The way to get a deal on pricey tablets is to buy refurbished models, which are tested to meet manufacturer specifications. For example, a new iPad2 with Wi-Fi, 3G and 16 gigabytes costs $529 new but only $399 refurbished. When buying refurbished, look for tablets with a warranty -- one year is ideal, according to dealnews.com.
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