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Microsoft Retail Stores Offering at Least $200 for iPad Trade-In

Microsoft is now accepting trade-ins for Apple iPads at its retail stores. The promotion sees Microsoft giving gift cards worth at least $200 for the iPad 2 and newer, meaning purchasers need only spend $149 to get an entry-level Microsoft Surface RT tablet.

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How to redeem this offer

- Bring in your gently used iPad 2, 3, or 4 and get a minimum of a $200 gift card to the Microsoft store.

- Looking to upgrade your tablet? Check out the Surface RT or Surface Pro.
The offer is valid until October 27, 2013 at Microsoft Retail Stores in the U.S. and Canada, with a limit of one per customer.

Microsoft has been aggressively trying to compete with Apple in the tablet market in recent months; Microsoft has run a number of anti-iPad television advertisements in addition to a recent price cut to its tablets.

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13 months ago
Even Microsoft wants iPads
Rating: 176 Votes
13 months ago



Even Microsoft wants iPads


They need them for their commercials! :D

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Rating: 76 Votes
13 months ago
Microsoft will then turn around and eBay the iPads for double that. That's the only way the MS store will ever make any money :D
Rating: 74 Votes
13 months ago

It's not about what they are going to do with the ipads, it's about getting their products out to the market. I'd be willing to bet there are people out there who aren't thrilled that the iPad has gained absolutely zero additional functionality since the iPad 2. The functionality it gained over the original iPad were cameras.


Does a car get any additional functionality every new model year? It does the same thing...get you to and from a place. Only engines, look, bells and whistles get upgraded really.

You're logic is really really bad.
Rating: 41 Votes
13 months ago
This doesn't sound desperate at all.

/s
Rating: 25 Votes
13 months ago
In other business news..

Trade in your Cadillac for a new Kia :eek:

Why would I want to downgrade?
Rating: 24 Votes
13 months ago
For a company that is a direct competitor to Apple, this is a great way for them to get cheap iPads for their employees! :D

In all seriousness, what do they do with the iPads they get (like anyone's going to trade in an iPad for a Surface...)?
Rating: 22 Votes
13 months ago

It's not about what they are going to do with the ipads, it's about getting their products out to the market. I'd be willing to bet there are people out there who aren't thrilled that the iPad has gained absolutely zero additional functionality since the iPad 2. The functionality it gained over the original iPad were cameras.


Comments like this are a great example of how someone with not much understanding of practically anything can say something @#^% and think they have contributed in an intelligent manner by using the classic "I am willing to bet...."
Rating: 19 Votes
13 months ago

LOL out loud over here.


Do you know what LOL means? ;)
Rating: 17 Votes
13 months ago
Step 1: Sell iPad 4 to MS
Step 2: Buy amazon card at MS store
Step 3: Buy Apple card at amazon
Step 4: Buy iPad 5.
Step 5: Brag to MS that you have a better iPad than them.
Rating: 13 Votes

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