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Best Prime Day tablet deals 2021: The weekend deals are here

Prime Day 2021 is tomorrow, and while the biggest deals are likely to drop on June 21 and June 22, this weekend has already seen some huge Prime Day deals dropping across the web.

Unsurprisingly, that means plenty of big Prime Day tablet deals, so if you’re looking to buy the latest iPad or snap up an Android tablet, Prime Day is likely to have big offers going on. Read on as we explain all about what to expect from the Prime Day tablet sales so you can get the best bang for your buck. A number of big deals always start before Prime Day, and this year is no different. Check below to see some of the biggest deals already available today.

The best tablet 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.
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.
A gorgeous 7.9-inch Retina touchscreen makes the iPad Mini a perfect travel-friendly alternative to the larger iPads, and this model supports the Apple Pencil stylus as well.
Samsung's Galaxy Tab A with 32GB storage and an 8-inch display gives you up to 13 hours per charge. This is the 2019 model and still an awesome buy if you need a good tablet on the cheap.
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Stay productive wherever you are with the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite. It comes with a solid processor for smooth performance, along with an S Pen and keyboard compatibility for further functionality.
The Kano 2-in-1 tablet/laptop hybrid is one of the cheapest Windows PCs you can buy right now and would be the perfect first machine for a young techie.
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With specs (and storage) like this, the Galaxy Tab S7+ is a serious tablet for mobile tech enthusiasts who don't want to shell out for an iPad Pro.
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The Galaxy Tab S7+ is our favorite Android tablet in Samsung's stable, and with 256GB of storage, this one can serve as a handy 2-in-1 laptop with a keyboard case (sold separately).
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Need more storage than most Android tablets can provide? This high-end Galaxy Tab S7 comes loaded with a whopping 512GB of internal storage along with a handy S Pen stylus.
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Samsung's Galaxy Tab family leads the Android tablet market, and the new Tab S7 line even gives the venerable iPad a serious run for its money, especially at this price.
This bundle includes a Fire HD 8 tablet with a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 1.5 GB of RAM, and Dolby Audio along with a Show Mode Charging Dock for your HD tab.
Microsoft Surface Go convertible tablet and notebook with 10-inch display, Intel Pentium Gold PU, 8GB Ram, and 128GB storage.
Save 50% off new list prices when you buy an Amazon Certified Refurbished Fire HD 8 tablet with a show mode charging dock that changes the tablet to an Alexa smart display. This is a smart buy.

What Prime Day tablet deals to expect

Apple’s iPad is the quintessential tablet for a lot of people, so it wouldn’t be a Prime Day sale without seeing big discounts across the iPad range. Definitely expect to see sales on the iPad, iPad Air, iPad Pro, and the iPad Mini. It’s also very likely that the Microsoft Surface will be discounted as part of the Prime Day tablet deals, along with price cuts for Samsung’s Galaxy Tab range. As this is an Amazon sales event, you’ll also see discounts on Amazon Kindle tablets, too, if you’re looking for an e-reader rather than an all-around tablet.

Simply put, whatever type of tablet you’re looking for and whatever your budget, there’s going to be a discount for you here somewhere. Tablets are always in high demand during sales.

What Prime Day tablet deals we saw last year

Last year, we saw great Prime Day tablet sales on a wide range of different tablets. These included $50 off the Apple iPad Pro range and the iPad Mini, as well as a big reduction on the budget-friendly Samsung Galaxy Tab A, bringing it down to just $100.

For those looking for something a bit more midrange, Prime Day tablet deals also extended to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite bring it down to just $250 which was a great way of enjoying more for less. It is fairly likely we’ll see similar offers again during Prime Day 2021 with Samsung and Apple continuing to be the favorite options for anyone seeking out a new tablet.

Should you buy a new tablet on Prime Day?

As always, if you need one, buy it. Where things get trickier is if you’re tempted by a new purchase. Generally, Black Friday is a slightly better sales period but that means waiting a few extra months to get a cool new tablet. The discount might not be that different so if you’re keen to treat yourself, snap up a new tablet now.

When it comes to Prime Day tablet sales, it’s a smart move to do your research beforehand. Check out our look at the best tablets before you commit to anything and make sure you know what your budget is (and stick to it!). That way, you’ll be sure of the perfect tablet for you and at a great price, too.

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