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Best tablet deals: iPad, Galaxy Tab, Fire Tablet and more

Whether you have the budget for one of the best tablets or you just want something affordable that gets the job done, tracking down some tablet deals always feels good. There are quite a few models seeing significant price drops right now, ranging from premium-end tablets like the Apple iPad to much more affordable brands like Onn and Amazon. Keeping track of all of the best tablet deals is a tall order, so we’ve rounded them all up for you. Read onward for more details on the best tablet deals available and which of them may land you the perfect tablet.

Onn 7-inch tablet — $49, was $59

The Onn 7-inch tablet with the Android interface on the screen, on a white background.

You won’t find many tablets that come in at a better price than the Onn 7-inch tablet. It’s great for everyday use, as it can reach up to 10 hours of battery life on a single charge. It runs on Android 11, which gets you access to all of your favorite apps, software, and websites. It has a quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM, as well as the Google Camera Go app, which is a fast and helpful camera app for taking high-quality images. The 7-inch high definition touchscreen display also includes a webcam for video chats. All in all, the Onn 7-inch tablet offers quite a bit for such a low price point.

Laterst 10-inch tablet — $105, was $140

The Laterst 10-inch tablet standing vertically and unfoldled in its keyboard case against a white background.

If you just need to get yourself into a tablet workflow and name brands aren’t all that important to you, the Laterst 10-inch tablet is worth considering. It has a 10.1-inch high definition touchscreen, a quad-core processor, and 4GB of RAM. These are decent specs for such an affordable tablet, whether you plan to use it for entertainment or work. This tablet runs on Android 11, and includes Google Play, Android Music Player, and a 5-megapixel webcam with microphone.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite — $130, was $160

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite in different colors.
Samsung / Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite is one of Samsung’s entry-level Galaxy tablets. It offers tablet functionality at a low price, and despite allowing you to keep a few extra bucks in your pocket, it doesn’t skimp too much when it comes to user experience. The Galaxy Tab A7 Lite has a sturdy frame that’s made to last, performance that won’t let you down, and a compact 8.7-inch screen that’s good for both entertainment and work. Its slim design makes it an easy choice for a go-anywhere, use-anywhere companion.

Amazon Fire HD 10 — $130, was $190

Amazon Fire HD 10

Amazon continues its tablet lineup with the Amazon Fire HD 10. Made to compete with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Tab lineup as well as the Apple iPad lineup, the Fire HD 10 has a lot of great tablet features at a fraction of the cost. It includes access to software and services such as Netflix, Disney+, Microsoft Office, Zoom, Kindle, and Spotify, among many others. Its bright, 10.1-inch display comes in at Full HD resolution, which you’ll enjoy while binge watching or scrolling through social media. You can even use the Amazon Fire HD 10 hands-free with Alexa and voice command support.

Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Pro — $140, was $200

A little boy with a worksheet watching video on a blue Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Pro tablet.

If you’re looking for one of the best tablets for kids, the Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Pro is the current deal for you. It’s a tablet designed to be used by kids ages 6-12. This includes a 1-year subscription to Amazon Kids+, the only service with thousands of ad-free books, games, videos and apps. It’s also set up for parents to stay in control of the device. Kids can request apps and ebooks, while parents must approve purchases and downloads. The web browser has built-in controls to help filter out inappropriate sites and let you block specific ones. The Amazon Fire HD Kids Pro can reach up to 12 hours of life on a single charge, and its 10.1-inch display comes in at Full HD resolution.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 — $230, was $280

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 makes a great tablet for anyone looking to size down from a laptop, yet maintain much of the capabilities of a larger computing device. The Galaxy Tab A8 allows you to do more with your notes, automatically syncing everything from to-do lists to homework, and from documents to photos, across all of your Galaxy devices. Its battery can last hours on a single charge and reach back to 100% quickly with a fast-charging USB-C port. It also comes with a library of safe and fun games, books and videos that are kid-friendly, and has access to all of your favorite streaming services as well.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite — $250, was $350

Someone holding a Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 lite that is displaying apps.

Like all of the best tablets, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is portable, powerful, and easy to use. It comes with an S Pen stylus for enhanced touchscreen use, which makes tasks like creating, editing, and navigating your work more immersive and responsive. It has a particularly sleek and lightweight design, slipping right into your bag or backpack. The display is designed to draw you into your favorite content while dual speakers supply Dolby Atmos surround sound. Samsung’s Galaxy lineup is one of the most popular tablet lineups available, and the Tab S6 Lite case handle almost anything you throw at it, from binge watching to multitasking to content creation.

Apple iPad (2021) — $270, was $329

A man works on the Apple iPad 2021 at his desk.

If you’re in search of a new tablet but want to avoid the high price points of the Apple iPad Pro lineup, the Apple iPad (2021) is a much more affordable option. It’s a very capable of iPad, as it has all-day battery life, the Apple A13 Bionic chip, and an immersive 10.2-inch Retina display. All of this makes the iPad a great device for creating with, for interacting with the digital world with, and for sitting down with for an evening of movie watching. This WiFi-only model comes in Space Gray with 64GB of internal storage, which is typically plenty for most tablet users’ needs.

Apple iPad Mini (2021) — $400, was $499

A person writes on a 2021 Apple iPad Mini with an Apple Pencil.

At its core, the Apple iPad Mini is a scaled-down version of the popular Apple iPad Air, which makes it a great option for those who want the most power they can get out of a tablet, while still maintaining the form factor of an extremely portable and easy to handle mobile device. When it comes to power, the iPad Mini features an A15 Bionic chip with Neural Engine, so while the smaller form factor and 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display keep your backpack a little lighter, the iPad Mini sacrifices nothing when it comes to capability. The cameras on the iPad Mini are also incredibly capable, making it a fun device for amateur photographers, or anyone who utilizes video chats regularly.

Apple iPad Air M1 — $650, was $749

A young woman works on an Apple iPad Air with her Apple Pencil.

The Apple iPad Air, which sits close to the top of the iPad model lineup, offers many of the great features of the iPad Pro, while maintaining a more reasonable price point. The iPad Air now includes the powerful Apple M1 chip, a processor that can be found in many of Apple’s computers. This gives the iPad Air more power than you’ll find in most competing tablets. You can compare the Apple iPad Pro and iPad Air if you’re uncertain which is best for your needs.

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