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The best Apple deals of October 2022

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Apple deals are off to a great start this fall. Right now, you can score solid discounts on Apple's family of devices. During Apple's annual September event, the tech giant announced a host of new devices including the iPhone 14, AirPods Pro 2, Watch Series 8 and Watch Ultra.

Amid MacBook Pro release rumors, we're currently seeing generous markdowns on MacBooks, iPads, iPhones, and Apple's best-selling wearables — AirPods, Apple Watch. Apple accessories like the Apple Pencil, MagSafe Charger (opens in new tab), and Apple's USB-C to Lightning Cable are also seeing price cuts.

Amazon and Best Buy typically offer the best Apple deals throughout the year. So while big shopping events typically offer the best Apple discounts, there are plenty of Apple deals available today. 

So if you don't want to wait for Black Friday or Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale, you don't have to. 

From MacBooks to iPhones, here are the best Apple deals to shop right now.

Best Apple deals 

Best Apple deals — MacBooks

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Apple M1 MacBook Air:$999 $849 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $150 the on M1 MacBook Air. In our MacBook Air with M1 review (opens in new tab), we gave it a high rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars and the Editor's Choice award. We praised its breathtaking performance and slim, unibody design. We also loved its long battery which endured 14 hours and 41 minutes during testing. Besides Apple's latest 8-core processor, it packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. 

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Apple MacBook Air M2:$1,199 $1,049 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $150 on the M2 Apple MacBook Air at Amazon. It features an M2 8-core processor, 8-Core GPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. It packs a 13.6-inch (2560 x 1664) Liquid Retina display, Magic Keyboard, Touch Bar, and Touch ID. As an alternative, you can get Apple's previous-gen M1 MacBook Air for $849 (opens in new tab) ($100 off).

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Apple MacBook Pro 14: $1,999 $1,599 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon currently takes $400 off the 512GB model MacBook Pro 14. It features a 14.2-inch mini-LED backlit display and delivers up to 14 hours of battery life. The laptop is powered by Apple's M1 Pro 8-core chip coupled with 16GB of RAM and employs a 14-core GPU for graphics. In our M1 MacBook Pro 14 (opens in new tab) review, its elegant design, excellent performance, and stellar battery life earned it a 4 out of 5 star rating. It's the Editor's Choice best laptop for power-users. 

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Apple M1 Pro MacBook Pro 16:$2,499 $2,099 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $400 off, the M1 Pro MacBook Pro 16 is at its lowest price ever. This 16-inch laptop is powered by Apple's M1 Pro 10-core chip coupled with 16GB of RAM and employs a 16-core GPU for graphics. Like the 14-inch M1 MacBook Pro, it boasts elegant design, excellent performance, and stellar battery life. 

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Apple M2 MacBook Pro:$1,299 $1,1227 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $72 on the latest Apple M2 MacBook Pro. It packs a 13.3-inch Liquid Retina display, M2 8-core CPU, 10-Core GPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. Magic Keyboard, Touch Bar, and Touch ID are also on board. 

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Apple M1 MacBook Pro:up to $500 off @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Best Buy is currently knocking up to $500 off select MacBook Pro notebooks— prices start at $949 for the base model. Although it's been replaced by the 2022 M2 MacBook Pro, the previous-gen M1 MacBook Pro is still one of the best laptops to buy. The base model packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) Retina display, Apple M1 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 8-core GPU and a 256GB SSD. 

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Apple M1 Pro MacBook Pro 14:$1,999 $1,916 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon currently takes $83 off the 512GB model MacBook Pro 14. It features a 14.2-inch mini-LED backlit display and delivers up to 14 hours of battery life. The laptop is powered by Apple's M1 Pro 8-core chip coupled with 16GB of RAM and employs a 14-core GPU for graphics. In our M1 MacBook Pro 14 (opens in new tab) review, its elegant design, excellent performance, and stellar battery life earned it a 4 out of 5 star rating. It's the Editor's Choice best laptop for power-users. 

Best Apple deals — iPad

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Apple iPad 9th Generation:$329 $299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $30 on the 10.2-inch Apple iPad. Apple's 9th generation iPad sports a 10.2-inch Retina display with True Tone, A13 Bionic chip, 3GB of RAM, 128GB of storage and stereo speakers. It sports an 8MP wide angle primary camera on the back and a 12MP ultra-wide front camera. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login payment. 

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Apple iPad Air 4:$599 469 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $130 on the 4th generation 10.9-inch Apple iPad Air. The best tablet for most people, it's lightweight, slim, and speedy. With Apple's speedy A14 Bionic chip, the iPad Air delivers excellent performance and good battery life.

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Apple iPad mini 6:$499 $459 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $40 on the iPad mini. Apple's 6th gen compact tablet packs an 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone, Apple's A15 Bionic chip, Wi-Fi 6 and 5G support. There's a 12MP wide angle back camera and a 12MP ultra-wide camera on the front. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login and payment.

