Tablets haven’t replaced laptops like they were predicted to, 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 a Windows option in the Surface Go. 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: Pick up the new iPad Mini for $334.99
If proof is needed that we’re not dogmatic at Android Authority, it’s our review of the latest iPad Mini. It’s not only a high-end small tablet — increasingly rare these days — but we found it to be one of the best tablets you can buy, period.
If we do have a criticism of Apple products it’s the high prices and scarcity of deals, so when we find offers then we’re keen to alert you to them. Today you can pick up the fifth-gen iPad Mini for $334.99 ($64 off). It last hit that price level around Black Friday last year.
See also: The best iPad deals
This deal is on the 64GB, Wi-Fi-only model of the iPad Mini, which also features a 7.9-inch Retina Display and is powered by the A12 Bionic chip. The light and compact design, fantastic battery life, and the best tablet operating system in iPadOS make this one of the best small tablets on the market.
Amazon deals change without warning so take advantage while you can. Hit the link below to check out the deal, or scroll further for more great tablet offers.
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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. Check out the best options right here:
- Galaxy Tab S7 for $379.99 with trade-in ($450 off)
- Galaxy Tab S6 (256GB) for $597.99 ($132 off)
- Galaxy Tab Active Pro for $563.99 ($186 off)
- Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019) for $119.99 ($30 off)
- Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019) for $210.99 ($19 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, 256GB) for $699 ($50 off)
- New iPad (10.2-inch, 32GB) for $299 ($30 off)
- Early 2020 256GB Wi-Fi only iPad Pro for $999 ($100 off)
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.
- Amazon Fire 7 Essentials Bundle for $82.97 ($5 off)
- Fire HD 8 tablet bundled with wireless charger for $139.99 ($10 off)
- Fire HD 10 bundle with a case, screen protectors, and 15W charger for $249.96 ($15 off)
- Kindle Essentials Bundle with cover and power adapter for $124.97 ($15 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, 256GB) for $1,100 ($220 off)
- Surface Pro 7 with Pro Type Cover from $699.99 (Up to $360 off)
- Surface Pro 7 with black Type Cover for $899 ($430 off)
- Surface Go 2 Essentials Bundle from $618 (Up to $110 off)
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.