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Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 4923 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    iPad 6th Generation - Apple got it right!

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    Zookeeper
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    I bought the iPad 6th generation when Best Buy had a pre-Black Friday sale which enabled me to buy the 128 GB model for the same price as the 32 GB model. I bundled this iPad purchase with a Logitech crayon that was also $20 off making it half the price of the Apple pencil. The Otterbox Defender case was also almost half off too. This iPad at normal retail price is a terrific value. At this sale price, especially with the lower price accessories, it is an exceptional value! I was having trouble getting the order to go through online. After contacting customer service, they were able to resolve the issue for me. I had wanted to upgrade my iPad 4 from 2012 since the 6th generation first came out. I am a single parent on a tight budget who uses this iPad for household, work, and educational use (college student). Because my older eyes cannot read small print and I cannot hear as well, I appreciate the built-in accessibility features. This device works well for college students, work, and for household use. I use it for my digital textbooks and library books, Microsoft Office applications, notetaking (writing and recording), listening to lectures, taking screen shots of study materials, video/photo editing projects, recipes, photo editing, Siri, maps, email, a digital filing cabinet, timers, reminders, and so much more. The updated processor, twice the RAM, more storage, lighter weight, Touch ID, and ability to run latest iOS made it a worthy upgrade. Compatibility with the Apple Pencil 1 and the Logitech crayon is also so useful! The processor on this entry-level iPad is great! I can easily edit 4K video I took on my phone that I transferred using AirDrop. Surprisingly, this works better than trying to do this same task on a Windows 10 computer with an i7 processor or a MacBook Pro with an i5 processor. Paired with a keyboard and the Logitech crayon, I find this can handle many of my tasks I would normally use a laptop for. Its only real limitation is the one that Apple imposes on making it more difficult to use accessories like one could with a computer. With some more robust applications, it would probably completely replace my laptop. This iPad is an incredible value for the price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Incredibly good tablet at any price.

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    Eros
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    We bought our iPad 6th generation when Best Buy had a pre-Black Friday sale which put the 128 GB model at the same price as the 32 GB model. My wife was seriously needing a new tablet, and that was a good enough deal to bite. First impressions? This tablet is incredibly good. Not just "good for the money". Incredibly good in general. The A10 processor has made a name for itself, continually putting up far better numbers in various benchmark tests than it has any right to based on its age. It's a very good processor. We have both been blown away by the performance of this iPad. Absolutely everything we do on it is handled smoothly, quickly and with ease. Complex websites? Flies right through them. Video editing? No problem. Soaring through a massive collection of photos? Smooth as silk. Every app we've tossed at it has performed flawlessly. I don't get impressed easy, but compared to the level of quality we were used to with our Amazon Fire HDX tablets that were no slouches either...this iPad blows them both out of the water. It isn't even close. We're not a "replace every year" kind of family, which is what the Amazon tablets have become. And of the similarly priced Android tablets, nearly all of them are running Snapdragon 450 processors which are fine, but get absolutely destroyed in Geekbench, AnTuTu, Octane etc benchmark tests compared to the A10. And it isn't slight, it's an over 600% difference in some benchmarks. And it shows, as relatively basic tasks and apps will cause stuttering. It made our choice an easy one, and we have zero regrets. I can't recommend this tablet enough. I'm sure the iPad Pro is even better, but this one works so flawlessly I don't feel like any aspect of it needs to be improved. It's just great. That is all.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome Tech for a Budget Price

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    sleepershedreams
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    It took me a while to decide to replace my iPad, I waited to see if Apple would release a new iPod Touch. They didn't. But along came this reasonably priced iPad with A10 Processor so I decided it was time. A few minor disappointments, its a bit weighty for me personally due to health issues, my favorite App doesn't work on iOs 11, and there was no option for 64GB so I had to extend my budget for the 128GB. I already hit 31GB with audio books and apps so the 32GB wouldn't have worked. Plus I wish the camera were better quality ... BUT None of these takes away from the fact that this is an excellent value for the money. The ability to use the pencil to draw is a huge bonus. I bought a Zagg HD screen protector I prefer that to the glass. Best Buy was awesome and installed the screen protector perfectly, I cant tell its there plus it doesn't show finger prints. I had considered other tablets but wanted iOs vs android. Its just a matter of preference. I bought a ProCase iPad 9.7 Case 2018 it is a perfect fit for my space grey iPad.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for everything, movies, pictures & Computing

