Best Buy slashes prices by up to $100 on iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

By Sébastien Page on Dec 7, 2014

If you weren’t able to get a great deal on iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 during the Black Friday madness, this is your chance to get another shot at it. Best Buy is heavily discounting iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 models by $50 to $100.

All iPad Air 2 models are discounted by $50. 16GB iPad mini 3 models are $50 off, 64GB are $75 off, while all 128GB models are $100. It’s arguably one of the best deals you can get on these devices.

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iDB’s ultimate Black Friday deals roundup: save big on iPhone, iPad, Beats, apps, and more

By Cody Lee on Nov 27, 2014

Black Friday is upon us, and for the next few days, hundreds of retailers will be offering significant discounts on a number of items in an effort to coerce customers into their stores on the busiest shopping weekend of the year. High definition televisions, cameras, and even various Apple products will be sold at rock-bottom prices.

But trying to keep up with who is offering what can prove to be a fairly overwhelming task, even for those who know what they’re doing, so iDB has decided to simplify things with a Black Friday deal roundup. Below you’ll find the best deals from top retailers on iPhones, iPads, Beats headphones, apps and much, much more. Read More


Best Buy launches pre-Black Friday sale with discounts on iPods and iPads

By Cody Lee on Nov 20, 2014

Joining Walmart and other retailers looking to get a head start on next week’s Black Friday festivities, Best Buy today began offering limited-time deals on a number of products. Among those products is a first generation iPad Air, and fifth-gen iPod touch, both of which have been significantly discounted.

For the next three days, Best Buy is taking between $80 and $100 off all iPad Air models—the discount depends on the model you buy. While the original Air is more than a year old now, it still features a newer hardware design and packs plenty of power. The 16GB Wi-Fi-only model is a steal at just $319. Read More


Best Buy offering $100 iTunes Gift Cards for $85

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 21, 2014

Best Buy, the Richfield, Minnesota headquartered American multinational consumer electronics retailer, is seemingly offering discounts on Apple products on a weekly basis. To boot your week, the company is now offering $100 iTunes Gift Cards for just $85, representing a saving of fifteen bucks on your software and digital media purchases on iTunes.

These physical cards usually leave Best Buy’s warehouse in 1 business day and the retailer is throwing in free shipping to sweeten the deal a bit more… Read More


Best Buy price-matches Target’s $199 iPad mini deal

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 11, 2014

Right as the United States retailing giant Target announced a significant sale by taking a cool $100 off of the original iPad mini’s $299 price tag, rival Best Buy is mirroring the deal now in the run-up to Father’s Day.

That’s right, you can now pick up an entry-level Wi-Fi-only iPad mini with sixteen gigabytes of storage for just $199 versus Apple’s asking price of $299. LTE variants have been discount, too. The deal is available in select retail locations and does not extend to Best Buy’s online store… Read More


iPhone 5s/5c is half price at Best Buy until Sunday

By Christian Zibreg on May 8, 2014

Best Buy, the nation’s popular consumer electronics retailer, is offering latest iPhones with a notable 50 percent discount until this coming Sunday, May 11. The entry-level iPhone 5s model with sixteen gigabytes of storage is now available for $99 after a two-year wireless contract with Verizon or Sprint.

The 16GB iPhone 5c – which normally costs $99 after a two-year contract over at the Online Apple Store (and through many other carriers/retailers) – will now set you back $49.95 in upfront payment. Higher-capacity iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models are half price, too… Read More


Best Buy offering $150 gift card to iPhone users trading up to 5s

By Cody Lee on Feb 28, 2014

Folks looking to score an iPhone 5s on the cheap may want to check out your local Best Buy store. I know it feels like we’re saying this on a weekly basis now, but the retailer is once again holding a sale on Apple’s most popular handset.

This time around, Best Buy is offering a minimum of a $150 gift card for folks looking to trade-in an iPhone 4s or 5 for a new iPhone 5s. And between that and its current $50 off promotion, you could easily score a 16GB model for just $1… Read More


Best Buy to start discounting iPhones $50 this weekend

By Cody Lee on Feb 14, 2014

Folks looking to score an iPhone in the near future may want to check out their local Best Buy. Starting Sunday, February 16, the retailer will start discounting iPhone models by $50 as long as they’re purchased with a two-year contract.

The promotion will apply to all late iPhone models, for subscribers on AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Wireless. And to give you an idea of what it will look like, the 16GB iPhone 5 will come down to free, the 5c $50, and the iPhone 5s $150… Read More


You can now get $50 off any mobile phone at Best Buy any time during 2014

By Christian Zibreg on Jan 31, 2014

The United States electronics retailer Best Buy on Thursday announced an interesting new promotion giving anyone who signs up for a $50 gift card the ability to redeem the credit when purchasing and activating any mobile phone at Best Buy, any time during 2014.

The promo theoretically means you could get $50 off your future iPhone 6 purchase.

Not sure if this was Best Buy’s intent, but the terms suggest a price discount should be available for any unannounced handset. Anyone can apply for the $50 discount provided they register their interest and purchase/activate a new mobile phone with the registered phone number and a two-year agreement on AT&T, Sprint or Verizon Wireless at any Best Buy or Best Buy Mobile store before December 31, 2014… Read More


Best Buy hosting 2-day sale: $50 off iPad Air, $30 off original iPad Mini

By Cody Lee on Jan 23, 2014

Those in the market for a new iPad Air or a first generation iPad mini may want to check with their local Best Buy this weekend. The retailer is hosting a 2-day sale that will see all models of the two tablets discounted up to $50.

