Early Amazon Prime Day Apple deals
Amazon Prime Day Apple deals are mere days away, with 21-22 June as the official dates for Prime Day 2021. While we don’t know exactly what’s going to be on sale this year, we can make some educated guesses based on previous years, which we’ll outline in this post.
We’re expecting incredible discounts on new and older Apple products across Prime Day, although we’re seeing some choice deals now in the US and the UK. If you want to keep a close eye on the newest, best deals as they go live, make sure to bookmark this page ahead of Prime Day.
Will Apple products be on sale on Prime Day?
While we don’t know exactly which products will be on sale over Prime Day, based on previous years we can make an educated guess that there will be plenty of Apple products to choose from over Amazon’s Prime Day event.
During Amazon Prime Day 2020, we saw iPads on sale for 30% to 38% off, including discounts on the latest iPads at the time. Meanwhile, Apple Watches also had up to 35% off, while MacBook Airs were up to 30% off.
Generally speaking, for bigger bargains, you’ll want to look at older Apple stock. We predict decent offers on the 2020 range of iPads and modest-but-notable discounts for the new iPad Pro (M1) released last month.
And don’t forget that other retailers also often offer deals around the Prime Day event, so you might be able to grab a bargain on Apple products on Prime Day without going anywhere near Amazon’s site (though if you sign up to a free Amazon Prime trial now, you can take advantage of Prime Day Apple deals and then cancel, no strings attached).
To get ahead of the game, we’ve started putting together the best current deals on iPads, MacBooks, AirPods and more right now. And with only a couple of weeks until the big day(s), you could even call them early Amazon Prime Day Apple deals.
Early Amazon Prime Day Apple deals: iPad
Apple Prime Day 2020 was an impressive one for iPad deals, more so than we imagined, in fact, with huge discounts on 2020 models included in the line up. With the recent release of the iPad Pro (M1), we’re expecting there’ll be even more deals coming our way in a couple of weeks. Right now here are the best discounts to be had at the moment – including an early deal in the UK on the newest iPad Pro.
Early Amazon Prime Day iPad deals: US
Apple iPad 10.2-inch (2020):
$329 $299 at Amazon
Save $30: Snap up an 8th-gen iPad at a $30 saving and the best price we’ve seen thus far at Amazon. This 32GB wi-fi model comes in three colours and works with the Apple Pencil (sold separately).
Apple iPad Air (2020):
$599 $549.99 at Amazon
Save $49: The latest-and-greatest iPad Air can be yours at nearly $50 off and one of the best deals we’ve seen for it. This is the 64GB model with wi-fi, so if you don’t need loads of storage then snap this up.
Apple iPad Mini (2019):
$399 $369 at Amazon
Save $30: While this isn’t the largest saving we’ve seen for the small-but-powerful iPad Mini 64GB wi-fi, it’s still the best deal you can get for it right now. It features an A12 Bionic chip and Apple Pencil support. Also on sale for this price at Walmart.View Deal
Early Amazon Prime Day iPad deals: UK
iPad Pro 12.9-inch (M1, 2021, Wi-Fi):
£999 £959.97 at Amazon
Save £39: Welcome to the first-ever discount on the brand-new 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Save close to £40 on 128GB of storage, wi-fi connectivity, and of course, Apple’s stellar M1 chip.View Deal
Apple iPad (2020):
£329 £309.97 at Amazon
Save £20: The standard iPad got an upgrade in 2020, it makes for a very capable machine suitable for plenty of uses. This wi-fi model comes with 32GB storage. View Deal
iPad Air (Wi-Fi & cellular, 2020):
£709 £627.33 at Amazon
Save £81: If you waited to hop on this iPad Air deal, your patience has been rewarded as this dropped about £50 in a week. It has 64GB storage, a beautiful 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display, super-fast A14 Bionic chip, and 12MP back/7MP HD front cameras.
Early Amazon Prime Day Apple deals: MacBook
A winning combination of style and substance, the MacBook Pro, in particular, is a dream purchase for many creatives. But it doesn’t come cheap, so if there’s an Apple Prime Day deal to be had, it’s well worth looking into. Early Prime Day MacBook deals are starting to trickle in for the current M1-chipped Pro and Air models.
Early Amazon Prime Day MacBook deals: US
Apple MacBook Pro M1:
$1,299 $1,149.99 at Amazon
Save $150: We last saw this deal in April and it’s still one of the best prices we’ve ever seen for this 2020 MacBook Pro. Save on the 13.3-inch, Space Grey 256GB, 8GB RAM, MacBook Pro with Apple’s M1 chip, 18 hours of battery and fast processing speeds. Also on sale at this price from Best Buy.
Apple MacBook Air M1:
$1,249 $1,149 at Amazon
Save $150: Maybe a slimmer form factor and extra storage is what you’re after instead. You’ll get that with the 2020 Apple MacBook Air with 512GB SSD, now $150 off its regular price. It has an M1 chip, just like its big sibling the MacBook Pro. View Deal
Early Amazon Prime Day MacBook deals: UK
Apple MacBook Pro M1:
£1,299 £1,129.97 at Amazon
Save £169: Splash out on a 13-inch M1 256GB MacBook Pro in Silver with a whopping £169 off and the lowest price we’ve seen! It boasts 20 hours of battery life an 8-core CPU and 16-core Neural Engine. If you fancy Space Grey instead, it’s only about £2 more.
