As we edge closer to $950 for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro — and the lowest price on the 11-inch model, too. But you need to be a member of the retailer’s My Best Buy rewards program, the basic tier of which is free, to take advantage of these prices., Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy and B&H Photo continue to do battle, ratcheting up even further the already-stiff competition on iPad prices. Right now, Best Buy has the best deal we’ve seen on the 256GB version of Apple’s most deluxe tablet —
Otherwise, B&H Photo still has the best price on the brand-new 10.2-inch iPad — which is very similar to last year’s 9.7-inch model — at $299. And Walmart is still at it with its own discount on last year’s, with the 128GB model selling for $299.
Note that we’re focused on the Wi-Fi versions of the iPad here. Using LTE on a tablet is cool but, for most people, not worth the additional cost — for the device and the monthly service — especially when you can easily tether your phone for free.
Apple iPad discounts, compared
|Model||List price||Best price (current)||Best price (all-time)|
|iPad 2019 (32GB)||$329||$299||$250|
|iPad 2019 (128GB)||$429||$399||$330|
|iPad 2018 (128GB)||$429||$329||$299|
|iPad Mini 2019 (64GB)||$399||$385||$359|
|iPad Air 2019 (64GB)||$499||$469||$449|
|iPad Pro 11 (64GB)||$799||$650||$649|
|iPad Pro 12.9 (64GB)||$999||$952||$850|
|iPad Pro 12.9 (256GB)||$1,149||$950||$950|
Last week, Best Buy had the best price we’d seen on the 64GB model, with a $300 discount. That deal is gone — but the company is now offering $200 off the step-up 256GB model (and the 512GB and 1TB versions, too). Note that you need to be a member of Best Buy’s My Best Buy reward program to see the sale prices.
Best Buy comes within $1 of the all-time lowest price we’ve seen for the 11-inch 64GB iPad Pro, $650. And the 256GB model is also on sale for $800. Note that you need to be a member of the retailer’s My Best Buy program to get this sale price.
Though this model briefly dipped to $250, B&H and Amazon are now selling it for $299. The brand-new 10.2-inch iPad has a larger screen and more Pro-level features than its predecessor. Amazon also has the 128GB model on sale for $400.
Walmart has a nice discount on the 128GB model. It costs as much as the 32GB version of the new 10.2-inch model, which just isn’t that different from the 2018 version. Basically, you’re getting four times the storage for free.
Alternately, you can snag the cellular-enabled 32GB version of this iPad for $299, though, as always, you need to supply the data service.
The smallest model in the current iPad lineup comes with the smallest discount. You can find the iPad Mini at most retailers for $384 — that’s $15 off the Apple Store list price.
Originally published earlier this year. Regularly updated to reflect new prices.