Tablet deals are coming in hot for Fourth of July, just in time for your summer vacay! For some, a new tablet takes poolside reading into the future, for others, it's the road trip savior they've been searching for. Whatever your tablet needs are, now is a great time to make a move. Whether you're thinking iPad, Amazon Fire, Microsoft Surface or Samsung Galaxy, you'll find great deals this weekend below; we combed the internet and compared the sales at major retailers to bring you the best bargains. One idea: Upgrade your tablet and pass the older model down to the kids (or sideways to your spouse).
Apple iPad Deals
Walmart has the best prices on the 4th-generation iPad Air. You can pick up a 64GB version in your choice of five colors, for just $469 — that's $70 off the regular price and about $100 less than the price of the latest model. The A14 chip makes it plenty fast for gaming and video editing, and it has a good camera for video calls. Reports one Walmart reviewer: "The screen resolution is very good, and it is fast to load web pages and move between applications. It has a nice camera upgrade for FaceTime calls and the Speaker set up is a huge improvement for the sound."
Check out more Apple iPad deals below:
2021 Apple iPad Mini 64G $376 (was $499), amazon.com
2021 Apple 11-inch iPad Pro, $849 (was $899), amazon.com
2021 Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro, $999 (was $1,099), amazon.com
Samsung Galaxy Deals
Amazon's tablet game is strong. The 64 GB version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, a revolutionary gadget with rich color, is down from $610 to $497 right now in black, green, pink and silver! This Samsung really does give you the best of both worlds. It offers multiple angles for viewing, plenty of built-in memory and lots of cool features (stream Netflix with a voice command).
One reviewer said, "It's a powerhouse in terms of speed performance and the graphics are impeccably sharp and vivid."
Check out more Samsung tablet deals below:
Samsung Galaxy S7+ tablet, $590 (was $850), amazon.com
Microsoft Surface Deals
This large, easy-to-use tablet — a wild $221 off right now! — weighs in at just 2.5 pounds and has an impressive battery life of up to 13 hours (translation: you can leave your charger at home for the day). "I purchased this product to replace my laptop. I wanted something smaller to work on but also to carry around," said one reviewer. "I love the fact that I can draw on it, create a Microsoft Office document or snap off the add-on keyboard and it becomes a portable tablet for watching movies or surfing the web. Great laptop and great price as well."
Check out more Microsoft Surface tablet deals below:
Microsoft Surface Pro 7, $599 (was $930), walmart.com
Microsoft Surface Pro X, $729 (was $900), walmart.com
Microsoft Surface Go 10", $342 (was $500), walmart.com
Amazon Fire Deals
Designed for children ages 3 to 7, this Fire 7 Kids Tablet from Amazon is now dang near half price at just $100 (down from its usual $196)! It has a 12-hour battery life and a two-year warranty. Said one of over 178,000 five-star reviewers: "This is my third time purchasing one. My grandchildren spend time on the preloaded educational fun games and kid’s age-appropriate programs. These keep children entertained for hours. They are built to withstand a child. These make great gifts!"
Check out more Amazon Fire tablet deals below:
Amazon Fire Tablet Bundle, $111 (was $167), walmart.com
Amazon Fire HD 8 10th Generation, $90 (was $120), amazon.com
Lenovo Tablet Deals
If your needs — and budget — run a bit more upscale, you'll want to take a look at the Lenovo Tab P12 Pro. This baby, which features a stunningly vivid 12.6" AMOLED Dolby Vision screen, a JBL+ quad-speaker surround sound system, 120 Hz refresh rate and 128 GB of storage, will satisfy the most demanding on-the-go gamers, Zoom-ers, and workaholics. Right now it's marked down $200, to $500.
Check out more Lenovo tablet deals below:
Lenovo Tab M10 Plus, $150 (was $180), amazon.com
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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