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New guy want's an iPad where to get it from

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    Looking to buy my first tablet (iPad) but had a question on where to get it from.
    Looking for the 4gen 16gb Wi-Fi only
    It looks like they are starting around $499 and up (depending on seller) on Amazon shipped.

    My question is does Apple have any problems warranting it from Amazon or even eBbay?

    I am not sure about Apple but I thought some "big" companies say it must be purchased from approved venders. Not sure if that is BS or not.
    Thanks
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    Welcome to the forum. Apple's warranty goes with the iPad regardless of where it comes from. I'm not entirely sure but I would think the warranty would begin when you activate the iPad (if it is bought new). If you get it used the warranty will already be ticking away but will still cover the iPad.
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    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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    Hello and welcome aboard!

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