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Old Dec 24, 2012, 10:09 PM   #1
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Best bet for a 16 GB wifi white mini?

IDK what to do. I'd like it this week.

I might try Tekserve Wednesday to see if I can get it by Friday.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 10:23 PM   #2
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Most likely open box returns at Best Buy will be your best bet.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 10:34 PM   #3
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Most likely open box returns at Best Buy will be your best bet.
This and using the online store located and checking each stores open box items works wonders
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 10:46 PM   #4
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You'll have a lot better luck after the busy holiday season. Keep an eye out at your local Apple store, local electronic retailers, and online retailers. Although 16GB white wi-fi only iPad minis are the most difficult to run by, they're out there!
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 11:30 PM   #5
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check your nearest Apple store, I was able to score a 16gb wifi mini earlier today as a last minute Xmas gift.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 11:43 PM   #6
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Scored a 32 GB on Thursday at Apple Store and they had several 16 GB just sitting on counter waiting to be sold. Checked 3 other resellers with no luck before AS.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 09:32 AM   #7
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My Apple store hasn't had ANY Wifi models for a week or any AT&T models. No Target, Walmart, RadioShack, Best Buy has them either.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 11:03 AM   #8
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I got fed up with trying to find a black 16GB mini and ordered one from Apple last night. Got an email this morning from them that it shipped and will be here on Friday.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 11:54 AM   #9
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IDK what to do. I'd like it this week.

I might try Tekserve Wednesday to see if I can get it by Friday.
amazon, if you're in the us. they have 2 in stock right now lol, and it's elligible for 2 day shipping.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 04:19 PM   #10
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amazon, if you're in the us. they have 2 in stock right now lol, and it's elligible for 2 day shipping.
$437 is too much. LOL.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 04:28 PM   #11
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$437 is too much. LOL.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listi...condition=used
It's either that or you go to tekserve or you order it straight from Apple, my mom got me good lol she told me she ordered it from Apple and it would be here January 2nd but she actually rushed over to best buy and they had like maybe 4 left.
Reminds me of black friday when I rushed over to toys r us on thursday as soon as they opened and waited in like from 8:30 to 11:30 to pick up the ps3 bundle to replace my broken 60gb. You'll never beat this holiday rush unless you prepare very well.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 04:34 PM   #12
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http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listi...condition=used
It's either that or you go to tekserve or you order it straight from Apple, my mom got me good lol she told me she ordered it from Apple and it would be here January 2nd but she actually rushed over to best buy and they had like maybe 4 left.
Reminds me of black friday when I rushed over to toys r us on thursday as soon as they opened and waited in like from 8:30 to 11:30 to pick up the ps3 bundle to replace my broken 60gb. You'll never beat this holiday rush unless you prepare very well.
I called and checked every store that would sell the iPad mini online and NO luck. I wonder if there's any early morning December 26 deliveries at the Apple store or best buy? Because I couldn't reserve one online and when I call they say they don't know when they'll get wifi models.

and whenever I call somewhere else and ask for an iPad mini they scoff at me.

LOL.
Thanks for the help though. Just trying to plan this.
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I called and checked every store that would sell the iPad mini online and NO luck. I wonder if there's any early morning December 26 deliveries at the Apple store or best buy? Because I couldn't reserve one online and when I call they say they don't know when they'll get wifi models.

and whenever I call somewhere else and ask for an iPad mini they scoff at me.

LOL.
Thanks for the help though. Just trying to plan this.
Everyone wants a 16gb wifi. If you get a cellular one I guarantee you can find one almost instantly.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 09:57 PM   #14
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If anybody is in Los Angeles I have noticed on the Apple app store that there are quite a few stores that have the 16 gig white minis in stock third street promenade had it Century City had it Pasadena hat it and this is the first time since the mini was released that I've seen up so many stores have the 16 gig Wi-Fi many white model
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 11:01 PM   #15
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I called and checked every store that would sell the iPad mini online and NO luck. I wonder if there's any early morning December 26 deliveries at the Apple store or best buy? Because I couldn't reserve one online and when I call they say they don't know when they'll get wifi models.

and whenever I call somewhere else and ask for an iPad mini they scoff at me.

LOL.
Thanks for the help though. Just trying to plan this.
Use the Apple Store app and reserve one for pickup the next day. That's how I was able to get mine.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 11:20 PM   #16
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I just noticed my Apple store has them. Interesting because they've been out of stock for weeks already. Guess they got some in for the post-Xmas "rush"
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 09:20 AM   #17
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it seems like nowhere in my area has had one since November.
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 09:50 AM   #18
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it seems like nowhere in my area has had one since November.
If you get the Apple Store app on your iPhone, you can actually check availability by store. Just add whatever model you want into your cart and choose store pickup and then it will give you a list of local stores where you can check their inventory.
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 09:32 AM   #19
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Just got off the phone with Tekserve to place an order for a second black iPad mini for my wife, and the woman on the phone told me that they just got over 80 16GB white iPad minis in stock this morning, so call them if you want one. Free shipping, and no tax. They're pretty awesome.
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 09:42 AM   #20
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Last night I placed an order with Tekserve for a 16GB white iPad mini, as one of their employees called me right when they got the shipment in (awesome customer service by the way). Since I live in MA it was tax free, has free ground shipping, and according to the tracking will arrive today. I'm pleased.
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