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Great Deals on iPads from $249 to iPad Pros Up to $300 Off!

Written by Charlie

If you want a good deal on an iPad, there are plenty of deals to be had! From $249 for the 9.7″ iPad to the brand new iPad Air and even up to $300 off on the iPad Pros – check them out!

I have said it before – Amazon’s new partnership with Apple to sell Apple devices may not have been great news for Apple resellers (unauthorized ones) but it is great news for customers! This is shown every month when Amazon runs sales on some Apple device and now we have sales on all iPads! This includes the brand new iPad Air models as well as the 2018 iPad as well as all configurations of iPad Pros!

Great Deals on iPads from $249 to iPad Pros Up to $300 Off!

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Which iPad to Buy?

This can be a hard question to answer because it really comes down to what each person needs/wants out of a tablet. I will try to make some broad generalizations to help someone who may really not know which model would be best for them (and feel free to chime in in the comment section on your thoughts as well):

  • 2018 9.7″ iPad – great for media consumption and a general purpose tablet
    • works with the first generation iPad Pencil so great for note and drawings as well!
  • 2019 iPad Air – great for someone who wants an elegant keyboard solution and enough power to manage multiple browsers and some content editing. The 10.5″ display is also a nice upgrade from the 9.7″ iPad display
    • works with the first generation iPad Pencil, which is a disappointment since it is the newest release iPad
    • cheapest iPad that has an Apple Smart Keyboard option
  • 2018 iPad Pros – great for the professional or creator that demands top performance from a tablet. This includes someone who is doing heavier photo editing/video editing on their tablet or wants something that can handle many tasks without having to bring a laptop. Also good for someone who wants more than 256GB of storage

There you go! 🙂

2018 9.7″ iPad

Link: 32GB iPad | 128GB iPad

These are on sale at the usual sale price of $249 (down from $329) for the 32GB version and $354 for the 128GB version. With both versions working with the Apple Pencil, these truly are great bargain deals for an excellent tablet.

The cellular variants are also on sale, though not by as much as the WiFi models.

2019 iPad Air

Link: 2019 iPad Air

This is the latest iPad so it is no surprise that the savings is the most minimal. You will only get a $20 savings but if this is a tablet you want, might as well save something!

IPad Pro 11”

Read More: The iPad Pro 11″ is my favorite “computer” for travel!

This is the model I have and I think it is the perfect size for some one that will be taking it around with them all the time. If you can deal with cloud-based storage, the 64GB should be sufficient but if you plan on using it for photo editing (with Adobe Lightroom or the full Photoshop coming later this year), you may want to go up to 256GB of storage since you cannot expand the onboard storage. Both Silver and Space Gray are on sale.

Cellular models are discounted as well! This is a great way to add a Google Fi data SIM and have fast data coverage around the world for a flat $10 per 1GB!

IPad Pro 12.9”

The best deals are on the 12.9” version. This has the same display size as the older 12.9” iPad Pro models but they shrunk the bezels to make it quite a bit smaller and lighter.

I actually type most of my blog posts on my 11” iPad Pro so I can tell you I am quite familiar with it. While there are some quirks, it is amazing how portable and multi-functional it is for me.

Not only does the 1TB have an insane amount of local storage but it is the only iPad with the 6GB of RAM installed.

Cellular models are discounted as well! This is a great way to add a Google Fi data SIM and have fast data coverage around the world for a flat $10 per 1GB!

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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.