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Old Nov 16, 2012, 12:27 PM   #1
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iPad 3 refurbs 16gb back in stock

Just a heads up the white model of the 16gb for $379 is back as of 1:30 EST. I snagged one about 2 weeks ago. Looks and acts brand spanking new. Love my ipad 3
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 01:29 PM   #2
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Got mine 2 days ago

Could not agree with you more
Sold my 3 about 2 weeks before mini launched,for $420,got my mini and sent back.
Screen sucked in non- retina.
Ordered a 4 and a 3 refurb,and in my usage could not see any difference.
And the 130 buck difference it was a no brainer to keep the 3 and send 4 back,
Seeing the 5 SHOULD be a redesign.
The refurb 3 is the best value out there as i believe along with many others ,
The 5 should be totally redesigned,and lighter.
The refurb screen is perfect,no screen bleed,better quality than my old 3.
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 01:36 PM   #3
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why are you buying the ipad 3 refurb when you can buy it brand new for the same price at Best Buy?

i was about to buy a refurb then i just saw that best buy is selling the 3rd generation NEW for the same price apple is charging for refurb


just as FYI
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 01:48 PM   #4
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Better build quality

First off ,best buy near me did not have any 3's and if they did they were $449

Second off, when i bought my original 3 on launch day,i went thru 3 before i received an acceptable screen.

The 4 i ordered with my refurb 3 had bad screen bleed and lousy color.the 3
Refurb was perfect,no screen bleed,perfect color-white whites,no blue,or yellow.
I had the 3&4 side by side and the 3 was by far better.

I believe the refurb stuff goes thru a much more quality control program than the new stuff.

For $379,1 yr warranty you cannot go wrong.
I have had much better luck with apple refurb quality than product launch quality.

The program you talk about is a store by store program ,not available for order,
And if not available in your area store the refurb thru apple is the way to go.
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