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Bryan M. Wolfe
| September 1, 2011
Here’s How To Get A Real iPad 2 At A Cheaper Price
While it will cost you more than $180, iPad 2 prices are coming down, sort of. Apple’s online store is now offering refurbish models for $50 less than retail. One day after we told you the story of Ashley McDowell, the South Carolina woman that paid $180 for a fake iPad 2 (it was a piece of wood), one may wonder if there is anywhere to buy a real Apple tablet for less. Yes, there is. Beginning this week, Apple is offering refurbished iPad 2s through their website. Available models, all $50 less than a new model, are:
- Wi-Fi, 64 GB $649 (ships in 1-3 days)
- Wi-Fi + 3G, 32 GB $679 (ships in 1-3 days)
- Wi-Fi + 3G, 64 GB $779 (ships in 1-3 days)
[caption id="attachment_224114" align="aligncenter" width="514" caption="iPad 2 - Refurbished Models"][/caption] All refurbished models include Apple’s one-year limited warranty and are covered by the company’s 14-day returns policy. In addition, Apple is still selling refurbished original iPads via its site too.