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Best tablet deals 2021: iPads, Fire tablets, Android

The best tablet deals aren't always easy to find, so we've done the hard work and sought out this month's savviest savings. Whether you fancy a discount iPad, a cheap Fire HD or low-cost Galaxy Tab, you'll find today's best tablet deals neatly arranged below. All you need do is choose the one that suits your budget!

These days, the best tablets are multi-skilled marvels – the tech equivalent of Swiss Army knives. Whether you're after an entertainment hub, productivity powerhouse, portable music streamer or ebook reader, most tablets do all this and more.

They tend to be a lot more travel-friendly than laptops, too, so they're much more portable and convenient to carry around the home. Prefer to clack away on physical keys? Most tablet brands offer optional wireless keyboard accessories. 

Ready to start saving? You'll find the best tablet deals and cheapest prices below...

Apple has just launched two new top-end iPad Pro 2021 tablets, including a 12.9in Pro with a MiniLED screen. Both will be available to in shops in mid-May. Meanwhile, Amazon has unwrapped two new HD 10 tablets, including a 'Plus' version with extra RAM for gaming and multitasking.

Best iPad deals

Apple iPad Air 4 64GB wi-fi + cellular £709 £589 at Amazon
It's highly unusual to see a huge discount on a relatively-new, 2020 iPad Air so this Amazon deal is a bit of a unicorn. It gets you a massive £120 off plus free delivery (if you're a Prime member). Stock is already low, so don't delay.View Deal

Apple iPad Mini £399 £369 at Amazon
Head over to Amazon and you can bag a seriously good £40 off the excellent iPad Mini with 7.9-inch Retina display. And of course, this new model comes with a Apple TV+ free for a year. Bargain.View Deal

Apple iPad Pro (2020) 512GB £1069 £768 at Amazon
Here's one of the best tablet deals we've seen all year, on the 11in 2020 iPad Pro. Apple might have unveiled its successor but the 2020 Pro still boasts Apple's insanely-fast A12Z Bionic processor and a superb Liquid Retina display. Save big while stocks last.View Deal

Apple iPad Pro 12.9in (2018) refurbished £1319 £979 at Apple
You can get a massive £340 discount on an Apple 'Certified Refurbished' 12.9-inch iPad Pro when you buy direct. It's the 2018 model but still offers stunning power and performance. At under a grand, it's a steal. View Deal

Best Amazon Fire tablet deals

Fire HD 10 32GB £149 £95 at Amazon
This five-star, 10-inch tablet launched back in 2019 and remains one of the better entertainment-focused tablets on the market. There's a new version (below), so grab this chunky discount on the 2019 model while you can. It's insanely good value for money. View Deal

All-new Fire HD 10 (32GB) £149.99 at Amazon
The 2021 Fire HD 10 is said to offer a 10-inch display that's "10 percent brighter" than the 2019 model. It's also go more RAM. There's also a pricer 'Plus' version, billed as Amazon's "most powerful tablet ever". Two good options for those on a budget.View Deal

Fire HD 8 + Blink Mini video camera £95 at Amazon
Here's a great bundle deal that includes the feature-packed, 8-inch Fire HD tablet plus a Blink Mini 1080p wireless security camera. When you're not watching your favourite movies and TVs, you can check the feed from your security cam.View Deal

Fire HD 7 16GB £49 at Amazon
The 2019 version of Amazon's cheapest tablet boasts more power and more storage than the old model. You get a 7in screen and, thanks to Alexa, you can use your voice to play videos. A brilliant budget all-rounder going cheap in the Amazon Spring Sale.View Deal

Amazon Fire HD 8 £89 at Amazon
A seriously low price for a feature-packed Fire HD tablet. It's built for entertainment rather than work, but this deal gets you a decent 8in display, 10 hour battery life and Alexa voice control. Our advice? Grab one while you can. View Deal

Best Samsung Galaxy Tab deals

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 32GB £249 £198 at Chitter Chatter
The Galaxy Tab E is a cheaper still but doesn't really cut it as a budget tablet. Instead, we'd suggest the 10in Tab A, which offers a sharp and colourful screen and is a serious budget alternative to the iPad mini.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ wi-fi 128GB £799 £687 at Amazon
The S7+ is Samsung's latest challenger to the iPad Pro. It features a gorgeous 11in LED screen, Dolby Atmos speakers and a redesigned S Pen stylus for scribbling away. A solid discount on a top-tier tablet.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (Angora Blue) £399 £349 at Amazon
Amazon has also knocked £70 off the 2019 Tab S6 Lite, which sports a 10.4in display, Dolby Atmos and four AKG-tuned internal speakers. Unlike its rival, the iPad, this tablet also comes with a stylus pen in the box.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 32GB £189 £109 at Amazon
On a tight budget still? This deal gets you a big discount on Samsung's family-friendly budget tablet with 8in display and 32GB of storage. This model isn't the newest, so grab the discount while before stock runs dry.View Deal

Best Microsoft Surface deals

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 128GB £899 £727 at Amazon
This is one of the biggest and best tablet deals around. It gets you a big chunk off this multi-tasking marvel, which boasts a 12.3in PixelSense display with facial recognition. We typically see the best deals on the Pro 7 but this is a Christmas cracker.View Deal

Microsoft Surface Go 2 128GB £619 at Amazon
This affordable Windows tablet with 10.5in touchscreen, improved resolution, better battery life and HD front and rear cameras for video calling is a steal at this money. The iPad Pro is even better – but it's also twice the price.View Deal

Microsoft Surface Pro X Bundle £1189 £1162 at Microsoft
The epic Surface Pro X features a new processor developed by Microsoft and Qualcomm, a luscious 13in display and a 10MP 4K rear camera. This exclusive Microsoft Store bundle includes 15 months of Microsoft 365, saving you an extra £200.View Deal