We compiled the best deals on Apple products that we think you’ll want to know about before the sale ends. We’ll update you about new savings opportunities over the next few days. We also compiled a list of Black Friday bestsellers so you can see what other Select readers have shopped for during the sale event. And we found the best deals at retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and Target.
Best Cyber Monday Apple deals 2023
All of our recommendations below are based on our previous coverage and reporting. We also included a handful of products we’ve tried ourselves, including NBC Select Giftable Tech Award winners. We’re running deals through price trackers like CamelCamelCamel to ensure each product is either at its lowest price ever or its lowest price in at least three months.
4.7-star average rating from 154,559 reviews on Amazon
If you tend to lose things, Apple’s AirTags make finding them easy. Using Apple’s FindMy app will point you in the precise direction of the AirTag, which is about the size of a coin. If you are outside a range of 33 feet, the app gives you a map coordinate instead. It does not come with a strap, so buying a holder like this one from Belkin may be necessary.
4.7-star average rating from 3,159 reviews on Amazon
You can find multiple members of the Select team wearing these wireless earbuds on any given day. They have a crisp and clear sound, and excellent noise-canceling, in our experience. Our team uses them on their daily subway commutes, to make calls, listen to music and workout at the gym. This model comes with multiple ear tips in the box and has touch-sensitive volume controls on the earbuds themselves for easy adjustments mid-song.
This version has a USB-C port for charging. (Note: While these are 99 cents more than their lowest price ever and are not currently their lowest price in three months, we still consider this a good deal.)
4.8-star average rating from 1,488 reviews on Amazon
Charge two small devices at the same time, like an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch, with this Apple USB-C power adapter. The prongs fold into the brick making it more compact for storage and travel.
4.8-star average rating from 18,675 reviews on Amazon
This is one of Apple’s thinnest, lightest and most affordable laptops. It weighs 2.8 pounds, meaning it won’t weigh down a backpack or shoulder bag, in my experience. It has Apple’s M1 chip inside, which offers improved performance and battery life (up to 18 hours) compared to models before 2020. The keyboard is also more durable, with a more distinct key click compared to pre-2020 models.
4.3-star average rating from 1,281 reviews on Amazon
Lowest price ever
Half off their usual price, the Beats Studio Pro are a good deal for premium noise-canceling headphones. They have active noise canceling and transparency modes and the same head-tracking and spatial audio features as the AirPods Pro. They are available in four colors and you can use them for up to 40 hours before needing to re-charge them, according to Apple. (Apple purchased Beats back in 2014.)
4.7-star average rating from 598,528 reviews on Amazon
These AirPods are convenient and affordable. The buds and charging case, when combined, have over 24 hours of battery life, according to the brand. After the initial setup, they connect automatically to your device, and you can control your music with voice commands using Siri.
4.6-star average rating from 2,449 reviews on Amazon
The Apple Watch SE is the lowest priced Apple Watch. Much like other models, it can help you track your health, fitness and sleep stats using Apple’s Health and Fitness apps. The display is a little smaller and is a little dimmer in harsh sunlight. It also lacks the always-on display, which you can find on the Series 9. But aside from a few missing features, it delivers a similar feel to Apple’s other watches, in my experience.
4.5-star average rating from 4,098 reviews on Amazon
This wireless charger can charge your Apple Watch and AirPods (or an iPhone) at the same time. It is compact, lightweight and folds in half, which makes it ideal for travel. The charger comes with a USB-C to lightning cable, but you have to purchase a power adapter separately.
4.9-star average rating from 1,388 reviews on Best Buy
Lowest price ever
This is the first Apple MacBook Air with a 15-inch screen, giving it a little more weight than the 13-inch version (3.3 pounds vs. 2.8), but it’s a much bigger screen fit for multitasking, watching shows and more. It also has six built-in speakers, up from four. Like the smaller version, it still has up to 18 hours of battery life, a new and improved 1080p HD camera and multiple colors to choose from.
4.4-star average rating from 50,211 reviews on Amazon
These earbuds connect to your device wirelessly via Bluetooth, but have a wire between the earbuds themselves to connect them. They have a 12 hour battery life, and automatically stop and start your music when you take them out or put them back in your ears. They also have button controls and microphones on the band.