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    JediOutKast
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    I never thought I would buy a iPad. But I was looking for something I could watch movies on the go, read books/news and play games without killing my eyes on my iPhone. This was the answer. I use it for everything listed above and DJ’ing music at parties. But I stream the music, I keep my main music on my iPhone cause I don’t need 2 places for music. I recommend the WiFi version if you already own a iPhone because you just link the 2 units together no need to pay your cellphone company more money for internet when you can link the 2 together. Plus if you live in a city the amount of free WiFi is abundant. Link NYC, MTA WiFi and many others. I own the 128gb and it works great for me and yes if I wanted to, I could store my music on here too but I got an iPhone with 256gb for that. I recommend the Otter case for the iPad, these are expensive pieces of equipment and they don’t like to be dropped on the floor. The iPad is powerful and works flawlessly. Once you use your iPad for all those things you normally do on your phone you won’t be doing it on your phone anymore. Really helps your eyes by not straining them because you are normally staring at a little phone screen. I also use the iPad to look at sheet music when I practice guitar.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple hits it again

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    Shives
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    Well some say they are over priced, but my IPad from 2008 still holds a great charge and looks fantastic. Only reason I upgraded.... well it’s new tech and Black Friday gave me a great deal. The new a10 Chip is awesome. Little slower then a pro, but I don’t need the extra screen size! Can use a pencil with this, but I again find no need, finger tip works great! Keyboard seems to react much better! The graphics are amazing! Again, thought my old iPad was great, and it is, but this is better. A lot of people keep buying the cheaper products, and try to compare them to this! You can not! My 2008 Mac Book pro is on its second battery, and works fantastic! How many can say they have a windows product working as long! I expect the Android products to work better! Remember, in windows EULA they express not to use the software in any needed stable environment! Cause they say it’s not reliable! So, save your cash, and buy a product that will last you years to come! Camera is amazing!! Check all the new features IOS 11 and 12 have to offer! And keep those apps up to date! Feel free to contact me with questions. Happy holiday.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    iPad 9.7 Great Value at the Right Price

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    SJG56
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    I purchased this during a Best Buy promotion at a discounted price during a pre-Black Friday sale. I was looking for a basic iPad to supplement my iPad Mini 2 that I use all the time. I think it’s a great size for tablet computing- it’s a little easier on the eyes to read than the iPad Mini and the keyboard is larger which allows for easier typing for emails, text messages, etc. I also considered the iPad Pro 10.5. I was not interested in the brand new iPad Pro line from 2018 as that was much more than I needed, but again Best Buy offered a very good pre-Black Friday price on the 10.5 inch 2017 iPad Pro model. I compared the two side-by-side. The iPad 9.7 offered a tremendous value at the sale price and was a strong contender. I found it remarkably fast and responsive. The clarity of the screen is good, and it made for a definite upgrade over my old iPad Mini 2. However, I felt that the screen had too much glare and sounded a little plastic-like when tapped since it is not fully laminated. Visually, the air gap under the screen did not seem to be an issue. In the end, it was more a factor of the feel of the screen and the glare that was the deciding factor in the end. The iPad Pro 10.5 offered some additional features that I liked so I felt in the long run it was worth the extra money.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    ABOVE AVERAGE TABLET

