Apple’s Black Friday Deals: Gift Cards With iPhone, Mac, iPad Purchases

Traditionally, Apple does not have blowout Black Friday or Cyber Monday sales. Instead, it offers gift cards alongside full-price purchases of its products, and it’s doing that again in 2022. Now through Nov. 28, those who purchase an Apple gadget from in a new window) will receive Apple gift cards worth up to $250 for a future purchase.

On other retail sites, you can also find deals on Apple devices; check them out below. If you’re going through Apple, though, options are listed below, too. Each product links to PCMag’s review, so you can see if it’s worth your cash.


What are the best AirPods right now?

Apple now has several options for true wireless earbuds fans. But the second-generation AirPods Pro deliver exceptional ANC and audio performance, making them the best noise-cancelling true wireless earphones for Apple device users.

Which AirPods are worth buying?

The second-generation AirPods Pro are our Editors’ Choice pick for wireless earbuds, but the second-gen, standard AirPods are the most affordable AirPods in Apple’s lineup. Some online stores are selling them for under $100.

Which Apple Watch is most affordable?

At $249, the Apple Watch SE is aimed at first-time smartwatch buyers, younger users, and those who aren’t as concerned with having the latest fitness features. The 2022 edition uses the same S8 processor as the Series 8 and Ultra, plus it offers heart rate monitoring, sleep tracking, fall and crash detection, and water resistance up to 50 meters.

Which Apple Watch is best to buy now?

The latest Apple Watch Series 8 is the best Apple smartwatch for most people, with new features such as body temperature sensing and car crash detection. If $399 is too pricey, though, the Apple Watch SE offers most of the same core features for $150 less.

Is it better to buy a MacBook on Black Friday or Cyber Monday?

Retailers of Apple products typically run the same discounts on MacBooks from Black Friday through Cyber Monday. So, this question comes down to whether product stock holds on deals posted on Black Friday through the weekend. We have also seen deals that dry up on Black Friday somehow get revived on Cyber Monday as stock is worked through (or applied to different models), so look out for that as well.