Apples less powerful iPad mini 4 is $70 more expensive than the new iPad
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Today, Apple refreshed its iPad lineup with a new 9.7-inch iPad with Pencil support that comes with a student-focused $30 discount. The device is designed to replace last years $329 base model iPad, and it sells for that same price to regular consumers. Apples race to beat Google in the classroom is a good thing for everyone, resulting in cheaper price points and more options. However, one product category that still remains stubbornly unaffordable in Apples new education and accessibility-focused iPad roadmap is the iPad mini 4.
The companys web store was updated this morning, and the 7.9-inch iPad mini, which came out back in September of 2015, is still being sold for a mind-boggling $399, as pointed out by Business Insiders…