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Latest AirPods deal starts at $145, 12-inch MacBooks $850, and get a 128GB iPhone SE for $242

Amazon’s latest AirPods deal starts at $145, plus Apple’s 12-inch MacBook is $850, and you can grab an iPhone SE for $242 unlocked. All that and more is in today’s 9to5Toys Lunch Break. Head below for more.

Amazon offers notable AirPods deal

Amazon offers Apple’s latest AirPods with Charging Case for $145. As a comparison, it typically goes for $159 with today’s offer being the second-best price we’ve tracked at Amazon. Meanwhile, the wireless charging case model is still on sale for $180 (Reg. $199) via Amazon. Apple’s latest AirPods feature the new H1 chip for fast wireless pairing, along with access to Hey Siri, and more. Opt for the wireless charging model and easily juice up your AirPods on a Qi pad. Learn more in our hands-on review.

Today only, Apple 12-inch MacBooks are $850

Today only, Amazon offers Apple’s 12-inch MacBook 256GB in certified refurbished condition for $850. As a comparison, it originally sold for $1,299 and Apple is asking $1,099 direct for a refurbished model. This is the second-best price we’ve seen at Amazon in 2019.

Apple’s 12-inch MacBook features a Retina display, USB-C connectivity, and more. This ultra-portable machine is perfect for working on-the-go or at home. Includes a 90-day warranty with purchase. Leverage your savings and grab a MacBook sleeve to keep this new purchase safe. Also consider grabbing a USB-C hub to connect your devices like hard drives, monitors, and more.

Apple’s unlocked 128GB iPhone SE is on sale

Rakuten is offering the unlocked 128GB iPhone SE on sale for $242For comparison, Apple originally charged $449 for this smartphone and now offers it for $299. Apple’s iPhone SE is perfect for those who are wanting a smaller smartphone that still sports modern specs. You’ll find a 12-megapixel camera, 1080p video recording, and Touch ID in this tiny powerhouse. The iPhone SE on sale here will be supported by Apple’s latest iOS 13 this fall with Dark Mode and all. Plus, this factory-unlocked model will work on just about any carrier. Wondering if the iPhone SE is still worth it in 2019? We recently revisited Apple’s little iPhone to see if it was something worth picking up this late in the game.

Prep for iPadOS with Apple’s latest iPad mini at $330.50

As part of Rakuten’s latest sitewide sale, you’ll be able to score the iPad mini 5 64GB for $330. That’s $58 off the going rate and is a match for the lowest price we have tracked. With iPadOS just around the corner, now’s a great time to snatch up Apple’s most portable iPad. Even though it’s small, Apple is not holding back on a plethora of features that will likely debut in just a couple months or so. The latest iPad mini even wields Apple Pencil support, allowing you to sketch, draw, and write to your heart’s content.

ZAGG’s 11-inch iPad Pro Keyboard Case gets 30% discount

Amazon offers the ZAGG Slimbook Go Keyboard Case for the latest 11-inch iPad Pro at $70. Normally selling for $100, that saves you 30%. Today’s offer is one of the first notable price drops we’ve seen, is the only time it has sold under $90 and a new all-time low. This detachable keyboard is designed to pair with Apple’s latest 11-inch iPad Pro and notably features backlit keys. ZAGG’s case also sports a multi-angle stand as well as an Apple Pencil holder. Learn more in our announcement coverage.

9to5Mac Deal of the Month: HyperCube

Automatically backup photos & more to microSD or USB storage while you charge your iPhone or other smartphone. Special $29 pre-order price (40% off). HyperCube is the latest product from Sanho’s Hyper brand, which we’ve long been big fans of from its excellent USB-C hubs, battery packs, and more. On one side the HyperCube has a microSD card slot and a male USB connector to plug into your iPhone charger or whatever USB port you use to charge your phone. The other side has two female USB-ports, one to plug in your iPhone and the other to connect a USB drive to store the backups. A free app lets you access and stream anything stored on the HyperCube.

Exclusive special offer for 9to5Mac readers

Get a free USB-C Travel Dock ($50 value) with the purchase of OWC’s latest 14-port Thunderbolt 3 Dock with code 9TO5DOCK when you add both items to your cart.

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