As one of its daily deals, 1Sale offers the open-box 1st-generation Apple iPad mini 16GB WiFi Tablet
in Black, model no. MD528LL/A, or White, model no. MD531LL/A, for $249.99
with free shipping
. That's tied with our mention of a sealed unit from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we could find by $30. This 0.3"-thick tablet weighs 0.7 lbs. and features an Apple A5 1GHz dual-core processor, 7.9" 1024x768 LED-backlit touchscreen LCD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, FaceTime, accelerometer, compass, and up to 10 hours of battery life. A 6-month Apple warranty applies. Deal ends today.