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iPad prices slashed as new tablets expected soon

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 05 Apr 2013 22:35 User comments (6)

iPad prices slashed as new tablets expected soon Retailers have begun slashing prices on various iPads, implying a new, updated version of the tablet is coming in the near future.
Wal-Mart has cut the price of the popular iPad Mini (16GB Wi-Fi) to $299 from $329. The device was launched in September.

Best Buy slashed the price of the third-generation (early 2012) iPad by 30 percent, a large clearance. The 16GB+Wi-Fi version is down from $449 to $314 and the 64GB model is down to $454.

The company says a lot of stock is already sold out, but some stores still have stock.

While the price cuts certainly suggest a new model of the iPad is coming soon (or at least an updated Mini), Wal-Mart denied that was the case: "Some have asked us if we think this signals the possibility of a new iPad to be released. That is not the case. Walmart's move is due to consumer demand and our commitment to providing the best price, not potential new product introductions."

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6 user comments

16.4.2013 12:38

walmart thinks customers are fool? if they want customer delight, why didn't they drop the price at the launch? they could get more delighted customers!


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28.4.2013 19:19
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Originally posted by mukhis:
walmart thinks customers are fool? if they want customer delight, why didn't they drop the price at the launch? they could get more delighted customers!
I like be delight. Delight is good. It's like, you know, how you say? Uh....UH OH, HOT DOG!

39.4.2013 0:58

I think the headline is misleading. Since when does 10% price cut qualify as "SLASHED". In my opinion a 30-40% cut would qualify.

49.4.2013 1:14

Maybe simply because Apple aren't as popular as they used to be. As it is, any fool considering it should avoid the underpowered iPad3 like the plague imho.


Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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514.4.2013 23:21

Originally posted by Jemborg:
Maybe simply because Apple aren't as popular as they used to be. As it is, any fool considering it should avoid the underpowered iPad3 like the plague imho.
Hey look, I can fling birds across the screen and cut rope, just like on my phone :P


614.4.2013 23:39

Originally posted by Ofnir1:
Originally posted by Jemborg:
Maybe simply because Apple aren't as popular as they used to be. As it is, any fool considering it should avoid the underpowered iPad3 like the plague imho.
Hey look, I can fling birds across the screen and cut rope, just like on my phone :P
Ooooooh! O_O

lol

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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