Today’s top deals include the latest MacBook Pro, Apple’s iPad Pro, and G-Technology storage. Hit the jump for all that and more in today’s 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

Take up to $100 off Apple’s M1-powered MacBook Pro

Amazon is offering Apple’s new M1-powered 13-inch MacBook Pro from $1,219. You can upgrade to the 512GB configuration for $1,399. Today’s deals take up to $100 off the regular going rate and match our previous mentions in some instances. These are the second-best prices we’ve tracked all-time.

Apple’s new MacBook Pros feature the brand’s first silicon chips, which promises a “giant leap in CPU, GPU, and machine learning performance.” This model offers up to 20 hours of battery life, the best ever for a MacBook Pro, 8GB worth of RAM, and 512GB worth of solid-state storage. You’ll also find two Thunderbolt 3 ports on this model. 

Apple’s latest 12.9-inch iPad Pro gets $100 discount

Amazon is offering Apple’s latest 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi 256GB for $999. Today’s deal saves you $100 from its list price, matches the Amazon low, and is $50 above our last mention, which was in December of last year during a 1-day-only sale at B&H.

Apple’s latest 2020 iPad Pro delivers several new features, like a dual 12 and 10MP camera system that also sports a LiDAR scanner on the rear, Face ID on the front, and USB-C connectivity for expandable I/O. You’ll also find 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 support here and up to 10 hours of battery life to last you all day before it’s time to plug in again. Learn more in our hands-on review.

Add G-Technology’s rugged 4TB USB-C Hard Drive to your EDC

Amazon offers the G-Technology 4TB ArmorATD Rugged USB-C Hard Drive for $130. Normally fetching $160, today’s offer amounts to $30 in savings, matches our previous mention for the second-best to date, and comes within $10 of the all-time low set over a year ago. G-Technology’s ArmorATD drive brings 4TB of rugged storage into your kit that’s backed by an IP54 water-resistance rating. On top of being able to withstand up to 1,000 pounds of pressure and drops from 3.3 feet, you’re looking at up to 140MB/s transfer speeds and USB-C connectivity to complete the package. 

Speck iPhone 12/Pro/Max cases from $12

Amazon is currently discounting a selection of Speck iPhone 12/Pro/Max cases and more starting at $12. Headlining is the CandyShell Pro iPhone 12 Pro Max Case at $17. Down from the usual $25 going rate, not only are you saving 33% here, but today’s offer is also marking the very first price cut we’ve seen. Speck’s CandyShell Pro case covers your iPhone 12 Pro Max in a dual-layer design that protects against up to 8-foot drops. On top of a raised lip to keep your screen scratch-free, there’s also added antimicrobial features here as well as soft-touch coating to complete the package.

August HomeKit Smart Lock falls to $183

Amazon is currently offering the HomeKit-enabled August 4th-Generation Wi-Fi Smart Lock for $183. For comparison, it has a list price of $250, our last mention was $199, and today’s deal marks a new all-time low that we’ve tracked. This smart lock is compatible with all platforms, including Siri through HomeKit, Alexa, and Assistant. With this feature, you’ll be able to use both voice and apps to lock and unlock your door, as well as check the status when you’re away from home. Plus, the auto-unlock feature detects when you arrive home so you just have to walk up to the door and open it, no more fumbling with keys or codes.

Best trade-in deals

9to5Mac also keeps tabs on all the best trade-in deals on iPhone, iPad, MacBook, Apple Watch, and more every month. Be sure to check out this month’s best trade-in deals when you decide it’s time to upgrade your device. Or simply head over to our trade-in partner directly if you want to recycle, trade, or sell your used devices for cash and support 9to5Mac along the way!

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