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We don't need to tell you that the Apple iPad is a wondrous tablet that lets you watch YouTube and Netflix on a glorious 10.2-inch display while on-the-go without disturbing anyone around you; sketch or create a spreadsheet and manuscript without limiting you to a chunky laptop; and makes your web navigation buttery smooth.
However, we also don't need to tell you that, for all the things the iPad can do for you, many of the accessories you need to make all that good stuff happen—including a keyboard, pen, or even earbuds—don't actually come with the iPad itself. And if you want them directly from Apple, you'll have to pony up some serious dough—wireless headphones alone run you up to $550 from Apple! The idea!
But there's a better way. QVC is offering the Apple iPad complete with all the accessories you need to get the most out of the world-renowned tablet. And the retailer just knocked $489 off the price, bringing this beauty down from $976 (if purchased separately) to an impressive $500. That's—wait for it—nearly 50 percent off. New to QVC? You'll save an additional $15 off with the code HOLIDAY. Second-timers can save $10 with the code HELLO10. And, if you don't have $500 to plunk down right now, QVC lets you make five easy payments of $100 instead.
And that amazing price comes with an amazing array of extras. In addition to the aforementioned wireless headphones, you'll get a pair of earbuds. You'll also find a lightning-to-USB-C cable and USB-C power adapter, Bluetooth keyboard and stylus, a neoprene sleeve, a tablet stand (which comes in fun color combinations—Silver and Space Gray—and a cleaning cloth in the box. Unbelievable, huh? If this were a movie it would be a blockbuster sequel called The Apple iPad: Fully Loaded.
Some tech stats on the latest iPad iteration (32GB/Wi-Fi model): It has the same impressive 10.2-inch display, quick Touch ID fingerprint sensor and 3GB of memory as the last version, but it features a speedier processor. (For the tech-savvy, that quickness comes from Apple’s A12 Bionic chip). You’ll notice—and appreciate—that when you're watching videos, roaming the web, or gaming. You'll also appreciate getting up to ten hours of action with every battery charge.
As mentioned, the newest iPad comes with a Bluetooth keyboard and stylus, a boon for all you note takers and sketchers. It also has an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 1.2-megapixel "selfie" camera for FaceTime. Who knew how much video-chatting we’d be doing these days? Camera quality matters!
You know you want to grab one of these. Heck, at $500 (way, waaay down from $976), you need to get ahold of this Apple iPad. It's time to get your work done and have your fun delivered the way it should be—lightning fast!
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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