All iPads Apple sale event on Friday

Discussion in 'iPad' started by hrv888, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. macrumors regular

    Mar 17, 2009
    I bought my ipad 4 last Friday and there is a sale going on this Friday. Would it include the 4? Do they do price adjustments? Or should I return it and get a brand new one? Any thoughts? What happened on the previous Black Friday events?
  2. macrumors 65816


    Feb 12, 2012
    at an apple store and not another retailer??? hear anything about the mini?

    yes they would prob do price adjustment
  3. macrumors 65816


    Apr 6, 2010
    Most places that do price adjustments specifically state that it excludes Black Friday deals. I have never dealt with Apple on this but I know for a fact that Best Buy does not do any price matching of Black Friday prices.
  4. macrumors 6502

    Sep 19, 2012
    Did anyone do this last year?
  5. macrumors 6502a

    Oct 27, 2012
    Still believe the best deal for the 4 is the Target one with the $60 gift card plus an additional %5 off with the Red Card. Apple has never been one for discounting much.
  6. macrumors 6502

    Sep 19, 2012
    Where is that deal?
  7. macrumors 6502a

    Mar 29, 2010
    Best Buy is doing $60 off the price of any wifi ipad 4 or 2 (not a gift card). I ordered on yesterday.
  8. macrumors 6502a

    Jul 7, 2008
    The iPad 4 at best buy is also a decent deal at 60 off all retina display models. Factor in the few percent you get back as reward zone certificates, it pretty much matches the Target deal. Also BB's deal is available online (not sure if Target's is) and you can use any credit card to purchase (so Amex users can get their extended warranties)
  9. macrumors 6502

    Sep 19, 2012
    How did you order one already?
  10. macrumors 6502a

    Jul 7, 2008
    They had a special preview sale for Best Buy Premier Silver members.
  11. macrumors regular

    Jul 25, 2011
  12. macrumors regular

    Sep 13, 2012
    Looks like you got robbed partner... or did you know? I hate how it's getting hard to tell which iPad models retailers are selling.
  13. steve dave, Nov 20, 2012
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2012

    macrumors 6502a

    Mar 29, 2010
    The models yesterday were definitely the new ipad. The description even lists the A6X processor and lightning connector.

    I just checked my order again and it is definitely for model MD514LL/A

    And the link that you quote even says that it is for ipad with retina display. Which is the new models Christ it even has one on display.
  14. macrumors regular

    May 22, 2012
    The old models also have retina display... and the link is 100% for the old model. A5X processor.
  15. macrumors 68040


    Nov 23, 2011
    Has anyone seen any Black Friday deals out there on the iPad Mini? Or is it too soon for those?
  16. macrumors 6502

    Nov 16, 2012
    To be fair, I'm a silver member too and checked out e deals yesterday and it was 100% guaranteed the newest model. Said lightening and a6. I was actually doing some math to consider returning mine and grabbing it up.

    Looks like they switched them, hope they honor Steve Dave's purchase.
  17. macrumors 6502a

    Jul 7, 2008
    Yeah ordering it yesterday, I noticed that the Best Buy page had both the third and the fourth gen models (MC and MD prefixes in the part numbers). I ordered the 4th Gen, MD prefix and it discounted it $60 off. The discount was also applicable on the 3rd gen models. I am assuming it will be the same on Thanksgiving day/Black Friday.
  18. macrumors regular

    Aug 3, 2010
    Doubt the ipad mini is gonna go on sale, since apple doesn't even have enough stock for it.
  19. macrumors 6502a

    Mar 29, 2010
    it shipped yesterday and will be here today...
  20. macrumors 6502a

    Mar 29, 2010
    I actually just got a separate email this morning that has the 3rd gen ipad 32GB for $549 plus a $75 gift card @ Best Buy.
  21. macrumors 68040


    Nov 23, 2011
    And I assume none of the third party sales apply? If anyone knows of any, please share. Does the Target Red Card 5% thing work on Mini?
  22. macrumors 6502a

    Mar 29, 2010
    the 5% off with Red Card works with anything in store or online from Target
  23. macrumors newbie

    Sep 14, 2012
    Does anyone know if price matches appl store for their Black Friday event? If so, that would be the absolute best deal: $41 off and save 6-8% ($40 in taxes). And that is real money. Not a gift card that you'll buy to use crap you don't need or really want.
  24. macrumors 65816

    May 4, 2012
    No one here knows, but I bet someone at MacMall does. Who knows, maybe someone from MacMall will read this thread and answer.
  25. macrumors 6502a


    Oct 31, 2012
    Near Toronto, ON
    Not likely that they would mark down items where they still can't meet existing demand.

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