Apple makes quite a few different tablets these days, so no matter what you’re looking for, chances are there’s an iPad out there for you. If you’re looking for a large screen and serious hardware, you may want to gab the newest 10th-gen iPad or one of the latest M2 iPad Pros. While those who want something more compact and lightweight can snag the iPad Air, or even an iPad Mini, which is now a few years old. But no matter what iPad you’re looking for, there’s no reason to spend more than you have to. Apple almost never offers deals directly, but we’ve scoured the web to bring you the best bargains out there on the latest models, as well as some previous-gen iPads that are still a good value. We’ll continue to update this page as offers come and go, so be sure to check back often for the best prices available on Apple’s tablet lineup.
The most affordable iPad you’ll find out there right now is the ninth-gen iPad, which you can snag on sale for as little as $279. It’s now a generation old, but still features decent hardware, including an A13 Bionic chip, Apple’s True Tone display, and an improved front-facing camera. There’s also the the sixth-gen iPad Mini, which was released back in 2021, but has yet to receive an update. It was redesigned with an 8.3-inch display, A15 Bionic chip, a USB-C charging port for a quick charge and a power button with Touch ID that makes it feel brand-new even in 2022. It’s currently on sale for $469 at Amazon.
The latest iPad Air from early 2022 is a great option if you’re looking for a more affordable iPad Pro alternative. Its M1 processor makes it fast, but it lacks the better, faster-refreshing displays of the iPad Pro models. You can also save a hefty $99 on it right now — a combination of an initial discount at Amazon plus added savings at checkout.
We’re also seeing some deals pop up on the latest iPad Pro models, which come equipped with Apple’s latest M2 processor. It’s available in two sizes, and you can currently save $99 on the 12.9-inch model, or $49 on the 11-inch model.
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As iPad pricing continues to fluctuate, we will update this list with the best prices.
Best iPad deals
The basic, 10.2-inch iPad from 2021 is still good. While it doesn’t have the newer design and USB-C support of the rest of the iPad line, the value for performance here makes this iPad deal one worth getting for kids. It’s our top budget iPad pick. Even at its full price it’s affordable, but you can nab one at $50 off right now at Walmart. And you can save $80 on the higher-capacity 256GB model.
Read our 9th-gen iPad review.
You can save $99 at Amazon right now on Apple’s latest 12.9-inch iPad Pro with an upgraded M2 processor. This super-large-screened iPad is unique for its Mini-LED display, which looks even more vivid and has more OLED-like black levels. The 2022 iPad Pro also supports a new “hover” feature that recognizes the Pencil when it’s close proximity to the screen — a feature that’s not used much yet, but art apps might start adopting. Just be sure to activate the instant coupon on the product page to get the full discount. Some higher-capacity models are on sale with an instant coupon right now as well.
Read our iPad Pro review.
Amazon is currently offering up to $49 off the 11-inch M2 iPad Pro, which drops the starting price down to $750. Just note that this discount is only available on the silver color variant of the 128GB model.
The 10.9-inch iPad Air, released last year, has a fast M1 chip, an auto-zooming Center Stage front camera and, except for its display, it feels nearly like an iPad Pro. It’s our favorite midrange iPad model if the Pro feels too expensive. You can save $99 on the baseline 64GB model in most color options. There’s a partial discount up front and an additional savings at checkout to arrive at the $99 discount. You can also save up to $99 on select colors of the 256GB model.
Read our iPad Air 2022 review.
The iPad Mini received a complete overhaul last year. The new design has rounded edges, thin bezels and no home button. The power button on the side now has Touch ID, and the Lightning port has been replaced by a USB-C charging port. This sixth-gen Mini runs on the A15 Bionic chip (same as the iPhone 13) and serves up an improved and slightly larger 8.3-inch display and better cameras than the older, fifth-gen Mini. You can save $30 on all color variants right now at Amazon, with some discounts on the step-up 256GB model available as well.
Read our iPad Mini review.
And if you don’t mind an older model, you can get a great discount on the 2021 model iPad Pro. It has an 11-inch display and comes equipped with an Apple M1 chip. It also supports the 2nd-gen Apple Pencil. The 128GB base model is currently sold out, but you can save $119 on both colors of the 256GB model.