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The 12 best Cyber Monday deals on the iPad, iPad Pro, and iPad Mini

Apple notoriously rarely has deals or sales, but some iPad models are still discounted by hundreds of dollars for Black Friday weekend. These are the best early Cyber Monday iPad deals.
Written by Allison Murray, Staff Writer on

The holiday shopping season has finally arrived, and with it, discounts galore. Black Friday weekend means sales on all things tech, including from big-name brands like Microsoft, Samsung, and Apple. 

While Apple rarely has discounts on its devices, you can find deals like $100 off iPads right now. We've rounded up the best Cyber Monday iPad deals across various retailers so you can snag an iPad for less this holiday season.

Latest Cyber Monday iPad deals

The last time this page received an update, these were the latest iPad deals worth checking out:

Best Cyber Monday iPad deals

Below are the five best iPad deals we found could find. Further down the page, you'll see other interesting iPad deals we spotted at retailers like Amazon and Best Buy.

  • Current price: $1,000
  • Original price: $1,400

Even though the iPad Pro just got an upgrade to the M2 chip, this 2021 iPad has the almost as powerful M1 chip -- and it's currently $400 off. This is Apple's largest tablet with a 12.9-inch superior display for lifelike images and graphics. This powerful tablet is hailed as a great device for professional editing and content creation.

  • Current price: $999
  • Original price: $1,099

The latest iPad Pro model that was only just released in October is $100 off at Amazon ahead of Cyber Monday. The major changes between the 2021 model and this version is that this iPad has Apple's new M2 chip, which consists of 20 billion transistors -- 25% more than M1. It's the same exact processor that Apple is using in the new 13-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, so you can expect a powerful tablet.

  • Current price: $270
  • Original price: $329

Apple rarely has its products on sale, so even $60 off this iPad is something worth noting. It has 64GB of storage and is powered by Apple's A13 Bionic chip. Plus, the 10.2-inch Retina display has True Tone, so the screen is comfortable to view at any light. 

  • Current price: $12.49/mo. 
  • Original price: $18.05/mo. 

Snag an iPad Mini for $200 off as an Cyber Monday deal at Best Buy. This deal is specifically for the iPad Mini Wi-Fi + cellular model through the Verizon network. You'll pay $12.49 per month instead of $18.05 per month (for 36 months, 0% APR) with this deal, saving you $200 ($5.56 per month). 

The sixth-generation iPad Mini (released last year) has 64GB of storage, an A15 bionic chip, an 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone and wide color, Touch ID, and a 12MP wide back camera plus a 12MP ultra-wide front camera with Center Stage. 

  • Current price: $669
  • Original price: $749

Apple's newest iPad Air is currently on sale for $80 off ahead of Cyber Monday. This iPad model was only just released in March, and has only reached this price point one time during Amazon's October Prime Day. All five iPad colors are on sale on Amazon right now, and you can expect a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone as well as Apple's M1 chip with Neural Engine. 

Cyber Monday iPad deals at Amazon

Here are some other iPad Cyber Monday deals available at Amazon:

Cyber Monday iPad deals at Best Buy

Here are some other iPad Cyber Monday deals available at Best Buy:

Cyber Monday iPad deals at Walmart

Here are some other iPad Cyber Monday deals available at Walmart:

How did we choose these Cyber Monday iPad deals?

We chose these Cyber Monday deals on tablets based on the brand, discounted price, and product reviews (both good and bad). Deals on tablets change daily and even hourly, so if you're interested in the best discounts, be sure to check a retailer's website often for deals of the day. 

When is Cyber Monday 2022?

Cyber Monday always falls on the Monday after Thanksgiving. This year, it happens on Monday, Nov. 28. Cyber Monday is the day that you can find exclusive online-only deals, and perks like free shipping. 

When is Black Friday 2022?

Every year, Black Friday occurs the day after Thanksgiving in the US. This year, it took place on Friday, Nov. 25. However, you can expect deals during the month of November, as well as discounted prices on tablets and other electronics the weekend following Black Friday.

What are the best Cyber Monday 2022 deals?

ZDNET scoured early Cyber Monday sales to find the best deals this year:

Our experts also split out the best deals by retailer, brand, and category, which you can see below.

Cyber Monday deals by retailer

Cyber Monday deals by brand

Cyber Monday deals by category


Here are some of the cheapest deals we've found so far:

Cyber Monday deals live blog

Finally, if you'd like to see the newest early Cyber Monday deals as they drop:

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