The Best iPad Deals of September 2022 — 2021 iPad 9 for $279, Latest Model iPad Air for $559

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Looking for the best iPad deals for September 2022? Each week SPY editors search the internet for the lowest prices on iPads of all models. We’ll regularly update this post throughout the week to ensure you always get the best possible deals.

With summer coming to an end, we’ve been searching the internet for the best iPad deals. Whether you’re preparing for back to school, sending a kid off to college, or following a hybrid or work-from-home schedule, having the best iPad on hand to help you manage projects and homework at home and on the go. We recently reviewed the best tablets for college students, and it’s no surprise that the always-popular iPad Air topped our list.

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Since their debut in 2010, Apple’s tablets have remained a great alternative to traditional laptops or desktop computers because of their small, compact, easy-to-carry size. With the addition of an iPad keyboard and proper iPad case, they can be used to do just about anything.

As of September 7, our favorite iPad deal is the 2021 10.2-Inch iPad 9 for just $279 at Amazon. Anytime you find this version of the iPad for under $300, it’s a must-get. We’ve got all the details on this discount, plus the best iPad deals for September 2022, below.

2021 ipad 9 silver
2021 ipad 9 silver

2021 iPad 9

Price: $279.99 (orig. $329.00) 15% OFF
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Buy: $279.99 2021 iPad 9 at Target

Buy: $299 2021 iPad 9 at Walmart

  

Where To Find the Lowest Prices on iPads

After seeing significant price drops during the 2021 Christmas holiday season and Prime Day 2022, there’s been a bit of a freeze on the best iPad deals. And as of September 7, we’re seeing the best iPad deals at Amazon and Walmart.

SPY editors regularly monitor stores like Amazon, Walmart, Target and Best Buy for price drops, and we want our readers to be the first to know about the latest deals on all iPad models. If you’re only looking for a cheat sheet, here are the lowest prices on iPads for September 2022.

For additional details on the best iPad deals, take a look below. You can also keep checking this page for the latest discounts and price drops. 

Please note that the prices below can change at any time. This article was last updated on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at noon EST.

  

Best Deals on 2021 Apple 8.3-inch iPad Mini 

Some people might mistake the 2021 iPad Mini for a large phone, but it has more in common with a laptop than the average smartphone. With a smaller and thinner design, the newest iPad Mini has an 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display powered by Apple’s A15 Bionic chip. Currently, Best Buy has the best deals on the iPad Mini, and they recently dropped the price to $399.99.

2021 Apple iPad Mini (Wi-Fi, 64GB)
2021 Apple iPad Mini (Wi-Fi, 64GB)

2021 iPad Mini at Amazon

Price: $459.98 (orig. $499.00) 8% OFF
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Buy: $399.99 2021 iPad Mini at Best Buy

Buy: $458.00 2021 Apple iPad Mini at Walmart

  

Best Deals on 2022 Apple 10.9-inch iPad Air

The newest iPad Air is a quantum leap forward. It runs on the M1 chip with Neural Engine, has a 12MP Ultra Wide front camera with Center Stage, and the 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone also has P3 wide color and an anti-reflective coating for the best image of any iPad Air yet. This new tablet recently saw its first price drop over at Amazon. Right now, Prime Members can save $40, snagging this 2022 model for just $559.

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2022-Apple-iPad-Air-10.9-inch

2022 Apple 10.9-inch iPad Air

Price: $559.00 (orig. $599.00) 7% OFF
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Buy: $559.00 2022 Apple iPad Air at Walmart

  

Best Deals on 2021 Apple 10.2-inch iPad 

The 9th Generation iPad is the most popular Apple tablet ever, not just because it’s one of the most affordable models yet. Released in September 2021, the new iPad 9 offers faster performance thanks to the A13 Bionic chip. The lowest price on the 64GB Apple 10.2 inch iPad right now is $279 on Amazon, which is an excellent price for a new Apple tablet. You can also purchase the 256GB model for $399 at Walmart.

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ipad 9 2021
ipad 9 2021

2021 iPad 9

Price: $279.99 (orig. $329.00) 15% OFF
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Buy: $279.99 2021 iPad 9 at Target

Buy: $299 2021 iPad 9 at Walmart

2021 Apple iPad at Walmart (WiFi, 256GB)

Price: $399.00 (orig. $479.00) 17% OFF
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Best Deals on 2020 Apple 10.9-inch iPad Air 

The previous generation of iPad Air tablets may have dropped in 2020, but there’s still a lot to love about this colorful tablet. The iPad Air 2020 uses Apple’s A14 Bionic chip, which offers the kind of power you’d typically expect from a laptop. And because it’s been around longer than its 2021 cousins, it’s easier to find on sale. If you are looking for iPad Air tablets, head to Walmart or Amazon to pick one up for $469.

2020 Apple iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB)
2020 Apple iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB)

2020 Apple 10.9-inch iPad Air (Wi-Fi, 64GB) at Walmart

Price: $469.00
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Buy: $469 2020 Apple iPad Air (WiFi, 64GB) at Amazon

  

Best Deals on 2021 Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro 

If you’re looking for the best possible price on the new generation of Apple tablets, we recommend going with the 2021 iPad 9, which you can purchase for just $279 at Amazon and Walmart. However, if you want a larger tablet from Apple, you’ll want to go with the premium 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Released in late 2021, this iPad Pro is powerful enough to replace most laptops (if you buy a separate keyboard). The high-speed M1 chip powers the iPad Pro, and the base model comes with 128GB of storage. Right now, Amazon and Walmart have the lowest price on the iPad Pro and, with even more storage (256GB), are selling it for $999.00.

2021 Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Wi‑Fi, 256GB)
2021 Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Wi‑Fi, 256GB)

2021 Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Wi-Fi, 256GB) at Amazon

Price: $999.00
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Buy: $999 2021 Apple iPad Pro at Walmart

Buy: $1099 2021 Apple iPad Pro at Best Buy

  

Best Deals on 2021 Apple 11-inch iPad Pro 

Although the 11-inch iPad Pro has a smaller Liquid Retina display, it’s still large and fast enough for most users. So unless you miss that extra inch, we recommend saving yourself $250 and going with this model over the 12.9-inch iPad featured above. You can usually find this tablet priced at $799, but Walmart has recently lowered the price to $749.

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2021 Apple 11-inch iPad Pro 
2021 Apple 11-inch iPad Pro

2021 Apple 11-inch iPad Pro at Walmart

Price: $749.00 (orig. $799.00) 6% OFF
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Buy: $799.00 2021 Apple 11-inch iPad Pro at Best Buy

  

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