5 best early Prime Day deals for Apple fans

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As Prime Day 2021 approaches, deals are heating up, with Apple devices, third-party accessories and home electronics all on sale.

M1 Mac mini for $599

Matching the year's cheapest M1 Mac mini price on record, Amazon's $100 discount is valid on both the standard 256GB model and the 512GB spec, each with 8GB of RAM.

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HomeKit light deals

HomeKit-compatible lights are also discounted leading up to Prime Day, with Lifx bulbs and light strips up to 20% off.

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Smart Fire TVs from $99

Prime member exclusive deals on Smart Fire TVs from Toshiba and Insignia are up to 40% off, with prices dipping to as low as $99.99.

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AirPods & Echo Buds discounts

Amazon continues to offer the cheapest price on AirPods Pro leading up to Prime Day, with units in stock and ready to ship for $197.

AirPods 2 are also 25% off, with prices as low as $119.99.

Prime members looking for the steepest savings on wireless earbuds can also save $40 on Amazon's 2nd Generation Echo Buds, knocking the price down to $79.99, which is the lowest price ever. Units are in stock at press time.

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Apple Watch Series 6 price cut

Rounding out the list of the top early Prime Day deals for Apple fans is a steeper discount on the current Apple Watch Series 6. Now $80 off, which is another $10 off compared to last week, the 40mm GPS model with a Red Aluminum Case and Red Sport Band is on sale for $319.99. Best of all, you don't have to be a Prime Day member to snap up the savings.

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Even more Apple deals

Cheap Apple Prices

AppleInsider and Apple Authorized Resellers are also running additional discounts on Apple hardware that will not only deliver the lowest prices on many of the items, but also throw in bonus savings on accessories, software and more. Here are just a few of the deals running this week leading up to Prime Day: