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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide


Apple boasts its ability to sell product lines that are robust, yet small enough that they can fit every product for sale on a small table. Buying a device can be complicated, then choosing a great accessory for that device adds even more complexity. This Apple gift guide aims to help you find the perfect device and accessory for you or your loved ones during the holiday season.

Mac

The Mac is the backbone of Apple and its biggest lineup of devices. You can find all-in-ones, large desktops, and thin notebooks with custom Apple Silicon processors boasting ultra-fast performance. They utilize Thunderbolt technology to enable the fastest connections to external peripherals possible, and our Apple gifts listed reflect that.

24-inch iMac

The 24-inch iMac is Apple's example of what happens when you introduce the efficient Apple Silicon to an aging desktop design. Every aspect of the 24-inch iMac was redesigned to be thinner, lighter, and more modern, resulting in something that looks good in almost any room.

M3 iMac 24-inch in Blue

24" iMac M3


Apple's 24-inch iMac is equipped with an M3 chip with your choice of an 8-core or 10-core GPU.
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There are seven dual-tone colors to choose from: silver, blue, pink, green, purple, yellow, and orange.

24-inch iMac accessories

14-inch M3 MacBook Pro

The 14-inch M3 MacBook Pro is one of the newer form factors in Apple's modern laptop lineup. It has a 14.2-inch ProMotion mini-LED backlit display, a full-sized row of function keys instead of the Touch Bar, and a good variety of ports on each side.

It uses Apple's M3 Pro and M3 Max processors, updated versions of the M2 chip with higher CPU core and GPU core counts, up to 128GB of memory support, and the Media Engine, making it ideal for video producers and creative professionals.

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14-inch MacBook Pro M3

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Silver MacBook Pro 14-inch M3 Pro

14-inch MacBook Pro M3 Pro or M3 Max

Every 14-inch M3 Pro or M3 Max configuration is up to $414 off in our 14-inch MacBook Pro Price Comparison Guide.

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Space Black MacBook Pro 16-inch M3

16-inch MacBook Pro M3 Pro or M3 Max

Every 16-inch MacBook Pro M3 Pro or M3 Max config is up to $360 off in our 16-inch MacBook Pro Price Guide.

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16-inch MacBook Pro

The 16-inch MacBook Pro has identical features to the 14-inch model, except for its 16.2-inch display. You get the same variety of ports and the same M3 chips, including both M3 Pro and M3 Max variants, it also has RAM options up to 128GB, and Media Engine assistance.  

Space Black MacBook Pro 16-inch

16" MacBook Pro M3


Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro can be ordered with an M3 Pro or M3 Max chip.
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The larger case means fewer thermal limitations during intensive tasks, which Apple will take advantage of via a user-facing "High-Power Mode." This is the most popular MacBook chosen by developers, and naturally anyone who wants the biggest built-in display.

M3 MacBook Pro accessories

M2 MacBook Pro

The 13-inch MacBook Pro has been discontinued after Apple unveiled the M3 MacBook Pro 13-inch on October 30, 2023. Those that want a Touch Bar can still find models - and at a heavy discount - in the AppleInsider M2 13-inch Price Guide.

While Pro in name, it uses the same M2 processor as the MacBook Air, but it's assisted by active cooling. This model replaced the previous low-end MacBook Pro and acts as a middle ground between the entry MacBook and high-end Pros.

Apple M2 MacBook Pro 13-inch in Space Gray

M2 MacBook Pro


Apple's 2022 M2 MacBook Pro 13-inch can be ordered with up to 24GB of unified memory and up to 2TB of storage.
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Using an 8-core CPU with a 10-core GPU, you can configure the M2 model with up to 24GB of unified memory and 2TB of storage. Its 20-hour battery life will last you the entire day, and beyond. 

M2 MacBook Air

The M2 MacBook Air is Apple's thinnest and most portable notebook, running the Apple Silicon M2 chip. It comes in 13" and 15" Liquid Retina display sizes, offers up to 24GB of unified memory, up to 2TB of fast SSD storage, and a battery life of up to 18 hours from a single charge. The M2 chip provides powerful performance for everyday tasks while maintaining cool and silent operation without a fan.

Apple M2 MacBook Air in Midnight

13-inch MacBook Air M2


Apple's 13-inch MacBook Air features the M2 chip and comes in your choice of four finishes.
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While the M2 version is the latest and greatest, retailers have kept older M1 options like the M1 MacBook Air around as an affordable alternative. Still enjoying the benefits of Apple Silicon, these versions are a little older in terms of design but still whip fast. 

