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The best iPad deals in October 2022

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The best iPad deals right now slash a significant amount of dollars off Apple's family of tablets. If you're bargain hunting, now is one of the best times to buy an iPad. 

And with rumors surrounding the release of the 2022 iPad Pro, Apple's professional tablets are deeply discounted. 

From entry to pro, Apple's iPad lineup has something for everyone. There's the 10.2 inch iPad, 10.9 inch iPad Air, 8.3 inch iPad mini, and 11 inch and 12.9 inch models iPad Pro. Although pricing for Wi-Fi-only iPads range from $329 — $1,000, our roundup of the best iPad deals will help you save. 

So if you want to beat inflation on a new iPad for school, work or home, here are the best iPad deals going on right now. 

Today's best iPad deals

Best iPad deals 2022

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Apple iPad 9th Generation: $329 $279 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $50 on the 10.2-inch Apple iPad — its biggest discount yet. Apple's 9th generation iPad sports a 10.2-inch Retina display with True Tone, A13 Bionic chip, 3GB of RAM, 128GB 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 iPad Air 4: $599 469 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $130 on the 2020 4th generation 10.9-inch Apple iPad Air. The best tablet for most people, it's lightweight, slim, and speedy. With Apple's speedy A14 Bionic chip, the iPad Air delivers excellent performance and good battery life.

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Apple M1 iPad Air 5: $599 $559 @ 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. Amazon also offers the 256GB modeal for $679 (opens in new tab) ($70 off).

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Apple iPad mini 6 Cellular: $649 $599 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $50 on the Cellular model iPad mini at Amazon. Apple's 6th gen compact tablet packs an 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone, Apple's A15 Bionic chip, Wi-Fi 6 and 5G support. There's a 12MP wide angle back camera and a 12MP ultra-wide camera on the front. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login and payment.

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Apple iPad Pro 11: $799 $739 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 2021 iPad Pro is currently $60 off at Amazon. Powered by Apple's M1 chip, the iPad Pro brings blazing performance to Apple's best-selling tablets. The iPad Pro in this deal packs an 11-inch Retina Display, Apple M1 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 8-core GPU and 128GB of storage.

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Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro: $1,099 $899 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $200 off, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro is at its lowest price yet. Apple's big-screen pro tablet packs a 12.9-inch Liquid Retina Display with XDR, Apple's blazing M1 processor, and a storage capacity of 128GB. It supports Apple Pencil (2nd generation) and works with Apple's Magic Keyboard and Smart Keyboard Folio. This is one of the best iPad deals out there right now. 

iPad Accessories

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Apple Pencil 2nd Generation: $129 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Apple Pencil 2 provides you with pixel-perfect precision for drawing, sketching, coloring, taking notes, and more on the iPad Air (4th generation), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd and 4th generation), and iPad Pro 11-inch (1st and 2nd generation). 

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Apple Pencil 1st Gen: $99 $69 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $30 on the 1st Generation Apple Pencil and easily take notes, draw and design on your iPad. It works with the Pad Air (3rd generation), iPad mini (5th generation), iPad (6th, 7th, 8th and 9th generations), iPad Pro 12.9‑inch (1st and 2nd generations), iPad Pro 10.5‑inch and iPad Pro 9.7‑inch

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Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad: $159 $143 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $16 off, the Apple Smart Keyboard adds a full-size keyboard to your iPad for a laptop experience. It easily connects without pairing or charging, so it’s always ready to use. And when you're not typing, it doubles as a protective cover. It works with iPad (from 7th gen to 9th gen) iPad Air (3rd gen, and the10.5-inch iPad Pro.

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Apple Smart Keyboard Folio for 11-inch iPad Pro:  $179 $169 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $10 on the Apple Smart Keyboard Folio for the 11-inch iPad Pro at Amazon. This keyboard case is designed to deliver a great typing experience on a comfortable keyboard whenever you need it. No charging or pairing required. Its durable lightweight cover protects both the front and back of your iPad. It works with iPad Pro 11-inch (1st generation or later) and iPad Air (4th Generation). 

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Apple Smart Keyboard Folio for iPad Pro 12.9-inch: $199 $189 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Apple's Smart Keyboard Folio for the12.9-inch iPad Pro is modestly discounted by $10. This iPad accessory lets you enjoy a great typing experience on a comfortable keyboard whenever you need it. There's no charging or pairing required so it's ready when you are. Its durable lightweight cover protects both the front and back of your iPad. It works with the iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd, 4th, and 5th generation).

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Apple Magic Keyboard for iPad: $299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Apple Magic Keyboard provides the best typing experience on an iPad. Nothing beats a proper keyboard or comes close to the seamless integration of Apple’s Magic Keyboard. The floating cantilever design allows you to adjust the iPad Pro display to the right angle, the typing experience is comfortable and the integrated trackpad means this can fill both roles in your life as a tablet and laptop. It works with iPad Pro 11-inch (1st generation or later), iPad Air (4th generation). 

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Apple AirPods Max: $549 $429 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Currently $120 off at Amazon, the AirPods Max are down to Black Friday-like pricing. These stylish ear cans feature Apple's powerful H1 chip, nine microphones and 40mm drivers. With spatial sound, the AirPods Max provides an audio experience like no other. 

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Apple AirPods Pro:  $249 $179 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
For a limited time, save $70 on the AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case. The AirPods Pro 2nd generation bring active noise cancellation to Apple's best-selling wireless earbuds. They feature Apple's H1 chip, Adaptive EQ, and Qi wireless charging support. 

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Apple Cables and Chargers: from $7 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon often has select Apple cables and chargers on sale. Save on Lightning and Thunderbolt cables, power adapters and charging pads.

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Apple Watch Series 7: $429 $369 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $60 on the 45mm Apple Watch Series 7. Over the Watch Series 6, it offers a larger display and 33% faster wireless charging. It features a 41mm aluminum case and an Always-On Retina display with up to 1,000 nits of brightness. Powering the smartwatch is an S7 SiP chip 64-bit dual-core processor.

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.