Apple’s new iPad Air looks terrific, but let’s be honest with ourselves for a moment: most people don’t need to spend $500 for more power in a tablet that they’re mainly going to use for light web browsing and a bunch of other basic stuff. Once you realize that, you can get yourself a brand new iPad for literally half as much as Apple is charging for the iPad Air. Amazon has a fantastic sale right now that gets you a new 6th-generation Apple iPad starting at just $249.99 — a massive $80 discount. Or, if you need more storage you can bump up from 32GB to a 128GB iPad for only $329!

Here’s some additional info from the product page:

  • 9. 7-inch Retina display
  • A10 Fusion chip
  • Touch ID fingerprint sensor
  • 8MP back camera and 1. 2MP FaceTime HD front camera
  • Two speaker audio
  • 802. 11ac Wi-Fi and LTE cellular data
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life
  • Lightning connector for charging and accessories
  • iOS 12 with Group FaceTime, shared augmented reality experiences, Screen Time, and more

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