Hottest Black Friday 2015 deals on Apple iPhones, iPads, Watches & More

Hottest Black Friday 2015 deals on Apple iPhones, iPads, Watches & More

Apple typically keeps a pretty tight rein on retailers' promotions, even around Black Friday, but the retailers often find a way around these restrictions by bundling phones with gift cards and other goodies. Apple itself typically slips a few Black Friday deals out close to the Thanksgiving holiday. But here are deals we know about already on iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and more.

(Websites such as and have all been helpful in collecting this information.)


Best Buy: Apple Watch

Best Buy hasn’t yet revealed detailed discounts other than to say it will offer savings of up to $100 on Apple Watches that cost from $350 to $700

Best Buy: iPad mini 4 tablet

The retailer is knocking $100 of the regular $500 or $600 price for the 64GB and 128GB models of the Apple tablet.

Best Buy: MacBook Pro with 13.3-inch display

This Apple laptop, normally priced at $1,050, will be knocked down to $900 for Thanksgiving/Black Friday in store and online. Powered by an Intel i5 quad-core processor, this machine boasts 4GB of RAM and a 500GB hard drive.

Best Buy: iPhone 6S/6S Plus

The retailer is promising a $200 gift card for those who trade in an iPhone 5 or newer and buy or lease a new iPhone with activation of service on Verizon, AT&T or Sprint.

eBay: Apple MacBook Air with 11.6-inch screen

EBay’s Black Friday special offers this 128GB laptop for $720, about 20% off the usual $900 price. The lightweight machine (2.38 pounds) comes with an Intel Core i5 processor and boasts 12 hours of battery life.

eBay: Apple iPad Air 2 tablet 16GB

The online auction site is offering up the lightweight Apple tablet for $360, which is 28% off the usual $500 price. Features a 9.7-inch Retina display and 802.11ac WiFi connectivity.

Walmart: iPads

Walmart is offering the 16GB iPad Air 2 Gold for $400, which is $100 off, and the 16GB iPad Mini 2 for $200, which is $70 off.

Gordmans: Beats headphones

These super special wireless headphones have a $300 sticker price, but Gordmans is offering doorbuster deals from 6pm on Thanksgiving to 1pm on Black Friday at $180. After 1pm, the price rises to $250. The Bluetooth headphones from Beats by Dre (now part of Apple) feature 12-hour rechargeable batteries.

hhgregg: iPad Air 2

Save $100 for a 16GB edition of Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad tablet, priced at $400 by the retailer, which kicks off its Black Friday madness at midnight online on Thanksgiving Day.

hhgregg: Apple TV

The new Apple TV 64GB edition with Siri will sell for $180 rather than the usual $200.

Target: iPhone 6S/6S Plus

Target will be aiding Apple by hawking the latest iPhones for $50 less than the usual $200 (iPhone 6S) and $300 (iPhone 6S Plus) for 16GB models, with qualifying 2-year service plan from Verizon or Sprint. Or you can put nothing down and get a $250 Target gift card if you want to go the installment billing route. Available as of 9pm on Thanksgiving day.

Target: Apple TV

Apple TVs, which currently sell for $149 (32GB) and $199 (64GB) will be 25% off.

Target: Apple Watch

Apple Watch models that come at 38mm high will be available for purchase at the usually $350 price, but you’ll get a $100 Target gift card. Just make sure that if you’re buying one of these for a gift that the recipient owns an iPhone 5 or newer and is running iOS 9.

Sam’s Club: iPad Air 2

$150 off either an iPad Air 2 with 64GB or 128GB of storage, so that would set you back either $440 or $540. Available in store or online, with free shipping. Starts Thanksgiving day, with stores opening at 7 am on Black Friday.

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