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Apple today reduced prices on all refurbished models of the original iPad and iPad 2 in its online store, knocking between $20 and $50 off of each model. The price drops include:

iPad 2

- 16 GB Wi-Fi: $319, down $30 from $349
- 32 GB Wi-Fi: $399, down $50 from $449
- 64 GB Wi-Fi: $499, down $50 from $449

- 16 GB Wi-Fi+3G: $449, down $30 from $479
- 32 GB Wi-Fi+3G: $529, down $50 from $579
- 64 GB Wi-Fi+3G: $629, down $50 from $679

Original iPad

- 16 GB Wi-Fi: $279, down $20 from $299
- 32 GB Wi-Fi: $349, down $50 from $399
- 64 GB Wi-Fi: $449, down $50 from $499

- 16 GB Wi-Fi+3G: $379, down $20 from $399
- 32 GB Wi-Fi+3G: $449, down $50 from $499
- 64 GB Wi-Fi+3G: $549, down $50 from $599

Apple has yet to begin offering refurbished models of the new third-generation iPad, but for comparison last year the company first offered refurbished iPad 2 models in late August at a $50 discount from brand-new pricing.

(Thanks, Brad!)

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Top Rated Comments

Mad Mac Maniac Avatar
158 months ago
wow, it's pretty amazing that you can buy a good-as-new iPad 2 from Apple for a mere $319...
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
rshanahan Avatar
158 months ago
You can all thank me for the price drop. I just bought one last week for my mom for Mothers day :rolleyes:
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
hardselius Avatar
158 months ago
iPad 2
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- 64 GB Wi-Fi: $499, down $50 from $449
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That's the worst price cut I've seen this year. You might want to correct that.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GeekLawyer Avatar
158 months ago
You can all thank me for the price drop. I just bought one last week for my mom for Mothers day :rolleyes:

Thanks! Now call Apple and get your price adjustment refund. ;)
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nagromme Avatar
158 months ago
The iPad 1 weighs four times a Kindle 4, so... not so much.
The Kindle is nice and light, and the smaller screen helps that, it’s true. However, for that one purpose (pure portability even if functionality is greatly lost), get an e-ink Kindle for even cheaper, and with much longer battery life. If your needs are greater than that, then you give up so much with a Fire that weight alone will not make it worth it.

I see a reason for the e-ink Kindles to exist (weight and bright-sunlight outdoorsmen/readers especially) but not so much reason for the Fire to exist. From a consumer-value perspective.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nagromme Avatar
158 months ago
wow, it's pretty amazing that you can buy a good-as-new iPad 2 from Apple for a mere $319...

Or a perfectly good iPad 1 for $279! Compare what an iPad 1 can do for you (and how well it can do it) vs. a sluggish, small-screen $200 Kindle Fire with no great apps! The iPad 1 is even a better Kindle reader than the Kindle.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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