BlueTekUSA via eBay again offers the 3rd-generation Apple iPad 64GB WiFi 9.7" Tablet
in Black, model no. MC707LL/A, bundled with an Apple iPad Smart Cover
in Pink for $499
with free shipping
. That's tied with an expired mention from three days ago as the best price we've seen for this tablet new. (It's also a current low for this pair by $91.) The iPad is 9.4mm thick, weighs 1.4 lbs., and features a 9.7" 2048x1536 Retina display, A5x dual-core processor with quad-core graphics, 5-megapixel iSight camera with 1080p video recording, front FaceTime camera, voice dictation, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, up to 10 hours of battery life, and iOS 5.
Want it sooner and don't need the cover? Micro Center retail stores sell the iPad alone for just a buck more.