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The Best Apple Deals for Cyber Monday 2020 – The New York Times

A selection of our favorite cases for iPhone 12, arranged on a green background.
Photo: Michael Murtaugh

Smartish Wallet Slayer Vol. 1 for iPhone 11
Deal price: $11; street price: $15 (black)
Read our review of the best iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max cases.

Our wallet case pick for the iPhone 11, the Smartish Wallet Slayer Vol. 1, is currently $11 in black—only $1 shy of the lowest price we’ve seen. The Wallet Slayer has a nice design that holds up to three cards, but it doesn’t work with wireless charging. Check it out if you like the simple color and you’re looking to ditch your wallet.

Caudabe Veil Case for iPhone 12 and 12 Pro
Deal price: $22; street price: $29 (Use code BF2020, price includes shipping)
Read our review of the best iPhone cases for the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max.

Caudabe Veil Case for iPhone 12 Mini
Deal price: $22; street price: $29  (Use code BF2020, price includes shipping)
Read our review of the best iPhone cases for the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max.

Caudabe Veil Case for iPhone 12 Pro Max
Deal price: $22; street price: $30 (Use code BF2020, price includes shipping)
Read our review of the best iPhone cases for the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max.

Although we generally recommend purchasing a case that offers some shock-absorbing qualities, but we also understand there are those who want the thinnest possible case and are willing to give up more significant protection. Among a handful of nearly identical thin cases, our super-thin pick has a slightly rougher texture that offers better grip. It’s down to a new low price of $22 shipped when you use code BF2020. Free shipping is available on orders over $35.

Peel Super Thin Case for iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 mini
Deal price: $34; street price: $58 (Use code BOGOFREE)
Read our review of the best iPhone cases for the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max.

If you’re looking for a super-thin case for your new iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 mini, choose this option if you like a smooth texture, want more color choices, or think you’re likely to take advantage of the longer 2-year warranty. This deal for the Peel Super Thin Case is a buy-one-get-one-free offer. Normally selling for $29 each, when you grab two and use code BOGOFREE you can get two for just $34 shipped.

OtterBox iPhone 12 Symmetry Series Case for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro
Deal price: $38; street price: $50
Read our review of the best iPhone cases for the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max.

You can find such great cases at such fair prices that we don’t think it’s worth it to spend extra money on a bigger brand name. But if you’re dead-set on something from OtterBox, the Symmetry Series Cases are a great, more protective option. It doesn’t feel bulky the way you’d expect an extra-protective case to feel, and the buttons click great, the colors are very nice, and you can wirelessly charge through the case. It’s down to the best price we’ve seen thus far, $38 from $50 for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro.

Smartish Wallet Slayer Vol. 1 Case for iPhone 11 Pro
Deal price: $11; street price: $15
Read our review of the best iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max cases.

Smartish Wallet Slayer Vol. 1 Case for iPhone 11 Pro Max
Deal price: $11; street price: $15
Read our review of the best iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max cases.

For iPhone 11 Pro owners, our iPhone 11 Pro wallet case pick is down to $11 in blue and black. This is only the second deal we’ve noted for the iPhone 11 Pro version of this wallet case, so if you’re interested, this is a good chance to buy. The Wallet Slayer Vol. 1 is discounted in multiple sizes and generations, so make sure you’re getting the right one for your phone.

Beats Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds (Moss/Spring Yellow/Lava Red)
Deal price: $160; street price: $250
Read our review of the best wireless Bluetooth earbuds.

Beats Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds (Moss/Spring Yellow)
Deal price: $160; street price: $250
Read our review of the best wireless Bluetooth earbuds.

If you exclusively use Apple and are looking for new wireless earbuds, Beats Powerbeats Pro are an excellent option. Offering all the benefits of AirPods without any of the drawbacks, these earbuds sound great, hold a nine-hour music-listening battery life (six hours for calls), and include “Hey Siri” voice activation. Although the charging case isn’t as compact as the Jabra Elite, it still provides a nice, quick charge—adding about 90 minutes after only five minutes of charging. While this deal is currently only available in Moss Green or Spring Yellow, it’s the lowest price we’ve seen this option go.

Beats Solo3 Bluetooth Headphones
Deal price: $120; street price: $175
Read our review of the best Bluetooth wireless headphones.

