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.

Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 512GB, 2018)

$799 $1,149
Expires soon
New releases always herald a bevy of savings on the older units, including the 2018 iPad Pro. Get the 512GB 11-inch model at a discount and walk away with money left in your pocket.

Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 1TB, 2018)

$1,150 $1,499
Expires soon
The iPad Pro is the best tablet in Apple's stable, and the last-gen model is still a great buy if you can find it at a worthy discount like this one (which also boasts cellular connectivity).

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

$150 $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.)

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

Free AirPods with Purchase

Expires soon
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 (10.2-inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB), (Latest Model)

$423 $429
Expires soon
Apple iPad with an A10 Fusion CPU, 10.2-inch Retina display, 128 GB storage, Wi-Fi and cellular, 8MP back camera and FaceTime HD front camera, stereo speakers, and a Touch ID fingerprint sensor

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

$421
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.

Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 64GB, 2018)

$975 $1,050
Expires soon
It's not a mind-blowing deal, but if you want the best and beefiest iPad around, this Pro is the one. You can score this 2018 model with 4G LTE connectivity for a nice little discount right now.

Apple iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB

$310 $330
Expires soon
Wi-Fi only Apple iPad with 32 GB storage and a 10.2-inch diagonal display. Space Gray

Apple iPad Air (10.5-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Latest Model

$469 $499
Expires soon
The Apple iPad Air offers the versatility of the iPad Pro at a much less expensive price. The latest-gen supports the Apple Pen and Smart Keyboard, making it a great multitasker.
WITH 2-YEAR PLAN

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

$430 $530
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.

Apple iPad Pro (12.9-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 512GB, 2018)

$1,200 $1,350
Expires soon
If you're willing to buy last-gen, then the 2018 iPad Pro is still a good buy -- and a good way to save some cash. This 512GB Wi-Fi + LTE model is currently on sale for a great price.

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

$657
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.

Save on refurbished iPads from Apple

Up to $120 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 $280 off a range of refurbished iPads on its online store.
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