This might be an appealing option for many, as we all have an Amazon account these days and it can save a lot of time and hassle to just order from a site which you already use.
However, you should be wary of shady sellers that slip through the cracks. As well as the more popular sites listed above, there are a few more reliable places online from where you can source the second-hand tablet of your desire. Take Music Magpie, for example.
Music Magpie allows you to filter specifically for used iPads, and will tell you to what standard they have been refurbished. The better the condition of the iPad, the higher the cost. The selection is not as wide as some of the sites mentioned previously, but RefurbiPhones has a solid reputation, offers decent prices on whatever refurbished iPads it has in stock, and provides extended warranties too.
You could save a lot of money and skip the hassle of paying a stranger over the internet.
What about websites, though? Again, eBay is a great option — you just have to be careful who you buy from. A Space Odyssey, just on a much smaller scale. Before buying from private second-hand sellers, there are a few things you should think about in order to A not get ripped off and B not break the law by purchasing stolen goods.
Here are some tips to ensure you make a legitimate purchase:. Buying stolen goods is a crime, and there are ways in which the iPad can be traced to you. Yes, I mean a used iPad. A new iPad too rich for you blood?
Apple fixes and sells older models too. The company that makes the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display also fixes up and resells older iPads and Macs and iPods, for that matter, but not iPhones on its official refurbished products page. You can also find it by going to the Shop iPad section of the Apple Store online and clicking the right arrow at the top and scrolling over to Certified Refurbished.
Here are four reasons why you should turn to Apple. Refurbished iPad mini 2 with Wi-Fi 2nd generation. System Requirements.
Apple ID required for some features. Internet access 4. Environmental Requirements. Mercury-free LED-backlit display.
Shop for refurbished Apple iPad models. Every refurbished iPad is tested and certified by Apple and includes a 1-year warranty. Refurbished iPad mini 2 with Wi-Fi (2nd generation) PC: Windows 7; Windows Vista; or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later.
Brominated flame retardant—free. Recyclable aluminum enclosure. Power adapter that outperforms strictest global energy-efficiency standards. Thin and light design iPad mini is incredibly powerful and capable, with advanced features like iSight and FaceTime HD cameras. Tech Specs.
Processor A7 chip with bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor. Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating. Built-in Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system. Dual microphones. Frequency response: User-configurable maximum volume limit. Ambient light sensor.
Tap to control exposure for video or still images. Photo and video geotagging. Tap to focus video or still images. HDR photos. Tap to focus while recording.
Wi-Fi Bluetooth 4. AirPlay mirroring and video out to Apple TV 2nd and 3rd generation. Support for playback of closed-captioned content.