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How to buy the new iPad Pro and save up to $580

How to buy the new iPad Pro
Apple's 2021 iPad Pro 12.9 and iPad Pro 11 (Image credit: Apple)

Apple announced its new iPad Pro with M1 chip during its Spring Loaded Event via livestream Tuesday. iPad Pro preorders open April 30 for early adopters of Apple's latest premium tablet. 

The 2021 iPad Pro is available in two models — the 11-inch 2021 iPad Pro with Retina Display starting from $799 and the 12.9-inch 2021 iPad Pro with Liquid Retina Display and XDR from $1,099. Both tablets include WiFi-only and Wi-Fi + Cellular options with storage capacities ranging from 128GB to 2TB.  

Running on Apple's blazing fast M1 chip, the forthcoming 2021 iPad Pro brings blazing fast performance and long battery life to Apple's powerful tablet series.

If the new iPad Pro's price has you hesitant, fear not. Thanks to Apple's trade-in program, you can save up to $580 on the new iPad Pro when you trade in your iPad. Naturally, trading in a newer model iPad will net you the maximum discount. 

As an alternative, you can get up to $200 back when you buy the new iPad Pro with Wi-Fi + Cellular. To get this deal, you must buy the 2021 iPad Pro direct from Apple and activate it with AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint or Verizon within 14 days. Your cashback will reflect as credits on your monthly wireless service bill. Verizon is the only carrier offering your refund in the form of a $200 Verizon e-gift card.

If you want to be among the first to get your hands on the new iPad Pro, preorders open April 30 at Orders will ship to meet the new iPad Pro's release date in mid-May.

Apple iPad Pro 11": from $799 @ Apple
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. Take advantage of Apple's trade-in offer and save up to $580. Or, get up to $200 back when you buy the new iPad Pro with Wi-Fi + Cellular from Apple and activate it with a wireless network carrier within 14 days.
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Apple iPad Pro 12.9": from $1,099 @ Apple
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. Save up to $580 when you buy the new iPad Pro direct from Apple and trade-in your existing iPad. Or, get up to $200 back when you buy and activate the new iPad Pro with Wi-Fi + Cellular. View Deal

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,, 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.