I'll likely purchase the $999 Macbook Air to replace the mid-2011 one I purchased (for a $100 more and a smaller SSD!) at Best Buy five years ago.
 

Saturn007

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Say, where's the link to that iPhone SE deal?! Best Buy doesn't show any discount! The $15/month is for 30 months = $450, so no discount at all!
 

neoelectronaut

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I'll likely purchase the $999 Macbook Air to replace the mid-2011 one I purchased (for a $100 more and a smaller SSD!) at Best Buy five years ago.

The $999 Macbook Air is actually on sale right now if you want to nab it prior to Black Friday.
 

OneMike

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I'd rather set fire to a Best Buy than shop inside one.

Why?

I never get why people say that. I've spent a ton of money there over the years and never had a problem.

It's not like they are an independently ran store in a mall somewhere.
 

bostonsox

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Can I avail the iPhone 7 deal and then cancel the installment plan next day (and pay the remaining amount)? What happens in that case? Do I still keep the gift card?
 

obafgkm

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Sixteen sales in total are even beginning now, one on the 13-inch MacBook Air with Intel Core i5, 8GB memory, and 256 flash storage, which is $200 off its original price of $1,199.00.

Unfortunately, at this writing I'm seeing that this model of Macbook Air is once again selling for $1199, not $999. It appears that either the sale is over, or Best Buy is waiting until later to lower the price again.
 
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