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Most places have lowered the price of the ipad mini to $299 except best buy. They give you a $30 gift card.

My girlfriend wanted a mini so I had best buy price match walmart at $299 and they still threw in the $30 gift card.

Worth a shot if your looking to pick one up
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It's always nice to get a deal on Apple products. With that said, I would suggest to whomever buys to spend the extra to get at least the 32GB model. I have a 64GB and bought my daughter the 16GB. She has roughly a GB of books and always has any number of video files (mostly tv shows from ITunes) on it. It runs perilously close to full capacity and she typically has to delete content to make room for more.
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I have never seen anyone fill an iDevice to the max. No matter the size, perhaps except the older 8GB models.

Wasted space I say, especially when music can be streamed from an HTPC nowadays. Along with Google drive to fill with boundless docs/pdfs.
 
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It's always nice to get a deal on Apple products. With that said, I would suggest to whomever buys to spend the extra to get at least the 32GB model. I have a 64GB and bought my daughter the 16GB. She has roughly a GB of books and always has any number of video files (mostly tv shows from ITunes) on it. It runs perilously close to full capacity and she typically has to delete content to make room for more.

Best Buy and Future Shop in Canada had a similar deal - $309.99 instead of $329.99 for the 16GB mini, but the 32GB was not on sale and would have been $450 or so. I couldn't justify the extra cost, TBH.
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I have never seen anyone fill an iDevice to the max. No matter the size, perhaps except the older 8GB models.

Wasted space I say, especially when music can be streamed from an HTPC nowadays. Along with Google drive to fill with boundless docs/pdfs.

Speak for yourself. I managed to fill up a 32GB iPad 2 the weekend I received it (bought a 64GB model that same weekend and gave the 32GB to my brother). I now use a 128GB iPad which is at 70GB used space.
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I have never seen anyone fill an iDevice to the max. No matter the size, perhaps except the older 8GB models.

Wasted space I say, especially when music can be streamed from an HTPC nowadays. Along with Google drive to fill with boundless docs/pdfs.

? Try travelling a lot globally for work. Lots of places with no wi-fi. On top of that I have a company laptop that I cannot load ITunes on nor sync to my IPad Mini. Pretty easy to go through hours of video when you have 9 or 10 hour flights and hotels with poor (or non existent) wi-fi....

Why would I use my IPad in my house? I have tv's and media PC's for that.
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