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Black Friday shopping guide for deals on Mac, iPhone and iPad accessories


The holiday shopping season kicks off this week with select stores rolling back prices before the big shopping extravaganza of Black Friday. To help you get the most for your money, we have scoured the websites of the retailers big and small and have listed the sales they have planned on Apple accessories.

We already have a list of Apple hardware that'll be on sale this week and will follow up later this week with software discounts for the iPad, iPhone and Mac. We also will update this list as the week goes on with deals from other manufacturers and retailers like OWC, ZAGG and more.

Best Buy

Best Buy opens it doors at 6 PM on Thanksgiving day (Thursday, November 28). Stores with lines will start handing out tickets up to two hours before the store opens.

  • Select Lifeproof cases for the iPhone 4/4s/5/5s: Save $30, prices starting at $49
  • Mophie portable power solutions: Save $30, prices starting at $69
  • Griffin Survivor Cases for iPad Air and iPad mini: Save $20 with prices starting at $39
  • ZAGGkeys Folio for iPad mini: $69 ($30 off)
  • Fitbit Force ($129) or Pebble ($149): Get a $20 gift card with purchase
  • Jawbone Jambox: $99 ($50 off)
  • Rocketfish Stylus: $4.99 ($12 off)


These deals on accessories are available now through and lasts until Saturday, Nov. 30. These discounts are not available at Staple's retail stores.

  • Zagg PROfolio leather cover for iPad: $49 (Save $50)
  • All Mophie™ cases and universal chargers: 40% off
  • Apple iPad Air Smart Cover: $34 (Save $5)
  • All Belkin® iPad® and iPad® mini cases: 25% off
  • All Griffin® Survivor for iPad® and iPad® mini cases: 25% off
  • All Targus® Safeport for iPad® and iPad® mini cases: 25% off
  • Case-Mate cases for iPhone® 4/4S and 5/5S: Up to 30% off


Target opens at 8 PM on Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 28). These sale prices last while supplies last or until Saturday, November 30. Customers who make a Black Friday purchase worth more than $75 will receive a coupon for 20 percent off the final price of a future shopping trip.

  • Beats by Dre Mixr Headphones: $199 ($50 off)
  • Beats by Dre Solo Headphones: $119 ($70 off)
  • Sony Wireless Bluetooth Speaker: $49 ($99 off)
  • Fitbit Flex ($99): $20 gift card with your Fitbit purchase


Walmart opens at 6 PM on Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 28) with two sales events -- one that begins at 6 PM to midnight and another starting at 8 PM to midnight. Wrist bands will be given out in advance for select items. Online sales start on Thanksgiving morning.

  • Beats by Dre Solo Headphones:$114.95 ($85 off)
  • Belkin iPad® Case: $15
  • Otterbox Case (2 pack) for iPhone 5/5s: $25
  • Beats™ by Dr. Dre® Pill™ Portable Speaker: $149 ($50 off)
  • Monster® Headphones: $79 ($50 off)


RadioShack opens its doors at 8 AM on Friday, November 29. Online sales start a day earlier on Thanksgiving (November 28).

  • All Zagg Screen Protectors: 30% off
  • All Otterbox Cases:10% off


  • Drobo 5N: Price drop on November 27 will bring the cost of the Drobo 5N to $429


Belkin is offering the following discounts between Thursday, Nov. 28 and Monday, Dec. 2:


  • Free Exclusive Belkin Cinch Backpack with every purchase over $50
  • Buy More/Save More" Take $20 off every $100 you spend on * Up to $100 off your total purchase

Black Friday

  • Spend $100 or more on and get limited edition diecast car free with purchase ( first $500 purchases only)
  • Save up to 85% – take an additional 15% at Belkin's Online Factory Store

Black Friday Weekend

  • Save 50% on Belkin Universal Wireless AV Adapter – Promo price $44.99
  • Save $70 on ScreenCast AV 4 Wireless AV-to-HDTV Adapter – Promo price 179.99
  • Save $40 off Linksys E2500 router – Promo price $49.99
  • Save 5% when you buy a Linksys Sam AC Router router + accessory or receive free expedited shipping.
  • Free UPS ground shipping on all Linksys orders $50 or more

Cyber Monday

  • Save 30% on everything on * Limited time only 6 am PST- 10 am PST

Speck Holiday Deals

All deals are available at Speck's website and include free shipping.

  • Black Friday: Speck will take 25% off of your order of 5 items or less.
  • Small Business Saturday: Buy 1 get $5 off, Buy 2 get $15 and Buy 3 get $25
  • Cyber Monday: 25% off of your order (5 items or less)
  • 20 Days of Deals: A new deal every day December 1st-20th

Other World Computing -- OWC

OWC is discounting half its store or so it seems for Black Friday. Each order includes free delivery on memory $25 and up and on most orders $49 and up. The company also ships late -- up to 11PM CST, which is great for you last minute shoppers. We listed a handful of the deals below. Head over to OWC for the long, long list of sales items.


For the week of BlackFriday, ThinkGeek s offering 20% off all orders over $40. Use code: BLACKMAGIC. Offer is available now and lasts until 11:59PM ET on 11/30.

Griffin Technology

Save 30% off at Griffin. Must enter code BLACKFRIDAY at checkout to receive discount.

Note: All prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly. TUAW is not responsible for third-party deals and cannot guarantee availability or quality of any particular product at a specific price.

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