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.
See also: Best Android tablets
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 deal: Save 25% on the new Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
The Galaxy Tab A series of tablets are ideal for Android fans on a budget, and the recently released Tab A7 Lite has just got its first price drop. You can pick up the 32GB model for just $129.99 ($30 off) right now, with the larger 64GB device also on offer for $149.99 ($50 off).
Underneath an 8.7-inch 1,340 × 800 display, you’re getting either 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage or 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, depending on the model you choose. There’s a microSD card slot to add up to 1TB of additional storage.
See also: The best cheap Android tablets
The tablet also has a 5,100mAh battery with support for 15W fast charging, an 8MP rear camera, and a 2MP front camera. It supports Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi Direct, and Bluetooth 5.0 connections. In short, it’s not a luxury device, but it has all the functionality that most tablet users could ask for.
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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 $150 or S7 Plus for $350 with trade-in ($500 off)
- Galaxy Tab S7 (128GB) for $599 ($51 off)
- Galaxy Tab S7 Plus for $769 ($81 off)
- Galaxy Tab S6 (256GB) for $560 ($170 off)
- Galaxy Tab S6 Lite for $280 ($70 off)
- Galaxy Tab A7 for $180 ($50 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 $539 ($60 off)
- New iPad Air (Wi-Fi, 256GB) for $699 ($50 off)
- 2020 iPad Pro (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB) for $929 ($70 off)
- 2019 iPad Mini (Wi-Fi, 64GB) for $345 ($39 off)
See also: The best iPad deals
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 — 7, 8, 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 7 (16GB, ad-supported) for $49.99
- Amazon Fire 7 Essentials Bundle for $83 ($5 off)
- Kindle Essentials Bundle with cover and power adapter for $125 ($15 off)
- Fire 10, Bluetooth keyboard, and 12 months of Microsoft 365 for $220 ($50 0ff)
- Fire HD 10 Kids (2019) for $150 ($50 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 (8GB RAM, 128GB SSD) for $799.99 ($200 off)
- Surface Pro X (16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 4G LTE) for $1,199.99 ($300 off)
- Surface Pro 7 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) for $910 ($290 off)
- Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB) for $799.99 ($399 off)
- Surface Go 2 Essentials Bundle from $618 (up to $110 off)
See also: The best Surface Pro deals of February 2021
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.
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