Early Amazon Prime Day Apple deals: Apple Pencil
To be honest, there were not loads of great Amazon Prime Day Apple Pencil deals last year. We saw up to $20/£20 off either the first or second generation Pencil, but that’s not to say that deals will be thin on the ground this year. Finding a discount on an Apple Pencil, both 1st and 2nd generation, has always been rare. However, as you can see below, there are a few bucks to be saved right now, if you want to get the Apple Pencil.
Early Amazon Prime Day Apple deals: Apple Watch
The latest Apple Watch models to be released were the Apple Watch 6 and the Apple Watch SE in 2020, so we’re expecting some significant deals on older Apple Watches, in particular the Apple Watch 5 and Apple Watch 3, which remain very desirable purchases even if they’re not the latest model. Ahead of Prime Day we’re seeing some notable Apple Watch deals Stateside, with discounts up to $79 off.
Early Amazon Prime Day Apple Watch deals: US
Apple Watch 6 (GPS):
$399 $319.99 at Amazon
Save $79: This is a bold discount on the equally bold (Product) RED Apple Watch 6 40mm. Note that this doesn’t include cellular connectivity; however, if that’s not a must for you, then go forth and pick up this fantastic Apple Watch 6 deal before it’s too late.View Deal
Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS/LTE):
$499 $429 at Amazon
Save $70: Seeking cellular connectivity and a wider selection of colours? Then this Apple Watch 6 40mm deal is for you. Save $70 on either the Blue, Gold, Silver, or Space Grey variations.
Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS):
$199 $169 at Walmart
Save $30: It doesn’t get any cheaper than this for the Apple Watch. The Series 3 is several generations behind by now but it’s still a solid piece of tech and an excellent budget option if you want an Apple Watch on your wrist.
Early Amazon Prime Day Apple deals: AirPods
Apple’s AirPods remain one of the company’s most fashionable and desirable product lines, and while you’d expect that would mean a distinct lack of discounts, there were some great deals on Prime Day 2020. We imagine that come the Amazon Prime Day Apple deals 2021, there could be some sweet deals across the range.
Whether you want standard AirPods or the much better AirPods Pro (take it from us, you want the AirPods Pro), we expect some great savings to be had. The AirPods Max are going to stay ridiculously expensive, but Amazon has already discounted them by $50 ahead of Prime Day. Head below for more details and deals.
Early Amazon Prime Day AirPods deals: US
Apple AirPods Max:
$549 $499 at Amazon
Save $50: This is the largest discount we’ve seen on the top-quality AirPods Max from Amazon thus far. Prime Day may yield a better deal, even if only slightly. But if any saving on superb noise-cancelling and high fidelity audio is what you’re after, look no further than here. This price is for the Sky Blue colour.View Deal
Apple AirPods Pro:
$249.99 $197 at Amazon
Save $52: If you want to go for the noise-cancelling earbuds from Apple, then the in-ear AirPods Pro are currently having $52 cut off their price over at Amazon. For your money you’ll get amazing sound plus a wireless charging case.
Early Amazon Prime Day AirPods deals: UK
Apple AirPods Pro:
£249 £189 at Amazon
Save £60: This deal on the AirPods Pro is a match for the Amazon all-time price low. They feature stellar noise cancelling, Siri voice commands, and a wireless charging case that expands the battery life of the AirPods Pro by 24 hours.
Amazon Prime Day Apple deals: iMac
The iMac is a big, beautiful powerhouse of a PC that is perfect for every creative’s needs, and our pick for the best computer for graphic design. But you tend to get what you pay for, and with iMacs you pay a lot. That said, with the new iMac M1 being released in May of this year, this is one of the Apple products that you may see some meaningful discounts on. Take a look at what’s on sale right now.
Early Amazon Prime Day iMac deals: US
Apple iMac (27-inch):
$1,799 $1,649 at Amazon
Save $150: Now an additional $50 off, this 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display is a lovely-looking iMac for design work. Its 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor should serve you well, although with just 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD it may struggle with heavyweight creative tasks.
Early Amazon Prime Day iMac deals: UK
Apple iMac (M1, 2020):
£1,249 £1,199.97 at Amazon
Save £49: A £50 saving isn’t much, but it’s one of the few notable discounts we’re finding for this just-released iMac right now. It’s outfitted with Apple’s M1 chip with an 8-core CPU and 7-core GPU. Other specs include 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD. Upgrade to the M1 chip with 8-core GPU at £1,350, a £99 discount.
Do I need to be a Prime member to take advantage of Prime Day?
If you want to take advantage of Apple Prime Day deals that come direct from Amazon (and most of them will), you’ll need to be an Amazon Prime member. Luckily you can sign up for a no-strings-attached 30-day free trial to see if it’s your thing. If you sign up now, you’ll still have the 30 day free trial over Amazon Prime day, and you can even cancel it as soon as Prime Day is done if you like, with absolutely no penalties.
For more Prime Day deals on a range of items, see our sister site T3’s Prime Day roundup.