Best Buy’s 1-day sale offers Retina iMacs under $1,000, plus Anker accessories from $9, more in today’s deals

Wednesday’s top deals include a new Best Buy sale with iMacs under $1,000, plus new Anker price drops from $9, and iPhone 6S at $99. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

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Best Buy’s 1-day sale offers Retina iMacs under $1,000

Best Buy has a new 1-day sale today featuring a number of price drops across all areas of consumer technology, including Apple products, TVs, and more. Headlining is Apple’s 21.5-inch Retina 4K iMac 3.6GHz/8GB/1TB for $1,000. As a comparison, it typically goes for $1,299 with today’s deal marking the best we’ve seen since November. Apple includes a 21.5-inch Retina 4K display here built around a 3.6GHz Intel i5 processor, 8GB worth of RAM, and a 1TB Fusion hard drive. You’ll get two Thunderbolt 3 ports, USB-A connectivity, and 802.11ac Wi-Fi as well. It’s a great machine for budding content creators, web browsing, and light photo editing. Check out the entire sale here.

Fresh Anker deals from $9

Amazon is offering Anker’s recently released Atom III Slim 30W USB-C Wall Charger for $21. That’s down $14 from the regular going rate, $1 less than the previous all-time low, and the best we’ve seen. With an ultra-compact design, this wall charger is an easy buy for frequent travelers or as a bedside charger where space may be at a premium. Notable features here include a single USB-C port backed by 30W of power, making it a suitable answer for charging iPhones, iPads, and various Android devices, plus a foldable plug that makes its footprint even smaller. Jump into the entire sale here for additional deals from $9.

iPhone 6s can be yours for just $99

Walmart is currently offering the iPhone 6s 32GB Smartphone on Straight Talk for $99. While you would have originally paid $649 when the handset launched, it more recently has been fetching $225 at retailers like Best Buy. Today’s offer matches our previous mention and is one of the lowest we’ve seen to date. Apple’s iPhone 6s might not be able to keep up with the demands of tech-savvy users these days, but it’s a perfect handset for kids or grandparents. There’s still a respectable list of features including a 12MP camera, Touch ID, 4.7-inch Retina display, and more. Dive into our hands-on review for a closer look.

Apple’s 12-inch MacBook 512GB at $900

Costco is currently offering its members Apple’s 12-inch MacBook 512GB in all three colors for $900. Having originally sold for $1,499, today’s offer is the lowest we’ve seen in months on a new condition model and is the best available. Centered around a Retina display, Apple’s 12-inch MacBook touts USB-C connectivity and a 512GB SSD in an ultra-portable form-factor. Despite being discontinued in 2019, this model was a beloved Mac by many. Perfect for those who need every inch of space in their everyday carry, kids, or grandparents, this machine is still well-equipped to handle the workload of anyone who doesn’t need the latest and greatest. Learn more in our hands-on review.

iPhone XS Max (PRODUCT)RED Silicone Case

Amazon is currently offering Apple’s official iPhone XS Max (PRODUCT)RED Silicone Case for $20. Having dropped from $39, a price you’ll still find at Apple, today’s offer saves you 49% and matches our previous mention for the Amazon all-time low. Apple’s official case coats your iPhone XS Max with a soft silicone and sharp red stylings. It’s said to “fit snugly over the volume buttons, side button, and curves of your device without adding bulk,” and the inside is also lined with a microfiber material for softly cradling your device. As someone who’s used Apple’s silicone cases on their iPhone for years, it’s an easy recommendation if you’re looking to complement your handset with a high-quality cover. More details below.

Best trade-in deals

9to5Mac also keeps tabs on all the best trade-in deals on iPhone, iPad, MacBook, Apple Watch, and more every month. Be sure to check out this month’s best trade-in deals when you decide it’s time to upgrade your device. Or simply head over to our trade-in partner directly if you want to recycle, trade, or sell your used devices for cash and support 9to5Mac along the way! Use code 9to5mac for an extra $15 on all trades.

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