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Apple iPad mini 6 Cellular:$649 $599 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $50 on the Cellular model iPad mini. Apple's 6th gen compact tablet packs an 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone, Apple's A15 Bionic chip, Wi-Fi 6 and 5G support. There's a 12MP wide angle back camera and a 12MP ultra-wide camera on the front. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login and payment.

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Apple M1 iPad Air 5:$599 $559 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $40 on the 5th generation iPad Air at Amazon. The 2022 iPad Air 5 packs a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone. Rounding out its specs are Apple's M1 chip, 8GB of RAM, 64GB of storage and stereo speakers. For image capturing and video calls it has a 12MP wide angle primary camera on the back and a 12MP FaceTime Camera. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login payment. Amazon also offers the 256GB modeal for $679 (opens in new tab) ($70 off).

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Apple iPad Pro 11:$799 $739 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $60 on the 2021 iPad Pro. Powered by Apple's M1 chip, the iPad Pro brings blazing performance to Apple's best-selling tablets. The iPad Pro in this deal packs an 11-inch Retina Display, Apple M1 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 8-core GPU and 128GB of storage.

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Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro:$1,099 $999 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $100 off, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro is one of the most powerful tablets to buy. Apple's big-screen pro tablet packs a 12.9-inch Liquid Retina Display with XDR, Apple's blazing M1 processor, and a storage capacity of 128GB. It supports Apple Pencil (2nd generation) and works with Apple's Magic Keyboard and Smart Keyboard Folio. This is one of the best iPad deals out there right now. 

Best Apple deals — AirPods

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New Apple AirPods Pro 2:$249 $239 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $10 on the 2nd generation AirPods Pro. The AirPods Pro 2 features a new H2 chip for better noise-cancellation, 3D sound, and longer battery life. 

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Apple AirPods w/ Wireless Case:$199 $137 @ Amazon
(opens in new tab)Save $62 on the Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case. These can last up to 5 hours with a single charge and can last more than 24 hours with the charging case. It comes with Hey Siri always on and the fit is universal.

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Apple AirPods Pro:$249 $179 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
For a limited time, save $70 on the AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case. The AirPods Pro 2nd generation bring active noise cancellation to Apple's best-selling wireless earbuds. They feature Apple's H1 chip, Adaptive EQ, and Qi wireless charging support. 

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Apple AirPods Max:$549 $479 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $70 on the AirPods Max — among the best noise-cancelling headphones around. These stylish ear cans feature Apple's powerful H1 chip, nine microphones and 40mm drivers. With spatial sound, the AirPods Max provides an audio experience like no other. 

Best Apple deals — Apple Watch

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Apple Watch SE:$279 $199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon takes $80 off the 40mm Apple Watch SE in epic Apple deal. Plus, save 20% on Beats Studio Buds with your purchase. Apple's mid-tier smartwatch houses the same CPU found in the Apple Watch 5. It supports emergency calls, fall detection and features a built-in compass and always-on altimeter. Grab it now for an all-time low price. 

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New Apple Watch Series 8: $399 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The new Apple Watch Series 8 starts from $399 and includes 3 free months of Apple Fitness+ (valued at $30). The Apple Watch Series 8 features a new temperature sensor, Crash Detection, and is more durable than ever. Following the Apple Watch Series 7, the Apple Watch Series 8 is the most advanced Apple smartwatch yet. 

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New Apple Watch Ultra Cellular:$799 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The new Apple Watch Ultra starts at $799. It features a rugged, titanium case with up to 36 hours on a single charge. Designed for the great outdoors, it features a Wayfinder display with a compass in the dial and Waypoint marking. It can be customized for mountain or trail and with night mode, allows for easy visibility in the dark. 

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New Apple Watch SE 2: $249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Buy Apple Watch SE 2 starting from $249.The 2nd generation Apple Watch SE is up to 20% faster than the 1st generation model and features fall Detection, emergency SOS, and crash detection. Stay on top of your health of fitness with daily activity tracking and an Enhanced Workout app.

Best Apple deals — iPhone

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Apple iPhone 14: up to $1,000 off @ Verizon (opens in new tab) w/ trade-in
Save up to $1,000 on the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max at Verizon with eligible trade-in. To get this deal, you must trade-in an eligible device, open a new line and activate your iPhone 14 under a select Verizon Unlimited plan. And what's more, Verizon will give you a $200 eCard to cover your expenses when you switch.

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Apple iPhone 14 Plus up to 1,000 off @ AT&T (opens in new tab) w/ trade-in
Save up to $1,000 on iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max at AT&T when you trade-in an eligible device. Your rebate will appear in the form of credits on your montly billing statement over the course of your 36-month agreement. 

