Best Buy jumpstarts Black Friday sales with early $75 discount on all iPad mini 3 models, up to $200 off iPad mini 2

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U.S. retailer Best Buy on Wednesday flipped the switch early on some of its Black Friday gifts, including at $75 off all iPad mini 3 with Touch ID models, bringing the latest-generation tablet down to a starting price of just $324.99.

As can be seen in the AppleInsider iPad Price Guide, Best Buy has discounted all second- and third-generation iPad mini models, which means a new iPad mini can be had for a starting price of just $224.99.

Apple's iPad mini 3 comes with a flat $75 discount on all models, both Wi-Fi and cellular. They are:

Apple's iPad mini 2 is also discounted ahead of Black Friday, with a minimum savings of $75 on Wi-Fi-only models:

LTE-capable iPad mini 2 models are also available with an even greater discount of up to $200, while most are $100 off:

Wednesday's sale is just a taste of the bargains to be offered by Best Buy on Black Friday. The sales will actually begin on Thanksgiving, running on the retailer's site all day and available at brick-and-mortar stores starting at 5 p.m.

The biggest bargain for shoppers at Best Buy will be a $100 discount on all iPad Air 2 models. That means the latest-generation iPad can be had at the following prices:

Other Apple-related Black Friday deals at Best Buy will include: