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Best Buy Launching an iPad 2 Promotion on Sunday

If you are still looking to buy an iPad 2, retailer Best Buy is launching an iPad 2 promotion on Sunday. Recently we told you of some rumors that the retailer had annoyed Apple by holding on to iPad 2 stocks, but this was then denied. Well it looks like stock was being held back for the promotion which is starting tomorrow.

Josh Ong from AppleInsider is reporting that a leaked internal memo indicates that Best Buy is planning a promotion push for the iPad 2. It is also thought the retailer will restart taking reserve orders for the device for at least a week after the sales promotion.

The memo which was originally leaked by Engadget states the promotion will begin on April 17, and ordering system for reserving the iPad 2 will also be switched back on. It is thought that some stores will have a minimum of three iPad 2s.

People who have an iPad 2 already reserved still get priority over any iPad 2 stocks that the company has, and as soon as any remaining stock has sold the stores will begin taking reserve orders for the tablet PC. The memo states that reserved units will not be held for longer than 48 hours and also staff at Best Buy are now allowed to buy an iPad 2.

What isn’t known about the Best Buy promotion is what else they will be offering; it is highly unlikely that there will be any discounts on the iPad 2. Maybe the store will be giving away some goodies with the device like a free case or something.

Will you be heading to your local Best Buy tomorrow?

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Written by Gary Johnson

Gary has a background in engineering and passion for motorcycles, gadgets, and home cinema. In his early years, his obsession for Hi-Fi technology would see him creating the perfect setup with a good ear for sound quality. While Gary is keen to write about most topics that PR covers, his love for phones finds him reporting a lot of news about applications for iPhone, Android, and other popular operating systems

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