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

Whether for work, play, or anything in between, a new tablet can make a nice addition to your tech lineup. They’re perfect for kids and professionals, and most brands have something at a price point for everyone. Tablets also make some great tech for some savings, as even the best tablets often see a discount. There are a lot of tablet deals out there, and among them are some of the best Samsung tablet deals, best iPad deals, and best Surface Laptop and Surface Pro deals we’ve seen. Below you’ll find what we feel are the best tablet deals to shop right now, as well as some information on why each might best suit your tablet needs.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite (32GB) — $90, was $160

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite smartphone.
Samsung

If you need an Android tablet for simple tasks like browsing the internet and watching streaming shows, the affordable Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite may be enough for you. Its 8.7-inch screen is decent with WXGA+ resolution, while maintaining portability so you can easily hold the tablet in one hand. Its internal storage is limited at 32GB, but you can expand it by up to 1TB using a microSD card. For the clumsy ones, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite is perfect for you because it’s protected by a sturdy metal frame.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A9+ — $170, was $220

Samsung Galaxy Tab A9+ on a white background.
Samsung

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab lineup offers pretty good affordability, as seen with the Galaxy Tab A9+. It’s an 11-inch tablet that has four speakers and an upgraded chipset over previous models. Its specs ensure you’re getting plenty of power to do the things tablets are meant to do, and it has a super slim design that makes the Galaxy Tab A9+ easy to take with you wherever you go.

Apple iPad 10th Gen (64GB) — $350, was $449

Someone taking a photo with the iPad (2022).
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The 10th-generation Apple iPad, the latest model of Apple’s entry-level tablet, is highlighted in our list of the best iPads as the top mid-range iPad because of its modern design, the switch to a USB-C port, and the performance provided by Apple’s A14 chip. Its 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display is simply gorgeous even under sunlight, and it comes with Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint recognition technology to prevent other people from accessing the tablet.

Apple iPad Air 5th Gen (64GB) — $500, was $599

The back of the iPad Air 5.
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Reigning over our roundup of the best tablets is the fifth-generation Apple iPad Air, primarily because of the smooth performance that’s enabled by Apple’s M1 chip. The tablet features a slim and light design that houses a large and colorful 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display, and protection through Touch ID technology. Whether you’re planning to buy a tablet for work or play, the fifth-generation Apple iPad Air should be at the top of your list.

Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ — $701, was $930

Student using Microsoft Surface Pro 7 on a table with a Type Cover.
Microsoft

While the Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ isn’t a recent release, it still holds up well as tablets go. It has a 12.3-inch screen that offers a lot of room for watching movies and doing creative work, and an ultra-slim and light design that keeps it super portable. It has 128GB of speedy storage space, and with processors from Intel’s 8th generation the Surface Pro 6 is truly a do-anything and go-anywhere tablet.

More tablet deals we love

There are more tablet deals that are worth buying beyond our top picks above — check out the list we’ve gathered below for more discounts on devices that are made by Apple, Samsung, Lenovo, and Microsoft. We’re not sure how much time is remaining on these offers before they expire though, so you need to hurry with your decision on what to buy and proceed with the transaction as soon as you’ve made up your mind.

  • Amazon Fire HD 8 (32GB) (refurbished) —
  • Lenovo Tab M10 Plus 3rd Gen (64GB) —
  • Lenovo Yoga Tab 10 —
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 (32GB) —
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (64GB) —
  • Apple iPad 9th Gen (64GB) —
  • Apple iPad Mini 6th Gen (64GB) —
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S9+ (256GB) —

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