Apple has a few different models of the iPad, but the iPad Pro is by far its most advanced. Its high-tech hardware lets it. It’s sleek and versatile, but also quite pricey — a problem that’s not helped by the fact that Apple almost never drops the price on its products directly.
If you’re looking to snag one of these powerful tablets for less, your best bet is to opt for a previous generation. They’re not very easy to track down new, but right now, Woot has a huge selection of refurbished models that you can pick up for hundreds less than list price. This sale runs through April 21, but with limited quantities of these refurb models, there’s a good chance they could start to sell out before then.
There are a few different generations available at this sale, including several fourth-gen models. If you want to most powerful iPad out there without springing for a, this is the best value you’re going to find. Starting at , the fourth-gen iPad Pro boasts some pretty impressive specs and features for $370 less than the . It’s equipped with a stunning LED-backlit liquid retina display, as well as a 12-megapixel camera for 4K video recording. It has Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 support for fast and seamless connectivity, and a battery life of up to 10 hours for all day work and play. And if screen size is a low priority for you, you can save an extra $130 and opt for the .
If you’re really only after basic tablet functions, there are some older models on sale as well. The third-gen iPad Pro was originally released back in 2018, but is still more than sufficient for web browsing and light work. It’s equipped with Apple’s A12X Bionic chip with an eight-core CPU and seven-core GPU, and a 12.9-inch liquid retina display with identical resolution to the step-up fourth-gen model. Thestarts at just $570 with 256GB of storage. (That hugely undercuts , by the way, which is for the same model.)
According to Woot, refurbished means that a model might show slight signs of wear and tear, but has been restored to full working condition. They also come covered by Woot’s own limited warranty.