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    LLCoach123
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    Bought this 6th Gen iPad as an upgrade/replacement for a “kid tablet” for my high school aged grandson. Super glad I got the 128GB model vice the 32GB model so now he doesn’t have to worry about what he can download or store. He says battery drain is much slower than on his iPhone but it does seem to take much longer to charge once it is drained. My grandson and I have both Android and Apple products so the below are our opinions based on familiarity with both systems. Pros: Set up – easy to get set up and use right out of the box Battery Life – Excellent Screen Quality – Definitely not Samsung screen quality, but Very Good Eco system – Outstanding for educational Apps Build – Very durable Speaker sound – Not Bose quality, but very good and better than my iPhone Facetime built into the system is a big bonus Cons: Ram – Are you kidding me, only 2GB of ram in this day and age. Come on Apple. Siri - Sorry Apple, Siri is definitely an inferior product when compared to OK Google. Customizing – Extremely limited and what Apple chooses for you is all you get. Apple snooping – Apple wants to use your location all the time for practically everything. The reason I say this is if you turn off location many, many apps will not work. Many of these apps do not need your location but Apple forces you to accept it. User Account – limited to only 1 whereas Android tablets don’t have that restriction. Bottom line – very good product and he says it is lightweight and easy to carry in his backpack.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Gift (for someone else OR yourself)

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    KaeL
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    Bought one for my mom as a Mother’s Day present and had to get this gold one for myself. If you’re an iPhone user (or another iOS device using iOS 11) it is super easy to set things up. Just put your devices next to each other and within minutes your iPad is ready for use with your apps and data synced and ready to go. Nice size (not too big, not too small). Light weight so holding it in one hand isn’t a problem. Of course you’ll definitely want a case that stands or another accessory if you want to watch movies without holding it. Powers up fast and moves between tasks with ease. Great battery life so far. Camera is adequate but if you’re looking for top iPad camera options the iPad Pro may better fit your needs. Neither has a camera that truly lives up to the iPhone X or 8/8 Plus (or 7S Plus for that matter) but it works. FaceTime camera isn’t stellar but it’s not terrible either. Overall if you’re looking for a nice iPad that can handle most users needs (including Apple Pencil compatibility if that’s important to you) then this is a great option at a more wallet-friendly price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Pleasantly surprised

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    CrKeehn
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    Let me start out by saying that I have never been a fan of Apple or their products, However I was having issues with my tablet and when I reviewed the Android choices, none of them appealed to me, it's as though they are marking time. I decided to try an iPad. I was pleasantly surprised at how nice they are. As up to now, I have only had Android products, there has been a learning curve with iOS 11, it's not hard, just different. The apps work smoothly and without issue. I primarily use entertainment apps and Apple provides a full selection of apps for my subscriber services. I did download Microsoft Word and Outlook for access to work documents and emails and both work effortlessly. I purchased a Logitech bluetooth case/keyboard, which works very well. I don't have to use the virtual keyboard and prefer a real keyboard. Connecting to the keyboard was quick and painless. Wifi is outstanding, the tablet is able to take full advantage of my dual band ac router and download and upload speeds are blazing fast.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Really nice for the price

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    DavidA
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    I bought this as an upgrade for my aging iPad 4, and this is my third iPad. It’s nice and fast, and the screen is good and sharp. I decided not to spend the money on the pro models as this one is pro enough for me. It has the FaceTime camera and Touch ID which allows it to have Apple Pay for web sites and apps that support it. If you have or get an Apple Pencil, it supports that as well. It has a faster processor equivalent to the iPad version of the iPhone 7, which means that it is capable of viewing HEVC 4K video (and at least theoretically capable of editing it if you get it on the device), but the camera is an older camera that shoots no more than 1080p. For the most part, it feels very good and solid. The screen doesn’t feel as solid as my old iPad 4, but then again, this iPad is quite a bit less expensive for much more storage space. The screen also seems a bit smaller than the iPad 4, but it’s still big enough. Overall, I’m pleased with it and am really glad that Apple now has a great iPad available for this price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best iPad short of the Pro series

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    apflores413
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    I’ve owned several different iterations of the iPad since it’s original release back in 2010. I was looking into the Pro-series of iPads, was disappointed that I missed out on the 9.7 version. Once Apple announced that they would provide Apple Pencil support AND at a discounted price, I knew I needed to get my hands on this new iPad. Overall I am impressed at how seemless it operates with the newer and more powerful A10 fusion chip. It is snappy and so far no lag when opening multiple windows. I purchased the 128GB version and was able to download a lot of material such as videos, books and comics. I am getting used to the Apple Pencil and the apps associated with it. This is by far the best iPad I’ve owned. Some cons about it regarding its size. The major problems I’ve had with each new edition is that you have to purchase new cases. I was hoping that my old Air/Air 2 cases would fit. They can work but it’s a right fit. I ended up buying the Smart Cover for it along with a Tempered glass screen cover.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Entertainment express!

