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The best Apple deals of July 2021

The best Apple deals
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We're in the last week of July and the best Apple deals are abundant as back to school sales continue. Now is one of the best times of the year to buy a MacBook, iMac, iPad, AirPods or Apple Watch.

Traditionally, bargain shoppers look forward to big sales like Prime Day, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday for the best Apple deals. However, you can find excellent discounts on Apple products throughout the year. In fact, there are plenty of solid Apple deals out there right now to take advantage of. 

So if you want to treat yourself to a new iDevice, our hand-selected Apple deals roundup will save you money and time. From Apple-branded laptops, tablets and wearables to Beats headphones, here are today's best Apple deals. 

Best Apple deals right now

MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac

Apple Education Store Deals: up to $200 off MacBook, free AirPods (Student deal)
College students can save up to $200 on a new MacBook and get free AirPods from the Apple Education Store. As part of the sale, the Editor's Choice MacBook Air M1 is $100 off its normal price. 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. This deal includes a free pair of AirPods with your purchase which makes it one of the best MacBook deals you can get. View Deal

BRAND NEW AND ALREADY ON SALE

Apple MacBook Air: was $999 now $799 @ Best Buy  (Student deal)
Not to be outdone, Best Buy's Student Deals knocks $200 off the latest MacBook Air M1. To get this deal, you must sign up for Best Buy's free Student Deals program and select the on-page clickable coupon. The MacBook Air packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, Apple M1 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB solid state drive. Save up to $250 on select MacBook Pro machines starting from $1,049View Deal

Apple MacBook Air M1: was $999 now $899 @ Amazon
At $100 off, the Editor's Choice MacBook Air with Apple M1 chip at its lowest price yet. 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. This is one of the best Apple deals you can get. View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro M1: was $1,299 now $1,099 @ Amazon
One of the best Apple deals right now takes $199 off the MacBook Pro with M1 chip. Besides a Apple's M1 8-core CPU, it packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM, an 8-core GPU, and a 256GB SSD. It scored a rare 5-star rating from us, making it one of the top laptops on the market.View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro 13" 2020: was $1,999 now $1,799 @ Amazon
This MacBook deal from Amazon knocks $200 off the 2020 MacBook Pro. This power-user-friendly laptop has a 13-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, a 2.0-GHz Core i5 quad-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. Now an all-time low price, the Intel-charged MacBook Pro is still one of the best laptops to buy. View Deal

Apple iMac M1 2021: was $1,299 now $1,249 @ Amazon
This ongoing Apple deal from Amazon knocks $50 off the 2021 iMac. It features a sleek and colorful finish, 24-inch 4.5K Retina display, M1 Chip with 8-core CPU and 7-core GPU, and 256GB SSD. Integrated into its design is a1080p FaceTime camera, a 3-mic camera array, and robust 6-speaker system. View Deal

iPad, iPad Air, iPad Pro

Apple iPad Pro 12.9: was $1,099 now $999 @ Amazon
The latest iPad Pro 12.9 with Apple M1 chip is at its lowest price yet. Apple's big-screen 2021 iPad Pro packs a 12.9-inch Liquid Retina Display with XDR, Apple's blazing M1 processor, and a storage capacity of 128GB. The new iPad Pro 12.9 supports Apple Pencil (2nd generation) and works with Apple's Magic Keyboard and Smart Keyboard Folio. Walmart has it for the same price. View Deal

Apple iPad 2020: was $329 now $299 @ Amazon
Amazon is currently slashing $30 off the 8th generation iPad. It packs a 10.2-inch Retina display and an A12 Bionic Soc for 40% faster CPU performance than the model's iPad's A10 chip.View Deal

Apple iPad Air 2020: was $599 now $499 @ Amazon
One of the best Apple deals happing right now takes $100 off the latest iPad Air. This tablet brings pro grade specs to the mid-ranger with a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display (with P3 wide color gamut), A14 Bionic chip with Neural Engine, a USB C port for charging and connectivity, as well as support for Apple’s best accessories. View Deal

AirPods, Beats Headphones

Apple AirPods Max: was $549 now $479 @ Amazon
Currently $70 off on Amazon, the AirPods Max are the Editor's Choice wireless headphones. Apple's latest headphones feature powerful H1 chips, nine microphones and 40mm drivers. With spatial sound, the AirPods Max provide an audio experience like no other. View Deal

Beats Studio Buds w/ 6 months of free Apple Music/Apple News+: $149 @ Best Buy
Save $120 with this Beats Studio Buds bundle. This bundle includes Apple proprietary Beats Studio Buds true wireless earbuds, 6 months of free Apple Music (valued at $60) and 6 months of Apple News+ (valued at $60) for new subscribers. View Deal

Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $189 @ Amazon
The excellent AirPods Pro wireless earbuds are $60 off right now on Amazon. With decent noise cancellation, good sound quality, and a comfortable, sweat-resistant design, the AirPods Pro is among the best wireless earbuds around. View Deal

Apple AirPods w/ Wireless Case: was $199 now $149 @ Amazon
Walmart is currently slashing $50 off the AirPods with Wireless Charging Case. These Apple earbuds include a Qi-compatible case that allows for wire-free charging. Walmart has them for the same price.View Deal

Beats Flex Wireless Earphones: was $50 now $39 @ Amazon
At $11 off, Beats Flex headphones have never been cheaper. They feature the same Apple W1 chip found in the Beats Solo3, a built-in mic, USB-C charging support, and up to 12 hours of battery life on a full charge. Beats work with Apple and Android devices via the free Beats companion app. Walmart offers the same price. View Deal

Apple Watch

Apple Watch Series 6 (40mm/GPS): was $399 now $330 @ Amazon
For a limited time, Amazon is slashing $69 off the Apple Watch Series 6. Over its predecessor, it features a brighter display, new 64-bit dual-core S6 CPU and built-in blood oxygen sensors with support for Apple's Blood Oxygen app.View Deal

Apple Watch Series 6 (40mm/GPS + LTE): was $499 now $399 @ Amazon
For a limited time, save $100 on the GPS + LTE model Apple Watch Series 6. This cellular version lets you make and receives calls, texts, or get directions without picking up your phone. Over the Apple Watch Series 5, it packs a brighter display, upgraded 64-bit dual-core S6 CPU and built-in blood oxygen sensors that work with Apple's Blood Oxygen app. View Deal

iPhone

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max: $700 off @ AT&T
New and existing AT&T customers can save $700 on the iPhone 12 Pro Max, . To qualify for this deal, buy the iPhone 12 on AT&T's 30-month leasing plan, subscribe to an AT&T Unlimited plan, and trade-in an eligible device. View Deal

Apple iPhone 12: free iPhone 12 @ T-Mobile
T-Mobile is running an deal that nets you up to $830 off the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, or iPhone 12 Pro Max. To get this deal, you must port your number over to T-Mobile, trade in an eligible device and activate the phone a T-Mobile unlimited plan. Your cash back will appear on your monthly bill as credits for the duration of your 24 month service agreement. View Deal

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott is a Deals Writer at Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag, bringing you the best bargains on laptops, gaming gear, smart home gadgets, and wearables. After graduating from Hunter College with a degree in Film and Media Studies, she's written for iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parle Mag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not bringing readers the best deals, she's streaming her favorite shows or attending a live concert or pro wrestling event.