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Apple iPhone 14 Pro: up to $1,000 off @ T-Mobile (opens in new tab) w/ trade-in
Save up to $1,000 on the iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max, iPhone 14, and iPhone Plus at Verizon with eligible trade-in. To qualify, you must trade-in an eligible device and activate your new iPhone 14 on a T-Mobile Magenta Max plan. Your cash-back will appear on your monthly bill over the course of 24-months. 

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Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max: up to $1,000 off @ Best Buy (opens in new tab) w/ trade-in
Save up to $1,000 on the iPhone 14 Pro Max and any other iPhone 14 model with carrier trade-in deals at Best Buy. The  Phone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus feature Super Retina XDR displays, A15 Bionic processes and 12MP dual cameras. Meanwhile, the 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro and 6.7-inch iPhone Pro Max pack 120Hz displays, refreshed 48MP main cameras and A16 Bionic chips.

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Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max: $15/mo. @ Verizon (opens in new tab)w/ new line
Lease the iPhone 13 Pro Max for $15/mo. for 36-months with Verizon. To get this deal, you must open a new line on a Verizon unlimited plan. The Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max  features a 6.7 inch OLED display with ProMotion, Apple A15 Bionic processor, 5-core GPU and up to 1TB of storage. 

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Apple iPhone SE 3rd Gen: $429 free w/ new line @ Verizon (opens in new tab)
To get this deal, you must buy the iPhone SE 3rd Gen and open a new line under any Verizon Unlimited plan. Your cash back will appear in the form of credits on your monthly service bill over the course of 36 months. The iPhone SE packs a 4.7-inch Retina HD display, dual-camera system, A15 Bionic 6-core chip, 128GB of storage, 12MP camera, and 5G support. This is all protected by a sleek, glass aluminum design.

Best Apple deals — AirTag

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Apple AirTag 4 Pack:$99 $94@ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Apple AirTag 4 Pack gives you more value for your dollar. This bundle includes four of Apple's tracking devices to make sure all your items never get lost. 

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Apple AirTag Leather Key Ring: $35 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Instead of slipping an AirTag into a bag, why not get a key ring and attach it to virtually anything? Crafted from durable stainless and European leather, this key ring fits snugly over your AirTag (sold separately). This offers peace of mind since you never have to worry about it falling out. 

Best Apple deals — Apple accessories

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Apple Magic Mouse: $79 $74 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Ssave $5 on the Apple Magic Mouse. Apple's wireless Magic Mouse pairs instantly via Bluetooth with your Mac and is designed to glide smoothly across surfaces. Its built-in rechargeable battery lasts a month or longer in between charges. It's compatible with Mac with OS X 10.11 or later, iPad with iPadOS 13.4, and later.

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Apple Magic Trackpad: $129 $114 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Apple Magic Trackpad is wireless and rechargeable, and it includes the full range of Multi-Touch gestures and Force Touch technology. The trackpad's sensors make scrolling and swiping through your favorite content more productive and comfortable than ever. Magic Trackpad automatically pairs with your Mac ships with woven USB-C to Lightning Cable that lets you pair and charge via a USB-C port on your Mac.

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Apple Pencil 2nd Generation: $129 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Apple Pencil 2 provides you with pixel-perfect precision for drawing, sketching, coloring, taking notes, and more on the iPad Air (4th generation), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd and 4th generation), and iPad Pro 11-inch (1st and 2nd generation). 

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iPhone 13 Pro Clear Case with MagSafe:$49 $39 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The iPhone 13 Pro Clear Case is thin, light, and easy to grip. Not only does it add a layer of protection to your phone, its transparent design lets you show off your Phone 13 Pro's gorgeous finish. This flexible case has a scratch resistant coating and offers a precise fit without obstructing the phone's buttons. 

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Apple MagSafe Charger:$39 $37 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Apple's MagSafe Charger makes wireless charging your iPhone snap. The perfectly aligned magnets attach to your iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 12, and iPhone 12 Pro and provide faster wireless charging up to 15W. The MagSafe Charger maintains compatibility with Qi charging, so it can be used to wirelessly charge your iPhone 8 or later, as well as AirPods models with a wireless charging case, as you would with any Qi-certified charger.

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Apple 20W USB-C Power Adapter:$19 $17@ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Apple 20W USB‑C Power Adapter offers fast, efficient charging at home, in the office, or on the go. While the power adapter is compatible with any USB‑C-enabled device, Apple recommends pairing it with the iPad Pro and iPad Air for optimal charging performance. You can also pair it with iPhone 8 or later to take advantage of the fast-charging feature. Charging cable sold separately.

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Apple Cables and Chargers: from $7 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon often has select Apple cables and chargers on sale. Save on Lightning and Thunderbolt cables, power adapters and charging pads.

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Apple 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter: $90 $79 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $19 on Apple's 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter —one of the best Apple accessories to have. It features a magnetic DC connector to safely disconnect from your MacBook Pro in the event of a sudden pull. An LED indicator light displays charging status whereas its travel-friendly design makes it easy to charge your MacBook Pro on the go. 

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.