A well-maintained tablet can manage many of the daily functions for which you might use a laptop. Things like checking emails, taking notes, watching videos, taking pictures and writing don’t require the hefty processing power of a traditional computer. This A-grade refurbished 8th-generation Apple iPad can fill that niche, and , an 11 percent discount from its normal price of $429.
This iPad has more storage room and working memory than its predecessors, and it's been restored to near-mint condition. With its 10.2-inch, LED-backlit IPS screen, you’ll be able to work and play with color-accurate visuals and responsive controls. Plus, the iPad’s Retina display has 2,160 x 1,620 resolution, making for a sharp enough pixel density that you won’t be able to discern individual pixels.
The only feature that’s absent from this device is a cellular connection. The WiFi radio has been restored along with the rest of the device, so you’ll be able to stream, download and browse the web using an available connection. Meanwhile, the battery can last through up to 10 hours of continuous use. With 32GB of storage, you have enough space to store apps, pictures, videos and downloads for work and recreation.
This iPad is equipped with Apple's own A12 Bionic chip, which delivers snappy performance and compatibility with modern apps. This tablet runs on iOS 14, which was released in 2020 and should remain eligible for updates on this hardware for years to come.
Prices subject to change
Engadget is teaming up with to bring you deals on the latest headphones, gadgets, tech toys, and tutorials. This post does not constitute editorial endorsement, and we earn a portion of all sales. If you have any questions about the products you see here or previous purchases, please contact StackSocial support .