Stephen M. Hackett, March 31, 2011
The low-end iPad of yesteryear was previously available for $349 on Apple’s online refurbished store, but as of today, that particular model is no longer for sale.
The cheapest iPad 1 now available for sale is the Wi-Fi + 3G 16 GB at a mere $479.
As with the Mac, refurbished iPads are sold at a reduced price, and are warrantied as new.Follow @macgasm
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