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.

Top Rated Comments

FelixAng Avatar
117 months ago
Even Microsoft wants iPads
Score: 176 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Michael Scrip Avatar
117 months ago


Even Microsoft wants iPads
They need them for their commercials! :D

Score: 76 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sesnir Avatar
117 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
Score: 74 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ryth Avatar
117 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.
Score: 41 Votes (Like | Disagree)
polterbyte Avatar
117 months ago
This doesn't sound desperate at all.

/s
Score: 25 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AppleWarMachine Avatar
117 months ago
In other business news..

Trade in your Cadillac for a new Kia :eek:

Why would I want to downgrade?
Score: 24 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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