Week’s best Apple deals: Best price yet on a refurbished iPhone 7


iPhone 7
Apple makes iPhone 7 more affordable.
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It’s no iPhone X, but the iPhone 7 remains a remarkably good phone. This week, you can snap up a refurbished iPhone 7 at the lowest price yet.

That’s not the only winner in this week’s roundup of the best Apple deals, either. We found a big bargain on a tiny iPad, plus a hot deal on an iPhone X case and a handy (and free!) iOS app.

iPad mini 4 128GB Wi-Fi for $275

They say good things come in small packages and such is the case with this iPad mini, which packs a lot into its small form factor. Even better, this deal on the iPad mini 4 128GB Wi-Fi tablet in space gray, gold or silver ties the price we saw on Thanksgiving as the best we’ve seen. In fact, it’s the best deal now by $64.

It features a 7.9-inch Retina display, Touch ID, an A8 second-generation chip, 8MP iSight camera with 1080p video, FaceTime HD camera and 802.11n Wi-Fi. It includes a Webroot Secure Anywhere three-user, six-month subscription.

Refurb unlocked iPhone 7 128GB for $440

If you’re looking for an inexpensive iPhone, a good way to save is with a refurb. This deal on an unlocked iPhone 7 for $440 is $214 less than what you’d pay for a new one and the best price we’ve seen for this unlocked model. It features a 4.7-inch touchscreen display, an A10 Fusion chip, 12-megapixel rear-facing and 7-megapixel front-facing cameras, and 128GB of internal storage.

Spigen Ultra Hybrid Case for iPhone X for $12

If you’re going to spend $1,000 on an iPhone X, then you certainly need to protect your investment. The sleek Spigen Ultra Hybrid Case is available in two colors. And at $12, it costs 20 percent less than what other stores charge. Plus, Amazon Prime members get it shipped for free.

SmartScan Express for iPhone/iPad for free

Want to scan documents without purchasing a scanner? The SmartScan Express app turns your iPad or iPhone into a scanner. Best of all, right now it’s free instead of its regular $3 price.


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