For most people, buying an iPad is a luxury. It’s a device you purchase to fill the gap between your expensive smartphone and your costly laptop.
Buying a new iPad is not an option for many of us, but there are some great deals available on refurbished ones. Here are ten options, now with up to 74% off the original retail price.
Perfect for browsing, streaming, and reading on the go, the iPad Mini is a great little tablet. Right now, you can pick one up for under $150.
Apple iPad Mini 2 32GB (Wi-Fi) + Accessories Bundle
Combining a 64-bit A7 chip with a 9.7” Retina display, the iPad Mini 2 is both portable and powerful. It also features dual cameras and 32GB of storage. This deal offers a refurbished device plus tempered glass, a case, and more for $142.99 — that’s 42% off.
Apple iPad Mini 2 Retina Display 32GB (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
If you don’t need the accessories, you can get an iPad Mini 2 by itself. This device was a Macworld Editor’s Choice when it was released, and it still offers cutting-edge features like fast MIMO Internet. Order now for $149.99 to get this certified refurbished model, worth $160.
Apple iPad Mini 1st Gen 7.9″ 16GB
It might be a little older, but the original iPad Mini is still a great device. You get a dual-core chip, with 10 hours of battery and a 5MP iSight camera that captures full HD video. It was originally priced at $329, but this certified refurb is currently just $84.99.
Apple iPad Mini 4 128GB (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
The smaller, thinner iPad Mini 4 has a 1.5GHz Apple A8 processor and Metal technology for much-improved graphics. You also get an 8MP camera, nine hours of battery life, and 128GB of storage for media. Originally priced at $799, this certified refurb is now only $329.
Apple iPad Mini 4 7.9″ 16GB (Wi-Fi)
If you can live without that much storage, the iPad mini 4 16GB offers incredible value. You get that same Retina display powered by a 1.5GHz A8 processor and 2GB of RAM, plus 10 hours of battery life and HD video recording. Originally $399, this certified refurb is now only $199.99.
Apple iPad Mini 3 16GB (Wi-Fi + GSM/CDMA Unlocked)
For better connectivity at a reasonable price, grab the iPad Mini 3. This lightweight tablet offers a crisp Retina display and 10 hours of battery life, along with MIMO technology and GSM/CDMA. Order now for $239.99 to get the unlocked refurb, originally worth $499.99.
If you want a larger screen and more processing power, a full-size iPad would be a wise investment. Here are some excellent deals on refurbished models.
Apple iPad 4 9.7″ 16GB Bundle
Featuring a large Retina display and an A6X processor, the iPad 4 is perfect for checking emails and watching Netflix on the couch. This version provides 10 hours of battery life and Siri integration. You can order now for just $99.99 to get a certified refurb bundled with a screen protector, case, stylus, and more.
Apple iPad 9.7″ 5th Gen 32GB (Wi-Fi + Cellular)
Described as “everything great about the iPad” in a Macworld review, this 5th gen tablet is equipped with a powerful 1.8GHz A9 chip and 2GB of memory. In addition, it provides cellular connectivity and 10 hours of battery life. It was priced at $429 new, but the refurbished version is now $269.99.
Apple iPad 4th Gen 32GB + Accessories Bundle
Offering generous screen space for the price, this Apple iPad 4th Gen has a 9.7” Retina display, fast Wi-Fi, a 5MP camera, and full support for Siri. In this bundle, you get a refurbished device along with a screen protector, a case, and more for just $134.99.
Apple iPad 7th Gen 10.2″ 32GB (WiFi + Cellular)
With a 2.33GHz A10 Fusion processor and 3GB of RAM on board, the iPad 7th Gen offers incredible performance. You still get 10 hours of battery life, and the larger 10.2” display is great for photo editing and watching movies. Originally $459, this 2019 refurb is now $399.99.
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