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    1Raheem
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    The iPad 128 is the perfect tablet that connects to all your Bluetooth devices, has radios, you tube and always connects to networks with no problems. You can get games, fun ones, radios, typing applications, music, iTunes, and so many other applications. I have lots of books I read and I found out the iPad comes in even 512 gb. The iPad is basically what I call a portable computer. You can connect a keyboard and type wirelessly and you can surf the web too. That is what commputers are made for also, and the iPad is so portable and easy to put in a backpack, that I don’t use my computer anymore. You can get cases for them, put it on your lap, and even read your books in the coffee shop. Once your done you can connect your headphones and listen to radios, audio books, and your iTunes playlist. All in all the iPad does more than a computer, comes with up to 512 gb, and is a portable easy to carry computer. I have the 128 gb and it’s more than the memory I need. All in all this is a Best Buy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Educational Gift for my 4-Year Old

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    BonginAZ
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    Bought one for my daughter as a back-to-school present and had to get this one for myself. If you’re an iPhone user (or another iOS device using iOS 11) it is super easy to set things up. Just put your devices next to each other and within minutes your iPad is ready for use with your apps and data synced and ready to go. Nice size (not too big, not too small). Light weight so holding it in one hand isn’t a problem. Of course you’ll definitely want a case that stands or another accessory if you want to watch movies without holding it. Powers up fast and moves between tasks with ease. Great battery life so far. Camera is adequate but if you’re looking for top iPad camera options the iPad Pro may better fit your needs. Neither has a camera that truly lives up to the iPhone X or 8/8 Plus (or 7S Plus for that matter) but it works. FaceTime camera isn’t stellar but it’s not terrible either. Overall if you’re looking for a nice iPad that can handle most users needs (including Apple Pencil compatibility if that’s important to you) then this is a great option at a more wallet-friendly price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Tablet is perfect size for multi-purpose use

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    hawtsawz
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    Wife was interested in getting a tablet to improve her browsing experience at home (staying off phone). She also wanted to familiarize herself with Apple OS. This was the most cost effective way to do it. Size works well for Instagram, Pinterest, and ebooks through Kindle app, along with general browsing. Apple pencil is supposed to work with this model, but we haven't tried that yet. For digital art, the size is adequate for minor works but serious artists may want to evaluate the 10.5" or look into the IPad pros (big $$$ jump though). The iPad mini may be ok if you are primarily on the go and you need to keep something in your backpack or purse, but if you have some Best Buy points socked away, splurge for the 9.7" 128GB (I think 32GB is too small- unless you are really getting use out of saving data on the cloud). Note that we have only used this for under a month so we can't comment on battery life over time, camera quality, and how well the device holds up with extra use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Another Great Apple Product

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    KaeL
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    Bought this for my mom as a Mother’s Day present and had to get one for myself. If you’re an iPhone user (or another iOS device using iOS 11) it is super easy to set things up. Just put your devices next to each other and within minutes your iPad is ready for use with your apps and data synced and ready to go. Nice size (not too big, not too small). Light weight so holding it in one hand isn’t a problem. Of course you’ll definitely want a case that stands or another accessory if you want to watch movies without holding it. Powers up fast and moves between tasks with ease. Great battery life so far. Camera is adequate but if you’re looking for top iPad camera options the iPad Pro may better fit your needs. Neither has a camera that truly lives up to the iPhone X or 8/8 Plus (or 7S Plus for that matter) but it works. FaceTime camera isn’t stellar but it’s not terrible either. Overall if you’re looking for a nice iPad that can handle most users needs (including Apple Pencil compatibility if that’s important to you) then this is a great option at a more wallet-friendly price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Value

