Apple’s iPad mini and fourth generation iPad were released five months ago in October, and today the two tablets finally began showing up at a discounted price in the refurbished section of Apple’s online store.
Apple often offers products that have been returned for repairs at a significant price cut, after the products have been both fixed and refinished. The mini and the fourth generation iPad can be purchased for a six to 10 percent discount.
Apple currently has a limited number of refurbished models available. In addition to the two aforementioned offerings, it is also selling the fourth generation iPad in several configurations, though the iPad mini is available in just 16GB Wi-Fi + Cellular and 32GB Wi-Fi configurations.
All of Apple’s refurbished products come with a one-year warranty, which is the same warranty that is available for new purchases. The site states that all of its refurbished iPad models include a brand new battery and outer shell, which makes the tablets like new at a more affordable price.
Inventory is updated often, so make sure to check back if Apple doesn’t have the current iPad configuration that you are after.