For some reason, Best Buy is only listing Black iPads and 3G iPads on AT&T on their site currently.  Hopefully this isn’t indicative of their opening day sales lineup and a symptom of not having got around to creating new part numbers yet.

At the same time, they are matching Apple’s iPad 1 price reductions:

Apple has refurbs for $50 less.

Update with Best Buy FAQ, below:

The all-new thinner and lighter design makes iPad 2 even more comfortable to hold. It’s even more powerful with the dual-core A5 chip, yet has the same 10 hours of battery life. With two cameras, you can make FaceTime video calls, record HD video and put a twist on your snapshots in Photo Booth. And the iPad Smart Cover attaches magnetically and wakes up, stands up and brightens up your iPad 2.



When will the iPad 2 be available at Best Buy?

5:00 p.m. local time on Friday, March 11th, 2011. In stores only.


Will there be a pre-order available?



What different iPad 2 models will be available?

Black and white versions of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB with wifi only as well as respective versions for Verizon 3G or AT&T 3G.


What will the price of the iPad 2 be?

Wifi: 16GB $499.99. 32GB $599.99. 64GB $699.99.

3G: 16GB $629.99. 32GB $729.99. 64GB $829.99.


Will iPad 2 accessories be available?

Yes. We also expect the iPad 2 smart covers to be available as well.


Will Geek Squad Black Tie Protection (GSBTP) be available for the iPad 2?

Yes, we offer two GSBTP plans for the iPad and iPad 2, a standard and an ADH (accidental damage from handling) plan for coverage up to three years from date of purchase. Prices for GSBTP vary depending on which plan is purchased, see stores for details.

Will Buy Back be available for the iPad 2?

Yes, Buy Back will be available for the iPad 2 and will guarantee a trade-in price for up to two years from purchase. If both GSBTP and Buy Back are purchased at the same time, you will receive 50% of the price of Buy Back.


This FAQ will be expanded as additional facts become available and is subject to change.


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