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Best Prime Day iPad deals 2021: Grab a weekend deal now

Prime Day 2021 iPad Deals

Amazon Prime Day 2021 doesn’t officially arrive until tomorrow, June 21, but nobody told the biggest Prime Day deals, as the sales have started early. If you’re looking for a great new tablet to add to your home, then Prime Day will be the event for you, as we’re seeing amazing Prime Day iPad deals with sales on everything from the entry-level iPad 8th-gen all the way up to the high-spec iPad Pro.

Prime Day is now only a day away, but deals are already live, giving you the immediate chance to grab a bargain. Read on as we look at what Prime Day iPad deals we expect to unfold, the ones already available, and whether you should buy a new iPad on Prime Day.

The best iPad deals happening now

Score the 2020 8th-gen iPad at a nice discount. Even at its regular price, however, this tablet is a superb value and the one we recommend for most users.
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.
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.
With a 10.2-inch Retina display, 128GB storage, Wi-Fi connectivity, an 8MP back camera, and FaceTime HD front camera, the 2020 iPad has everything you need.
If you want the best and beefiest iPad around, the Pro is the one. You can score this third-gen model professionally refurbished in like new condition from the Apple Store for a very nice discount.
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If you want a tablet with some boosted storage space for your digital goodies, you can do a lot worse than this 2020 iPad Air.
Big, great things come in small packages, and nothing embodies this better than the 5th generation of the iPad Mini, equipped with a strong, fast-learning processor and a huge 64GB storage.
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.
Apple Refurbished
The 10.5-inch iPad Pro (2017 model) is the larger, more powerful sibling of the 9.7-inch iPad, featuring more powerful hardware and a larger display similar to a small laptop.
Brand new isn't the only way to buy iPads, and if you're willing to buy refurbished, you can score a hefty discount. Apple is offering up to $80 off a range of refurbished iPads on its online store.

What Prime Day iPad deals to expect

It’s highly likely that we’ll see pretty much all of the current iPad range on sale in some form as part of the Prime Day iPad sales. That means you’ll see discounts on the high-end Apple iPad Pro, along with the more modestly priced Apple iPad Air and Apple iPad Mini. With two forms of iPad Pro available — the 11-inch and the 12.9-inch varieties, it’s likely that both will be discounted to varying degrees.

Don’t forget the regular Apple iPad too. That’s likely to see a modest price cut or possibly even better.

What Prime Day iPad deals we saw last year

Last year didn’t see any particularly massive discounts on the Apple iPad range, but the Prime Day iPad deals were still solidly dependable. It mostly meant modest price cuts for the Apple iPad Mini, as well as the Apple iPad Air and Apple iPad.

Prime Day iPad sales were a little stronger with the Apple iPad Pro 11-inch and Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch models. Obviously, these high-end options meant higher price tags overall but led to bigger discounts. This was even more attractive if you wanted to invest in a powerful tablet that would last.

Should you buy a new iPad on Prime Day?

Do you need an iPad? Then you know what to do. However, if you’re simply tempted by a new tablet then the decision is a little trickier. They’re highly versatile items allowing you to be productive and entertained while on the move. Our guide to the best iPad will help you figure out the best one for you.

If you’re wondering if it’s worth waiting until Black Friday for a bigger discount, we’re not convinced. Sales were quite similar last year and we expect it to be the same in 2021. We always recommend knowing what your budget is before you dive into the Prime Day iPad sales, and you should stick to it. Don’t be lured into an offer you can’t really afford.

Also, check the discount involved. If it’s an incremental and modest price change, it’s probably only worth buying if you know you definitely want the item in question.

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