Apple's Black Friday 2008 1-day Shopping Event Tomorrow - New iPhone 3G Gift Cards

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Nov
27

By: switchtoamac at: 2:44 PM on November 27, 2008 | Comments (0)

The Friday following the Thanksgiving holiday in the Unites States is referred to as 'Black Friday'.  It is one of the busiest shopping days of the year as retailers kick off the holiday buying season.  In keeping with tradition, Apple will participate in Black Friday by holding a 1 DAY ONLY sale on Friday November 27th.  New to the Apple Store this year is the iPhone 3G Gift Card.

The sale will be conducted at Apple retail stores as well as the online Apple Store.  Apple has posted a teaser at their online web store:

Thumbnail image for apple_2008_bf.pngWhat to Expect
Previous year events have offered buyers modest discounts on select Apple products including Macs, iPods, and accessories.  Apple is likely to offer discount on the iMac and the MacBook models as they did last year.  Buyers were not allowed to stack the special event discounts with the education discounts last year and Apple will likely implement the same policy this year.

Last year's event had the following noteworthy discounts.  Special event price listed first followed by discount amount in parenthesis:
  • iMac: $1148 ($51), $1398 ($101), $1698 ($101), $2198 ($101)
  • MacBook: $1048 ($51), $1198 ($101), $1398 ($101 off)
  • iPod Classic: $228 ($21), $318 ($31)
  • iPod Nano: $138 ($11), $188 ($11)
  • iPod shuffle: $68 ($11)
Apple also discounted numerous accessories and other Apple products including the Apple Wireless Mighty Mouse ($11 discount) and networking products such as the Airport Extreme Base Station ($21 discount).

iPhone3G_gc.pngNew iPhone 3G Gift Cards
The popularity of the iPhone speaks for itself.  If you'd like to give an iPhone or help contribute to the purchase of one, the new iPhone 3G Gift Card is a perfect option.  Cardholders can simply take the gift card to any Apple Retail Store and redeem it toward the purchase of a new iPhone 3G.

Other things cardholders can do with the iPhone 3G gift card:
  • Create a new iPhone account using a convenient online process.
  • Select a time to visit a nearby Apple Retail Store to pick up their iPhone 3G.
  • Meet personally with an Apple Specialist to set up and customize their iPhone.
Note: The iPhone 3G Gift Card can also be used for all things Mac and iPod at the Apple Online Store or any Apple Retail Store

The cards are available in amounts from US $25 - $2500 and are available at the Apple online store or at Apple retail locations.

Free Shipping
Any purchase over $50 qualifies for free shipping.

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