AirPods Pro returns to Amazon all-time low while Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro is $250 off. iPad mini 5 also sees a notable discount. Head below for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.
AirPods Pro drop to $235
Amazon is currently offering Apple AirPods Pro for $235. Down from $249, today’s offer is right at the lowest we’ve seen to date and matches our previous mention. If you missed out on picking up a pair of Apple’s latest earbuds over the holidays, now is another chance to score a discount on the coveted accessory.
Bringing active noise cancellation into the mix, AirPods Pro improve upon the standard version of Apple’s earbuds with a new design rocking a customizable fit, IPX4 water-resistance, and up to 4.5 hours of listening per charge, or 24 hours when using the redesigned charging case. Learn more in our recent hands-on review.
Take $250 off Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro
Amazon offers Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro 2.3GHz/16GB/1TB in space gray for $2,549. That’s a $250 savings from the regular rate at Best Buy and other retailers, along with a match of the best we’ve tracked at Amazon.
Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro sports a completely redesigned ‘Magic’ keyboard alongside a larger 3072×1920 display. There’s 1TB worth of SSD storage on this model. You’ll also find the usual four Thunderbolt 3 ports, up to 16GB worth of RAM, and a redesigned Touch Bar with physical escape and power buttons. Check out our hands-on review for additional details.
iPad mini 5 catches $40 discount
Amazon is currently taking $40 off Apple’s iPad mini 5, bringing the Wi-Fi + Cellular 256GB model down to $639. Today’s deal is a match of the best price we’ve tracked at Amazon. Nearly every other retailer is charging full price at this time.
Apple’s latest iPad mini delivers an ultra-portable design, 7.9-inch Retina display, and an A12 chip + M12 coprocessor. Touch ID rounds out the list of notable features along with support for Apple Pencil. We heralded its smart form-factor as a defining feature “when portability matters most” in our hands-on review.
Save $70 on Kenwood’s 7-inch CarPlay Receiver
Best Buy’s official eBay storefront currently offers the Kenwood 7-inch In-Dash CarPlay and Android Auto Receiver DMX7706S for $329.99 shipped. Normally fetching $400, today’s offer saves you $70 and matches our previous mention for the best price we’ve seen in the past. Featuring a seven-inch touchscreen display, Kenwood’s CarPlay and Android Auto receiver is a must-have upgrade to your ride. It notably makes keeping an eye on directions, music playback and more a breeze while commuting.
This HomeKit Outdoor Smart Plug is $30
Meross Direct via Amazon is currently offering its new Outdoor Dual Outlet HomeKit Smart Plug for $30. Having just launched yesterday, today’s offer is good for a $5 discount and marks a new low. Headlined by HomeKit support, this smart plug sports a weather-resistant design that allows you to integrate outdoor lights and more into your setup. It has two individually-controllable outlets and on top of Siri support, you’ll also be able to leverage Alexa, Assistant, and your smartphone for control.
Best trade-in deals
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