Beats Solo3 headphones are a good Bluetooth option that pair easily, have a 40-hour battery life, and offer nice highs and mids with a slight bass boost. A notable competition option from our Bluetooth headphones guide, our writers specifically only like this model when you can find them under $150, so this $120 is a nice chance to save if you’ve had your eye on a pair.

Smartish Gripzilla Case for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro
Deal price: $13; street price: $20
Read our review of the best the iPhone 12 chargers and headphones.

If you know you’re likely to drop your phone a lot or put it in otherwise precarious situations, the Smartish Gripzilla offers more protection than our other recommendations for the iPhone 12 do. This case is designed to help you hold onto your phone and, should you drop it, to help your handset survive the fall. The gray color is down to a new low when you clip the on-page coupon. This is also the first deal we’ve posted for this case. The listings for the 12, 12 Pro, 12 mini, and 12 Pro Max are all available on the same page and the gray color is discounted for all versions.

OtterBox Symmetry Series 360 Case for iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation)
Deal price: $68; street price: $80
Read our review of the best iPad Pro cases.

Available in Starry Night and Ripe Burgundy, the OtterBox Symmetry Series 360 Case for iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation) is now down to $68 with free shipping. Normally around $80, our top pick offers full body protection and Apple pencil support all in a relatively slim package.

OtterBox Symmetry Series 360 Case for iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th Generation)
Deal price: $75; street price: $100
Read our review of the best iPad Pro cases.

If you’re looking for a case that will fully cover your iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th generation), then consider the OtterBox Symmetry Series 360 Case. It’ll protect your device from minor scuffs and dings along the edges and corners which is key in preventing a shattered screen if you drop it. Though Otterbox typically has a reputation for bulky cases, this one is relatively slim and attractive. This size case also works for 2018 iPad Pro models and right now it’s currently available in Starry Night and After Dark colors.

Apple Smart Keyboard Folio for 11-inch iPad Pro (2nd gen) and iPad Air (4th gen)
Deal price: $130; street price: $180 (Amazon)
Read our review of the best iPad Pro keyboard cases.

Apple Smart Keyboard Folio for 11-inch iPad Pro (2nd gen) and iPad Air (4th gen)
Deal price: $130; street price: $180 (Best Buy)
Read our review of the best iPad Pro keyboard cases.

If you’ve been doing a lot of work on your 11-inch iPad Pro or iPad Air, it can be convenient to have a keyboard case. While this is a solid discount on our top keyboard pick, we have the Apple Smart Keyboard Folio available for significantly cheaper before. Though the keys are just fine and it’s still pretty pricey, we still think this is a great keyboard case with great overall form factor. It’s slim, lightweight, and easy to attach and detach. And since it connects via the iPad Pro’s Smart Connector, you don’t need to worry about Bluetooth or batteries.

If you’re just looking for accessories, steer clear of the Apple site, which discounts accessories as rarely as it does the company’s other products and offers a limited selection. On the other hand, we also don’t recommend buying the cheapest chargers and cables you can find, as they tend to be unreliable or even dangerous. But we have tested and reviewed hundreds of accessories to find the best ones, and those models are generally available for lower prices than what Apple’s options cost.

Chargers and cables are a particular weak spot for Apple-branded accessories. We frequently recommend options from major accessory companies like Anker because they tend to last longer, perform better, and cost less. Plus, companies such as Anker, Aukey, and RAVPower tend to put their models on sale more often. For many of those items, though, you’ll need to buy straight from the company or find them on Amazon.

As for cases, we’ve tested hundreds over the past few years, and even the best iPhone cases and iPad cases aren’t particularly expensive at normal prices, so waiting for a sale doesn’t save you much.

Mophie 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad
Deal price: $69; street price: $105
Read our review of the best Apple wireless charging stations.

Update: Fabric version back down to $69. We’ve posted better markdowns for the fabric version of the Mophie 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad, but this is a good deal for the non-fabric gloss version of this charger. This is a nice time to save on our former top Apple wireless charging station pick, now down to $79, if you’re looking for a charging pad that’s easier to clean than a fabric model and don’t mind that the slick surface may not be as easy to set your devices on.

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