Best tablet deals in January 2023

The best cheap tablet deals
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The best tablet deals this week continue to offer solid discounts on today's top-rated tablets. Retailers are kicking off the new year with generous markdowns on iPad, Galaxy Tab, Surface Pro, Fire HD and other slates.  

Best Buy currently offers Windows-powered Lenovo Ideapad Duet 5i with Keyboard for $529 (opens in new tab). This 2-in-1 tablet typically costs $789, so that's $260 in savings. This device packs 12.3 inch (2560 x 1600) display, 12th Gen Intel Core i3-1215U 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB SSD. And that's just one of the fantastic tablet deals you can get right now. 

Whether you're looking for the best tablet for entertainment, productivity (or both), we've got your back. We're searching high and low for the best tablet deals so you don't have to. Our curated list of tablet deals will help you get the best value. 

See today's best tablet deals below.

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Best tablet deals

Apple iPad

Apple iPad 9th Generation: $329 (opens in new tab)

Apple iPad 9th Generation: $329 $269 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $60 on the 10.2-inch Apple iPad. 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. 

Apple iPad 2022: $449 (opens in new tab)

Apple iPad 2022: $449 $429 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $20 on the new 10.9-inch iPad features Apple's A14 Bionic chip and is faster and more power efficient than its predecesor. Other notable upgrades include, an Ultra Wide 12MP front camera for video calling and an updated 12MP back camera for capturing sharp, vivid photos and 4K video. For wired and wireless connectivity options, the 2022 iPad is equipped with a USB-C port and Wi-Fi 6. 

Apple iPad Pro: $799 (opens in new tab)

Apple iPad Pro: $799 $769 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $30 on the iPad Pro. The new 11-inch iPad Pro features an 11-inch Liquid Retina display, Apple M2 processor and 128GB of storage. It supports Apple Pencil 2, Apple Magic Keyboard and Apple Smart Keyboard. 

Apple iPad Pro M1 2TB: $1,899 (opens in new tab)

Apple iPad Pro M1 2TB: $1,899 $1,299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $600 on the 2TB iPad Pro M1. 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 2TB of storage.

Samsung Galaxy Tab

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8: $229 (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8: $229 $179 @ Samsung (opens in new tab)
Save $50 on the 2022 Galaxy Tab A8. If you're looking for a solid iPad alternative, this Samsung tablet is worth considering. It features a 10.5 inch ‎(1920 x 1200) TFT display, ‎2.0-GHz octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of microSD-expandable storage. Best Buy (opens in new tab) offers this same deal.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite: $159 (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite: $159 $129 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $30 on the Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite. Light and portable, it features an 8.7-inch (1340 x 800) TFT touchscreen, 2.3-GHz MediaTek MT8768N 8-core processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of microSD-expandable storage. With its durable metal frame and powerful performance, it's a tablet the whole family can share. 

Galaxy Tab S7 FE: $529 (opens in new tab)

Galaxy Tab S7 FE: $529 $449 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $80 on the Samsung Galaxy Tab FE. In our Galaxy Tab S7 FE review, we praise its gorgeous display, premium design and impressive 13+ hour battery life. The tablet in this deal features a 12.4-inch (2560 × 1600) TFT display, 1.8GHz Snapdragon 750G 8-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra: $1,099 (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra: $1,099 $599 @ Samsung (opens in new tab)w/ trade-in
Save up to $500 on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 with trade-in. This iPad Pro rival tablet packs a laptop-sized 14.6-inch (2960 x 1848) Super AMOLED display at up to 120Hz, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of microSD-expandable storage. Powering the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra is a massive 11,200mAh battery. 

Microsoft Surface devices

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Plus: $1,029 (opens in new tab)

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Plus: $1,029 $649 @ Target (opens in new tab)
Now $420 off, the Surface Pro 7 Plus with Type Cover Bundle is at an all-time low price. It packs a 12.3-inch (2736 x 1824) display, 11th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of fast SSD storage.

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 w/ Keyboard: (opens in new tab)

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 w/ Keyboard: $1,189 $799 @ Woot (opens in new tab)
Save $390 on the Surface Pro 8 with Keyboard. It's a solid choice if you're looking for the best convertible tablet PC there is. Our favorite 2-in-1 tablet, we gave the Surface Pro 8 and overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars. We love it for its gorgeous display, powerful performance and excellent webcam. 

Microsoft Surface Pro 9: $2,199 (opens in new tab)

Microsoft Surface Pro 9: $2,199 $1,945 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $254 on the Microsoft Surface Pro 9. Packing a 12th Gen Intel Evo Core i7-1255U CPU, 16GB of DDR5 RAM, 1TB SSD for storage, and a 13-inch (2880 x 1920) PixelSense touch display, the Surface Pro 9 makes for a great portable 2-in-1 laptop. 

Lenovo Tab

Lenovo Tab M8 3rd Gen: $119 (opens in new tab)

Lenovo Tab M8 3rd Gen: $119 $69 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $50 on the Lenovo Tab M8. This tablet packs an 8-inch (1280 x 800) touch screen with 350 nits of brightness and Dolby Atmos sound for your content streaming needs. Powering the device is a MediaTek Helio P22T 8-core processor paired with 2GB RAM. Store all your favorite streaming and gaming apps on 32GB of eMCP storage — expadable up to 2TB. 

Lenovo Tab M10 Plus: $189 (opens in new tab)

Lenovo Tab M10 Plus: $189 $159 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $30 on the Lenovo Tab M10 Plus. It features 10.6-inch 2K (2000 x 1200) touch screen with 400 nits of brightness for all your content consumption needs. Under the hood is a powerful MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core processor coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The Lenovo Tab M10 Plus also sports an 8MP rear camera, 8MP front camera and quad speakers with Dolby Atmos. 

Amazon Fire tablets & e-readers

Amazon Fire HD 8: $99 (opens in new tab)

Amazon Fire HD 8: $99 $59 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $40 on the 2022 Fire HD 8 Tablet, Amazon's answer to the iPad mini. Designed to be your ultimate portable entertainment screen, the Fire HD 8 features a gorgeously vivid display, beefy 6-core processor and 32GB of storage. It supports for all your favorite streaming apps and affords you up to 13 hours of battery life.

Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus: $119 (opens in new tab)

Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus: $119 $79 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $40 on the the Amazon HD 8 Plus. It has all the same specs as the Fire HD 8 except that it packs 3GB of RAM. You're getting the same vivid display, 2.0 GHz 6-core processor, support for all your favorite streaming apps, and all-day battery life.

Amazon Fire HD 10: $149 (opens in new tab)

Amazon Fire HD 10: $149 $84 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $65 on the 32GB Fire HD 10 — one of the best budget tablets around. It has a 10.1-inch (1920 x 1200) display and rate 12 hour battery life which makes it perfect for streaming content and gaming. It runs on a powerful octa-core CPU alongside 3GB of RAM for snappy navigation and app launching. 

Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus: $179 (opens in new tab)

Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus: $179 $104 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $75 on the Fire HD 10 Plus. It’s everything from the Fire HD 10 with the welcome inclusion of a gorgeous soft-touch plastic design, twice the RAM and wireless charging.

Kindle Scribe Essentials Bundle: $439 (opens in new tab)

Kindle Scribe Essentials Bundle: $439 $399 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $40 on the Kindle Scribe Essentials Bundle at Amazon. This bundle includes a 16GB Kindle Scribe e-reader, Kindle Scribe Premium Leather Cover, Basic Pen, and Power Adapter. The Kindle Scribe features a 10.2-inch 300ppi Paperwhite display, adjustable front light, 16GB of storage and magnetic stylus pen for easy storage.

onn. tablets

onn. 7-inch Tablet: $59 (opens in new tab)

onn. 7-inch Tablet: $59 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Walmart's onn tablet is a decent Amazon Fire 7 alternative. If you're looking for something under $60 that runs full Android, this is it. Specs-wise, it has a 7-inch (1024 x 600) display, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of microSD-expandable storage. It ships with Walmart, Sam's Club,  Vudu and Google Kids Space & Entertainment Space apps pre-installed. 

onn. 10.1-inch Tablet Pro: $149 (opens in new tab)

onn. 10.1-inch Tablet Pro: $149 $129 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $20 on the onn 10.1" Tablet Pro — one of the best budget options out there. It features a 10.1-inch  (1280 x 800) touch screen, 2.0 GHz octa-core CPU, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of microSD-expandable storage. Powered by Android 10, with Vudu plus and Google Kids Space, and Entertainment Space, it's a tablet the whole family can enjoy. 

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.