4.8-star average rating from 198,266 reviews on Amazon
This wall charger from Apple can charge iPhones, iPads, AirPods and more—and fast. You can get to 50% battery in around 30 minutes, according to the brand. It works with iPhone 8 or later. The USB-C charging cable is sold separately.
4.9-star average rating from 18,749 reviews on Best Buy
This is Apple’s most affordable iPad at its lowest price ever. I’ve used it for years to watch TV shows, stream movies, reference recipes and video call family. It has the same 10-hour battery life as most other iPads and comes with either 64GB or 256GB of storage.
4.9-star average rating from 5,519 reviews on Best Buy
Lowest price ever
This latest tablet from Apple has tons of improvements over the 9th gen model, including a higher resolution screen, two built-in speakers (instead of one), better cameras for video chats and more. Having a speaker on each side of the tablet makes watching videos and TV shows much more enjoyable, in my experience. It’s also compatible with Apple accessories like keyboards and styluses.
4.8-star average rating from 11,319 reviews on Amazon
This iPad Air (which is lighter and slimmer than its counterparts) runs on the Apple M1 chip, which gives it better performance as well as all-day battery life, according to the brand. Touch ID is incorporated into the top button so you can turn on and access the tablet with one touch, and it works with both the Apple Pencil and Magic Keyboard.
4.9-star average rating from 2,590 reviews on Best Buy
If you need a little more power than a MacBook Air can provide, but don’t want the newest (and more expensive) M3 MacBook Pro either, last year’s model is still a great option for creatives and professionals. This compact Pro laptop has more power, a higher resolution screen, and louder speakers than any Air model, but isn’t much more in price. At the top of the keyboard is a touch bar instead of traditional function keys. It comes in two colors: silver and black and has up to 18 hours of battery life, according to the brand.
4.7-star average rating from 84,954 reviews on Amazon
Lowest price ever
The Apple Pencil lets you doodle, sketch, draw and take notes directly on your iPad, like you would on a piece of paper or notepad. This version of the Apple Pencil is much-improved from the original: it is thinner, shorter and has flat sides, leading to a more ergonomic fit, according to the brand. It is compatible with the iPad mini (6th generation), iPad Air (4th generation and later) and iPad Pro (1st generation and later).
4.6-star average rating from 602 reviews on Amazon
Lowest price ever
The latest Apple Watch Series 9 is the fitness tracker I always have on my wrist. Like prior models, it has an always on-display with a bright and clear, water-resistant touch screen. It also syncs with Apple’s Health and Fitness apps to show me data about my workouts and sleep habits. The Series 9 has a new hands-free gesture called “double tap” that lets you control the watch by pinching your index finger and thumb together, which can be faster and simpler than tapping, in my experience. The watch comes in two sizes with dozens of watch bands to choose from.
4.8-star average rating from 49 reviews on Best Buy
Apple launched the new M3 MacBook Pro earlier this month, giving it improved performance over more basic models when it comes to creative tasks like photo and video editing, 3D rendering and more. It also has a brighter, higher resolution screen, louder speakers and more storage space than MacBook Air models. It comes in two colors: silver and black and has up to 18 hours of battery life, according to the brand.
4.8-star average rating from 809 reviews on Amazon
Lowest price ever
If this charger looks familiar, here’s why: It comes with certain new MacBook Air purchases. It has an output of 70W, meaning it can power most of Apple’s laptops, tablets, headphones and phones. It’s compatible with numerous USB-C devices, and the charging cable is sold separately. The prongs flip into the brick, making it easier to travel with than other bulkier chargers.
4.6-star average rating from 13,691 reviews on Amazon
These over-ear headphones are a favorite of many Select staff members. They have active noise cancellation, spatial audio so you can enjoy theater-like sound quality and transparency mode that allows you to hear outside noises, according to the brand. The cushions are made from knit-mesh canopy and memory foam to optimize comfort and fit, plus they come with a carrying case to store them in when not in use. They are available in five colors.
4.8-star average rating from 8,700 reviews on Amazon
This iPad Mini (8.3 inches) is slightly smaller than Apple’s latest iPad (10.9 inches), but it’s just as capable. At 0.65 pounds, it weighs almost half as much as the newer iPad, too. Despite its smaller size, it still has the same front and rear cameras, up to 10 hours of battery life, stereo speakers and a high-resolution display. It is compatible with most Apple accessories excluding the Magic Keyboard and comes with either 64GB or 256GB of internal storage.