Running Friday and Saturday only, the sale covers all configurations of the iPad Air and original iPad mini. So for example, a 16GB Wi-Fi only Air would only cost you $450. The iPad mini, with its discount, will start at $279… Read More


Best Buy drops iPhone 5s to $124.99, offers iPhone 5c for free

By Christian Zibreg on Jan 2, 2014

The U.S. consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is offering up a new time-limited discount on Apple’s flagship iPhone 5s, the colorful iPhone 5c and on additional products from Apple and other vendors. The entry-level iPhone 5s with sixteen gigabytes of storage will set you back $124.99, a $75 saving over its normal asking price of $199.

As for the iPhone 5c, you can grab it free (as in: $0 upfront), down from its $99 price point. The 32GB iPhone 5c models are available for $79. Both discounted iPhones are available across all four major carriers and entail a new two-year contract… Read More


Get a $100 iTunes gift card for only $85

By Sébastien Page on Dec 3, 2013

Best Buy is having a pretty good deal on App Store and iTunes gift cards at the moment. They’re offering a $100 gift card for only $85, essentially giving you 15% off your iTunes purchases.

As far as discounts on apps, music, movies and books from iTunes go, this is pretty much as good as it gets. iTunes gift cards can be used to purchase anything from iTunes, including books, songs, apps, etc… In short, an iTunes gift card isn’t limited to music but let’s you purchase anything from iTunes, the App Store, and the Mac App Store… Read More


Best Buy and Sprint giving students 12 months of free talk, text and data with phone purchase

By Christian Zibreg on Nov 18, 2013

If you’re a student on the lookout for an iPhone this holiday season, look no further than Best Buy and Sprint which teamed up for a cool smartphone promotion. Beginning today and valid until January 4, eligible students who purchase an eligible Sprint phone at Best Buy stores, at the student-activated price, and sign up for one of Sprint’s plans will received twelve months of free service which includes unlimited talk, text and one gigabyte of data.

This normally costs $70 per month so the free year of service could save you a total of $840. Jump past the fold for the full reveal… Read More


Best Buy knocking $100 off iPad 2 and up to $200 off Macs for Black Friday

By Cody Lee on Nov 12, 2013

Following Black Friday sale previews from Target and Walmart, major electronics retailer Best Buy has published a number of deals it will be offering up on the popular after-Thanksgiving-day shopping weekend.

Folks looking to get an iPad for a friend or family member for the holidays will be interested to hear that Best Buy will be selling the iPad 2 for $299—$100 off. And it will also be discounting Macs, iPods and more… Read More


Some U.S. retailers put iPhone 5c on fire sale

By Ed Sutherland on Oct 11, 2013

Call it the electronics retailer version of limbo, but U.S. stores are racing each other to see which can offer the iPhone 5c for close to nothing.

From electronic giant Best Buy to mid-range Target, the price on Apple’s colorful handset is being slashed to the bone. How low can they go? How’s free?

As the iPhone 5s continues to be the handset Apple fans prefer, reports filter in suggesting the tech giant plans to cut production on the iPhone 5c. Smelling a potential door-buster on their hands, a number of U.S. retailers are announcing steep discounts on the already affordable handset… Read More


Best Buy to offer $100 for old phones towards purchase of iPhone 5s, 5c

By Cody Lee on Oct 10, 2013

It appears that Best Buy is on the verge of launching another smartphone trade-in promotion next week. According to a new report, the retailer will begin offering a minimum of $100 for select older, working handsets.

The catch here is that this trade-in money must be used to purchase a new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c at the subsidized price—meaning you’ll have to sign a new two-year agreement with one of Best Buy’s carrier partners… Read More


Best Buy offering $50 gift card with iPhone 5c purchase

By Cody Lee on Oct 4, 2013

Best Buy has begun offering Apple’s newly-released iPhone 5c at a bit of a discount this weekend, trimming $50 off the handset’s price tag—which starts at $99 with a two-year contract.

The offer features a $50 Best Buy gift card, which you will get at the time of purchase of any iPhone 5c. That goes for any carrier the retailer does business with, and any configuration… Read More


Last-ditch effort: Best Buy (again) offers 16GB iPhone 5 for $149.99

By Christian Zibreg on Sep 5, 2013

In another attempt to clear stock ahead of new iPhones thought to be hitting the Apple and carrier retail outlets come September 20, the U.S. consumer electronics retailer Best Buy has once again slashed $50 off Apple’s iPhone 5. The offer only applies to the entry-level model with sixteen gigabytes of storage, which will now set you back $149.99 on a new two-year contract with AT&T, Verizon or Sprint… Read More


Best Buy offers 50% off iPhone 5 for Labor Day

By Christian Zibreg on Aug 29, 2013

Next Monday is Labor Day, a national holiday in the United States, and the nation’s top electronics retailer Best Buy is hoping to counter Apple’s upcoming iPhone trade-in program by offering the iPhone 5 half price. That’s right, you can get a brand new 16 or 32GB iPhone 5 for at least half of its normal asking price, by trading-in your iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S in good condition (no water damage or screen cracks).

Of course, you’re expected to commit your soul to AT&T, Verizon or Sprint for two more years. This is obviously becoming a thing for Best Buy: just two weeks ago, they were offering a $200 credit in exchange for your iPhone 4S in working condition… Read More


Android a frequent favorite in discount stores – until iPhone 5C arrives

By Ed Sutherland on Aug 23, 2013

Discount shoppers are more apt to buy an Android smartphone than an Apple iPhone. Indeed, Android handsets are three times as likely to be sold through discounters such as Walmart and Costco than Apple’s smartphone, new research indicates. The numbers are just the latest from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), providing insight into where and by whom Apple and Android devices are purchased… Read More

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