Best Prime Day iPad deals 2020: The deals keep on coming

Prime Day 2020 gave us some amazing iPad deals, and while the sale event may be technically over, there are encore deals that are still worth picking up. These iPad deals are some of, if not, the best we’ve seen so far this year, headlined by a fantastic iPad Pro deal that saw both the iPad Pro 11 and the iPad Pro 12.9 down to their lowest-ever prices. These are Apple deals you really don’t want to miss — and they’re not going to last forever. Prime Day’s deals may be over, but you can still grab these amazing iPad deals.

Apple products work even better when they’re combined. So if you’re looking for a new iPad, why not look at complementing it with some other Apple products that play well together? We’ve rounded up the best Prime Day iPhone deals, the best Prime Day MacBook deals, and the best Prime Day Apple Watch deals so you can see what other delights Apple has in store for you.

Today’s Best Prime Day iPad deals

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Apple iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Latest Model, 4th Generation

$559 $599
The new iPad Air is the iPad to buy, with all the power and good looks of its more powerful cousins, but without the high price tag. It's even cheaper thanks to this discount from Amazon.
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New Apple iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB, 4th Generation)

$699 $749
Deals are scarce, but considering that the 4th gen iPad Air has a faster CPU than the Pro, it's a good value even at its regular price. You can grab this one for the same price as the 256GB model.
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Apple iPad Pro (11-Inch, 128GB, Wi-Fi, 2020)

$749 $799
Do everything, from enjoying various media to getting work done, on the latest 11-inch iPad Pro. With this deal, you'll get 128GB of storage for a great price.
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Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, 128GB, Wi-Fi) - Latest Model

$949 $999
If you can forego having a cellular connection, you can take home this iPad Pro with a gorgeous 12.9-inch Retina display for less than a grand -- one of the better prices we've seen for this model.
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Apple 4th Gen iPad Air with Wi-Fi + Cellular - 256GB (Verizon)

$630 $730
Sign on with a 2-year Verizon contract and save a Benjamin on the newest 4th-gen 256GB iPad Air with Wi-Fi and cellular 4G LTE connectivity that lets you use it on your data plan.
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Apple iPad Pro (11-Inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Latest Model

$846 $899
With blazing performance, a gorgeous display, and a superb camera module, the 2020 11-inch iPad Pro is all the tablet you'll ever need. Pair it with a Smart Keyboard and you've got a compact laptop.
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Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, 128GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular) - Latest Model

$944 $949
If storage isn't a priority but connectivity is, you can rely on this 11-inch iPad Pro with Wi-Fi and cellular connections to complement your work and lighten the load.
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Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) - Latest Model

$1,029 $1,099
Get the best of Apple's state-of-the-art technology with the Apple iPad Pro, capable of doing the work of a desktop with a fraction of the speed, making it a must-have for fast-moving professionals.
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Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 512GB) - Latest Model

$1,229 $1,299
If you want the bigger, more laptop-sized iPad Pro, then this is a modest (but still welcome) discount on the 12.9-inch 4th gen model.
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Apple iPad Pro (10.5-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 64GB) - Previous Model

$718 $779
The iPad is still king of the tablet world, and the iPad Pro is the best of the best. So, a lightning deal like this is too good to pass on if you're in the market for a portable computer.
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Apple iPad Pro (11-Inch, 1TB, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 2020)

$1,378 $1,449
With 1TB space, you can save several photos videos and download premium apps on your iPad Pro. This deal includes a wi-fi and cellular bundle for a reduced price.

Should I shop iPad deals on Prime Day or wait until Black Friday?

If you’re looking for a new iPad, waiting until Black Friday deals (and in extension, Cyber Monday) won’t do you any good. This is because prices won’t vary much on Black Friday compared to Prime Day. You’ll also see large shipping delays if you shop on Black Friday because unlike Prime Day, the deals are not exclusive to Prime members. The heavy demand during Black Friday season might also drive the iPad you want out of stock and so you’ll lose your chance to get your holiday shopping done in time. Take advantage of these Prime Day iPad deals now so you can get the tablet you want, at the price you want, before it runs out of stock.

Are any Prime Day iPad deals too good to be true?

You can never really go wrong with any Apple products. That said, if you are looking for a new Bluetooth keyboard or cover to go with your iPad, you’re likely to buy products from other companies. When looking at non-Apple products to go with your new iPad make sure you put a little bit of basic research in. Make sure you look at product reviews and ratings and pick your iPad accessories from a company that you’ve previously heard off. If you see a heavily discounted Bluetooth keyboard or iPad cover from a company you don’t recognize, it’s safe to say that the deal is suspicious and may be too good to be true. Stick to these simple tips and you’ll save yourself from heaps of disappointment come Prime Day.

How to choose an iPad

Prime Day iPad Deals

There’s a decent quantity of iPads available out there, especially with Apple announcing the new iPad Air at its September event this fall. That said, which iPad should you choose? It all depends on what you plan to use your tablet for.

If you want an iPad that attempts to resemble a conventional laptop, go with the iPad Pro. The iPad Pro is powerful, has thin bezels and an edge-to-edge display, and lengthy battery life to keep you productive all day long. It also has a pixel-packed Liquid Retina display giving you clarity like no other tablet has before. If you’re big on using heavy-duty apps like Photoshop and want to replace your work computer with something more compact, buy the iPad Pro. It’s the priciest iPad on the market, but its A12X Bionic processor and sleek design make it worth the investment.

For those of you who want a tablet that offers the workhorse functionality of the iPad Pro without the hefty price tag, buy the iPad Air (2020). Available in October, this iPad carries the newer, more powerful A14 chip processor and has gorgeous slim edges making it the lightest, most powerful tablet at its price tag. It’s definitely a step up from its predecessors and like the iPad Pro, can also be paired with the Magic Keyboard and Apple Pencil, turning it into a stylish, 2-in-1 device. It also uses Touch ID unlike the iPad Pro, so if you’re not a fan of Apple’s Face ID, this is the tablet for you. Not to mention it’s about $200 cheaper than the iPad Pro.

If you’re looking for an even more affordable and compact option, the iPad Mini is for you. It’s considered a small-screen tablet but still carries some of the best features of the iPad Pro and Air. It has a power-packed retina display and integrated Touch ID for added privacy. It can also be paired with an Apple Pencil so you can use it to take notes or illustrate at your leisure. Though the A12 bionic chip isn’t as powerful as that of the iPad Air or iPad Pro, you can still multitask with ease on this mini-tablet. What’s more, it weighs just a little over half a pound making it the most portable Apple tablet out there.

Finally, the latest iPad 10.2 is every bargain hunter’s favorite option. It’s only priced at $329 (without any Prime Day discounts) and has almost all of the same features as the iPad Mini except for having a larger screen. If you’re looking for an affordable iPad with a great retina display and decent multitasking capabilities, go with the latest iPad 10.2.

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