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Hurry! iPad 8th gen returns to $299 in second chance holiday deal

iPad 8th gen returns to $299 sale price
Apple iPad (Image credit: Laptop Mag)

Holiday deals are ramping up at Amazon and the new 8th generation Apple iPad is back on sale. So if you skipped Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year, here's your chance at an excellent iPad deal.

For a limited time, Amazon has the Apple iPad on sale for $299. That's $30 off its $329 list price and just $20 shy of its all-time low price. This is one of the best iPad deals you can get right now if you're budget shopping for a new tablet.

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Apple iPad 10.2-inch 2020: was $329 now $299 @ Amazon
This Amazon holiday deal takes $30 off the latest iPad. The new iPad 8 packs a 10.2-inch Retina display and an A12 Bionic SOC for 40% faster CPU performance than the model's iPad's A10 chip.View Deal

Apple iPad 10.2-inch 2020 (128GB): was $429 now $395 @ Amazon
If you want more storage, Amazon also offers the latest 128GB iPad for $379.99 ($34 off). It's the second lowest price we've ever seen for this Apple tablet. It's back-ordered until December 24, however you can still buy it now at a discounted price.View Deal

Apple's 8th generation iPad is one of the best tablets to buy. 

The base model iPad in this deal packs a 10.2-inch (2160 x 1620-pixel) Retina display, an A12 Bionic CPU, and 32GB of storage. There's also an 8MP camera with 1080p at 30 fps video recording on board, complemented by a 1.2MP front camera. 

Powered by Apple's new A12 Bionic processor, the new iPad delivers 40% faster performance than the former-gen iPad's A10 chip. What's more, Apple's Neural Engine processing delivers twice the graphics power for immersive video streaming and gaming.

As for design, the new iPad retains the familiar thick bezel 10.2-inch display with Touch ID. It also features a Lightning connector instead of the USB-C port found on iPad Air and iPad Pro. At 1.1 pounds and 0.3-inches thick, the 2020 iPad's weight and thickness are identical to that of the previous-gen iPad. It's similar in size and heft to its competitors, the Lenovo Tab 4 10 Plus (1.1 pounds, 0.3 inches) and the Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite (1.1 pounds, 0.3 inches). 

Holiday deals are in full swing and we're seeing tons of fantastic deals on today’s top mobile tech. Be sure to check our best laptop deals hub regularly for the best holiday discounts.

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott is a Deals Writer at Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag, bringing you the best bargains on laptops, gaming gear, smart home gadgets, and wearables. After graduating from Hunter College with a degree in Film and Media Studies, she's written for iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parle Mag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not bringing readers the best deals, she's streaming her favorite shows or attending a live concert or pro wrestling event.