Who has the best iPad Air deals?

It is uncommon for third party retailers to discount new Apple products on the day they're released, however Walmart, Best Buy and Radio Shack did offer the iPhone 5c for less than its SRP on its launch day. It looks like the same is happening with Apple's fifth-generation iPad. Walmart was the first retailer to announce that it would offer the iPad Air for $20 less than its SRP. If the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s are any indication, other retailers should follow Walmart's lead and also offer the new Apple tablet at a discount.

2014

04/12/14 to ??? T-Mobile Operation Tablet Freedom: Pay the iPad Air Wi-Fi model price for the 4G LTE equivalent! See the chart below for examples, and hit the link above to learn more about this limited time deal.

Operation Tablet Freedom

03/27/14 to 03/29/14 - Target Cartwheel 10% off iPad Air plus and additional 5% off when using your Target Red card in-store. For example, you can save 15% on an 16GB Wi-Fi-only iPad Air making it only $425. Click here for more info.

02/23/14 to 03/08/14 - Best Buy is offering up to $200 off on select iPad models including the iPad Air. Click here for more info.

02/09/14 to 02/15/14 - Target is offering a $50 gift card with the purchase of a 16GB iPad Air.

2013

Black Friday 2013:

Target - iPad Air for $479 w/ $100 gift card (11/28 to 11/30)

Here is a list of announced iPad Air prices from third party retailers and carriers:

Walmart

16GB Wi-FI Only Model $479

T-Mobile

iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular

16GB - $0 down with 24 equal monthly payments of $26.25
32GB - $99.99 down with 24 equal monthly payments of $26.25
64GB - $199.99 down with 24 equal monthly payments of $26.25

iPad mini 2

16GB - $0 down with 24 equal monthly payments of $22.08
32GB - $99.99 down with 24 equal monthly payments of $22.08
64GB - $199.99 down with 24 equal monthly payments of $22.08

iPad mini

16GB - $0 down with 24 equal monthly payments of $17.91

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