Best Buy slashes price of third-generation Apple iPad by 30%; Walmart has the Apple iPad mini for $299

Best Buy slashes price of third-generation Apple iPad by 30%; Walmart has the Apple iPad mini for $299
If you're in the market for an Apple iPad, now is the time to buy one. Both Best Buy and Walmart have taken an ax to their respective pricing, perhaps clearing up inventory before new versions of the slate are introduced. At Best Buy, the third generation Apple iPad is on sale with the 64GB model priced at $545.99 for a whopping $234 discount. This is the model that includes both Wi-Fi and 4G LTE connectivity via AT&T. The 16GB variant of the slate is on sale for $405.99 giving you a price break of $174. Shipping is free and Best Buy says that quantities are limited.

Meanwhile, Walmart is running a sale of its own for the Apple iPad mini. A 16GB model with Wi-Fi connectivity only is priced at just $299 for a $30 savings. To get that price, you have to make the purchase inside the store.

New versions of both the full-sized 9.7 inch Apple iPad and the 7.9 inch Apple iPad mini could launch by this summer. The fifth generation of the Apple iPad is supposed to bring a slimmer footprint with a thinner bezel while a new iPad mini should bring a Retina display.

source: Sun-Sentinel

Related phones

iPad 3 AT&T
  • Display 9.7" 2048 x 1536 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Apple A5X, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 11560 mAh
iPad mini
  • Display 7.9" 1024 x 768 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A5, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 4440 mAh



1. naveenstuns

Posts: 184; Member since: Feb 19, 2012

still its too much :(

6. Mxyzptlk unregistered

That's a deal.

2. ocilfa

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

Agreed, that is too much. However, If you search for ipad 3's on best buy, you can find a 16GB for $314.99. Its only available at specific stores(They wont ship it), but its still a decent deal.

3. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

much better than paying $330 for a smaller ipad , but i heard the A5x is kind of laggy with the retina display , so meh for both

4. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

I remember a time when an Apple product would never depreciate in value...sign of the times to come for Apple-especially when they launch the 5s with only a upgraded processor and camera. Best of luck! The ride was great.

5. jcpwn2004

Posts: 314; Member since: Jan 18, 2012

exactly, these stores must have a lot of stock not selling too well.

7. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Limited stock means they only have a few. Read the article.

8. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

Clearance sale my man..

9. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

You can knock it down to $5 and it's still overpriced. Hell, a 10lbs bag of donkey sh*t is worth more.

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