4.3-star average rating from 78,970 reviews on Amazon
These earbuds are nearly half off and work on both Android and Apple devices. They have active noise cancellation and transparency modes, plus they support Apple’s Spatial Audio feature. The earbuds can get up to 8 hours of battery life — and up to 24 hours when paired with the case. There are six colors to choose from.
4.5-star average rating from 13,407 reviews on Amazon
These AirPods sit between the 2nd gen and pro versions in price and features. Like the AirPods Pro, they have personalized spatial audio that creates dynamic sound based on which direction your head is facing, after setting it up with your iPhone. They are also sweat- and water-resistant, and have up to six hours of battery life in the buds and up to 30 hours in the charging case. However, they do not have noise cancellation or transparency mode.
4.7-star average rating from 4,520 reviews on Amazon
This wireless keyboard can easily connect to your Apple devices, and it’s a good fit if you are looking to transition from using just your laptop to a full desk setup fit with a keyboard, mouse and computer monitor. It’s rechargeable via lightning cable so you won’t have to replace dead batteries.
4.8-star average rating from 3,831 reviews on Amazon
If you are using an iMac or Mac Pro but still want to be able to do movements and shortcuts like on a laptop, this trackpad can help bridge that gap. The trackpad is about 6.3 inches wide and 4.5 inches high, a bit bigger than the trackpads built into Apple’s MacBooks. It connects to your computer over Bluetooth or via a wired cable.
4.7-star average rating from 579 reviews on Amazon
Apple has a roster of popular laptops for a wide range of users so it’s easy to forget that this handheld desktop computer is their most affordable option. The Mac Mini has lots of ports on the back for a computer monitor, accessories and more. This model has Apple’s M2 chip inside, along with 256GB of internal storage.
Best Cyber Monday Apple sales 2023
Here are the best Cyber Monday Apple sales that we think you’ll want to know about.
- Amazon: Up to 25% off Apple devices
- Best Buy: Up to 31% off Apple devices
- Target: Up to 25% off Apple devices
- Walmart: Up to 33% off Apple devices
- B&H Photo: Up to 39% off Apple devices
- Adorama: Up to 20% off Apple devices
- Anker: Up to 60% off charging accessories
- Otterbox: 25% off sitewide and and extra 10% off case and screen bundle
- Belkin: Up to 40% off sitewide with the code CM23
- Logitech: Up to 30% off tablet cases and wireless accessories
- Tech21: Up to 40% off select iPhone, MacBook and iPad cases
- Incase: Up to 50% off MacBook and AirPods cases and sleeves
- Quad Lock: Up to 30% off iPhone cases, mounts and more
- Twelve South: Up to 50% off laptop and tablet stands
- Peak Design: Up to 50% off phone mounts and case adapters
- Joby: Up to 40% off phone tripods, cases and more
- Satechi: Up to 35% off chargers and USB hubs with code BFCM35
- Backbone: Up to 30% off gaming accessories for iPhone
- Zens: Up to 25% off wireless charging stands and power banks
- Elevation Lab: Up to 20% off AirTag mounts and accessories
- Popsockets: Up to 40% off MagSafe-compatible phone cases and grips
When is Cyber Monday 2023?
Cyber Monday takes place every year the Monday after Thanksgiving. Cyber Monday 2023 falls on Nov. 27. But Black Friday and Cyber Monday are no longer just 24-hour events, experts say. They’re morphed into weeks of doorbuster deals, and some early sales start in October or November. Throughout the next few days, we’ll continue updating you about new savings opportunities, as well as tips about what to buy during the event and what you may want to wait on purchasing.
Does Apple do Cyber Monday sales?
Yes, but not usually in the form of direct discounts or product markdowns on its own site. This year, the brand is offering gift cards with purchases made directly on Apple.com. For example, shoppers get a $100 gift card if they buy a new iPad Pro.
Why trust Select?
Harry Rabinowitz is a reporter for NBC Select who has covered deals and sales for over two years. To round up the best Cyber Monday Apple deals, he found discounted products either at their lowest price ever or their lowest prices in three months.