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Pre-paid iPhone 5s and refurb iPads are the best-selling Apple products at Walmart

3 months ago by Joshua Fruhlinger

When it comes to popular Apple ($NASDAQ:AAPL) products, one usually thinks of iPhone and AirPods. And, at most stores, one would be right. But Walmart ($NYSE:WMT) keeps a healthy back-catalog of Apple products in its rotation as a way to pass savings on to its customers who are looking for normally-pricey Apple products. These are often B-stock and refurbished products from previous years, clearance bundles.

We've been tracking best sellers at the world's largest retailer since 2015, so we sorted through sales ranks for thousands of pre-paid iPhones, refurb iPads, and even iTunes gift cards to bring you the 20 best-selling Apple products at Walmart since 2015.

The best-selling Apple product at Walmart since 2015 was the 16GB Space Gray iPad Air, sold as a clearance bundle complete with Bluetooth keyboard and case. Its average sales rank over the period of 216 days when it sold was an impressive 2.5 (out of 100). In a somewhat distant second is a "Straight Talk Prepaid Apple iPhone 5S". This pre-paid, contract-free iPhone sold for an average of just $100.47, so it's little wonder that it ranked 11.3 over 125 days.

The Apple product that's sold most at Walmart, however, are the EarPods - the very same headphones that come with iPhones. Over 854 days since 2015, these replacement headphones were top-100 sellers with an average sales rank of 49.0. 

The second most-commonly sold Apple product was another pre-paid iPhone 5S, which sold for an average price of $149 over 339 days.

Subscribers can see the full dataset here.

Name

Sales Rank (Avg)

Days Ranked

Price (Avg)

iPad Air 16GB Space Gray Bundle with Accessories- Black

2.5

216

$409.99

Straight Talk Prepaid Apple iPhone 5s 16GB, Space Gray

11.3

125

$100.47

$15 iTunes Code (Email Delivery)

14.9

303

$15.00

Straight Talk Apple iPhone 5S 16GB 4G LTE Prepaid Smartphone

17.5

339

$149.88

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi

17.6

141

$271.34

Apple iPad mini 2 16GB WiFi

20.0

147

$222.33

Apple iPod touch 64GB

22.9

191

$199.00

Apple iPod touch 32GB  (Assorted Colors)

28.6

335

$192.22

Apple iPad Air 32GB WiFi

32.9

127

$349.00

$25 iTunes Code (Email Delivery)

35.6

146

$25.00

AT Apple iPhone 5S GoPhone Prepaid Smartphone includes $45 of Airtime

38.5

204

$188.48

$50 iTunes Code (Email Delivery)

40.7

134

$50.00

Apple TV (Choose 32 or 64 GB)

43.7

128

$133.77

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic MD827LLA

49.0

854

$55.57

Apple iPad mini 2 32GB Wi-Fi

55.4

239

$269.21

Straight Talk Apple iPhone 5S 4G LTE 16GB Prepaid Smartphone

65.1

113

$271.12

$100 iTunes Code (Email Delivery)

67.4

134

$100.00

Apple Lightning to USB Cable, 3-Pack

67.7

149

$17.04

Apple Earpods OEM Original Stereo Headphones w/ Inline Control - White MD827LL/A

72.7

266

$9.84

Apple OEM Authentic USB Wall Charger & Lightning to USB Data Sync Charging Cable

80.9

145

$10.84

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Joshua Fruhlinger

Joshua has been writing about technology, lifestyle, and business for over 20 years. He's one of the original writers and editors for Engadget, and still writes a...

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