Today’s best deals include Apple Pencil at a new all-time low, iPad mini 5 is now $350, and VIZIO AirPlay TVs. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.
Both Apple Pencil models go on sale today
Amazon offers the latest Apple Pencil for $99. That’s a $30 savings from the regular going rate and $16 under our previous mention. You can also find the first-generation model discounted to $80 at Amazon today, marking the second-best offer we’ve tracked there.
Apple Pencil brings a whole new level of functionality to your iPad Pro or Air. If you’re someone that enjoys creating content on an iPad, then this accessory is essential, with tilt and pressure sensitivity, tap controls for changing tools, and a magnetic design so you won’t lose it. Plus it wirelessly charges with ease, so you won’t have to deal with any more cables than you want to.
iPad mini 5 discounted from $350
Amazon offers Apple’s iPad mini 5 Wi-Fi 64GB for $350. Free shipping is available for all. Today’s deal marks a $49 discount from the regular going rate and matches our previous mention, as well as the Amazon all-time low.
Apple’s latest iPad mini delivers an ultra-portable design, 7.9-inch Retina display, and an A12 chip + M12 coprocessor. Touch ID rounds out the list of notable features along with support for Apple Pencil. We heralded its smart form-factor as a defining feature “when portability matters most” in our hands-on review.
VIZIO P-Series 4K AirPlay 2 TVs fall to new lows
Amazon is currently offering the 2020 VIZIO P-Series 65-inch 4K HDR Smart TV for $900. Normally fetching $1,200, today’s offer beats our previous mention by $90, saves you 25%, and marks a new all-time low.
VIZIO’s new P-Series TV is centered around a 65-inch 4K HDR panel that’s backed by a 240Hz refresh rate and 200 local dimming zones. You’ll also benefit from AirPlay 2 and other smart features as well as four HDMI ports, Ethernet, and USB connectivity to complete this PS5 and Xbox Series X-ready home theater upgrade.
Prev-gen. 10.2-inch iPad Cellular drops to $399
TigerDirect offers Apple’s previous-generation 10.2-inch iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular 128GB for $399. For comparison, it originally sold for $559 (which is what the current-generation model goes for), and today’s deal is one of the best that we’ve seen all-time on a similar model of any generation. Apple’s iPad offers a 10.2-inch display and compatibility with the Apple Pencil, making this the perfect tablet for both education and school, as well as media consumption. You’ll find that it’s compatible with Apple’s Smart Keyboard, which can make typing papers or notes super simple.
iOttie iPhone car mounts from $16
Amazon currently offers the iOttie Easy One Touch Wireless 2 Mount for $40. Down from its $55 going rate, today’s offer is matching the all-time low. iOttie’s mount not only keeps your smartphone within reach to make it easier to keep tabs on navigation directions, music playback, and the like, but it’ll also handle charging your devices, as well. Easy One Touch Wireless 2 sticks to a car’s dashboard or windshield, and packs a built-in 10W Qi charger. There’s also a refreshed design over the previous-generation model that makes one-handed operation even more simple. Find more iOttie Car Mounts from $16 right here.
25% off site-wide from Hyper (best-selling USB-C hubs + more)
Hyper has a special offer for 9to5Mac readers with a 25% off sitewide discount at HYPER with promo code “9TO5HOLIDAY” at checkout. Check out some of the best hubs and docks from Hyper, including:
- The new GEN2 Next Generation USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 Docks
- VIPER 10-in-2 Dual HDMI Display USB-C Hub for MacBook Pro/Air
- 100W Gallium Nitride USB-C Charger
Get 20% off all Apple Watch accessories from MONOWEAR w/ code 9TO5MAC20
One of our go-to brands for Apple Watch bands, Monowear, is giving readers 20% off site-wide with promo code 9TO5MAC20. Each of Monowear’s straps is designed 100% in-house, and they are available in a wide variety of styles, materials, and adapter colors/finishes.
Best trade-in deals
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