All of today’s best deals kick off with $232 iPhone 12/mini discounts. That’s alongside HomeKit gear from Philips Hue and Eve starting at $30. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.
Save $232 on iPhone 12/mini with rare cert. refurb discounts
Woot is discounting a selection of Apple’s previous-generation iPhone models in certified refurbished condition starting at $124. Prime members score free shipping, with a $6 fee applying otherwise. Our top pick amongst the deals is on iPhone 12 64GB at $573. Originally fetching $799, today’s offer beats our previous refurbished mention by $72 in order to mark the best price we’ve seen yet.
Even with the new iPhone 13 now available, those who don’t need the latest can take advantage of some notable savings by going with Apple’s previous-generation handset. Sporting a classic squared-off design, the iPhone 12 arrives with a 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR display, 5G connectivity, and A14 Bionic processor. Plus, around back you’re looking at a dual camera array capable of taking of the best photos from a smartphone on the market. Includes a 90-day warranty. Get a closer look in our hands-on review.
Save 33% on Philips Hue Color HomeKit Smart Bulbs at $30
Amazon now offers the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance Bluetooth Smart Bulb for $30. While you’d currently pay $45 direct from Philips Hue, today’s offer marks the best offer we’ve seen to date at 33% off.
Perfect for getting started in the Philips Hue ecosystem or expanding a current setup, these bulbs are some of our favorites at 9to5. On top of the usual Zigbee support for pairing to the hub for HomeKit control, there’s added Bluetooth for pairing directly to your smartphone, Echo speaker, and more. That’s alongside Color Ambiance illumination at the equivalent of 60W and even HomeKit Adaptive Lighting support.
Eve’s new HomeKit Weather Station with Thread discounted to $64
Amazon is now offering the Eve Weather HomeKit Weather Station with Thread for $64. Normally fetching $80, you’re looking at 20% in savings, a new all-time low, and one of the first discounts since launching last fall.
Geared towards supplementing your Siri setup with hyperlocal readings, Eve Weather can track temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure. It sports the brand’s signature aluminum design with e-ink display and an outdoor-ready build thanks to IPX4 water-resistance. On top of Bluetooth connectivity, there’s also Thread support to round out the package. Our recent HomeKit Weekly feature takes a better look at the experience, as well.
Apple’s latest M1 iMac starting at $1,199
Amazon is currently discounting Apple’s latest M1 iMac starting at $1,19 for the entry-level 7-core/8GB/256GB model. Normally fetching $1,299, you’re looking at only the second Amazon price cut on this configuration as well as the best price in months. The elevated 8-core model is down to $1,599, saving you $100 in the process and marking a new all-time low.
Apple’s latest M1 iMac was refreshed last year with Apple Silicon under the hood alongside a drastically redesigned exterior to match. Rocking a 4K Retina display with True Tone and a 1080p FaceTime camera, there’s also six speakers capable of delivering Spatial Audio playback. Not to mention, a pair of Thunderbolt ports and up to 512GB of storage to round out the package with 8GB of RAM. Get a closer look in our first impressions coverage.
SteelSeries Nimbus+ MFi controller complements Apple Arcade gaming
AT&T is now offering the SteelSeries Nimbus+ MFi Game Controller for iOS at $45. While you would more typically spend $70 at Amazon and Best Buy, today’s offer marks a return to one of the best prices yet at 35% off. This is also a match of our previous mention from back in September.
Entering as the perfect gaming companion to your iPhone or other Apple device, the SteelSeries Nimbus+ arrives with MFi certification. Alongside its typical controller form-factor, you’re looking at 50-hour battery life, a Lightning port for when it’s time to refuel, and a pair of joysticks. There’s also a bundled smartphone mount that lets you position an iPhone right above the Nimbus+.
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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