05/30/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The iPad's Price: What Apple's Tablet REALLY Costs (PICTURE)

Wondering whether you ought to shell out $499 (minimum) on the iPad when it hits stores this Saturday?
VoucherCodes has an infographic that will put the iPad's price in perspective: their list highlights the cost of Apple's biggest products since 1976, adjusted for inflation and in present dollars.

By comparison with some of Apple's past releases, the iPad almost looks like a bargain.

See the VoucherCodes infographic for yourself below.

Wondering whether to spring for the iPad? The Huffington Post has a guide to '13 Things You Need To Know About The iPad,' as well as rundown of the '9 Worst Things About The iPad.' See alternatives to the iPad on HuffPost here.