August 8, 2022

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The best early Amazon Prime Day 2022 deals on Apple iPad tablets

The best early Amazon Prime Day 2022 deals on Apple iPad tablets

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You don’t have to wait for Amazon Prime Day 2022 to find the best Apple iPad deals. Amazon already has several iPad models on sale, including the iPad Air, iPad Pro and iPad Mini. Treat yourself to a brand new iPad now, before the sale ends.


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Apple iPad Air 5 (256 GB) (space gray), $679 (reduced from $749)

Apple iPad Mini 6 (64 GB) (purple), $460 (reduced from $499)

Apple iPad Pro 5 (128 GB) (space gray), $699 (reduced from $799)


An iPad is a great tablet for Apple enthusiasts. Apple iPad tablets support most iPhone apps and features, including Apple TV+ and Apple Books.

The iPad is great for reading, drawing digital art, browsing the internet and streaming your favorite shows. You can even add a Bluetooth keyboard, and use it as a portable laptop. (The iPad Pro, in particular, is well-suited for this style of working.)  

Here’s a look at great deals on Apple iPads and other Apple products that you can get right now on Amazon. (And don’t forget: You can also shop great Apple Watch deals, Apple Macbook deals, Apple AirTag deals and Apple AirPod deals ahead of Amazon Prime Day 2022.)


Best early Amazon Prime Day Apple iPad deals

There are deals right now on Amazon for each of Apple’s iPad product lines. 

Note: Apple iPad prices tend to vary by color, the amount of memory storage, and connectivity (i.e., you can buy a version that only connects via Wi-Fi, or one that connects via either Wi-Fi or cellular service). To make things easy on you, we’ve highlighted one price for each item.     

Apple iPad 9 

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The 10.2-inch iPad 9, released in 2021, is the most affordable of Apple’s iPad offerings. It offers a 8MP wide-angle back camera, and a 12MP ultra-wide-angle front camera. It boasts stereo speakers, too. This iPad is powered by a A13 Bionic chip. It boasts up to 10 hours of battery life, and is compatible with the Apple Pencil for drawing or note-taking.

Available in two colors; prices vary. The sale prices listed below are for the space gray iPad 9 with Wi-Fi-only connectivity.  

Apple iPad 9 (64 GB) (space gray), $309 (reduced from $329)

Apple iPad 9 (256GB) (space gray), $429 (reduced from $479) 

Want to protect your new tablet investment? Get the 64 GB Apple iPad 9 bundled with a two-year subscription to Apple’s protection plan, Apple Care+. That bundle’s on sale on Amazon, too!  

Apple iPad 9 (64 GB) (silver) bundled with Apple Care+, $378 (reduced from $398) 


Apple iPad Air 5

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Introduced in 2022, the 10.9-inch Apple iPad Air 5 is the latest in the lightweight iPad Air line. The iPad Air 5 offers performance up to 60% faster than the prior model thanks to Apple’s turbo-charged M1 chip. The device boasts a 12MP wide-angle back camera that supports 4K video. It also offers touch ID, and Apple’s Liquid Retina display.

Available in five colors; prices vary. The sale prices listed below are for the space gray iPad Air 5 with Wi-Fi-only connectivity. 

Apple iPad Air 5 (64 GB) (space gray), $569 (reduced from $599)

Apple iPad Air 5 (256 GB) (space gray), $679 (reduced from $749)


Apple iPad Mini 6 

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The iPad Mini 6 is a compact tablet with an 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display screen. Released in 2021, the Apple tablet is powered by an A15 Bionic chip with neural engine technology. It features a 12 MP wide-angle back camera, and a 12 MP ultra-wide-angle front camera. It boasts landscape stereo speakers.

Note that the Apple iPad Mini is not compatible with the Apple’s external Magic Keyboard. It can, however, be used with other Bluetooth-enabled external keyboards.

Available in four colors; prices vary. The sale prices listed below are for the purple iPad Mini 6 with Wi-Fi-only connectivity.  

Apple iPad Mini 6 (64 GB) (purple), $460 (reduced from $499)

Apple iPad Mini 6 (256 GB) (space gray), $523


Apple iPad Pro 5 

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Apple’s high-end tablet, the iPad Pro features an 11-inch Liquid Retina XDR display, a pro camera system and a Thunderbolt port for lightning-speed data transfers. Looking for a traditional laptop experience? It’s compatible with Apple’s Magic Keyboard.

Available in two colors; prices vary. 

As with other iPad models, the iPad Pro 5 with cellular connectivity is more expensive than the Wi-Fi-only device. But if 5G is the connection you’re craving, then the extra expense may be worth it. 

The sale prices listed below are for the space gray iPad Pro 5 with Wi-Fi-only connectivity.  

Apple iPad Pro 5 (128 GB) (space gray), $699 (reduced from $799)

Apple iPad Pro 5 (256 GB) (space gray), $849 (reduced from $899)


Best Apple iPad accessories on Amazon 

Once you’ve found the perfect iPad, be sure to protect it with a top-rated cover. Here are the best-rated accessories for the Apple iPad, including the Apple Pencil 2 and Apple Smart Folio cover.

Apple Pencil 2

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The Apple Pencil is designed for drawing or writing on the Apple iPad. The second-generation device is the latest Apple Pencil. It is compatible with all the latest models of the iPad Pro, iPad Air and iPad Mini.

Apple Pencil 2, $129 


Apple Magic Keyboard

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If you want to add a keyboard to your iPad, consider Apple’s Magic Keyboard. It connects to the iPad through Bluetooth.

Apple Magic Keyboard, $99 


Apple Smart Folio protective cover

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The Apple Smart Folio protects the front and back of your iPad. When you open the Smart Folio, your iPad will automatically wake. Smart Folio covers are available for all sizes and models of the Apple iPad. Prices may vary by color. 

Apple Smart Folio for iPad Pro (12.9″) (deep navy), $99

Apple Smart Folio for iPad Air (10.9″) (English lavender), $79 

Apple Smart Folio for iPad mini (8.3″) (electric orange), $59 


Check out our Amazon Prime Day deal roundups

Amazon Prime Day 2022 is scheduled to be held from July 12, 2022, to July 13, 2022. The event’s deals are for Amazon Prime members only

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And while we think Amazon Prime Day 2022 is going to have some great deals, you don’t have to wait for the sales event to score savings. Amazon is slashing prices on a bunch of products right now. Here’s our roundup of early Amazon Prime Day 2022 deals: