updated 10:10 am EST, Wed November 23, 2011
Macs, iPads, iPods see discounts
A leaked pamphlet shows the some of discounts Apple is planning to offer for this year's Black Friday sale, according to 9to5Mac. In terms of computers, the company is taking $101 off the iMac, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro. iPad 2 discounts range from $41 to $61, depending on storage capacity, and a similar philosophy applies to the iPod touch, which is getting between $21 and $41 off. Both the 8 and 16GB iPod nanos are $11 chepaer.
AirPort and Time Capsule discounts range between $11 and $51. A $50 iTunes gift card is selling for $45, and Apple is knocking $11 off Smart Covers, the Magic Trackpad and the Wireless Keyboard. A variety of third-party gear is also on sale: a Bowers & Wilkis Zeppelin Air speaker is $102 off, for instance, while external hard drive discounts range anywhere between $22 and $102. Some other planned deals affect products like cases, mounts, bags, headphones, and alarm docks.
Apple normally only reveals Black Friday offers on the day of the event. It is also the only time of the year that Apple will normally post a sale.