What you need to know
- Apple has launched its back-to-school promotion in Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, and Brazil.
- The event offers a free pair of AirPods for purchases of eligible Macs and iPads.
Apple has officially launched its "Back to Uni" promotion (opens in new tab) in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, and South Korea.
The education promotion offers students and teachers a free pair of AirPods with the purchase of an eligible Mac or iPad. Customers can also grab 20% off of AppleCare+ for their new Mac, iPad, or AirPods.
The following Macs and iPads are eligible for the promotion:
- MacBook Air
- MacBook Pro
- Mac Pro
- Mac mini
- iPad Pro
- iPad Air
The following AirPods are eligible for the offer:
- AirPods (2nd generation)
- AirPods (3rd generation)
- AirPods Pro
According to the terms and conditions, the promotion will begin on January 6 and run until March 7:
While a free pair of the 2nd generation AirPods are included by default in the promotion, customers can also choose to upgrade to a pair of 3rd generation AirPods or AirPods Pro for a little more money. Customers will see the option to redeem the free or upgraded pair of AirPods when they add their eligible Mac or iPad to the cart.
The promotion is available to students, parents of students, teachers, and university staff.
Bottom line: With better battery life, a completely new design, new features like Spatial Audio, and an IPX4 rating, the AirPods 3 are better than ever before. Plus, they sound better than the previous models and other than ANC, have pretty much all the same features as the AirPods Pro. These are fantastic AirPods for anyone looking to upgrade or buy their first pair.
Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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