At long last, Black Friday has finally and officially arrived. There are deals to be had all over the web, or you can go brave the traffic and crowds at your local brick-and-mortar shops. Even Apple is getting in on the action. Apple's online shopping event doesn't consist of any discounts, unfortunately, but you can score a gift card with select purchases.
Starting with handsets, Apple is bundling a $50 store gift card when you purchase a qualifying SIM-free iPhone models. The offer applies to certain older iPhone models, and specifically the iPhone 8 Plus starting at $699, iPhone 8 starting at $599, iPhone 7 Plus starting at $569, and iPhone 7 starting at $449. Before hopping on this, however, you may want to see what kinds of deals your wireless carrier of choice might be offering.
If you're after a tablet, Apple bumps the gift card amount to $100 on select iPad models, including the 10.5-inch iPad Pro starting at $649, iPad starting at $329, and iPad mini 4 starting at $399. Alternatively, there are bargains to be had elsewhere, if you don't care about a gift card. Here are a few:
Moving on, Apple is bundling $200 gift cards with select Mac models. They include the MacBook Pro, starting at $1,299, MacBook starting at $1,299, MacBook Air starting at $999, iMac starting at $1,099, iMac Pro starting at $4,999, and Mac Pro starting at $2,999.
Interested in an Apple Watch instead? If you buy a Series 3 model from Apple, you'll get a $50 store gift card. Or you can head over to Macy's and buy the Series 3 for $199 (save $80) and get a set of diamond cluster stud earrings as a bonus.
Finally, Apple is offering a $50 gift card with each of the following:
- HomePod: $349
- Apple TV 4K: $179 and up
- Apple TV: $149
- Beats Studio3 Wireless - Skyline Collection: $349.95
- Beats Studio3 Wireless: $349.95
- Beats Solo3 Wireless - Pop Collection: $299.95
- Beats Solo3 Wireless: $299.95
- Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones - Pop Collection: $199.95
- Powerbeats 3 Wireless Earphones: $199.95
Be sure to keep checking back to our site as we'll continue to monitor the deals scene throughout the weekend and into Cyber Monday. Happy shopping!