iPad iPad 3's going for $300

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    Good luck finding one.
     
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    Damn. My iPad 2 is nice, but the retina screen would be sweet. Hmm...
     
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    I didn't even think stores had any left. 0.0
     
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    16GB - Do Not Want!
     
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    Then Do Not Get :rolleyes:!
     
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    Thats cool and all.......if you can get your hands on one. Thats like the $127 iphone that wal-mart was selling. that was like handing out free gold bars but at selected stores with only a very limited supply.
     
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    This is a great price.
     
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    Hard but not impossible. Just do a zip code search for availability AND call ahead to have it reserved is my recommendation.
     
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    Bear in mind that calling ahead can give it away to employees savvy enough to realize there's money to be made reselling at this price
     
  13. gniss39, Feb 13, 2013
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    So specific stores may have this that don't show up on the main apple site? Maybe I should give my local stores a buzz!

    The 32 iPad 3 is 479$ refurb. Would they give 179 off for the 16??

    Edit: wow nevermind my post. Didn't realize this was at Target stores.
     
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    If the employees are savvy enough, the stock is probably already depleted.
     
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    I may try to get one tomorrow. Will report back!
     
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    I WANT!!! lol
     
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    TyPod

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    Very good deal!
     
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    I found it odd that the iPad 3 didn't take the place of the iPad 2 when the iPad 4 came out.
     
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    You'd be calling the electronics department for which I assume the employee already knows the price and would have acted on it already if they wanted it is my thinking.
     
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    I would like to say thank you to the forum. I was looking at buying an ipad but was a little iffy. Read the above post and said these are good deals. I found a 64gb at Target in Joplin and bought it. Was the last in the area. Was 100 more then I wanted to spend but thought maybe I could find a great app for photo editing and then I wouldnt feel like I over spent. Once again thanks to a great group.
    BillMc
     
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    Picked up a iPad 3 64gb Wfi+4G for $490 and a 16gb Wifi+4G for 300 something.

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    Probably not a big enough difference to make people want the 4.
     
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    Say you're Apple.

    You have the new iPad Mini which uses the A5 2nd generation processor, PowerVR SGX543MP2 GPU and 512 MB of ram.

    You want to continue to sell a cheaper iPad full size and your options are, the iPad Retina which uses the A5X and PowerVR SGX543MP4 or the iPad 2 which uses..... the A5 and the PowerVR SGX543MP2.

    Which do you think is more cost effective? Two different SOC's at vastly different price/cost points or three different SOC's with one very cheap price/cost point and two with high price/cost points?

    It was an easy choice to make. The decision to build the iPad Mini with the same processor/GPU as the iPad 2 gave the iPad 2 a longer shelf life.
     
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    Thank you I won't! :D
     
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    which target did you pick your ipad 3 64gb wifi and 4G for this low price ?
     
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    It was at meijer on clearance for $545 which is a good deal in itself but by signing up for mperks and a CC you can get it down to $490 which was the case for me.
     

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