Apple iPad 9th gen gets first discount — falls to $299

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Apple's iPad 9th gen tablet is now available for pre-order at several retailers. Joining today's plethora of tablet deals — the latest iPad gets its first discount. 

Right now, you can pre-order the new 2021 Apple iPad for $299 from Walmart. That's $30 off its normal cost of $329 and of course the lowest price we've ever seen for this just announced iPad. 

As far as iPad deals go, this is one of the best out there. 

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Apple iPad 9th Gen (2021): was $329 now $299 @ Walmart

Apple iPad 9th Gen (2021): was $329 now $299 @ Walmart
Pre-order the new Apple iPad 9th Gen 10.2 inch tablet from Walmart to save $30. This 9th generation refresh 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. 

The Apple iPad 9th generation tablet boasts 20% faster performance than its predecessor. It packs a 10.2-inch Retina display, A13 Bionic chip and 64GB of storage. Integrated into its design are stereo speakers, an 8MP wide angle rear camera and a 12MP ultra-wide front camera. 

Useful features like Touch ID and Apple Pay offer peace of mind and fast, easy payments. 

Powered by the latest iPadOS 15, the 9th generation has a redesigned user interface. There are new home screen widgets, and new keyboard shortcut and multitasking menus. You also get a new App Library, Quick Note app and Auto Translate speech detection. 

"The new iPad delivers advanced capabilities, versatility, and simplicity at an incredible value," Apple senior vice president of worldwide marketing, Greg Joswiak said in a statement Tuesday.

While it's slated for a September 24 release date, 9th generation iPad pre-orders are expected to ship by September 29 as per Walmart. 

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,, 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.