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Best Apple iPad deals: iPad Air and M1 iPad Pro models at lowest prices yet

You can save up to $100 at Amazon on both 11- and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models based Apple's new M1 chip. The lower-cost and still highly capable iPad Air is also heavily discounted.

Unlike Apple's new iPad Pros, which are the first non-Macs to receive Apple's M1 chip, the iPad Air has yet to receive an M1 jolt. If you aren't a creative type who requires the most power from your iPad, however, the iPad Air should have enough muscle and boasts a roomy, 10.9-inch display framed by thin bezels and a host of features, including USB-C and support for the Magic Keyboard and Pencil 2. And right now, the baseline model with 64GB of storage is at its lowest price ever on Amazon with a $99 discount. Need more storage space? The 256GB model is $110 off.

In addition, you can save $50 on the new 11-inch iPad Pro and $100 on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. With their current discounts at Amazon, these models have dropped to the lowest prices we've seen yet. 

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We update this list as new deals emerge and old ones expire, so be sure to check back for the best price.

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iPad discounts, compared

Model List price Best price (current) Best price (all-time)
11-inch iPad Pro (128GB) $799 $749 $749
11-inch iPad Pro (256GB) $899 $899 $899
12.9-inch iPad Pro (128GB) $1,099 $999 $999
12.9-inch iPad Pro (256GB) $1,199 $1,099 $1,099
10.9-inch iPad Air (64GB) $599 $500 $500
10.9-inch iPad Air (256GB) $749 $639 $639
10.2-inch iPad (32GB) $329 $299 $299
10.2-inch iPad (128GB) $429 $395 $380
7.9-inch iPad Mini (64GB) $399 $369 $335
7.9-inch iPad Mini (256GB) $549 $490 $450

Note that "all-time" means the best price that we've seen at an Apple-authorized retailer in the product's lifetime.

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Apple's 10.9-inch iPad Air with 64GB of storage, in either space gray or green, is $99 off at Amazon, which drops it to its lowest price ever. For most users, a 64GB drive is skimpy and will fill up fast. Thankfully, you can save $110 on the 256GB model in rose gold. Want a different color? The other color options for the 256GB iPad Air are discounted by $99.

Read our iPad Air review.

 

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The new 11-inch iPad Pro features Apple's M1 chip and comes with storage capacities ranging from 128GB to 2TB. You can save $50 on the 128GB model, which is the biggest discount we've seen yet for it. The larger-capacity models, however, offer no price breaks.

Read our iPad Pro 2021 review.

 

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You can save $100 on the larger, 12.9-inch iPad Pro with the M1 chip. The baseline model with a 128GB SSD and the step-up 256GB model are each $100 off at Amazon to hit the lowest price we've seen yet for either.

Read our iPad Pro 2021 review.

 

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The eighth-gen iPad features a 10.2-inch screen and is powered by the A12 chip. With a list price of $329, the 32GB model is the most affordable iPad and is currently selling at a $30 discount at Amazon and Walmart. If you want more storage, you can save $34 on the 128GB model in silver or gold and get it for $395 from Walmart or $400 from Amazon.

Read our iPad 2020 review.

 

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We'll be honest: This one is only for those willing to pay a premium for the smaller screen. You're basically paying more to get the same basic specs as the 10.2-inch iPad, but with a more portable 7.9-inch size (albeit with 64GB of storage and a spiffier screen). The 64GB model is selling at a $30 discount and the 256GB model is $59 off.

Read our iPad Mini 2019 review.