Cyber Monday Apple deals: Unlocked iPhones from $200, iPads on sale, and more

Cyber Monday brings great deals on Apple products – you can get your hands on refurbished iPads and iPhones starting at  $200. Jump on them fast, as they won't be around much past Cyber Monday. 

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A Target customer looks at the iPhone 6 display on Black Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in South Portland, Maine.

Missed all the great Apple deals that happened on Black Friday? Well, Cyber Monday is here to give you a second bite at that — er — apple. We're still seeing strong deals on iDevices, but jump on them fast, as they won't be around forever, and you might not get a third chance to nab them! Check back here regularly for all the latest, best Cyber Monday Apple deals.

Refurbished Third-Generation Apple iPad 16GB WiFi Tablet

Store: A4C
Price: $199.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $25
Expires: December 1
Is It Worth It?: This iPad has increased $10 in price since earlier today, but is still a current low. Though it's a couple generations behind, it's an inexpensive way to see what all "the kids" are talking about, with their iTablets and ePads; in fact, it's the best price we've ever seen for this model. Sure, it won't have all the top-of-the-line doo-dads and what-nots, but it'll have enough power so you can "second screen" while watching TV.
This 1.4-lb. tablet features a 9.7" 2048x1536 LED-backlit Retina display, A5x dual-core processor with quad-core graphics, 5-megapixel iSight camera with 1080p video recording, front-facing FaceTime camera, voice dictation, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, up to 10 hours of battery life, and iOS 5. Deal ends today.
Note: A 90-day A4C warranty is provided.

Apple iPad mini 16GB WiFi Tablet in White/Silver or Space Gray/Black

Store: Best Buy
Price: $199.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $20
Is It Worth It?: Though we saw this tablet for a buck less on Black Friday, this is still the second-best outright price we've seen for a 16GB iPad mini. Even though we've seen full-size iPads at this price, today, they're refurbished and older models, and to compare them would be like comparing apples to Apples.
This 0.7-lb. tablet features an A5 1GHz dual-core processor, 7.9" 1024x768 LED-backlit touchscreen LCD, 16GB internal storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 5-megapixel iSight rear-facing Camera, 1.2-megapixel FaceTime front-facing camera, gyro, accelerometer, up to 10 hours of battery life, and iOS 6 and iCloud.

Refurbished Apple MacBook Pro Intel Core i5 2.3GHz 13.3" Laptop

Store: Instant Replay Electronics via eBay
Price: $649.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $19
Is It Worth It?: This computer's diminutive size makes it the perfect companion when you're on the go. At the lowest total price we've seen for this refurbished model, you'll finally be able to afford to write that Great American Novel at the coffee shop.
This 4.5-lb. laptop features include an Intel Sandy Bridge Core i5-2415M 2.3GHz dual-core processor, 13.3" 1280x800 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 320GB 7200 rpm hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth, Thunderbolt, media card reader, and Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. (Keep in mind that this is the early-2011 model, which means it has a non-Retina screen.)
Note: A 30-day warranty applies, but it's unclear who backs it.

Apple iPhone 6 64GB Smartphone for T-Mobile

Store: T-Mobile
Price: $649.92 with free shipping
Lowest By: $99
Is It Worth It?: The way T-Mobile works, you'll pay for this phone in 24 monthly payments of $27.08, which doesn't seem like as much as when you say "$649.92" all at once. We did see the unlocked iPhone 6 for less over this Black Friday weekend, but each of those had only 16GB of internal storage (this one has a whopping 64GB).
It features an Apple A8 processor, 4.7" 1334x750 Retina display, 8-megapixel iSight camera, and 1080p video capture with 60 fps video shooting (240 fps shooting at 720p slow motion playback), 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD camera, 802.11n wireless, and Bluetooth 4.0.
Note: A $10 activation fee applies.

Unlocked Apple iPhone 5 64GB GSM Smartphone

Store: MobilePros1 via eBay
Price: $299.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $130
Is It Worth It?: If you don't want the phablet proportions of the iPhone 6 or 6 plus, but still want LTE, Siri, and much more on your iPhone, the iPhone 5 is a great choice. And with this offer, you'll be able to save by freeing yourself from contracts. This is way under our September mention of a refurb and the lowest total price we've seen for an unlocked 64GB iPhone 5. (It's also $150 under the best price we could find for a new one.)
This phone will work on GSM networks like AT&T and T-Mobile, but not CDMA networks like Sprint, Verizon, and US Cellular. Note: No warranty information is provided.

Refurbished Unlocked Apple iPhone 4S 16GB Smartphone for GSM Networks

Store: Yapper_Wireless via eBay
Price: $199.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $31
Is It Worth It?: Not only is this price a current low for a refurb by $31, but it ties last week's mention as the best deal we've seen. (Grouponoffers it for the same price.) This unlocked iPhone is compatible with GSM networks such as AT&T, T-Mobile, and Vodafone; it can't be used with CDMA networks such as Verizon or Sprint. It's powered by an A5 dual-core processor and features a 3.5" 960x640 Retina display, an 8-megapixel camera, 1080p video capture, and 16GB of internal storage.
Note: A 60-day warranty applies, but it's unclear who backs it.

Refurbished Apple AirPort Express 802.11n Wireless Base Station

Store: Best Buy
Price: $59.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $27
Is It Worth It?: This offer is tied as the best deal we've ever seen for Apple's 2nd-gen Airport Express. It's even $27 below the current price of a new unit. You can use this dual-band 802.11a/n WiFi router to quickly connect all your devices (even PC!) on your home network, listen to iTunes via AirPlay, and enable wireless printing.
Note: A 90-day warranty applies, but it's not clear who backs it.

Jeff Somogyi is a media editor and marketing communications manager for, where this article first appeared.

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