Deals: Best Buy Discounting iPad Mini 5 by $50 This Weekend, Prices Start at $350 for 64GB Wi-Fi

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Best Buy today kicked off its newest weekend sale, introducing a few solid deals on Apple's iPad mini 5 from 2019. During this event, you can also save on iPhone cases, Beats headphones, and a few other Apple products.

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For the iPad mini 5, Best Buy is offering $50 off select models and matching the current best prices for these tablets. Prices start at $349.99 for the 64GB Wi-Fi iPad mini, down from $399.00, and also include the 256GB Wi-Fi model for $499.99, down from $549.00.

If you're looking for cellular models, the 64GB cellular iPad mini is down to $479.99 at Best Buy, from $529.00. The 256GB cellular device is $629.99, down from $679.00. Although stock varies at the time of writing, Best Buy is offering all of these iPad minis in every color.

Below we've rounded up a few of the other sales happening this weekend at Best Buy. This event will end on Sunday, March 22 at 11:59 p.m. CT, and there are limited quantities for some of the items. Some products require My Best Buy membership to see the deals, and many support free shipping, which should be helpful for anyone under quarantine.

Head to our full Deals Roundup to shop for even more discounts on Apple products and related accessories.

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Benjamin Disapfectation Avatar
11 months ago
While the prices are pretty good, as I've noted before most often the prices for refurbs direct from Apple are cheaper.
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DesertNomad Avatar
11 months ago


I don't know, do they really need a mini product. How about an iPod touch large instead? Too many choices especially since base models of iPad prices have come down.

Every pilot I know has an iPad mini because they fit on the yoke of an aircraft to display charts and plates.
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makingmark Avatar
11 months ago
Just sold my iPad Pro after picking up a refurb mini 5 from Apple. To me, the mini is the true iPad. Mac for productivity. SE (yes, in 2020) for on the go needs. mini for entertainment. The pro is terrible for holding in your hands, just as the 11s are for one hand. If I need a keyboard, it’s not a tablet. If it’s a tablet, it’s not as productive as a computer. Sorry. The pro isn’t pro except possibly for visual artists. If you’re always using the pro with a keyboard, why have an iPad?

Resist the attention theft economy. Use your phone for on the go productivity (communication, location research). A computer for in place productivity. An iPad when you are consciously choosing entertainment.

You want a great camera? Buy a camera. You want to post on Instagram or Facebook to get attention? Oh good sir or ma’am, the attention that’s got is yours. Apps are the new cigarettes.
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Zaft Avatar
11 months ago
Most powerful small tablet in the world. Too small for me but I can see how a lot of people love the size for travel.
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verpeiler Avatar
11 months ago


I don't know, do they really need a mini product. How about an iPod touch large instead? Too many choices especially since base models of iPad prices have come down.

I love the Mini 5, it has such a great form factor. If you want an iPad but ultra-portable (or even pocketable) it's the Mini.
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Greenmeenie Avatar
11 months ago
I really wish Apple would come out with an ipad pro mini To compliment my 11” ipad pro. I’d like to be able to use the same apple pencil 2 on both devices.
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