Apple confirms iPad 2 Price Drop

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  1. iDan

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    Apple is ready to put even more heat on it's tablet competition including the Amazon Kindle by lowering the price of the Apple iPad 2 16GB Wi-Fi model to $399 and the Apple iPad 2 32GB Wi-Fi/3G to $529. Although the technology in the iPad2 is a year old, $399 is an amazing price for all the power it still packs.

    Source: Engadget
     
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    Looks like it might be time for the competition to call it a day. Even at the old price no-one else could get more than a foot in the door. Now? I'm glad I'm not trying to make a living selling non-Apple tablets. Payday could look very thin.

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    Time to do some early Christmas shopping for the family with these prices!

    Wow! :)
     
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    I just bought my son an iPod touch for his birthday. If I'd known he could have had an iPad.

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    Oh, that's a bummer...but always a future incentive to work towards for him! :)
     
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    Is it too late to return it and replace with an iPad?

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    He's only 9. The iPod is probably a bit more resilient for a kid of his age, but still...$400 represents amazing value for money.

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    It's never too early!

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    £329 for the old ipad2 16 gb wifi only, where as the ipad 3 16 gb wifi only is £399, amazing value

    RIP Steve Jobs 
     
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    when do these prices start?? even 399 is a nice price. but for 100 more u get a lot more stuff
     
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    What do u mean when do these prices start, £399 in the starting price for the cheapest ipad 3. It is on the uk apple site

    RIP Steve Jobs 
     
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    it seems like you cant get an iapd 2 32 gig just the 16 gig verison which is a mistake.
    a 32 gig ipad 2 for 499 would be a killer deal
     
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    Great. We got our iPad2 shortly after the new year. Back then I heard about an new iPad soon to come, but I figured it would cost much more with all the new stuff. And since Apple never striked me as a company who would go down with prices, I thought I can't afford that new iPad and got the iPad2. Now I read this and getting really sad. :(
     
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