If you’re looking to buy a new Mac desktop, now’s the time to grab a bargain! It’s Amazon Prime Day on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 12 and 13, when we expect Amazon to cut prices for the iMac and Mac mini even more than usual. Below are the best deals we’ve found so far – there are already some great discounts to be had, but make sure to check this page regularly as we track sales leading up to and on Prime Day itself.
If it’s a MacBook you’re looking for, check out our separate roundup of the best Amazon Prime Day MacBook Air and MacBook Pro deals. We also have an overview of all Apple Amazon Prime Day deals.
Prime Day 2022: The Best Early iMac Deals Right Now
The 24-inch iMac arrived in Spring 2021 with a brand new design and Apple’s M1 chip. For centuries it suffered from stock shortages which made it almost impossible to buy one, but now that the stock is at a reasonable level you can get some great bargains – in fact Amazon knocks a whopping £300 in the UK!
Amazon USA currently has no early iMac deals.
Amazon UK has some good early deals:
- iMac with M1 chip (7-core GPU), 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, silver: was £1,249, get it for: £1,199 (£49 off)
- iMac with M1 chip (7‑core GPU), 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, green: was £1,249, get it for: £1,119.97 (£129.03 off)
- iMac with M1 chip (8‑core GPU), 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, silver: was £1,449, get it for: £1,185 (£264 off)
- iMac with M1 chip (8‑core GPU), 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, green: was £1,449, get it for: £1,249 (£200 off)
- iMac with M1 chip (8‑core GPU), 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, pink: was £1,449, get it for: £1,149 (£300 off)
- iMac with M1 chip (8‑core GPU), 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, blue: was £1,649, get it for: £1,467.97 (£150 off)
- iMac with M1 chip (8‑core GPU), 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, pink: was £1,649, get it for: £1,469.97 (£179.03 off)
You will also find some Intel Macs on sale, if you don’t mind the processor being quite old now you can get a bargain:
- iMac, 21.5-inch, Intel Core i5, 8th Gen: Was £1,099, get it for: £989 (£109 off)
- iMac, 27-inch, Intel Core i5, 10th Gen, 6-core: Was £1,799, get it for: £1,589.97 (£209 off)
Best Ongoing M1 iMac Deals
8-core CPU, 7-core GPU, 256GB (List price $1,299 / £1,249)
8-core CPU, 8-core GPU, 256GB (List price $1,499 / £1,449)
8-core CPU, 8-core GPU, 512GB SSD (list price from $1,699 / £1,649)
Prime Day 2022: The Best Early Mac Mini Deals Right Now
Apple’s M1 Mac mini arrived in November 2020 alongside the M1 MacBook Air and M1 MacBook Pro, the Air and Pro now have M2 chips, which could mean the Mac mini will get a similar update soon, in the meantime, take a look to see how much you can save on the M1 model.
Amazon US has sold out the 256GB model, but has a good early deal on the 512GB model:
Amazon UK has some good early deals:
Best ongoing M1 Mac mini deals
M1 Mac mini, 256GB ($699 / £699) MSRP
M1 Mac mini, 512GB ($899 / £899)
Intel Mac mini, 3.0GHz, 512GB (List price: $1,099 / £1,099)
Prime Day 2022: How do I get the best Mac deals?
While the above deals are now underway, Prime Day will officially begin on July 12 at 12 a.m. PT (3 p.m. ET) in the following countries: Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, UK and US We’re not sure if Prime Day sales will be any better than they are now, so if you’re happy with the prices here, you should grab it .
The above sales are open to all customers, but Prime members get free shipping within two days. Once Prime Day starts, most of the deals are exclusive to Prime members, so you’ll need to sign up with an active membership to purchase any of the deals. Prime memberships cost $139 / £79 / AUD $59 per year, or $14.99 / £7.99 / AUD $6.99 on a monthly basis. New users can sign up for a free 30-day trial that can be canceled at any time during the trial period.
Check out our other Apple deal overviews for more Prime Day coverage:
Best Prime Day 2022 Apple Deals
Best Prime Day 2022 MacBook Deals
Best Prime Day 2022 AirPods Deals
Best Prime Day 2022 Apple Watch Deals
Best Prime Day 2022 Apple TV Deals
Best Prime Day 2022 iPad Deals
Best Prime Day 2022 iPhone Deals