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The best cheap tablet deals in April 2021

Apple iPad Air and Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
Best tablet deals right now (Image credit: Laptop Mag)

If you want to refresh your arsenal of gadgets this spring, the best tablet deals of the season await you. Retailers are running springtime savings events with discounts on today's best tablets

As we anticipate the release of 2021's next-gen tablets, we're seeing notable markdowns on existing models. Retailers are currently slashing prices on iPads, Galaxy Tabs, and Surface tablets which translates into steep discounts for frugal shoppers. 

So if you want to invest in a new tablet without putting a strain on your wallet, you've come to the right place. We're scrubbing the internet and rounding up the best tablet deals for the money below. Whether you want a tablet for multimedia, reading, productivity or a cheap tablet for kids, we've got your back.

From the the Surface Pro 7 to the Chromebook Duet, there are the best tablet deals you can get right now.

Best tablet deals right now

Best tablet deals 

Apple iPad Pro 11": from $799 @ Apple, up to $580 off w/ trade-in
Take advantage of Apple's trade-in offer and save up to $580. Or, get up to $200 back when you buy the 2021 iPad Pro with Wi-Fi + Cellular from Apple and activate it with a wireless network carrier within 14 days. The new 2021 iPad Pro starts from $799 with a storage capacity of up to 2TB. The base model 2021 iPad Pro features an 11-inch Retina Display, Apple M1 chip, and 128GB of storage.
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Apple iPad Pro 12.9": from $1,099 @ Apple, up to $580 off w/ trade-in
Save up to $580 when you buy the 2021 iPad Pro direct from Apple and trade-in your existing iPad. Or, get up to $200 back when you buy and activate the 2021 iPad Pro with Wi-Fi + Cellular. Starting from $1,099 the new 2021 iPad Pro 12.9-inch tablet also comes with up to 2TB of storage. Apple's big screen 2021 iPad Pro packs a 12.9-inch Liquid Retina Display with XDR, Apple's blazing M1 processor, and a storage capacity of 128GB. View Deal

Microsoft Surface Pro X (256GB): was $1,299 now $1048 @ Amazon
Currently $251 off, the Surface Pro X is of the best tablets to buy. The base model Surface Pro X packs a 13-inch (2880 x 1920) touchscreen LCD, ARM-based Microsoft SQ1 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD. With both Wi-Fi and LTE support, the Surface Pro X ensures you're always connected. View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 (128GB): was $650 now $538 @ Amazon
You can save $112 on the Galaxy Tab S7 which is the iPad Pro of Android tablets. It has a gorgeous 11-inch, 2560 x 1600-pixel IPS display, a snappy Snapdragon 865+ processor and it comes with an S Pen. Oh, and the battery lasts for 13+ hours on a charge. View Deal

Apple iPad Mini 5 (256GB): was $549 now $480 @ Amazon
Rarely on sale, the 256GB model iPad mini is $69 off right now. It packs a 7.9-inch Retina display, Apple's powerful A12 Bionic CPU, and 256GB of storage. It outperforms the previous-gen iPad mini and lasts nearly 13 hours per charge. View Deal

Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 2020 (128GB): was $999 now $920 @ Amazon
The Editor's Choice iPad Pro is $79 off for a limited time. Powerful enough to replace your laptop, it packs a 12.9-inch (2732 x 2048) Liquid Retina display, an A12Z Bionic CPU and a 128GB of storage. It also features a dual-camera system with LIDAR scanner, and Wi-Fi 6 support. View Deal

Apple iPad Air (2020) 64GB: was $599 now $570 @ Amazon
Apple’s latest iPad Air is now $29 off at Amazon. This tablet brings pro grade specs to the mid-ranger with a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display (with P3 wide color gamut), A14 Bionic chip with Neural Engine, a USB C port for charging and connectivity, as well as support for Apple’s best accessories.View Deal

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro 11.5" Tablet: was $500 now $400 @ Walmart
Now $100 off, the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro is one of the most powerful Android tablets around. It has an 11.5-inch (2560 x 1600) 2K OLED display, Snapdragon 730G 8-core CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. Quad Dolby enhanced speakers, a dual mic array, and an 8MP front camera make it great for watching movies and video conferencing. View Deal

Lenovo Chromebook Duet: was $280 now $230 @ Amazon
Now $50 off, the Lenovo Chromebook Duet is an incredible value 2-in-1 device. You get a capable tablet with a detachable keyboard for use as a laptop — for an incredibly low price. Alongside its sleek design, this tablet delivers good performance and epic battery life. View Deal