M2 MacBook Air 15-inch in Space Gray

M2 MacBook Air 15


The M2 MacBook Air 15-inch features a 10-core GPU and can be configured with 8GB, 16GB or 24GB of memory.

MacBook Air accessories

Mac mini

The Mac mini with an M2 processor is the cheapest way to get Apple's powerful custom silicon in a Mac. The classically thin and square computing puck is powerful and versatile, with a wide selection of ports at the rear, while being compact enough to hide anywhere on your desk. 

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M2 (8C CPU, 10C GPU), 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD

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M2 (8C CPU, 10C GPU), 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD

This model has a bump up to 16GB of memory.

Buy for $699

M2 Pro (10C CPU, 16C GPU), 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD

This configuration is equipped with Apple's M2 Pro chip and has 16GB of memory and 512GB of storage.

Buy for $1,195

M2 Pro (10C CPU, 16C GPU), 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD

This M2 Pro model has an abundance of memory and storage at 32GB and 1TB respectively.

Buy for $1,749

M2 Pro (12C CPU, 19C GPU), 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 10GbE

This configuration has Apple's high-end M2 Pro chip, with a 12-core CPU and 19-core GPU. 

Buy for $1,699

Bring your own display, mouse, and keyboard to this tiny desktop perfect for day-to-day work or running a server from your closet.

Mac mini accessories

Mac Pro

Once considered the ultimate Mac you could buy, the Mac Pro is a desktop tower designed for the most elite professionals that need absolute control over every aspect of their computer. Powered by an M2 chip with a 24-core CPU and a 60-core GPU and supporting 64GB, 128GB, or 192GB RAM, and up to 8TB SSD storage, this is a fantastic workhorse for the right person. 

Pair with the Pro Display XDR for the ultimate Mac setup.

Mac Pro accessories

27-inch iMac

The 27-inch iMac is no longer sold by Apple, replaced by the Apple Silicon-based 24-inch iMac, but it's still possible for you to get hold of one. These are likely to be appreciated by anyone who wants or needs to stick to Intel chips, such as people who need to run legacy software. 

iPhone

The iPhone is Apple's primary business and the one with the most possibilities for accessories and add-ons. From protective cases to app-enabled toys and the latest MagSafe devices, we've got you covered.

iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus

The entry-level iPhone 15 options come in five colors: Black, Green, Yellow, Pink, and Blue. Featuring a two-camera lens array on the back, and storage options up to 512 GB, the iPhone 15 display measures 6.1" and the 15 Plus screen comes in slightly larger at 6.7". In 2023 the iPhone line got a long-awaited upgrade to a USB-C charging port.

Apple iPhone 15 in Blue

iPhone 15


The iPhone 15 has an all-new 48MP main camera.

iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max

The iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max are Apple's top-of-the-line iPhone options, featuring an A17 Bionic chip, an upgraded three-camera system with a 5x Telephoto zoom lens, and the longest battery life available in the lineup. Sporting a 6.1" display for the Pro, and a 6.7" screen for the Pro Max, the models also get rid of the older style charging ports and replace them with USB-C. These models come in four shades, Black Titanium, White Titanium, Blue Titanium, and Natural Titanium, giving the premium options a more sophisticated look.

Apple iPhone 15 Pro in Blue Titanium

iPhone 15 Pro


The iPhone 15 Pro has a 6.1-inch (diagonal) OLED display and is powered by Apple's A17 Pro chip.

iPhone 15 accessories

iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus

The iPhone 14 is designed to be comprehensive for most smartphone users. It has the same classic design and notch as the iPhone 13, but while the A15 chip is back, it's the supercharged version from the iPhone 13 Pro.

iPhone 14 in all colors

iPhone 14


Wireless carriers are offering incentives on Apple's iPhone 14 lineup, bringing the cost down to free in some instances. See each carrier for terms and conditions pertaining to the offers.

The iPhone 14 Plus is Apple ditching the mini model of iPhone in favor of something bigger. Instead of the 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR display, you're getting the 6.7-inch version, complete with a higher resolution.

iPhone 14 Pro in all colors

iPhone 14 Pro


Apple's iPhone 14 Pro has a 48MP main camera, Dynamic Island and Always-on Display.

iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max

The higher-end tier options of 2022's iPhone lineup include the iPhone 14 Pro, which measures 6.1" and the iPhone 14 Pro Max, slightly larger at 6.7". Both have a noticeable camera upgrade featuring three lenses on the back, instead of two. They are powered by the A16 Bionic chip and are available with storage options from 128GB up to 1TB. With colors like Space Black, Silver, Gold, and Deep Purple, these high-end models stand out from the crowd, and are certainly still powerful enough for multitaskers wanting to run multiple games and apps without losing any processing power.

iPhone 14 Pro Max in Space Black

iPhone 14 Pro Max


Apple's iPhone 14 Pro Max has a 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR display featuring Always-On and ProMotion.

iPhone 14 accessories

iPhone SE

The third-generation iPhone SE is Apple's entry-level model meant to entice even the most budget-conscious consumer to the ecosystem. Using the same design language as the iPhone 8, it's a classic-looking iPhone, but not internally. 

Inside is the A15 Bionic chip, meaning it will offer high levels of performance, with it also having 5G connectivity too. As the value option, there are some compromises, such as the single camera on the back, but it's still 12MP and capable of recording 4K video. 

It's a starter iPhone, but it offers practically everything you need. 

iPhone SE accessories

iPad

The iPad is Apple's least expensive computing platform and also its vehicle for experimenting with new hardware.

iPad Pro

The iPad Pro is positioned as a potential MacBook replacement when paired with a Magic Keyboard.

11" iPad Pro

The 11-inch iPad Pro has a 120Hz ProMotion display, can transform into a laptop with the Magic Keyboard, and connects to Thunderbolt accessories with its versatile port. This tablet uses Apple's custom M1 processor to enable workflows that compete with high-end laptops.

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12.9-inch iPad Pro M2 in Silver

12-inch iPad Pro M2 (128GB, Wi-Fi Only)

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12.9" iPad Pro

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is Apple's high-end tablet with all the same features as the 11-inch version with the addition of a mini-LED backlit display. Add in the Magic Keyboard, 2TB of internal storage, and 5G service for a powerful, portable computer.

iPad Pro accessories

9th and 10th gen iPads

The ninth-generation 10.2-inch iPad is Apple's most popular iPad thanks to its robust feature set and low entry price. It still has the older design, Touch ID Home Button, and middling display, but runs all of the powerful apps available for iPadOS.

Apple has also introduced a new tenth-generation iPad, which upgrades the chip to the A14 Bionic, goes from an 8MP rear camera to a 12MP version, and overhauls the overall design considerably. 

While the ninth-gen keeps to the traditional physical appearance, the tenth-gen leans more toward the iPad Pro in aesthetics, complete with an edge-to-edge display that measures a larger 10.9 inches. It also loses the Home button but retains Touch ID on the side, and it also shifts the FaceTime camera so it is central when used in landscape orientation. 

The ninth-generation iPad is the cheapest and an entry-level device. The tenth-generation iPad elevates and modernizes, while still staying reasonably priced. 

9th gen and 10th gen iPad accessories

iPad Air

The iPad Air 5 got the Pro-treatment with an edge-to-edge display, Touch ID in the power button, and Apple Pencil 2 support, all within the iPad Air's signature thin body frame. Driving the entire system, and its 10.9-inch display, is the same M1 chip that's used in the iPad Pro models, as well Apple's Mac lineup, ensuring high performance for all users.

Apple also offered all-new colors for the iPad Air's launch, featuring shades like Space Gray, Starlight, Pink, Purple and Blue.

2022 Apple iPad Air 5 in Blue

iPad Air 5


The 5th Generation iPad Air features Apple's M1 chip, a 12MP Ultra Wide front camera with Center Stage, and 5G capability (Wi-Fi + Cellular models only).

iPad Air accessories

iPad Mini

The iPad mini 6 is an iPad in miniature, but despite its small size, it's packed with power. Behind that 8.3-inch display is an A15 chip, making it more powerful than the 10th-gen iPad, as well as a 12MP rear camera, and a 12MP front camera with Center Stage.

This is the ultimate combination of power and portability, with Apple Pencil 2 support, iPadOS, and a display that can fit in your hand and your pocket. 

Apple iPad mini 6 in Purple

iPad mini 6


Equipped with the A15 Bionic chip and an edge-to-edge 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display, the 2021 iPad mini 6 also supports the second-generation Apple Pencil.

iPad mini accessories

Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is Apple's wearable device with interchangeable bands. After mixing and matching your favorite color, size, and a premium watch band, you have a swath of third-party options to further accessories your Apple Watch.

Apple Watch Series 7

Apple Watch Series 7


The Apple Watch Series 7 has an Always-on Retina display with nearly 20% more screen area than the Series 6 and the most crack-resistant front crystal yet on an Apple Watch.

