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Apple is offering discounts on the iPad Air ($30) and the Retina iPad mini ($20) according to a new report from iGeneration (via MacRumors). This is the first time that Apple has included iPads in its educational program.
The iPad Air traditionally starts at $499, but can be had for $469 on the company’s higher education store. Other configurations of the iPad Air are similarly $30 off the retail price.
The Retina iPad mini has also been discounted for students and educators, just slightly less than the ‘Air. Normally starting at $399, the Retina iPad mini starts at $379 – $20 off – on the higher education store.
Other iPads, MacBooks and other Apple hardware are also discounted on the company’s higher education store. According to its educational terms and conditions Apple offers special education pricing on Apple computers, software and select third party products to college students, parents buying for a college student, or teachers, homeschool teachers, administrators and staff of all grade levels. Students who have been accepted to college are also eligible.
Source: Associated Press