The best Amazon Prime Day tablet deals are coming thick and fast, as retailers tempt consumers to splash the cash before holiday season. To make it easy, we’ve scoured the web and found the cheapest Prime Day prices on iPads, iPad minis and a slew of high-end Android tablets. But what makes a decent tablet? Here’s a quick primer…
iPads aren’t the cheapest but they’re synonymous with tablets for good reason. They offer high-quality displays, good sound and Apple’s intuitive iOS software. On a tighter budget or want a kids tablet? Check out the Amazon Fire tablet deals for up to 45% off. These nicely-priced tablets offer decent screens and plenty of entertainment, though you’ll need to be an Amazon Prime member to make the most of them.
Samsung offers classy Android tablets for work and play, and its top-of-the-range models rival the iPad and iPad Pro. Heavy gamer? You should also consider Microsoft’s high-end Windows-powered tablets, which boast ultra-fast processors and big screens.
Right, time for some savings. You’ll find the best Amazon Prime Day tablet deals below. And with Amazon Prime Day soon to be followed by Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we’ll be keeping a close eye on prices.
Top 5 Prime Day tablet deals
Apple iPad deals
Apple iPad Pro 12.9in Wi-Fi 128GB $999 $949 at Amazon You wouldn’t typically expect to see Apple’s brand new, top-of-the-range iPad Pro discounted by $50 so grab this Prime Day deal while you can. You main attraction is the super-sized 12.9-inch Liquid Retina display with ProMotion but there’s also a 12MP wide-angle camera, trackpad and FaceID. View Deal
Apple iPad Pro 10.5in 64GB $1149
$799 at BHPhoto
This isn’t the latest older iPad Pro but it combines a slick design with truly fantastic image quality courtesy of the ProMotion display. A four-speaker system delivers impressive sound, too. This deal gets you a massive $350 off the Wi-Fi + 4G LTE model.
Amazon Fire tablet deals
Fire HD 10 tablet $149.99 $79.99 The 10.1in 1080p HD screen does a fine job of screening films and TV shows, but it’s also great for gaming. The base model comes with 32GB of storage and a 12 hour battery life. Even better, Amazon’s set to slash $70 off the price come Prime Day.View Deal
Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition $99.99 $59.99
This isn’t a toy, it’s a fully featured Fire 7 budget tablet in a child-proof rubberised case. Includes one year of Amazon Kids+, which provides access to 20,000 apps, videos, games and ebooks. There’s $40 off the price on Prime Day, too.View Deal
Amazon Fire HD 10 $225
$210 at Amazon
This bumper bundle deal gets you an a 10.1 tablet plus a stylish fabric case, a top-notch screen protector, plus an upgraded 15W USB-C charger that promises 25% faster charging. View Deal
Amazon Fire HD 8 $129 £$89.99 at Kohls
This is a seriously low price for a feature-packed Fire HD tablet. Sure, it’s built for entertainment rather than work, but $90 gets you a decent 8in display, 10 hour battery life and Alexa voice control. Save $50 on the original price.
Samsung Galaxy Tab deals
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 $227
$208 at Amazon
The Tab E is a cheaper still but doesn’t really cut it as a budget tablet. Instead, we’d suggest the 8in Tab A, which offers a sharp and colourful screen and is a serious budget alternative to the iPad mini. It’s more versatile than the Amazon Fire HD, too.
Microsoft Surface deals
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 128GB $959 $599 at Best Buy
You can save $360 off this multi-tasking tablet at Best Buy. It sports a with 12.3in PixelSense display that automatically adjusts to ambient light and a battery that fast-charges to 80% in one hour. You even get the Type Cover keyboard included in the deal price.View Deal
Microsoft Surface Pro X 256GB $1299 $1149 at Amazon The Surface Pro X is a beast. It sports an ultra-powerful processor, a high-quality 13in PixelSense display and a 10MP 4K rear camera. If you insist on the best of everything – at a $150 discount – this Amazon deal is for you. View Deal