Nov. 23, 2011 at 11:29 AM ET
Each year, the day after Thanksgiving — better known as Black Friday — brings us a little gift from Apple: A one-day sale on popular gear. This year is no different and — if a leaked ad turns out to be real — the discounts are very similar to prior offerings.
The folks at 9to5 Mac have gotten their hands on what they believe is a list of Apple's Black Friday 2011 deals. We wouldn't be surprised if they turned out to be correct in that assumption as the leaked price breaks are on par with what we've seen in prior years.
The leaked ad suggests you'll be able to save $101 on an iMac, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air. It lists discounts of $41-$61 on an iPad (depending on capacity), $11 on an iPod Nano, and $21-$41 on an iPod Touch (depending on capacity).
There are also various deals on accessories such as $11 savings on the iPad 2 Smart Cover, Apple Wireless Keyboard, and Apple Wireless Magic Trackpad. Many third-party products will also see little price breaks.
Whether this leaked ad turns out to be the real thing or not, it's worth noting Best Buy has confirmed that it will offer a $45 discount on the 16GB Wi-Fi-only iPad 2. In the meantime, we've reached out to Apple for confirmation of the ad's authenticity and will update if there is a response.
UPDATE: Apple responded to our query. The company confirmed there will be a one-day sale-price event, as in past years, but would not comment on this list of allegedly leaked deals.
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