updated 03:55 pm EDT, Wed August 20, 2014
Retailers looking to clear out old stock
Best Buy is conducting a one-day sale on all its iPad Air models, cutting their costs by $75 each. That makes a 16GB Wi-Fi Air $425, and a 16GB 4G Air $555. The most expensive iPads -- 128GB 4G models -- have been lowered to $855. A further $50 discount on any of the models is available to educational buyers.
Third-party retailers are beginning to discount the first-generation Air as it enters its final months as a flagship product. A second-gen tablet should be announced in October.