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Does apple usually discount older generations?

Discussion in 'iPad 2 Forum' started by dpcardoza, Mar 4, 2012.

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    My laptop finally took a crap and I decided to get an iPad instead. My wife has an ipad 2 and I like it alot. Does apple usually discount older generations when the new one comes out? I can't imagine the ipad 3 being anything I'd be willing to pay more for but if they ipad 2 and 3 are the same price than I'll try and get a 3? I have a few apple products but never got the new generation anything when it first comes out so I don't know what their usual business practice is. Thanks for the advice.
    Darren
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    Best Buy is $50 off iPad2 right now. Rumor has it the iPad2 will see a bigger price drop too. I'd say wait till 3/7. All should be revealed then.

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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Yes there are quite a few members here waiting for ipad3 to launch, hoping to get a 2 at a very good price, yes I would say wait, it won't be long now.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

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    Well, I decided to get a refurbished 32GB iPad 2 from apple today. $487 shipped. I was happy considering my wife paid $600+ in October for hers.
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    right now the ipad 2 is now 399 but the apple site is jsut selling the 16 gig verison.
    if i could get an ipad 2 for 499 it will be worth it

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