Here are the best deals on iPads this month

There are plenty of options when it comes to tablets, but most people will agree that Apple’s iPad has almost cornered the market entirely. According to some research estimates, about 54% of all tablets sold are Apple’s iPads. But compared to others, such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9, they are more expensive spec for spec.

So, when iPad deals become available, it’s a great idea to grab the tablet at a steep discount. It’s not very often that Apple products see a reduction in retail price, so this might be the best time if you’ve had your eye on a new Apple iPad mini for college. 

Shop this article: Apple 11-inch iPad Pro M2 Chip, Apple iPad mini (6th Generation) and Apple iPad Air (5th Generation)

iPad, youPad, we all need a pad

The iPad, launched by Steve Jobs in 2010, has become an iconic gadget that has revolutionized tablets and set new standards in innovation. Similarly to when the first iPhone was unveiled, it received mixed reactions. Some questioned its necessity, while others praised its intuitive interface and sleek design.

Over the years, Apple has introduced various models of the iPad to cater to different user needs. The iPad mini, launched in 2012, offered a more compact option. The iPad Air, introduced in 2013, provided a lighter, thinner version for those who wanted more portability. The iPad Pro, first seen in 2015, targeted professionals seeking laptop-like performance with features like the Apple Pencil and smart keyboard. This model is still marketed as the perfect gadget for digital content creators, as the latest version uses the much faster M2 chip.

Each iteration of the iPad brought significant advancements, such as retina displays and powerful chips that rival those of laptops. Apple has also consistently updated its operating system, ensuring the iPad remains at the forefront of user-friendly technology with multitasking capabilities, augmented reality experiences, and seamless integration with other Apple products. Contrary to iOS for iPhones, the iPad has its own operating system, called iPadOS.

Best iPad deals

Apple 11-inch iPad Pro M2 Chip

Apple 11-inch iPad Pro M2 Chip

The most powerful (and latest) iPad is a must-have for any serious user. The M2 chip is blazingly fast, and the 128 gigabytes of internal storage is more than enough space for mobile games, digital creations and files. It has an 11-inch Liquid Retina display, a 12-megapixel Ultra Wide camera with Center Stage, and Wi-Fi 6E for the fastest possible wireless connections.

Apple iPad 10.9-Inch (10th Generation)

Apple iPad 10.9-Inch (10th Generation)

Using the upgraded A14 chip, this version has a crystal-clear 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone. It uses the latest Wi-Fi 6 standard for wireless connectivity, has 64GB of storage (which can be upgraded to 256GB), and has a 12-megapixel camera on the front and the rear. It is compatible with Apple Pencil, but you’ll need the USB-C to Apple Pencil adapter.

Apple iPad 10.2-Inch (9th Generation) with Wi-Fi on white background

Apple iPad 10.2-Inch (9th Generation) with Wi-Fi

The 10.2-inch version of the iPad is one of the most popular models, as many find the size perfect for all sorts of actions. This iPad uses the A13 Bionic chip, has a 12-megapixel camera, and comes with 64GB of storage. The battery lasts up to 10 hours and is easily charged with the included Lightning connector.

Apple iPad Mini (6th Generation)

Apple iPad mini (6th Generation)

Using the A15 Bionic chip, the iPad mini is the smallest of Apple’s tablets. It has an 8.3-inch Liquid Retina Display, 64GB of internal storage and a 12-megapixel camera on the rear. It is the perfect gadget for taking notes, reviewing documents or catching up on emails. It is compatible with the Apple Pencil and Smart Folio.

Apple iPad Air (5th Generation) on white background

Apple iPad Air (5th Generation)

The thinnest of the iPad models, the Air is an excellent gadget to keep in your bag when traveling. Using the M1 chip, it has a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina Display with 64GB of storage. It’s not as powerful as digital creator iPads, but you’ll still be able to do basic functions like email, streaming and playing games.

Apple iPad 10.9-Inch (10th Generation) Yellow on white background

Apple iPad 10.9-Inch (10th Generation) Yellow

If you are not a fan of the standard metallic colors of the iPad, spice up your life by opting for this yellow iPad. It has a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display, uses the A14 Bionic chip with a 6-core CPU and a 4-core GPU, and has 256GB of internal storage. For photography, it features a 12-megapixel camera on the rear.

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch with Wi-Fi on white background

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch with Wi-Fi

Of all the tablets from Apple, the largest iPad Pro is undoubtedly the powerhouse. Perfect for digital creators, it is compatible with both the 2nd-generation and USB-C models of the Apple Pencil. It has a brilliant 12.9-inch Liquid Retina XDR display with ProMotion technology, True Tone and P3 wide color gamut for immersive viewing. It runs on the M2 chip, has 128GB of storage and Wi-Fi 6E connectivity.

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