Apple has now slashed the prices of iPad 2 and iPad 3 models that it is officially selling on its online refurbished store. Such units can only be purchased online and won’t be found at any Apple Retail Stores. Prices have been slashed only for Wi-Fi plus Cellular and Wi-Fi plus 3G variants of these iPads.
The 16GB iPad 2 WiFi plus 3G model retails for $529, on the online refurbished store it can be purchased for $349. That’s a 34% saving, which in dollar terms, makes $180. The same variant with 32GB internal storage can be purchased for $429 and the one with 64GB storage can be purchased for $529. A brand new 16GB iPad 3 wih WiFi plus cellular model has a retail price of $529, from the online store it is available for $409 only. The 32GB and 64GB ones can be purchased for $499 and $579 respectively. These discounted prices won’t be available for long, they only last till stocks clear out. These prices do make up for a good deal, and if you’re holding out for the next generation iPad but still need an Apple tablet in the interim, the refurbished models are an excellent choice.