Apple is now offering refurbished Wi-Fi iPad mini with Retina models through its online store. If you're put off by the small tablet's big price, now's your opportunity to save a few bucks, depending on the capacity size you choose. The drop still doesn't make the device particularly competitive on price with its closest rivals, which includes the Kindle Fire HDX and Nexus 7, but what Apple fans are going to complain? Chances are you won't even notice the difference between a refurbished model and one that's brand new.
Up on Apple's site, a refurbished 16GB iPad mini with Retina (Wi-Fi-only) starts at $339, down 15-percent from the $399 for a new model. The price drops get bigger from there: you can get the 32GB iPad mini with Retina (Wi-Fi-only) for $419, saving you $80, while the 64GB iteration has been dropped down to $509, giving it a price drop of $90. You're still paying a pretty penny for what is arguably Apple's best tablet, but you get some nice savings. No cellular models are listed, unfortunately.
Apple's iPad mini with Retina was released back in October of last year, which means it's slowly reaching the tail-end of its cycle before a new one pops up. That doesn't mean you shouldn't get one now if you really, really want one. If you can bear the wait, however, you might as well see what Apple has in store for the next iPad mini with Retina update. If anything, the current iPad mini with Retina will likely be even cheaper by then.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra's Space Zoom camera is amazing and a bit creepy
The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? Can a phone really product usable photos at 100x zoom? We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out!
Win an iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with the Reader's Choice giveaway!
What's the best phone of 2019? Is it the iPhone 11 Pro, Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7T? What about the best laptop, games console, tablet and more? Vote NOW in the Reader's Choice awards and win BIG in time for the holidays!
Here are the best products from IFA 2019!
Here are the products announced at IFA 2019 that were worthy of our Best of IFA 2019 awards. Also featuring MrMobile's single best product at the show!
Make your foliage a feature with the best plant stands
Really show off your home's foliage with a plant stand that makes your greenery a statement, rather than just background noise. We've found a dozen desirable plant stand solutions to suit all types of spaces, all styles of decor and all kinds of plants.