Walmart has rolled back the price of the original iPad mini to $199. The 16GB WiFi-only model normally retails for $249. The deal is available through walmart.com or at Walmart retail locations. There is no question that this deal offers big savings, but is it really worth buying the original iPad mini when the fourth-generation model is only a few months away?
Unlike the original iPad Air which always seems to be on sale, deals for the iPad Air 2 have been few and far between since it was released last year. That's why customers who have been waiting for a deal on Apple's latest tablet should check out the Best Buy Weekly Ad for April 26 to May 2. Best Buy is offering the 16GB Wi-Fi + Cellular iPad Air 2 model for only $499.99. That's $139 off the normal $629.99 price tag. Customers who buy a cellular tablet can also add it to their existing mobile plan for only $10 a month at Best Buy retail locations. This deal excludes T-Mobile but it is good for all the other major carriers like AT&T and Verizon Wireless.
Cartwheel is a must have app for all Target customers. It not only offers hundreds of discounts on thousands of items available at any Target retail location, but it is also easy and fun to use. The app basically allows you to shop twice, once on the app and once at the store. Here's how it works...
Download the app for free from the Apple App Store, then set up your personal barcode using Facebook, Target account or Google+. After your account is set up, tap the magnify glass to search for the products you want to purchase at Target and tap the ADD button to add those discounts to your barcode. You can then use your personal barcode at checkout to save money every time you visit Target until the discounts expire.
If you have been kicking yourself for missing out on all those great iPad Black Friday sales here's your chance for redemption! Best Buy is offering discounts on all iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 models. You can save $50 on all iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi models or $100 on any cellular model with a new two-year agreement with Sprint, Verizon Wireless or T-Mobile. Although it does not look like all T-Mobile models are available online.
The iPad mini discounts are based on storage starting at $50. So you can save $50 on all 16GB models, $75 on all 64GB models and $100 on all 128GB models. These deals apply to both the WiFi-only and cellular versions in any color.
Not to be outdone by Walmart, Best Buy has launched its own pre-Black Friday sale one day early and is offering up to $100 off on select iPad Air models. Customers can save $80 on the 16GB Wi-Fi model and $100 on the 16GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model via Bestbuy.com. This isn't the best Black Friday iPad deal we have seen, considering you can nab a 16GB iPad Air 2 for $489 and receive a $100 gift card with your purchase from Walmart starting tomorrow. It is up to you if want to nab an iPad now or risk missing out during the week and a half long Black Friday frenzy.
Other Best Buy Apple deals include the fifth-generation iPod touch for $249.99 ($50 in savings) and Solo HD Drenched Beats for $99 headphones ($70 in savings). Best Buy is dropping the price of the iPad Air by $100 and the iPad mini 3 by $75 for its actual Black Friday sale.
Walmart today announced that it will be rolling out some of its Black Friday deals one week early starting Friday, Nov. 21 at 8:00 a.m.. The retailer will also match some of its competitions Black Friday deals on 40-inch LED HDTVs, LEGO sets and more. One deal that popped up on Walmart.com is a PlayStation 4 bundle with Grand Theft Auto V and The Last of Us for only $399.99. This is a great deal considering the console itself retails for the same price, so you're basically getting two games for free.
As for Apple products, Walmart shoppers will be able to nab a 16GB iPad Air 2 for $489 and receive a $100 Walmart gift card with their purchase. Walmart is also giving away a $75 gift card with the purchase of an iPhone 6, and the new Apple smartphone will be available for only $179 with a two year service agreement on Sprint, AT&T or Verizon. The iPhone 5s will be on sale for $79 with a new contract.
Staples has released its Black Friday ad with tons of deals on electronics, offices supplies, stationery and more. The sale begins on Nov. 27 at 6pm and continues on Black Friday, Nov. 28, at 6am. Customers can save up to $80 on the iPad and $20 on Apple TV. Other Apple-related deals include 10% off all Beats headphones and savings on iTunes gift cards worth $50 or more.
Walmart, Best Buy and Target have also listed their Black Friday circulars with deals on the iPad and iPhone. Walmart customers can nab an original iPad mini for as low as $169, and Target is giving away a $140 gift card with the purchase of an iPad Air 2. Most of the Black Friday sales are kicking off on Thursday, November 27 and will be running all weekend. There are different sales on different days, so make sure you check each individual retailer's Black Friday websites before planning your shopping schedule. You can find links to Walmart, Best Buy and Target's Black Friday ads here.
Walmart, Best Buy and Target have posted their Black Friday sales previews and all three retailers are offering different deals on Apple iPad models. Here's a look at all of the upcoming iPad sales this November.
Walmart customers will receive a free $30 gift card when they purchase a 16GB iPad mini model for $199. The original iPad mini is normally $249. The 16GB iPad Air will also be available for $397, with a $100 Walmart gift card. These deals are being offered during different Walmart Black Friday "Events" at different times and days starting on November 27, 2014. You can visit Walmart.com to find the Black Friday event schedule for your local brick and mortar location.
Target is offering discounts on select iPad mini and iPad Air models. The 16GB Wifi-only iPad mini is now available online for $199, and every model of the iPad Air is on sale staring at $449 for 16GB Wifi-only model, and $579 for the 16GB cellular model. That's $100 off the iPad mini and $50 off the iPad Air. REDcard holders can save an additional 5%. There is limited supply and a 2 iPad limit per customer. The sale ends on 08/23/2014 at 11:59 PM PST.
The deal is available online, except for the white 16GB iPad mini, and in-store. You can also reserve a model online at Target.com and pick it up at a retail location near you.