Rare Apple deal drops the 12.9-inch iPad Pro M2 to its best price yet

12.9 inch IPad Pro with magic keyboard attached on a pink chair with yellow sun and gray moon pillows
Apple 12.9 inch iPad Pro (Image credit: Laptop Mag)

Apple's 12.9-inch iPad Pro M2 is one of the best tablets for students and work professionals. Right now, you can pick up the 12.9-inch iPad Pro M2 (512GB) for $1,299 at Amazon. Normally $1,399, that's $100 in savings and the lowest price we've seen for this particular iPad. In fact, it's one of the best iPad deals we've since so far this year. 

If you're a student, teacher or parent, you can get the 12.9-inch iPad Pro M2 for the same price from the Apple Education Store. As a bonus, you'll receive a free $100 Apple Gift Card with your purchase. 

Apple 12.9"iPad Pro M2 (512GB): $1,399 $1,299 @ Amazon

Apple 12.9"iPad Pro M2 (512GB): $1,399 $1,299 @ Amazon
Save $100 on the 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro at Amazon. Powerful enough the replace your laptop, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro supports Apple Magic Keyboard, Smart Keyboard Folio, and Apple Pencil 2. The Apple Education Store offers it for the same price and bundles it with a free $100 Apple gift card. Students, teachers and parents buying of behalf of students can benefit from this offer. 

Apple's 6th generation 12.9- inch iPad Pro brings faster performance to its big screen tablet. Super-charged with Apple's powerful M2 chip, it's powerful enough to replace your laptop (keyboard sold separately) The iPad Pro in this deal features a 12.9 inch (2388 x 1668) Liquid Retina XDR display, M2 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM 10-core GPU and 128GB of storage. 

Although we didn't test it, iPad Pro 2022 reviews average 4.1 out of 5 stars at Amazon. Owners praise its fast M2 processor and Wi-Fi 6e connectivity. Apple's rates its new M2 chip as 15% faster than the M1 whereas the M2's GPU is 35% speedier. 

In our 12.9-inch iPad Pro M2 review, we praise its incredible display, strong performance and impressive speakers. We also liked its killer cameras and decent battery life. We gave the 12.9-inch iPad Pro M2 and a solid rating of 4.5 out of 5-stars and our Editor's Choice Award. 

During real-world use, our reviewer notes, "The Apple iPad Pro's 12.9-inch Liquid Retina XDR (2732 x 2048) display is the prettiest screen I've seen on a tablet and it's made all the better thanks to its adaptive 120Hz refresh rate."

In our lab's Geekbench 5 overall performance test, the iPad Pro M2 notched a score of 8500. That's higher than the previous-gen 12.9-inch iPad Pro M1 (7298). At 1.5 pounds, 11.04 x 8.46 x 0.25 inches, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro M2 is light and svelte. For such a thin powerhouse with a big display, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro M2 did rather well on our Laptop Mag Battery Test. It endured 10 hours and 40 minutes of continuous internet surfing over Wi-Fi at 150 nits of brightness. 

Port-wise, the iPad Pro M2 supplies you with a USB-C connector with support for Thunderbolt / USB 4. Plus, it supports Magic Keyboard and Smart Keyboard Folio as well as Apple Pencil 2. 

Now $100 off, the 12.9 Apple iPad Pro M2 deal is a recommended choice if you're looking for a versatile, premium productivity tablet.

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.