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The best cheap tablet deals in September 2022

The best cheap tablet deals
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If you're looking for the best tablet deals to ease the strain on your wallet, fret not.. Fall is upon us and the temperature outside isn't the only thing dropping right now. 

Ahead of next month's second Amazon Prime Day-like sale, there are tons of tablet deals available. Several retailers currently offer generous discounts on our favorite tablets like the iPad, Galaxy Tab, Surface Pro and others. In fact, we're seeing the lowest prices ever on select portable slates. 

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 out there so you don't have to. Our curated list of tablet deals will help you get the best value. 

From budget tablets to premium productivity devices, here are today's best tablet deals. 

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onn. 10.1-inch Tablet: $109 $59 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $50 on the onn 10-inch tablet — one of the best budget options out there. It features a 10.1-inch  (800 x 1280) touch screen, 2.0 GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of microSD-expandable storage. Powered by Android 11, with Vudu plus and Google Kids Space, and Entertainment Space, it's a tablet the whole family can enjoy.

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Amazon Fire 7 Tablet: $59 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
On sale or not, the 2022 Amazon Fire 7 is the best budget tablet. We like this tablet for its small durable design, bright display and nearly 11 hour battery life. The base model Fire 7 features a 7-inch touchscreen, 4-core processor and 2GB of RAM. There's 16GB of storage on board (expandable up to 1TB via microSD). With Alexa built-in, you can update shopping lists, set reminders or listen to your favorite podcast. The Fire 7 is an affordable option if you're looking for a portable device for streaming and gaming. 

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite: $159 $109 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $50 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. 

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HP Chromebook X2: $599  $224 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
At $374 off, the HP Chromebook X2 11-da0023dx is more affordable than ever. This detachable 2-in-1 has a 11-inch (2160 x 1440) 2K touchscreen, 2.4-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Adreno 618 graphics and 64GB of eMMC storage. It also ships with an HP Wireless Rechargeable USI Pen for jotting down notes or sketching. If you're looking for a flexible laptop that gives you the best of both worlds, the HP Chromebook X2 is a wise choice.

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Apple iPad 10.2-inch Tablet: $329 $279 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $50 on the Apple iPad at Amazon. This 9th generation iPad 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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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite: $429 $329 @ Samsung (opens in new tab)
Save $100 on the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite. This Samsung tablet won us over with its bright, slim bezel 10.1-inch screen and premium design. Its battery life was also incredible, lasting 12 hours and 40 minutes in our battery test. The tablet in this deal features a 10.4-inch (2000 x 1200) display, an Exynos 9611 processor, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

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Lenovo Tab P11 Plus w/ Keyboard and Pen: $399 $339 @ Lenovo (opens in new tab)
Save $60 on the Lenovo Tab P11 Plus with keyboard and pen bundle. The tablet in this deal packs an 11 inch  2K (2000 x 1200) 400 nit touchscreen, 2.05-Ghz MediaTek Helio G90T 8-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. 

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: $699 $579 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $120 on the Galaxy Tab S8. It features an 11-inch (2560 x 1600) LTPS LCD display up to 120Hz for smooth content streaming and gaming. Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 64-bit 8-core CPU coupled with 8GB of RAM ensures fast and speedy responsiveness. Rounding out its specs are 128GB of microSD-expandable storage a high capacity 8,000mAH battery. Or, save up to 50% on the Galaxy Tab S8 with Samsung (opens in new tab)'s enhanced-trade-in offer. 

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Apple iPad mini 6 Cellular: $649 $599 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $50 on the Wi-Fi/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 the 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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Microsoft Surface Pro 8: from $849 @ Microsoft Store (opens in new tab)
Save up to $300 when you bundle the Surface Pro 8 with at Surface Pro Keyboard. Our favorite 2-in-1 tablet, it scored a high rating of 4 out of 5 stars with us for its gorgeous display, powerful performance and excellent webcam. The base model packs a 13-inch (2880 x 1920) touch screen, 2.4-GHz Intel Evo Core i5-1145G7 4-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of fast SSD storage. 

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Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro: $1,099 $899 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $200 on the 202112.9-inch iPad Pro — its biggest discount 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. 

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.