All of today’s best deals kick off with a new all-time low on AirPods Max, which are joined by some post-Prime Day AirPods Pro deals from $170. That’s alongside quite the notable price cut on Apple’s official MagSafe charger at $20. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.
AirPods Max deal delivers a new all-time low
Amazon is currently offering Apple’s AirPods Max for $489 in several styles. While you’ll typically pay $549, today’s offer delivers $60 in savings while undercutting our previous mentions by $10 to mark a new all-time low. Not only is this discount under our Prime Day mention, but it’s still a rare chance to score the hi-fi cans for less than retail.
Apple’s new AirPods Max bring many of the features that have been staples in its true wireless earbuds to an over-ear design that’s backed by the H1 chip. Alongside stellar active noise cancellation and support for spatial audio, you’re also looking at 20-hour playback, Hey Siri support, and a premium design comprised of aluminum, a knit-mesh canopy, and memory foam ear cushions. We found them to be a compelling, yet pricey offering in our hands-on review, though today’s deal certainly helps with the latter.
Go with AirPods Pro instead
But if the more premium price tag and over-ear fit aren’t doing much for you, post-Prime Day discounts have also arrived on AirPods Pro for those who missed out earlier in the week. Right now at Woot, you can score the flagship Apple earbuds for $190. Those who don’t mind going the certified refurbished route can pocket even more savings with the price dropping to $170 at Best Buy. In either case, these are down from the original $249 going rate to mark some of the best prices of the year.
AirPods Pro provide many of the same features noted above like ANC, Hey Siri, and Spatial Audio, but with an in-ear, true wireless design that’s backed by Apple’s H1 chip. The audio fidelity isn’t going to be nearly as good as with AirPods Max, but the portability will be convenient for students or commuters.
Apple’s official MagSafe charger drops to $20
Trusted eBay seller A4C is currently offering Apple’s official MagSafe Charger in open-box condition for $20. Normally you’d pay $39 with today’s offer beating Amazon’s competing discount by $14 to mark the best price we’ve seen to date. For comparison, the lowest we’ve seen on a new condition model is $30. If you picked up one of Apple’s latest handsets last fall or anytime since, the new MagSafe Charger is certainly worth bringing into your kit.
As the brand’s take on wireless charging, this accessory elevates the experience by providing all of the perks of a cable with the convenience of not having to plug anything in. It magnetically snaps onto the back of your device in order to provide 15W of power to an iPhone 12 series handset.
Apple’s Smart Folio for prev-gen iPad Pro hits lowest prices yet from $59
Amazon is curretly offering the Apple Smart Folio for 12.9-inch iPad Pro at $79. Normally fetching $99, you’re looking at $20 in savings with today’s offer beating our previous mention by $5 in order to deliver a new Amazon all-time low. Apple’s Smart Folio magnetically snaps onto either one of Apple’s latest iPads and features a soft polyurethane material. Alongside covering both the screen as well as back of your device and providing sleep and wake functionality, it also doubles as a stand for watching videos or taking notes. While this accessory is geared towards the previous-generation iPad Pro, if the reports on the Magic Keyboard compatibility are any indication, this Smart Folio should also work with the new M1 iPad Pro, too. Head below for more.
Those rocking Apple’s latest iPad Air or previous-generation 11-inch iPad Pro can also save on the compatible Apple Smart Folio, with Amazon dropping the price to $50. Down from the usual $79 going rate, today’s offer is $4 under our previous mention and marking a new all-time low. You’ll find a nearly identical feature set here as on the lead deal, just with support for the 11-inch models in Apple’s iPad lineup.
Arlo Pro 3 HomeKit Floodlight Camera returns to low at $179
Amazon is offering the Arlo Pro 3 HomeKit 2K Floodlight Camera for $179 in both black and white. Normally $249, today’s discount matches the all-time low we’ve tracked only a few times before, including on Prime Day. You’ll find that this camera doesn’t just boast 2K video recording capabilities, but also features a built-in floodlight to illuminate an area. When using battery power, it shines up to 2,000-lumens into your yard. However, should you plug it in, then it can offer up to 3,000-lumens of brightness. It ties into Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant, and more for a well-rounded smart home experience, as well. You can learn more in our hands-on review.
Best trade-in deals
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