Prime Day iPad Price Predictions 2020: iPad 10.2 and iPad Pro

Can’t decide whether to take advantage of one of the many iPad deals available now or wait and see what Amazon has in store for Prime Day 2020? We’re here to help. We’ve looked back at the various discounts the iPad 10.2, iPad Air, iPad Pro, and iPad Mini have seen both on Black Friday 2019 and Prime Day 2019, the trends we’ve seen far in 2020, and our expert knowledge, to formulate some Prime Day iPad price predictions at Amazon.

Keep in mind that these predictions are not based on insider pricing knowledge, nor are they set in stone — they’re estimates of what we think will happen. This is possible because retailers are creatures of habits — it’s rare to see a truly unique sale. Each promotion is based on one that came before it, or is similar to something happening elsewhere. By tracking them, we can forecast the range of discounts we are likely to see in October.

Here’s what we mean:

RRP Black Friday 2019 Prime Day 2019 Best Price 2020 Today’s Price Prime Day 2020 (Prediction)
iPad 10.2 $329  $230 $249 $249 $279 $230 – $279
iPad Air $499 $399 $469 $459 $469 $399 – $459
iPad Mini $399 $384 $384 $349 $384 $349 – $384
iPad Pro 11.0 $799 N/A N/A $750 $800 $750 – $800
iPad Pro 12.9 $999 N/A N/A $949 $994 $900 – $980

These predictions are only for the latest base model of each iPad. Why? Because these are the variants that cost-conscious shoppers tend to hold out for a sale on. That’s not to say we won’t see discounts on the higher-end variants — we will. If the run-of-the-mill 128GB version of the iPad Air is in the bargain bin with $100 off, the maxed-out 256GB model will probably be right there next to it with a comparable discount.

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Should you wait until Prime Day 2020 to buy an iPad?

This depends on how badly you need one. If you’re preparing for back-to-school and can’t hold out for Prime Day in October (according to the latest rumors), then there’s no harm in taking advantage of one of the various iPad deals available now. The highlight? An iPad Air (256GB, Wi-Fi) for $550 at Best Buy, down $100 from the usual $650. Need something a bit bigger? Amazon has the iPad Pro 12.9 for $949, down from $1000.

LATEST MODEL

Apple iPad Mini (64GB, Wi-Fi)

$350 $399
Expires soon
A gorgeous 7.9-inch Retina touchscreen makes the iPad Mini a perfect travel-friendly alternative to the larger iPads, and the latest model supports the Apple Pencil stylus as well.

Smart Keyboard for iPad (7th Generation) and iPad Air (3rd Generation)

$110 $159
Expires soon
Turn your 7th-gen 10.2-inch iPad or 3rd-gen iPad Air into a lightweight laptop-like workstation with the Apple Smart Keyboard folio. (Note that this does not work with the 6th-gen 9.7-inch iPads.)

Apple iPad Mini (64GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular)

$515 $529
Expires soon
With its 7.9-inch retina display, the iPad Mini is perfect for travel. It supports the Apple Pencil for even more versatility, and this one comes with cellular connectivity.
$100 OFF FOR STUDENTS & TEACHERS

Free AirPods with Purchase of Mac, iPad Air, or iPad Pro

Free AirPods with Purchase

Expires soon
College students and teachers (including homeschool teachers) can buy a Mac, iPad Air, or iPad Pro and score a free pair of Apple AirPods, along with free engraving if you want it.

Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, 1TB, Wi-Fi + Cellular) - Latest Model

$1,428 $1,449
Expires soon
The latest and greatest in Apple iPad technology, this 11-inch 2020 iPad Pro has a monumental 1TB of space as well as Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity, making it the perfect tablet for any function.

Apple iPad Pro (11-Inch, 512GB, Wi-Fi, 2020)

$1,048 $1,099
Expires soon
Do everything, from enjoying various media to getting work done, on the latest 11-inch iPad Pro. With this deal, you'll get 512gb space and free wi-fi for less.

Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, 128GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular) - Latest Model

$944 $949
Expires soon
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.
LATEST MODEL

Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 256GB, Latest Model)

$1,219 $1,249
Expires soon
If you want the bigger, more laptop-sized iPad Pro, then you can now order the 12.9-inch model.

Apple Pencil (1st Gen.)

$94 $99
Expires soon
Create a whole new world of wondrous versatility on your iPad with the Apple Pencil, capable of making navigation, drawing, and everything in between as easy as writing with a pen.

Apple iPad 10.2-inch (32GB)

$279 $329
Expires soon
Here's another chance to score the awesome new 7th-gen iPad at a nice discount. Even at its regular price, however, this tablet is an amazing value and the one we recommend for most users.
REFURBISHED

Apple iPad Mini 2 (7.9-inch, 16GB, Wi-Fi)

$139 $145
Expires soon
If you're looking for a starter iPad for yourself or your kids, consider this iPad Mini 2. It has 16gb space, enough for photos and apps, and comes and a compact 7.9-inch retina display screen.

Apple iPad Pro (10.5-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 64GB) - Gold

$671
Expires soon
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.

10.5-Inch Apple iPad Pro - 64GB Wifi - 2017 Model - Gray (Refurbished)

$429
Expires soon
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 laptop or some decent Chromebooks.

Save on refurbished iPads from Apple

Up to $80 off

Expires soon
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.

Apple iPad (10.2-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 128GB, Unlocked)

$544 $560
Expires soon
With a 10.2-inch Retina display, 128GB storage, Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity, an 8MP back camera, and FaceTime HD front camera, this configuration of the latest iPad has everything you need.

Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, 128GB, Wi-Fi) - Latest Model

$949 $999
Expires soon
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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