Best Buy One-Day Sale: Save Up to $265 on MacBook Pro and Up to $100 on 2017 iPad

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    Best Buy today has debuted a limited one-day sale on a few of the latest models of Apple's MacBook Pro without Touch Bar and the fifth-generation iPad. The savings bring the cost of the entry-level MacBook Pro configuration down to $1,049.99, from $1,299.99. Students and parents of students can save even more and get the notebook for $999.99.

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    For the iPads, savings are $80 off the 32GB models and $100 off the 128GB models, with prices either matching or beating the costs for the same iPads at retailers like Walmart, Target, and Adorama. Check out the list below for every device on sale today only:

    13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar
    [*]2.3 GHz Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Space Gray - $1,049.99, down from $1,299.99 / $999.99 with Student Deals
    [*]2.3 GHz Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Silver - $1,049.99, down from $1,299.99 / $999.99 with Student Deals
    [*]2.3GHz Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Space Gray - $1,234.99, down from $1,499.99 / $1,184.99 with Student Deals
    [*]2.3GHz Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Silver - $1,234.99, down from $1,499.99 / $1,184.99 with Student Deals
    [*]2.5GHz Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Space Gray - $1,999.99, down from $2,199.99 / $1,949.99 with Student Deals
    Fifth-Generation iPad
    [*]32GB, Wi-Fi - $249.99, down from $329.99
    [*]128GB, Wi-Fi - $329.99, down from $429.99 For more information on the latest sales from Best Buy and many other retailers, be sure to head over to our full Deals Roundup.

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  3. 4jasontv macrumors 65816

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    The 128 iPad is actually a decent offer. Can I get a geek squad warrenty? You better ask me 7 times.
     
  4. Sedulous macrumors 68020

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    Apple should be a little embarrassed to still sell notebook computers with only 128 GB non-removable storage... which is more like 100 GB with OS.
     
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    Especially when iPhones are 256 now...
     
  7. FightTheFuture, Apr 24, 2018
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    didn't seem like it lasted the full day, the MBP sales are no longer displayed on their site
     
  9. Edgecrusherr macrumors member

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    If it's your primary laptop, sure, but I'd rather save money on internal storage for something like a MacBook and get more RAM. I see your point, but I'm ok with it as an auxiliary 2nd machine.
     
  10. noxivs macrumors newbie

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    What are you gonna use the 128 gb for? On iPads you hardly take photos (afaik only my father does with his iPad Air 2), you don't need to use its internal storage if you use it to do anything creative like writing (actually you shouldn't, if iPad gets lost without a backup you are as good as effed), anything related to image editing can still be saved on the cloud. Only f you install a lot of games and play them all or if you edit videos on iPad (who does that?) you might need that big of a storage. iPhone storage needs are a different story tho
     
  11. 4jasontv macrumors 65816

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    I get 30 GB of files per semester, and since all the content builds on itself I need access to all of my notes and papers. If the university had reliable WiFi, sure, but I have no control over when I will have access to my cloud.
     

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