All of the best deals today have arrived now that a new week is underway, with a $99 discount on the latest 10.9-inch iPad Air leading the way. That’s alongside a notable markdown on the Apple Pencil 2 at $99, as well as a Philips Hue end-of-summer sale. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.
Save $99 with this 10.9-inch iPad Air deal
Amazon is now taking $99 off nearly the entire selection of Apple’s latest 10.9-inch iPad Air with free shipping across the board. Available in all of the different colors, you’ll find entry-level Wi-Fi 64GB models starting at $500 alongside cellular configurations and higher-capacity offerings included. Today’s discounts are matching the second-best prices to date across the board, as well.
For those who want to bring home one of the more recent iPadOS experiences, but don’t need the power of the M1 Pro models, going with the latest iPad Air instead is worth a look. It delivers much of the same form-factor, just centered around 10.9-inch edge-to-edge Liquid Retina display with support for Apple Pencil and Magic Keyboard. Powered by the new A14 Bionic processor, there’s also the grand return of Touch ID in the power button alongside USB-C charging and 10-hour battery life. Get a closer look at all the features in our launch coverage.
Apple Pencil 2 drops to $99
Following this morning’s iPad Air discount, Amazon is now discounting the Apple Pencil 2 to $99. Delivering $30 in savings, this is not only matching our previous mention for the best price of the year but also dropping to match the savings found on Apple’s latest 10.9-inch tablet.
So if you’re looking to pick up the iPad Air on sale, the savings will entirely cover the companion accessory. Redesigned for some of the latest releases, the second-generation Apple Pencil improves on the original model with wireless charging, magnetic attachment, and a refreshed form factor. Whether you’re looking to take notes, try your hand at crafting some digital art, or just want the precision of a stylus, Apple Pencil is a must-have for elevating your iPad experience.
Philips Hue end of summer sale goes live
To start off the week, Philips Hue has launched a new end-of-summer mix and match sale that’s taking15% off a selection of its smart lamps, lightstrips, and bulbs. Throughout the sale, you’ll be able to save on several offerings which rarely go on sale in the first place, alongside scoring some of the best discounts to date across its Hue Go, Iris, and Lightstrip Plus offerings. Whether you’re looking to bring some ambiance to the home theater with some TV bias lighting or outfit the office with a pop of color, there are some eye-catching price cuts in the sale right here.
Twelve South’s BookBook cases for iPhone, iPad, MacBook from $42
Amazon is now discounting a selection of Twelve South BookBook leather accessories for iPhone, MacBook, iPad, and more. Shipping is free across the board. Our top pick is the iPhone 12 mini Wallet Folio Case at $58. Down from $70, you’re looking at over $11 in savings with today’s offer coming within $1 of our previous mention and marking the second-best of the year. Covering your iPhone 12 mini in a full-grain leather cover, the Twelve South BookBook case delivers added protection. That’s alongside the convenience of a built-in wallet folio on the front that can magnetically snap to the back of the more rugged case.
Caseology’s AirTag Vault Case with carabiner just dropped to $13
The official Caseology Amazon storefront is now offering its AirTag Vault Case in matte black for $13. Regularly $20 direct from Caseology, it has been listed for between $14 and $15 at Amazon for months before now dropping to today’s all-time low. As you might know from our launch coverage, this one provides a waterproof home for your Apple AirTag with a sandstone textured TPU construction and an open design that doesn’t block transmission. It also includes a nice carabiner clip so you can attach it to just about anything (keys, bags, wallet, dog collar, and more).
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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