Tablets haven’t replaced laptops like some predicted they would, but they’re still popular gadgets for work and play on the go. Apple keeps improving the iPad line and Amazon’s Fire tablets are as affordable as ever. We’ve tracked down some of the best tablet deals available right now to help you choose.
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One of the first decisions you have to make is which operating system you prefer. We’ve gathered Android and Amazon Fire deals, iPads, and Windows Surface tablets. You can also check out our dedicated lists of Surface deals and iPad deals if you’ve ruled out Android as an option.
Featured deals: Save 33% on the latest Fire tablets
The new school year has brought with it a fantastic price drop on many Amazon devices, with the Fire HD tablets subject to some of the best discounts. You can save as much as 33% on the 2021 models right now.
Among the deals is the first price drop on the Fire HD 10 and HD 10 Plus, which is also the first time the latest and largest Amazon tablets have been on sale since they launched. Both offer excellent displays, great battery life, and solid performance. The 32GB Fire HD 10 is down to just $99.99 ($50 off) and the HD 10 Plus starts at $129.99 ($50 off).
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Here’s a rundown of the types of savings to be made:
- Fire HD 10 32GB for $99.99 ($50 off) | 64GB for $139.99 ($50 off)
- Fire HD 10 Plus 32GB for $129.99 ($50 off) | 64GB for $169.99 ($50 off)
- Fire HD 8 32GB for $59.99 ($30 off) | 64GB for $89.99 ($30 off)
- Fire 7 16GB for $39.99 ($10 off) | 32GB for $59.99 ($10 off)
All models of the Fire tablet are also on offer without lockscreen ads, and there are many more Amazon devices on sale too. Hit the button below to check out how much you can save on your tablet of choice, or scroll on for more tablet deals.
Best tablet deals
- Samsung Galaxy Tab deals
- Apple iPad tablet deals
- Amazon Fire Tablet deals
- Microsoft Surface Pro deals
All of these deals were live at the time of writing, but sites like Amazon change their offers often. We’ll do our best to keep the list updated with the best tablet deals as we find new ones.
Samsung Galaxy Tab deals
Samsung’s Galaxy line of devices certainly packs a punch when it comes to laptops and phones, and tablets are no exception. You can often find the latest chipset onboard, solid RAM and storage, and even a built-in S-Pen for drawing. Many of Samsung’s tablets also pack the company’s powerful AMOLED displays for a crisp, vibrant viewing experience.
Related: Samsung Galaxy Tab S7/S7 Plus review
Check out the best options right here:
- Galaxy Tab S7 for $50 or S7 Plus for 250$ with trade-in ($600 off)
- Galaxy Tab S7 (128GB) for $532 ($118 off)
- Galaxy Tab S7 Plus for $701 ($149 off)
- Galaxy Tab S6 (256GB) for $629 ($101 off)
- Galaxy Tab S6 Lite for $328 ($22 off)
- Galaxy Tab A 8 for $124 ($26 off)
Apple iPad tablet deals
It’s tough to argue against Apple as the king of the tablet game. The iPad line has swelled to nearly half a dozen models, and each fills its own important role. Whether you want the ultraportable iPad Mini or the powerful iPad Air and iPad Pro, you’re bound to find a perfect fit. Of course, you’ll have to allow iOS into your life in the form of iPadOS. Here are some top picks:
- New iPad Air (Wi-Fi, 64GB) for $499.99 ($99 off)
- 2021 iPad Pro (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB) for $999 ($100 off)
- 2020 iPad (10.2-inch, Wi-Fi, 32GB) for $299 ($30 off)
- 2019 iPad Mini (Wi-Fi and cellular, 64GB) for $480 ($49 off)
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Amazon Fire Tablet deals
Amazon’s Fire line of tablets is one of the most affordable ways to dip into the experience, with some models starting well under $100. You can choose from a few sizes — seven, eight, or 10-inches — and all of the tablets run Amazon’s own Fire OS. You won’t find the familiar Google Play Store here, but you should be able to get by with the Kindle app, Prime Video, and more.
- Fire HD 10 for $99.99 ($50 off)
- Fire HD 10 Plus for $129.99 ($50 off)
- Fire HD 8 for $59.99 ($30 off)
- Fire 7 for $39.99 ($10 off)
- Kindle Essentials Bundle with cover and power adapter for $125 ($15 off)
- Fire 10, Bluetooth keyboard, and 12 months of Microsoft 365 for $170 ($100 0ff)
- Fire HD Plus tablet and wireless charging dock for $110 ($40 off)
Microsoft Surface Pro deals
If you want to seriously consider replacing your laptop with a tablet, the Microsoft Surface line is the way to go. They often drop the mobile-based chipset for a full-sized Intel Core processor. You’ll also find larger 12-inch displays on the flagship Surface Pro line. The high-end Surface Pro X even lets you tap into 4G LTE connectivity for work on the go. Take a look at the deals here:
- Surface Pro X (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) for $989 ($310 off)
- Surface Pro 7 (Intel Core i3, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD) for $599 ($360 off)
- Surface Pro 7 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD) for $699 ($199 off)
- Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB) for $776 ($423 off)
- Surface Go 2 Essentials Bundle from $618 (up to $68 off)
See also: The best Surface Pro deals
Well, that pretty much does it for the list of the best tablet deals we could find. We’ll do our best to keep the list updated, but don’t forget to check out some of our other articles if you’re still deciding.