Target now lets you trade-in your iPad 2 for nearly half off a brand new Retina iPad mini

By , Mar 7, 2014

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The American retailing company Target is running various deals concerning Apple’s popular devices on a regular basis. In its latest move aimed at encouraging users to ditch their legacy iPad 2, the retailer is offering at least a $150 gift card for an iPad 2 or newer in good condition.

According to TechnoBuffalo, the promotion begins today, March 9, and runs through Saturday, March 15, and is valid in-store only, through Target’s participating locations

As TechnoBuffalo noted, trading-in your legacy iPad 2 for the full amount effectively nets you an iPad mini with Retina display for $220 out of pocket – and possibly down to nearly half off Apple’s asking price.

For reference, Apple is selling the entry-level, Wi-Fi-only Retina iPad mini with sixteen gigabytes of storage for $399.

Moreover, Target is making its existing iPhone trade-in even more tempting by throwing in an additional $50 off on your used smartphone trade-in when you purchase a new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c with a two-year agreement with Verizon, Sprint or AT&T.

This means you could exchange your rusty old iPhone 4s for a brand spanking new iPhone 5s while paying zero bucks out of pocket, the publication explains.

Let’s say your iPhone 4s is considered to have a value of $100. Combine that with the extra $50 just for trading a used smartphone in, and you’ll be able to pay for a 16GB iPhone 5s on two-year contract, which is currently being offered for $150 through Target.

That offer is valid through March 22, 2014.

As for the iPhone 5c, Target is selling the handset for $49 after a two-year contract.

Both offers are part of the company’s ongoing electronics trade-in program.

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  • Nick Chambers

    Black iPad 2 32GB $102 :/

    • Jack Wong

      I would rather just mount it on my car dashboard.

    • Jason Baroni

      You can use it as a digital photo album too or just keep it. It was the last Steve Jobs’s device…

      • RayDonovan

        it was not the last device he worked on. you are incorrect my friend.

      • Jason Baroni

        I meant this was the last device presented by him.

    • J M

      I’m confused, the article said at least $150, is your iPad damaged or something?

    • Blackman

      64GB is only $13 more smh.

  • Joe

    $102? Almost certain I can get more on eBay, especially since you can sell it based on its jailbroken status.

  • Dave Newcomb

    Promo starts on Sunday. Today is the 7th.

    • Nick Chambers

      Well, that makes the line “the promotion begins today, March 9″ a bit confusing.

  • https://twitter.com/MrElectrifyer MrElectrifyer

    Trade-ins so far just don’t ever favor the consumer…doubt they ever will.

  • ARETHEYNUTS

    Black ipad2 16gb wifi for $114 in store credit gamestop