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Best tablet deals 2021: iPads, Android and Fire tablets

Hunting for the best tablet deals? There's always ton of discounts flying around – but genuine bargains? They're a bit harder to come by. To help you out, we've hand-picked today's best tablet deals and listed them below. All you need do is choose the deal that's right for you.

Still wondering which tablet to buy? iPads aren't the cheapest but they offer high-quality displays, good sound and Apple's intuitive iOS software. On a tighter budget? Check out Amazon's Fire HD tablets. These nicely-priced models offer decent screens and plenty of entertainment. 

Samsung's classy Android tablets are a good option for both work and play, and top-of-the-range models rival the iPad Pro. Heavy gamer or business user? You should consider Microsoft's high-end Windows-powered tablets, which boast ultra-fast processors and impressive displays.

Right, time for some savings. Here's a rundown of today's best tablet deals...

Holding out for the iPad Pro 2021? Apple has unveiled two new top-end tablets, including a 12.9in Pro with a MiniLED screen. Both will be available to preorder from 30th April, before landing in shops in the second half of May.

Amazon has unwrapped two new HD 10 tablets, including a 'Plus' version with extra RAM for gaming and multitasking. Hurry, and you can pick up the old model cheap below.

Apple iPad deals

Apple iPad Mini (2019) Space Grey $399 $369 at Amazon
Here's a decent discount on the incredibly popular, latest-model iPad Mini (Wi-Fi, 64GB) in Space Grey, Silver or Gold. The price could go back up to $400 at any moment, so get in quick if you're after Apple's 7.9-inch tablet.View Deal

Apple iPad Air (2020) 64GB: $599 $559 at Amazon
Apple’s newest iPad Air is now discounted at Amazon. Apple's mid-range tablet boasts a 10.9in Liquid Retina display and high-end performance courtesy of the A14 Bionic chip with Neural Engine. A great buy for those who want a powerful tablet at a reasonable price. View Deal

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2020) 128GB $999 $899 at Amazon
With the new 2021 iPad Pro due to hit stores in May, now's a great time to save a stack of cash on this impressive 2020 model, which features a blazingly-fast A12Z Bionic chip and a brilliant edge-to-edge Liquid Retina display. Save $90 while stocks last.
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Apple iPad 10.2 128GB wi-fi $449 $429 $399 at BH Photo
This 8th generation iPad is reduced for the second time at BH Photo! Few other tablets can match the spec – 10-hour battery life, 10.2-inch Retina screen, A12 Bionic chip – for the money. A high-performing tablet at a bargain price.View Deal

Amazon Fire tablet deals

Fire HD 10 tablet (2019) $150 $95 at Amazon
The 10.1in 1080p HD screen does a fine job of screening films and TV shows, but it's also great for gaming. A ton of tablet for the money. Amazon has announced a brighter "All-new Fire HD 10" so this 2019 model is a snip at under a $100.   View Deal

Amazon Fire HD 8 32GB $90 $65 at Amazon
This is a seriously cheap, and yet surprisingly feature-packed Fire HD tablet. Sure, it's built for entertainment rather than work, but just $65 gets you a decent 8in display, 10 hour battery life and Alexa voice control. View Deal

Amazon Fire 7 16GB $50 at Amazon
Amazon's cheapest tablet is no iPad, but it's also a fraction of the price. It offers a decent 7 hour battery life, a basic 7in screen and access streaming apps such as Netflix, Disney+ and, yes, Amazon Prime Video. View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab deals

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 128GB $649 $549 at Amazon
Amazon has knocked even more money off the price of Samsung's latest iPad-rivalling tablet. The 11in Super AMOLED display has a 120Hz refresh rate, so its great for gaming and smooth scrolling.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 256GB $700 $613 at Amazon
It might only weigh a pound but the 2019 Galaxy Tab S6 Lite packs a punch thanks to its 10.5in display, quad AKG-tuned speakers, Dolby Atmos support and included S Pen stylus. Incredibly, the sale means you can get this 256GB version cheaper than the 128GB model.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 128GB $330 $299 at Amazon
The Tab E is a cheaper still but doesn't cut it as a budget tablet. Instead, we'd suggest the 10in Tab A, which offers a sharp and colourful screen at a low price. A great budget alternative to the iPad mini.

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Microsoft Surface deals

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 128GB $959 $869 at Amazon
There's a massive discount on this multi-tasking tablet at Best Buy. It sports a with 12.3in PixelSense display that automatically adjusts to ambient light and a battery that fast-charges to 80% in one hour. You even get the Type Cover keyboard included in the deal price.View Deal

Microsoft Surface Go 2 4GB/64GB $599 $367 at Amazon
The original Surface Go was pretty average, with a five hour battery life. The latest model Go 2 is far superior, thanks to an 11+ hour battery life, larger 10.5in screen and a HD webcam for video calls. An awesome buy at this price.View Deal

Microsoft Surface Pro X 256GB $1299 $999 at Amazon
The Surface Pro X is a beast. It sports an ultra-powerful processor, a high-quality 13in PixelSense display and a 10MP 4K rear camera. If you insist on the best of everything – at a big discount – this deal is for you. View Deal