Best tablet deals 2022: Apple, Amazon, Samsung and Microsoft tablets

Tablet: Apple iPad (2022)
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From bargain Amazon Fire tablets to deals on Apple and Samsung's finest iPads and Tabs, we've collected some of the best tablet deals going together on one page to make your shopping quicker and easier. 

Today's best tablets are multi-skilled marvels. Whether you're after an entertainment hub, productivity powerhouse, portable music streamer, ebook reader or smart home remote, tablets can offer all this and, in many cases, much more.

Tablets tend to be more portable than laptops too, making them more convenient to use around the home and when travelling. Prefer to clack away on physical keys? There's numerous of wireless keyboard accessories to choose from, not to mention stylus pens for sketching.

And with so many seasonal sales, now's the time to grab one of the best tablet deals...

Best iPad deals

Apple iPad 2021 £369 £309 at Amazon (save £60)

Apple iPad 2021 <a href="" data-link-merchant="Amazon UK"" target="_BLANK">£369 £309 at Amazon (save £60)
The entry-level iPad is all the tablet that most people will ever need. Apple has unfortunately upped the price on this model recently, however, this sale brings it back down to below its original budget price.

Apple iPad (2022) £499 £469 at Amazon (save £30)

Apple iPad (2022) <a href="" data-link-merchant="Amazon UK"">£499 £469 at Amazon (save £30)
Apple's latest iteration of its cheapest iPad only launched last month, however you can already nab a modest discount at Amazon right now.

Apple iPad Air 5th Generation £669 £569 at Amazon (save £100)

Apple iPad Air 5th Generation <a href="" data-link-merchant="Amazon UK"">£669 £569 at Amazon (save £100)
Apple has taken the Air to the next level with its powerful M1 processor - and it happens to be a brilliant-looking and sounding tablet too. At £100 off right now, its a good time to pick up the latest iPad Air.

2021 Apple iPad Mini £569 £459 at Amazon (save £110)

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Head over to Amazon and you can bag a nice little discount on the brand new, 2021 iPad Mini which features an 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone, and Apple's zippy A15 Bionic chip.

Apple iPad Pro 11 (2022):&nbsp;£899 £859 at Amazon (save £50)

Apple iPad Pro 11 (2022): <a href="" data-link-merchant="Amazon UK"">£899 £859 at Amazon (save £50)
If you want Pro features at a more manageable size and price, then the 2022 11-inch model is for you. It's a beast, and this discount is pretty big by iPad standards.

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (256GB) £1249 £1209 at Amazon (save £40)

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (256GB) <a href="" data-link-merchant="Amazon UK"">£1249 £1209 at Amazon (save £40)
Here's arguably the best tablet you can buy. This 2022 iPad Pro boasts Apple's insanely-fast M2 chip, a 12.9-inch Liquid Retina XDR display and FaceID for Apple Pay.

Best Amazon Fire tablet deals

Fire 7 – 2022 (16GB) £59.99 £31.99 at Amazon (save £28)

Fire 7 – 2022 (16GB) <a href="" data-link-merchant="Amazon UK"">£59.99 £31.99 at Amazon (save £28)
Amazon's already ludicrously cheap tablet is somehow even cheaper at only £31.99 right now. While it's not got top-of-the-line specs, we gave it five stars for its admirable picture and headphone performance.

Fire HD 10 (32GB) £149 £79.99 at Amazon

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The Fire HD 10 is the best big tablet out there if you're on a budget, and your budget will go much further if you opt for this generous tablet deal.

Fire HD 8 (32GB) (2020)&nbsp;£89 £34.99 at Amazon

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This is a seriously cheap price for a feature-packed Fire HD tablet. It's built for entertainment rather than work, but this deal gets you a decent 8-inch display, 10 hour battery life and Alexa voice control. Our advice? Grab one while you can. 

Fire HD 8 (32GB) (2022)&nbsp;£99 £39.99 at Currys

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Want the latest Fire HD 8 from Amazon? For just £5 more than the 2020 version, you can get your hands on the newest Fire HD 8 with 30% faster performance than the previous model.

Best Samsung Galaxy Tab deals

Galaxy Tab A8 £219 £159 at Amazon (save £60)

Galaxy Tab A8 <a href="" data-link-merchant="Amazon UK"">£219 £159 at Amazon (save £60)
A Samsung tablet that won't break the bank, this tablet is already a good option if you're on a budget. However, with £60 off the usual asking price, it's an even more tempting offer.<a href="" data-link-merchant="Amazon UK"" data-link-merchant="Amazon UK"">

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 (Pink/Gold) £649 £509 at (save £140)

<a href="" data-link-merchant=""">Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 (Pink/Gold) £649 £509 at (save £140)
Samsung's latest suite of flagship tablets are currently all on sale, however, we've found that specifically the Pink/Gold colour option to be the cheapest. Knocking £140 off the price tag, but if you want the Silver or Graphite model they're still a great deal at £529.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+ (Pink/Gold) £849 £679 at (save £170)

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The same can be seen on the S8+ as the regular S8. For some reason the Pink/Gold model comes in cheaper than the other colours so grab this bargain if you like your tab to be pretty in pink. The Graphite and Silver models also come in at £699, a saving of £150 from the RRP.

Best Microsoft Surface deals

Surface Pro 8 128GB £999 £729 at Amazon (save £220)

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This is one of the biggest and best tablet deals around. It gets you a massive chunk off the RRP of Microsoft's multi-tasking marvel, which boasts a 13-inch PixelSense Flow display with a 120Hz refresh rate and facial recognition.

Tom is a journalist, copywriter and content designer based in the UK. He has written articles for T3, ShortList, The Sun, The Mail on Sunday, The Daily Telegraph, Elle Deco, The Sunday Times, Men's Health, Mr Porter, Oracle and many more (including What Hi-Fi?). His specialities include mobile technology, electric vehicles and video streaming.