Outside of the holidays, the iPad Air rarely goes on sale. However, if you're looking for a price break on a new Apple tablet, then today is your lucky day.
Currently, you can get the 64GB Apple iPad Air for $449 at Amazon. Normally priced at $499, that's $50 in savings. It's the lowest price we've seen for this model iPad in 2020. Historically, it's the second-lowest price we've ever seen for this tablet.
In our Apple iPad Air review, we praised its big, beautiful display, long battery life and fast, A12 bionic chip. Although it lacks 2nd-Gen Apple Pencil support, we gave it an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
The new iPad Air sports the familiar machined aluminium design of Apple's family of tablets. It supports Apple Pencil (1st Gen) and the Apple Smart Keyboard cover, both of which are sold separately.
When it comes to performance, the iPad Air's A12 Bionic processor delivers ample speed for creative apps like Procreate and Pixelmator Photos. The iPad Air's large screen and access to a broad range of iOS games make it one of the best tablets for gaming.
Weighing 1 pound and measuring 9.8 x 6.8 x 0.24 inches, the iPad Air is heavier than, but just as thin as the 7.9-inch iPad mini (0.7 ounces, 8 x 5.3 x .24 inches). By comparison, it's also slightly lighter and thinner than its big brother, the 9.7-inch iPad (1.05 pounds, 9.4 x 6.6 x 0.29 inches).
The iPad Air lasted 11 hours and 54 minutes on our Laptop Mag Battery Test. So if you're looking for the cheapest iPad Air you can get right now, then take advantage of this deal.
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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.