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Best tablet Prime Day deals 2022: Save before the sales end!

Best Prime Day 2022 tablet deals
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Prime Day 2022 is on its final leg, but don't worry! There's still time to snag the best tablets. If you want to save on Amazon's family of Fire Tablets and eReaders, this is the sale bonanza you've been waiting for.

Many of the best Prime Day tablet deals last year wowed us with significant discounts on Amazon Fire tablets. We also saw the best discounts of the season on iPads, Galaxy Tabs, Surface tablets and Lenovo Tabs.

More of the same is happening now during Prime Day 2022, which started July 12  and runs through July 13 this year. And despite Prime Day being on its second day, the deals are still coming it hot and fast. We're also seeing the best tablet deals during Amazon's mega-sale at competing retailers. 

So if you're looking for an affordable tablet for yourself or someone special you'll snag the lowest prices of the season during Prime Day. 

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Prime Day offers exclusive member-only discounts for Prime members. If you're not a Prime member, be sure to sign up for an Amazon free 30-day trial to shop Prime Day 2022 deals.

Looking for a price break on Apple's premium tablets? Prime Day 2022 is your best bet. 

One deal that grabbed our attention is the 4th generation iPad Air for $379 (opens in new tab). That's $90 off and the lowest price we've seen for this iPad all year. We're also seeing a return of the $50 discount on the 5th generation iPad Air — a surprise pre-order deal that went fast at Walmart. 

Amazon is also offering a discount on the 5th gen iPad Air discount during Prime Day to tempt bargain shoppers on the hunt for early back-to- school savings, with $40 off (opens in new tab) the 64GB model. 

Samsung's Galaxy Tab line of tablets rival Apple's iPads and some are just as costly. Luckily, Prime Day 2022 is here to offer significant savings on Galaxy Tabs like the Galaxy Tab S8 and Tab S8 Ultra. Bargain shoppers will want to look out for steep discounts on previous-gen models like the Galaxy Tab S7 and more affordable tablets like the Galaxy Tab A7 Lite.

Keep a close eye on our Prime Day 2022 hub for the best deals from Amazon's big sale. 

We'll also be rounding up the best Prime Day tablet deals right here during the sale. So without further delay, here are the best Prime Day deals you can shop right now.

Prime Day tablet deals 

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Apple iPad 9th Gen: was $329 now $309 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $20 on Apple's 9th generation iPad which has a 10.2-inch Retina display with True Tone, A13 Bionic chip, 64GB of storage and stereo speakers. It sports an 8MP wide angle primary camera on the back and a 12MP ultra-wide front camera. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login payment. 

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Apple M1 iPad Air 5: was $599 now $569 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $40 on the 5th generation iPad Air at Amazon. The 2022 iPad Air 5 packs a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone. Rounding out its specs are Apple's M1 chip, 8GB of RAM, 64GB of storage and stereo speakers. For image capturing and video calls it has a 12MP wide angle primary camera on the back and a 12MP FaceTime Camera. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login payment.

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Apple iPad Air 4: was $599 now $379 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $220 on the Apple iPad Air at Walmart. The best tablet for most people, it's lightweight, slim, and speedy. With Apple's speedy A14 Bionic chip, the new iPad Air delivers excellent performance and good battery life. 

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite: was $349 now $237 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Looking for an affordable tablet with a stylus? The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite might just be what you're looking for. The tablet is currently on sale for $237, which is a nice 32% discount. In addition to the S Pen, you get a slate with a 10.4-inch display which perfect for curling up with a good book. 

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Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (128GB): was $1,099 now $999 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $100 off, the 2021 iPad Pro 12.9 with Apple M1 chip is one of the most powerful tablets you can get. Apple's big-screen 2021 iPad Pro packs a 12.9-inch Liquid Retina Display with XDR, Apple's blazing M1 processor, and a storage capacity of 128GB. The new iPad Pro 12.9 supports Apple Pencil (2nd generation) and works with Apple's Magic Keyboard and Smart Keyboard Folio. 

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Microsoft Surface Pro 8: save up to $300 @ Microsoft Store (opens in new tab)
Save up to $300 on the Surface Pro 8 — prices start at $849. Our favorite 2-in-1 tablet scored a high rating of 4 out of 5 stars with us for its gorgeous display, powerful performance and excellent webcam. 

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Apple iPad Air 4: was $599 now $379 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $220 on the Apple iPad Air at Walmart. The best tablet for most people, it's lightweight, slim, and speedy. With Apple's speedy A14 Bionic chip, the new iPad Air delivers excellent performance and good battery life. 

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VEIKK VK1200 11.6 Inch Drawing tablet: was $219.99 now $169.99 (opens in new tab)
The Veikk VK1200 is a fantastic affordable drawing tablet option for the young artist in your life. VK1200's active area is 11.6 inch  IPS display with anti-glare film, it can protect the screen from scratches and offer a real paper-like drawing experience.

Hilda Scott
Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.