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Posted at 3:45 PM ET, 03/ 2/2011

Apple slashes original iPad price by $100

By Hayley Tsukayama

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Cheapskates, seize the moment. Sure, you could buy the shiny new 16GB iPad 2 for $499 once it goes on sale March 11. Or you could pocket an extra C-note and get the original model for $399.

Apple, which announced the second-generation of its iPad tablet on Wednesday, has slashed the price of its predecessor, undoubtedly hoping to clear out the older stock.

We've broken down the differences between the new and old models of the iPad, and there are some cool new features. But if you just want a tablet, and the new bells and whistles don't appeal to you, this is your time.

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By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 2, 2011; 3:45 PM ET
Categories:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile  
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Comments

Or, you could be an even bigger cheapskate and buy a factory refurbished iPad 1 at the Apple store for only $349. I've bought Apple iPods in factory refurbished condition in the past and have found them to be no difference in quality from brand new.

Posted by: Phoghat | March 3, 2011 12:08 PM | Report abuse

I always check Apple's refurbished products first. You can find some great deals and it still comes with a standard warranty. Only once was the device problematic when I purchased a refurbished product and Apple immediately traded me for a new device.

Nan King
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Posted by: Nan_King | March 3, 2011 6:28 PM | Report abuse

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