Memorial Day is here and it brings a lot of great discounts on Apple Tech. We did the research for you and compiled a list of five Apple offerings that you shouldn't miss: Prices for the Apple Watch series 3 and 5, iPad 10.2, AirPods Pro and the latest MacBook Air have been reduced to Best Buy and Amazon. Get started with these Memorial Day sales now and save up to $ 100.
– $ 179 was $ 199
The Apple Watch Series 3 may not be the technology giant's latest smartwatch, but it's still one of the best wearables you can buy, especially if you're an iPhone user. It offers a lot of smarts and amenities in such a small unit, making it an ideal companion for daily fitness tracking and connectivity. Best of all, it's compatible with WatchOS 6, so you won't miss out on important updates like new fitness tracking features, improved Siri features, and the Apple Watch App Store.
This smartwatch contains the S3 chip, which ensures a quick start of apps and a smooth reaction to tasks every time. And just like most smartwatches, devices can be synchronized via Bluetooth to enable smartphone notifications and music controls. You can connect it to your iPhone and get real-time updates for news, social media and more, or connect it to your headphones or earphones to listen to your favorite music or answer calls.
Anyone who has an active lifestyle will be happy to know that this smartwatch is also a reliable health and fitness tracker. It can monitor heart rate, calorie consumption and steps, and has various tracking options for walking, running and more. Everything is put together in the activity app (on your phone), in which statistics are arranged in a clear interface. And since it's waterproof to a depth of up to 50 meters, you can swim, shower and run in the rain with it on your wrist.
– $ 250 was $ 330
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The seventh generation Apple iPad is one of our current recommendations for the best tablets of 2020. Our evaluation team even called it the "culmination of all Apple's experiences". It may not have the bells and whistles of its more expensive peers, but it is a great, easily accessible all-round tablet that offers really solid performance at a reasonable price.
The centerpiece is the A10 Fusion processor from Apple with an embedded M10 co-processor and 3 GB RAM. The A12X or A12Z of the Pro models aren't that fast, but you just need to know that it works smoothly. From getting in and out of apps, surfing the Internet, watching a movie and playing the latest games, you can be sure that the iPad will work without delay. The screen is also larger than that of previous models, which means more space for productivity, multitasking and entertainment.
What makes this iPad a real winner is the iPadOS. This operating system, which was specially developed for the iPad, leads to numerous improvements, including a revised layout of the start screen, a safari at desktop level and the split view. In addition, the tablet offers improved support for the Apple Pencil and is now compatible with the Smart Keyboard (both accessories are available separately). All of these features make the iPad 10.2 a truly powerful portable workstation.
– $ 299 was $ 399
If you want the best smartwatch, there is no better choice than the Apple Watch Series 5. This model has the same iconic design as its predecessor, but with several new improvements. One of these upgrades includes the permanently available display. In this way, the user can take a quick look at the time, just like a conventional watch. Apple has also upgraded this latest Apple Watch with more accurate positioning, enhanced emergency contact service, and improved storage capacity.
The Apple Watch Series 5 offers a comprehensive range of fitness and health data under the hood. In addition to the heart rate sensor, GPS and electrocardiogram function, the smartwatch offers a number of pre-programmed training plans for various activities such as yoga, swimming, hiking and cycling. There are also activity trends that show your progress and notify you when you are less active.
With the S5 chip inside, the Apple Watch Series 5 guarantees efficient and smooth operation. In addition, thanks to the special Apple Watch App Store from WatchOS 6, apps can now be installed directly on the device.
– $ 230 was $ 249
You can't go wrong with AirPods Pro, from answering calls and multimedia consumption to jamming in training. Combining the best features of the original AirPods and a range of upgrades, this model is a real champion that outperforms previous generations in many ways. For the design, the California-based tech titanium opted for the same golf tee look, although it's a little shorter now. Soft, flexible silicone earplugs (included in three sizes) have also been added to ensure a secure and comfortable fit, as well as a full ear canal seal for better sound transmission and noise cancellation.
The AirPods Pro actually play in the same league as the mighty Sony WF-1000XM3 and the Sennheiser Momentum when it comes to sound performance. Whatever you are listening to, you can expect them to come with sharp details and punchy, melodic bass response. Your noise cancellation is also excellent. Unwanted background noise is effectively muted or blocked, creating an effect comparable to that of the Sony WH-1000XM3 and the Bose QuietComfort 35 II. These earphones also have a transparency mode, which is perfect if you want to take in all the ambient noise and want to know what's going on around you.
Apple gave the AirPods Pro the same battery power as the previous models – that's up to five hours of streaming on a single charge plus over 24 hours of backup juice with the wireless charging case. These earphones also offer the convenience of Siri, accelerometers and intuitive touch controls.
– $ 950 was $ 1,000
Apple has managed to make the new MacBook Air thinner and lighter than ever without compromising on build quality. It features an environmentally friendly aluminum case and the same sleek, minimalist aesthetic as the rest of the MacBook family. Although it doesn't look any different than the previous model, Apple claims it hides significant improvements under the hood.
Both the old and new MacBook Air have an LED backlit display. However, the latter's screen is enhanced by Apple's True Tone technology. This allows the screen to adapt to the environment it is in, so that images are displayed with more accurate colors and look more natural. It still can't keep up with the MacBook Pro in terms of graphics, but it's still fantastic to look at.
At the heart of this MacBook Air is the tenth-generation dual-core Intel Core i3 processor with 8 GB of RAM and a fast 256 GB solid-state drive (SSD). All of these features enable the laptop to deliver reliable performance in everyday computing tasks such as surfing the Internet, video streaming, word processing and Photoshop. A little delay is expected when multiple programs, browser tabs, and applications are open at the same time, but not so much that it would ruin or slow down your flow.
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