seventh-gen iPad with a 10.2-inch display when the 10.5-inch iPad Air (2019) is significantly more powerful and only slightly more expensive on occasion. There's also the 2017 generation of the iPad Pro to consider if you can't afford the 2018 editions, even though Apple no longer sells the 10.5 and 12.9-inch oldies itself (at least not in brand-new condition).It's particularly hard to recommend the purchase of a recently released
The two-year-old slates are on sale today only at pretty great prices in "factory reconditioned" condition, which in case you're wondering, is not the same as your typical refurbished affair. You're looking at devices backed by full 1-year warranties here, made to resemble brand-new units as far as both functionality and aesthetics are concerned. These are carefully inspected, tested, and repaired (if needed) by authorized technicians, and they're shipped in standard white boxes alongside brand new accessories.
In short, you will be paying as little as $399.99 and $529.99 for a 2017-released iPad Pro with a 10.5 and 12.9-inch screen respectively that should look and work as good as an unused and unopened device. In case you're wondering, Apple currently sells these tablets in refurbished condition as well, charging however $469 and $589.
The discounts may not seem drastic, but if you only have 400 or 530 bucks to spend, these are arguably your top iPad options right now, what with beautiful Retina displays in tow, as well as relatively powerful Apple A10X Fusion processors, quad-speaker setups, epic battery life, and guaranteed software support for a few more years.