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Whether you’re a student, gamer, budding filmmaker, or on-the-go entertainment enthusiast, Amazon Prime Day is a great time to upgrade your old tablet. The two-day sale ends at midnight PT or 3 am ET, and there are still a few hours left to get deals on Apple’s latest line of iPads. (It’s worth noting that the tech giant is rumored to will not be released new models this year.)
At press time, almost all colors of the fifth-generation 2022 iPad Air with the M1 chip in 64GB are $100 off, bringing the price down to $499 (reg. $599); you can also get the 256GB option for 9-13 percent off, or $649-$679 (reg. $749). If you’re considering the powerful 2022 iPad Pro, the Wi-Fi-enabled 12.9-inch model with 128GB is on sale for five percent off or $50 off.
The 2022 iPad 10th Generation with Wi-Fi 256GB is on sale for $530 for Silver and Yellow models, and the Wi-Fi with Cellular model is on sale for $680 (reg. $749) for Pink colors and yellow. Its predecessor, the 2021 iPad, is also on sale for 15-24 percent off, bringing the 64GB and 128GB Wi-Fi models down to $250-$390 (reg. $330 to $479). ) and Wi-Fi with Cellular models at $380 -$520 (reg. $459 to $609).
Last but not least, the 2021 iPad Mini with Wi-Fi with 64GB in Space Gray is on sale for up to 24 percent off, so it’s now just $380 (was $499).
Released in early March, the 2022 iPad Air features the M1 chip, a new ultra-wide front-facing camera with Center Stage, a fast-charging USB-C port with up to 2x faster transfer speeds, and 5G on cellular models. The new iPad and iPad Mini models were announced in September 2021 during Apple’s keynote, when the tech giant also revealed the iPhone 13, Apple Watch series 7, and its latest Apple TV+ lineup. All of Apple’s latest tablets are encased in 100 percent recycled aluminum.
The 10th-generation iPad features the new A14 Bionic chip with the Neural Engine, which is 20 percent faster than its predecessor. Its improved 12MP ultra-wide front camera with Center Stage (which automatically adjusts the frame for more dynamic video calls) and 12MP wide rear camera take better photos in low light, and the 10.9-inch Retina display is equipped with True Tone that adjusts the screen according to the color temperature of your environment. The device also works with the first-generation Apple Pencil and the Magic Keyboard Folio, and offers up to 10 hours of battery life.
The sixth-generation iPad Mini is built with Apple’s fastest A15 Bionic chip with the Neural Engine, so it runs twice as fast when it comes to machine learning and transfers data 10 times faster with the USB-C port. Available in three new colors (pink, purple and starlight, as well as space gray), the new tablet features an increased screen size of 8.3 inches and an edge-to-edge Liquid Retina display with True Tone and anti-glare.
iPad Mini is also equipped with upgraded 12MP cameras: the ultra-wide front lens features Center Stage, Smart HDR 3 and 4K video recording, while the back features a larger aperture for better focusing and True Tone flash. Rounding out the updates to the iPad Mini are more secure Touch ID located on the top of the device, stereo landscape speakers, Wi-Fi 6 and 5G connectivity, and support for Apple Pencil 2.
If you miss out on online iPad deals, don’t forget you can also trade in your old devices when you upgrade through a mobile carrier. Verizon Wireless is currently offering a $100 discount when you purchase any of the latest iPad devices with select unlimited plans or $180 in credit when you trade in eligible devices.
Shop the best iPad deals during Amazon Prime Day below, plus find discounts on other accessories to expand and protect your new device.
2022 Apple iPad Air 10.9-inch with Wi-Fi, 64GB ($100 off)
2022 Apple iPad Air with Wi-Fi, 64GB
2022 Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch with Wi-Fi, 256GB ($50 off)
2022 Apple iPad Pro with Wi-Fi, 256GB
2022 Apple iPad with Wi-Fi, 256GB ($70 off)
Apple 2022 with Wi-Fi for iPad, 256GB
2022 Apple iPad with Wi-Fi + Cellular, 256GB ($69 off)
2022 Apple with iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular 256GB
Apple iPad Mini 2022 with Wi-Fi, 64GB ($119 off)
Apple iPad mini with Wi-Fi, 64GB
Apple Pencil 2 ($30 off)
apple pencil 2
Apple Magic Keyboard Folio ($TK discount)
10th Generation Apple Magic Keyboard Case
Apple Smart Keyboard ($40 off)
Apple Smart Keyboard
Apple Smart Keyboard Folio ($18 off)
Apple Smart Keyboard Cover
Apple 20W USB-C Power Adapter ($5 off)
Apple 20W USB Type-C Power Adapter
Apple Lightning to USB Cable ($2.50 off)
Apple Lightning to USB Cable (1m)