Apple Drops First Gen iPad Prices

Along with the introduction of the second generation iPad, Apple cut the price on the first generation models by US$100. The lower priced first gen models are available through the clearance section in Apple’s online store.

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With the lower prices, shoppers can pick up a 16GB Wi-Fi only iPad for $399, or $529 for the 16GB model with Wi-Fi and 3G. The 64GB Wi-Fi only models goes for $599 now, and the 64GB with Wi-Fi and 3G is $729.

The new iPad models offer the same storage capacity and display, but they are thinner and offer substantially faster processors, front and rear-facing cameras, along with white or black bezels. Apple’s second generation iPad lineup will be available on March 11.