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    Matt

    This is the second iPad that I have owned. The first one was from 2012 and held up really well so I knew what I was getting with this one. It blows my mind that I was able to get this for $400 with a student discount. If you don’t need the 128gb version than you can get it for $300! It may not have the upgraded specs of the Pro models but those are 2x as much money. For less than a pro, I was able to get a 128gb model with insurance, keyboard, and Apple Pencil. What else more can you ask for? The battery life is great, the screen is bright, and the performance is the best of any tablet i’ve used recently (I own an older iPad for work and a samsung tab s2). Both of those are good but they were both about $500+ when they came out. If I didnt edit video part time, I wouldn’t need to use my MacBook. If you are just looking to edit documents or play some casual games, this is the iPad for you.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    6th times the charm

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    BestBuysBestBuyer
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    Love this generation Apple! Everything about this iPad is just right! It packs a lot of punch in a smaller package. It has all the greatest features of the PRO models in the more normal iPad size we love. The screen is stunning, love that Apple Pencil finally works on them, and the split screen function is just delightful to use. The decision was a little more money for the 6th or save the 100$ for the 5th that was on sale... I’m so glad that we paid the full price for the 6th! I set everything up and played with it for a day or so and it’s been gifted to my mom who just is stunned by it versus her previous model. She is more intrigued to use all the functions and wants to keep getting apps and pushing the limits of her imagination, which is a great thing since she is recovering from cancer. So thank you Apple for a great product, and Best Buy as always it’s been a pleasure!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    My first ipad

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    LadyDanger
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    So, my daughter has had an ipad for several years now, and I've resisted just because I didn't want to drink the Apple kool-aid, but I have to say, I wish I'd gotten one sooner. This thing is fantastic, and paired with an aluminum bluetooth keyboard, it's just like a small laptop. Which is exactly what I wanted. I'm a writer, and wanted to have something portable that would let me use my Scrivener program - which ruled out a Chromebook. I'm used to the set up of the ipad from being the troubleshooter for my daughter's whenever it had issues, so the learning curve was small even coming from Windows computers and Android phones. It's also very fast, especially compared to my other devices. I used it while out of town this summer to surf the net and check my email and watch youtube, and it was fantastic. I definitely recommend getting one, if you've been considering it.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    IPad is great; operating system has a bug

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    greenguy
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    The IPad is great. However, a word of caution. When setting it up, it suggests bringing another I-device near it to transfer information. I did this. DO NOT DO THIS. Instead, set it up manually. There is apparently a bug in the software that allows it to use random email addresses that are not your ITunes account. I finally googled it and tons of people have had this problem. The solution is to delete all apps, update the operating system, and then re-install the apps and it will let you log into your own ITunes account. I am warning you because I ended up on the phone with Apple Support for over 4 hours and the service rep told me that it wasn't really happening, that I was lying to him, and then he hung up on me. I googled the solution and now have the IPad working fine. I just re-downloaded the apps once I was in my own account.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Simply the best!

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    Egdirreb
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    I have had an iPad mini since 2013. This new 9.7 is light years ahead. The A10 chip is much faster and the ability to multitask is awesome. The graphics are very good as usual for Apple products and the build quality is amazing. I could not justify the expense of the Pro for what I do with it so this one and 128 gigs is more that enough for me. I would have gone for the 32 gig but couldn't pass up the Pre Black Friday sale price of 329.00 for the 128 gig model. I love the Space Gray, the size is really great especially when your coming from the Mini on this 9.7 sixth gen. It is incredibly easy to set up and it pulled many settings from my iPhone 8 when initializing. I got black friday Zagg glass for it and a nice rotating Targa case for almost half off so I'd say I am a happy camper with this deal and this iPad. Should last me for a few years for sure.

    I would recommend this to a friend