Apple puts a new outer shell and batteries in its refurbished iPads.
Brad's Deals Editor David,
Get an Apple Certified Refurbished 12.9" iPad Pro 16GB (in space gray, silver, or gold) for $679 plus free shipping at the Apple Online Store. This is $55 less than a the lowest price of a brand new one. Apple Certified Refurbished iPads include the same one year, extendable warranty as a new iPad, as well as a brand new battery and outer shell! This is the largest version of the iPad Pro with a 12.9" very high resolution retina display and runs on the fast 9X chip. Sales tax is charged in most states.