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Apple deals: Back-to-school savings on iPads, AirPods, MacBooks

The new school year is basically here, so why not fill your backpack with the best tech? Right now, you can shop the best Apple deals on some of our tech editors’ favorite gadgets, including the newest AirPods Pro and the 2020 Apple MacBook Air. With Labor Day 2023 coming up on Monday, September 4, now is the time to stock up on new tech with these back-to-school Apple deals.

1. $200 off: Apple MacBook Pro 13 M2

MacBook Pro 13

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Save big on the MacBook Pro 13 today at B&H.

If you need a reliable laptop for working remotely, surfing the web or studying for college midterms, the Apple MacBook Pro 13 M2 is a solid choice. In testing, we were impressed with the laptop’s all-day battery life, fast performance and good build quality. While usually on the pricier side, you can get the sleek laptop with 8 GB of memory and 256 GB of storage for $200 off at just $1,099 at B&H.

$1,099 at B&H

2. $59 off: Apple iPad 9th Generation

iPad 9th gen

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The 9th generation Apple iPad is one of the best tablets and it’s now on sale.

When it comes to tablets, it’s hard to beat the Apple iPad. When we tested the 9th generation Apple iPad, we thought this model was a great buy, especially at its price point. With an additional $59.01 off, there’s no question it belongs in your shopping cart. This model offers great performance and serves as an incredibly versatile asset to your tech collection. Shop the early Labor Day deal today to ring up at just $269.99.

$269.99 at Amazon

3. $40 off: Apple Pencil 2nd Generation

Apple Pencil

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Write and draw on your iPad.

Score amazing back-to-school deals on Apple products, like the second generation Apple Pencil. Normally $129, you can get this Apple add-on for $40 off ahead of Labor Day 2023, as it’s available at Amazon for $89. This handy stylus is compatible with the iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th generation); iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation); iPad Air (4th and 5th generation); and iPad mini (6th generation). Our experts also found that the Apple Pencil 2 is easier to charge than its earlier model and is a great tool for those marking up documents, editing photos and more.

$89 at Amazon

4. $249 off: Apple MacBook Air (2020)

MacBook Air

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Snag this powerful MacBook Air for $749.99 today.

It’s nearly back-to-school season, which means college-bound learners will be on the hunt for the best laptops. Right now, you can shop one of our all-time favorites—the Apple MacBook Air (2020)—for a whopping $249.01 discount, bringing it down to just $749.99 for a limited time. We love this Apple laptop for its 13 hour battery life, vibrant retina display and Magic Keyboard. Now you can experience what our tester called the “best laptop you can buy for yourself before you head back to campus.

$749.99 at Amazon

5. 26% off: Apple iPad Mini

iPad Mini 6th gen

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The iPad Mini (6th generation) is $99 off right now

If you love the iPad, but don’t quite need a full 10-inch screen, we recommend the iPad Mini. Right now, you can find it on sale starting at $367.99—$131.01 off its typical price tag. Our tech team calls it portable, easy to handle and perfect for use with the Apple Pencil (on sale for $89). This deal is likely to sell out quickly, so act fast if you’re serious about getting an iPad Mini.

$367.99 at Amazon

6. $50 off: Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation)

AirPods Pro 2nd gen

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Save big on some of the hottest wireless earbuds.

AirPods are king, and if you haven’t yet hopped on the bandwagon, now’s your chance to do so at a discount. For a limited time, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) are marked down to $199, which is $50 off the retail price. Our editors love the AirPods Pro, calling them the best wireless earbuds you can buy thanks to their noise-canceling abilities, adaptive transparency mode and sound and battery boost.

$199 at Amazon

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