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Old Oct 24, 2012, 06:23 PM   #1
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How soon will Amazon get the iPad Mini?

I'm considering trading in my iPad 3 for an iPad Mini with Amazon's trade in service. When would Amazon start selling iPad Minis do you think? Obviously I won't get one on launch day, but is a week after that feasible do you think? Thanks!
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 08:08 PM   #2
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According to Amazon, they got the iPad 3 on March 7, which was the launch date. So I think I'm gonna do it.
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No, they don't get them on launch day. They always put the info up early but don't have the actual product. What they do sell is accessories. You may find a cheap case from China for a very low price .
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I can't believe how some retail stores get away with selling some cases for 20x the price you can get it for on Amazon. I guess it's all in the name brand.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 02:34 PM   #5
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No, they don't get them on launch day. They always put the info up early but don't have the actual product. What they do sell is accessories. You may find a cheap case from China for a very low price .
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 05:43 AM   #6
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I'm still waiting for an answer to this very question. I found this thread googling for an answer. I want to save tax plus maybe a few $ in price. But alas, they have yet to have any in stock. Only insane price gouging independent sellers.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 06:39 AM   #7
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Amazon itself will not sell the iPad Mini - you can purchase from 3rd party sellers.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 06:44 AM   #8
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Amazon itself will not sell the iPad Mini - you can purchase from 3rd party sellers.
Why not? They sell every other iPad model, why not the mini?
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Why not? They sell every other iPad model, why not the mini?
Could you please point me to an iPad4 on Amazon? I don't see Amazon selling any. Just resellers at MSRP+
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So why is amazon not selling either of the new ipads? Plenty of other 3rd parties are selling them. Is it just a stock issue? Low supplies still due to high holiday demand?
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Why not? They sell every other iPad model, why not the mini?
They want you to buy a Fire Kindle HD.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 09:31 AM   #12
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They want you to buy a Fire Kindle HD.
So they're suddenly no longer going to sell iPads? Of any kind? After selling them for years? That sound illogical and pretty unlikely for a company like Amazon.
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So they're suddenly no longer going to sell iPads? Of any kind? After selling them for years? That sound illogical and pretty unlikely for a company like Amazon.
Amazon has never sold them - only from vendors on Amazon.
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They want you to buy a Fire Kindle HD.
Yes. Also, from my observations, the 3rd party vendors usually list iPads higher than retail.
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