Today's best deals: 16-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro $496 off with 32GB memory, AirPods 2 $90, more - 9to5Mac (2024)

Today's best deals: 16-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro $496 off with 32GB memory, AirPods 2 $90, more - 9to5Mac (1)

Halfway through the week, and all of today’s best Apple deals are headlined by Apple’s 16-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro seeing a rare open-box discount to $2,403. With $496 in savings leading the way, the discounts today carry over to Apple’s second-gen AirPods at just $90 as well as all of the gear in this Twelve South Valentine’s Day sale. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest9to5Toys Lunch Break.

Apple’s new 16-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro sees $496 open-box discount

Best Buy is now offering a rare chance to save on anopen-box M3 Pro MacBook Pro. Right now, the16-inch versionwith an elevated 36GB of memory clocks inat$2,402.99 shippedfor an Open-Box Excellent condition unit. That’s well below the usual $2,899 going rate and an extra $246 under the last sale price we saw to start off the year. If you’ve been waiting for a chance tosave on a MacBookwith more than 8GB of RAM, Best Buy has your back today with Apple’s latest release and its 36GB of onboard memory.

Apple is back with itslatest MacBook Pros, refreshing the same physical form-factors with improved performance. You’re still looking at a 16.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR display with ProMotion 120Hz refresh rates and P3 wide color gamut support, but this time there’s extra brightness that climbs up to 1,600 nits. Otherwise, there’s still Thunderbolt ports, an 8K HDMI output, and SD card slot – but did we mention all of that comes packed into a slick new Space Black colorway that you can check out in ourhands-on look.

Then there’s thenew M3 Pro chip, which marks the company’s first 3nm chip so far. It has an 11-core CPU, and comes backed by a 14-core GPU with its companion 16-core Neural Engine, all of which combines to offer Apple’s best performance yet from a mobile chip. This model backs that with elevated 36GB of RAM as well as 512GB of onboard storage.

Just $90 scores you Apple’s second-gen AirPods

Amazon is now offeringApple’s AirPods 2nd Genfor one of the best prices yet. You can drop the entry-level earbudsdown to$90from the usual $129 price tag. This is the first discount since back over Thanksgiving Week, and comes within $19 of that Black Friday all-time low. Even now that Apple’snew AirPods 3andAirPods Pro 2have arrived, going with the nowprevious-generation pairbrings quite a bit to the table. Especially when you consider it’s more affordable price tag! You’re notably looking at much of the same true wireless design with 24 hours of playback thanks to the Lightning-enabled charging case. Everything is still powered by the Apple H1 chip for fast pairing, which also enabled other features likeHey Siriand more.

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Twelve South launches buy one get one 20% off Valentine’s Day sale

Twelve South is kicking off anew promotionthis week to help get you and your special someone some new tech. In itsBetter Together Valentine’s Day event, you’ll be able to save on everything the company sells thanks to itsbuy one get one20% offsale. All of its latest releases are eligible for the savings, some of which are seeing their first-ever discounts. The sale is the perfect chance to score you and your partner a matching nightstand upgrade or everyday carry charger, as well as just being able to mix and match the releases for yourself.

A favorite from the sale has the Twelve South HiRise 3 Deluxe startingat$119.99 shipped. It’s $30 off the usual $150 price tag when cashing in on the BOGO 20% off, and is only the second chance to save. This matches our previous mention, which was a straight 20% off sale over the holidays last year.

Twelve South’snew HiRise 3 Deluxebakes all you need to know right into its name. This is the company’s latest 3-in-1 charger, featuring the ability to refuel your iPhone 15, Apple Watch, and AirPods from a single design. It’s also far more premium than previous releases from the company, employing some more deluxe materials like leather alongside an elegant design.Get a closer look inour hands-on review.

Anker’s Nano USB-C Power Bank drops to just $19

Anker’s official Amazon storefront now offers itsnew Nano USB-C Power Bank for$19in five colors. Each one ships free for Prime members or in orders over $25. Today’s offer arrives from the usual $30 price tag in order to mark a new all-time low. It’s the first time under $20, and beats our previous mention by an extra $5. Last fall I tooka hands-on lookat the new release, deeming it “my favorite portable iPhone 15 charger.” All this time later, and it’s still an essential in my everyday carry.

This isone of Anker’s newest power banks, which takes a more streamlined approach by connecting right to your device. The compact design is just a little bigger than a lighter, and has a built-in USB-C connector that can fold out to plug into your iPhone 15. It has a 5,000mAh battery and refuels via USB-C, ensuring you have some extra juice with you in your everyday carry. I particularly love that you can also just plug the main USB-C connector right into a power source to recharge, too. Dive intoour launch coveragefor a closer look at what to expect.

Belkin BoostCharge Pro with Apple Watch fast charger hits $80

Belkin is joining in on theValentine’s Day actionwith a sale of its own, takingup to20% offa collectionof its more popular iPhone 15 chargers, Mac docks, and Apple accessories. You’ll have to apply codeVDAY24at checkout to lock-in the savings, and shipping is free across the board. A favorite from the sale has thenew BoostCharge ProPower Bank for Apple Watch down to$79.99. It normally sells for $100, and is now seeing a 20% discount to the all-time low. It’s one of the first times at this price, and beats our previous mention by $5.

Belkin’snew BoostCharge Pro power bankarrives centered around an internal 10,000mAh battery. It has a soft plastic finish to house all of the internal charging tech, like its 20W USB-C port for topping off your iPhone 15 Though the best part and the whole reason to buy this accessory over any other power bank is the built-in Apple Watch Fast Charger. The sleek build can top off your wearable at the full charging rate, making this a perfect option for your everyday carry or travel setup. Dive intoourTested with 9to5Toysreview.

Best trade-in deals

9to5Macalso keeps tabs on all the best trade-in deals on iPhone, iPad, MacBook, Apple Watch, and more every month. Be sure tocheck out this month’s best trade-in dealswhen you decide it’s time to upgrade your device, or simplyhead over to our trade-in partner directlyif you want to recycle, trade, or sell your used devices for cash and support9to5Macalong the way!

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