Best Prime Day iPad Deals 2021: What to expect

Prime Day 2021, and the Prime Day deals that will come with it, is nearly here which means we’re expecting to see some amazing Prime Day iPad sales going on soon. If you’re looking for a great new tablet to add to your home then Prime Day will be the event for you. Read on as we look at what Prime Day iPad deals we expect to unfold and whether you should buy a new iPad on Prime Day.

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

Where the Prime Day iPad sales looked a little stronger were with the Apple iPad Pro 11-inch and Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch models with bigger reductions. Obviously, the high-end options here meant you needed to pay more but the discounts were far more attractive if you wanted to invest in something 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.

The best iPad deals happening now

Can’t wait for Prime Day 2021? There are several iPad deals happening right now:

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Apple iPad 10.2 (32GB, Wi-Fi, 2020)

$299 $329
You can already score the new 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.
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Apple iPad Air (Wi-Fi, 64GB, Latest Model)

$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.
LATEST MODEL
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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.
DISCOUNT AT CHECKOUT
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Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, 128GB, Wi-Fi) - Latest Model

$947 $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)

Trade in your device and get up to $100.

Sign on with a two-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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