Apple Watch Ultra 2

The Apple Watch Ultra 2 is the top-of-the-line Apple Watch option for 2023. The titanium case comes in striking colors, including Space Black, Silver, and Gold, and also offers a larger 49mm face size with a Sapphire crystal display. Standout features like the 3000 nit, Always-On Retina display, advanced fitness and health tracking functionalities, dust and water resistance, and an extended battery life of over 36 hours, make it perfect for extended and active use. Seamless synchronization with iPhones, high-end fitness and health trackers, regular software updates, and convenient additions like the Action button and a new double tap gesture further add to its appeal.

Apple Watch Ultra 2 with Indigo Loop Band

Apple Watch Ultra 2


The Apple Watch Ultra 2 has a 49mm corrosion-resistant titanium case, large digital crown and customizable action button.

Apple Watch Series 9

The Apple Watch Series 9 comes in two sizes, 41mm and 45mm, with 64GB of storage. It has a brighter (2000 nit) edge-to-edge display, tougher glass, and faster charging than the previous model. Most users want an Apple Watch because of the incredible array of sensors and tracking tools that can monitor anything from sleep schedules, blood oxygen levels, heart rate changes, temperature, and it can even detect emergencies using fall and crash detection. It comes with GPS standard, but high-end upgrades are available including options with cellular coverage, a sapphire crystal display, and stainless steel instead of aluminum cases.

Apple Watch Series 9 Cellular with Midnight Aluminum Case and Midnight Sport Band

Apple Watch Series 9


The Apple Watch Series 9 is powered by Apple's S9 SiP.

Apple Watch SE 2

The Apple Watch SE comes in a range of stunning colors including Space Gray, Silver, and Gold. What sets it apart is the blend of affordability and fantastic features. The watch boasts a 1000 nit Retina display coupled with comprehensive fitness and health tracking features that can help keep you in tip-top shape. It is dust and water-resistant with a long-lasting battery, perfect for active days. The fact that it syncs flawlessly with iPhones, gets regular software updates, and comes in two sizes (40mm and 44mm) also adds to its appeal.

Apple Watch Series SE 2

Apple Watch SE 2


The Apple Watch SE 2 has a Retina display with up to 1000 nits of brightness.
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Apple Watch accessories

Audio

Apple has several audio-focused offerings from in-ear AirPods to the HomePod mini smart speaker. Use Siri to control your music, or even your home, thanks to the intelligence baked into these products.

Apple AirPods 3 earbuds

AirPods (3rd Generation)


Apple AirPods (3rd Generation) feature Spatial Audio with Dynamic Head Tracking. Prices are in USD and are subject to change at any time.

The AirPods (third-generation) take on design aspects of the AirPods Pro while maintaining a price point similar to the original AirPods. It introduces Adaptive EQ and Dolby Atmos with dynamic head tracking to this cheaper model. The six-hour battery life is enough to get through any listening session with the charging case providing four additional charges.

AirPods (third-generation) accessories

The AirPods (second-generation) has moved to a lower price point, but are the same magical earbuds that revolutionized the truly wireless era. Despite the low price, you'll get the universal fit, Hey Siri controls, auto-device switching, and five-hour battery life.

AirPods (second-generation) accessories

Apple AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case

AirPods Pro with MagSafe


Apple AirPods Pro feature Active Noise Cancellation, Transparency Mode and changeable ear tips. Prices are in USD and are subject to change at any time.
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The AirPods Pro differentiate themselves with changeable ear tips, Active Noise Cancelling, Transparency Mode, and improved sound quality. Apple added magnets to the charging case with new purchases, so now users can magnetically attach the case to MagSafe chargers. These are for people who want control over the fit and sound of their earbuds.

AirPods Pro accessories

Apple AirPods Pro 2

Apple AirPods Pro 2


Apple AirPods Pro 2 have a new H2 chip, Adaptive Transparency, and Touch control on the stem.
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The AirPods Max are Apple's high-end over-the-ear headphones made with premium materials and custom Apple audio processing. Often described as the HomePod for your head, these headphones analyze the audio coming in to adapt it for the optimal listening experience. Despite the high price, these do not support Apple Music with Hi-Res Lossless tracks.

AirPods Max accessories

HomePod mini

HomePod mini


Featuring built-in Siri, the HomePod mini now comes in five colors.

Homepod

The HomePod mini is a tiny smart speaker where Apple Music, HomeKit control, and Siri live. Anyone with a smart home running HomeKit devices will want a HomePod mini to act as the brains thanks to Thread integration. Customers can buy any of five colors: blue, orange, yellow, white, and space gray.

HomePod mini accessories

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