Apple launches 2021 Back to School promotion: Free AirPods with select Macs and iPads, plus up to $400 off Macs, $100 off iPads

Apple has launched their Back to School promotion for 2021. As part of this promotion, Apple will include one free pair AirPods (with charging case) with the purchase of a MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac mini, or Mac Pro. Apple will also include a free pair of Apple AirPods (with charging case) with the purchase of any new iPad Air or iPad Pro (iPad mini and 8th-gen iPad excluded). You can optionally choose Apple AirPods with the Wireless Charging Case for only $40 (regularly $159) or Apple AirPods Pro for only $90 (regularly $249). Promotion runs through September 27, 2021.

In addition to the free AirPods, purchase a new Mac using Apple’s Education discount, and take up to $400 off MSRP. Purchase an iPad, and take up to $100 off MSRP. All teachers, students, and staff of any educational institution with a .edu email address qualify for the discount. Parents may also purchase on behalf of a child who is currently in school. Apple’s discount applies to the new Macs & iPads with M1 Apple Silicon CPUs as well as models containing Intel processors. Education discounts are also available on most build-to-order options, such as RAM, storage, CPUs, and graphics cards:

– 16″ 2.3GHz 8-Core MacBook Pro: $2599 $200 off
– 16″ 2.6GHz 6-Core MacBook Pro: $2199 $200 off

– 13″ 2.0GHz/1TB 4-Core MacBook Pro: $1899 $100 off
– 13″ 2.0GHz/512GB 4-Core MacBook Pro: $1699 $100 off

– 13″ M1 MacBook Pro/512GB: $1399 $100 off
– 13″ M1 MacBook Pro/256GB: $1199 $100 off

– 13″ M1 MacBook Air/8-Core CPU/7-Core GPU/256GB: $899 $100 off
– 13″ M1 MacBook Air/8-Core CPU/8-Core GPU/512GB: $1149 $100 off

– 8-Core Mac Pro: $5599 $400 off

– Pro Display XDR (standard): $4599 $400 off
– Pro Display XDR (nano glass): $5599 $400 off
– Pro Stand: $5599 $100 off

– 24″ 8-Core CPU/8-Core GPU/512GB iMac: $1599 $100 off
– 24″ 8-Core CPU/8-Core GPU/256GB iMac: $1399 $100 off
– 24″ 8-Core CPU/7-Core GPU iMac: $1249 $50 off

– 21″ 2.3GHz iMac: $1049 $50 off

– M1 Mac mini/256GB: $679 $20 off
– M1 Mac mini/512GB: $879 $20 off

– 12.9″ M1 iPad Pros: $100 off MSRP

– 11″ M1 iPad Pros: $50-$100 off MSRP

– 10.9″ iPad Airs: $50 off MSRP

– 10.2″ iPads: $20 off MSRP

– 7.9″ iPad minis: $20 off MSRP

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