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iPad 3 On Sale at Wal-Mart

By December 17, 2012

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Various media outlets including CNN Money and ABC News are reporting that Wal-Mart has slashed prices on the iPad 3, iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S, though Wal-Mart's Facebook page is only advertising a sale on the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S.

Wal-Mart is reportedly selling the 16 GB Wi-Fi iPad for $399, though their website is only listing the 32 GB version for $499 as currently being in stock online. Another good place to find a deal on the iPad is Apple's refurbished store, which offers a 1-year warranty on their refurbished iPads. They are currently out of the 16 GB Wi-Fi version, but they are selling the 16 GB 4G version for $509.

Those that can't find the iPad 3 16 GB Wi-Fi version in stock at their local Wal-Mart might consider the iPad Mini, which costs $329 for the 16 GB Wi-Fi version. It may not be as fast as the iPad 3 or have the Retina Display, but it will still run all of the same apps. It is also a much more lighter (and thus more comfortable) companion on the couch or in the bed, great for reading before going to bed.

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December 17, 2012 at 1:36 pm
(1) Jeff says:

I have tried ordering the iPad 3 32GB from 4 different Walmarts. They all show up at $499 and in stock. I even talked to a representative from their billing department and they said my order would be ready today. In all four cases a get a text shortly after going through their fraud department that the item is out of stock.

I’m very unhappy with them right now. I even missed the $50 giftcard deal from Target for the new iPad because of their misleading website.


December 17, 2012 at 4:42 pm
(2) slj says:

The IPAD 3 for the 399 deal is for in store only. I bought it today at my local Walmart. CNN advertised that if you bought it today then you would get a $30 ITunes card which I din’t receive. Talking to the mangers now to see if I can get it.

December 17, 2012 at 5:16 pm
(3) John Hono says:

I’m in Hawaii & I just got the 3rd Gen 16GB iPad at the Pearl City Walmart for $399 (Monday Dec 17). They said it’s been discounted since Friday. I saw other reports that a $30 iTunes card would also be included, but no one in the store knew anything about this & I didn’t get the card.

There were only 4 more such iPads in stock at this store, with no promise of any more to come. They did say they’d call me if they learn about that iTunes card.

December 17, 2012 at 5:56 pm
(4) jeff wydeven says:

I have been looking for a mini for an x-mas gift. They are sold out everywhere and not able to be shipped when ordered until after the holidays. I started looking at the ipad 2. Available in most stores here.

Then I saw this Walmart sale thing in some articles yesterday. I went to my local Walmart. There was no sale sign, but the clerk confirmed the ipad 3 was selling for $399 (same price as the ipad 2). But all of the Walmarts in my area were sold out. He thought a Walmart about 35 miles from my house had a few left. I called. They did. Put one aside for me, and I immediately went and picked it up. VERY HAPPY!!

December 17, 2012 at 10:45 pm
(5) mjohnson says:

I went to Walmart today and had two IPAD 3 in my cart. At the register they rang up for $499 and they knew NOTHING of the $399 deal. They said it had to be printed in one of the walmart sales ads. How did you all get the sale price on this model??

December 18, 2012 at 2:25 pm
(6) vg says:

walmart in fremont, ca ALSO CONFIRMED THERE is NO $399 ipad3.

They even put a BIG NOTE

so i dont know which walmart slj BOUGHT.

December 18, 2012 at 4:49 pm
(7) Dwain says:

if anyone knows of the 399.00 ipad around the st louis area please tell

December 18, 2012 at 9:25 pm
(8) Jackie says:

That is correct, I bought the Ipad 3 today on the Walmart store for 399.00. in Eldersburg, MD. You cannot get the price at Walmart.com. This is a in-store sale only.

December 19, 2012 at 5:07 am
(9) Michael says:

I bought 2 of the ipad 3′s for $399 on the Eastern Shore of Virginia but no one knew of the itunes card for $30. Has anyone received the card?

December 19, 2012 at 7:11 pm
(10) TonyJ says:

I just bought a iPad 3 for $399.00 at Walmart in Hawaii. I did not get the $30 iTunes card, but since seeing the deal that the new stations are saying I since called back and they are checking with their manager.

December 19, 2012 at 9:55 pm
(11) RB says:

bought one at the Hallandale, FLorida Wallmart on Friday , they only had a few in white, not a black one to be found, went back on monday to try and return and buy it back, to receive the itune card, only to find out that they had never heard of the $30.00 itune card , I made the manager check, and nothing was stated on any of their systems, still a good deal no matter what

December 20, 2012 at 4:24 am
(12) Tony says:

I bought two iPad 3′s (32 GB) for $499 at WMT in San Jose, CA (Story Road) on Monday. I inquired about the $30 iTunes card, the rep checked with a mgr, and said that they were not aware of such a deal…

Supposedly this pricing is good for 30 days….

January 14, 2013 at 6:53 pm
(13) Bryan says:

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