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Apple iPad deals: Take advantage of iPad sales for Valentine's Day

Apple rarely has deals or sales, but you can still find some iPad models with sizable discounts. These are the best iPad deals that we could find.
Written by Charlie Osborne, Contributing Writer on

Apple, the developer of top products including the iPad, iPhone, and Mac PCs, rarely discounts its devices.

However, you can find sales if you know where to look. The iPad tablet, for example, is a popular tool for studies, creative applications, and productivity. Still, with so many generations on the market alongside variants such as the iPad, iPad Pro, and iPad mini, it's far from impossible to pick up a discount device.

We've rounded up the best iPad deals, including accessories, that we could find across various retailers so you can snag an iPad or accompaniment for less. 

If you're looking to gift an iPad over Valentine's Day in 2023, we've got you covered. We've scoured the web for the best deals we could find on different iPad models and we will keep this list of our recommendations updated as we find new iPad sales. In addition, we are also keeping an eye on iPad accessories such as covers and the Apple Pencil.

Best Apple iPad deals

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

  • Current price: $1,200
  • Original price: $1,500

One of our favorite deals for iPads right now can be found at B&H. A $300 discount is available on the 2021 iPad Pro. This model comes with an 11-inch Liquid Retina display, an Apple M1 processor, Wi-Fi connectivity, two cameras, and 1TB SSD storage. Stocks are limited.

  • Current price: $500
  • Original price: $599

Another deal of note on Amazon is for the 5th-gen iPad Air, a thinner and smaller cousin of the classic iPad and iPad Pro. You can save $100 on the 2022 model, which is equipped with a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display, Wi-Fi connectivity, and 64GB SSD storage.

There is also a Wi-Fi and Cellular model available with the same $100 discount applied to the higher $749 price tag.

  • Current price: $1,599
  • Original price: $1,799

Another Apple iPad Pro deal is for the latest model at Best Buy. This iPad, available with a $200 discount, comes with a 12.9-inch Retina display, Apple M2 chip, 1TB SSD storage, and 16GB RAM -- but is Wi-Fi only.

  • Current price: $2000
  • Original price: $2200

Available in Space Gray or Silver, a high-spec Apple iPad Pro is also available at Amazon for a discount. This 2022 model is equipped with a 12.9-inch Liquid Retina XDR display, an Apple M2 chip, and 2TB SSD storage.

  • Current price: $13.88/mo. 
  • Original price: $18.05/mo. 

Snag an iPad Mini for $150 off as a deal at Best Buy. This deal is specifically for the iPad Mini Wi-Fi + cellular model through the Verizon network. With this deal, you'll pay $13.88 per month instead of $18.05 per month (for 36 months, 0% APR), saving you $150 ($4.17 per month). 

The sixth-generation iPad Mini 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. 

Apple iPad deals at Amazon

Here are some other iPad deals at Amazon:

Apple iPad deals at Best Buy

Here are some other iPad deals available at Best Buy:

Apple iPad deals at Walmart

Here are some other iPad deals available at Walmart:

How did we choose these iPad deals?

We chose these deals on iPad tablets based on trusted retailers, discounted prices, 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. 

What iPad is best for basic use and accessibility?

Any iPad model will be suitable if you need a tablet for basic tasks, including browsing the internet or streaming, so this is often a question of individual taste. Senior users might want to opt for a larger display in the name of eye comfort; however, all iPads come with accessibility features and the Siri voice assistant. Apple's largest display comes in at 12.9 inches although there are rumors that the tech giant is working on future devices with larger screens. 

Can an iPad replace a laptop?

Apple iPads -- arguably, the classic iPad and iPad Pro, in particular -- may be able to replace your traditional tower PC or laptop. There's much to be said about the portability of iPads when using your tablet for work and productivity purposes, especially when combined with accessories such as a keyboard and a stylus. 

However, multitasking can be challenging and standard laptops can still provide more flexibility when it comes to managing your workload. Despite how flexible iPads can be, they may also struggle with other purposes, such as gaming, compared to your PC.

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