Tablet Deals

When you think tablets, you probably think iPad, but there are plenty more options than that on the market these days. Not only are there great Android tablets, there are also plenty that run Windows 10, including some 2-in-1 laptop hybrids that offer the best of both tablets and computers.

All that competition means you can almost always find a good deal on a tablet if you're willing to look for it - and we've rounded up the best we can find.

Best Tablet Deals

2-in-1 Laptop Deals

Microsoft: Surface Range Promotion

From: Microsoft

Now: £100 off Surface Headphones (with any Surface device purchase)

Get £100 off the new Microsoft Surface Headphones when you buy any Surface device. Prices start at £379 for the Surface Go.

Microsoft Surface Pro 6 with 8GB RAM and 256GB Storage

From: Microsoft

Was: £1,149

Now: £949 (£200 off)

Get a solid £200 off the new Microsoft Surface Pro 6 with 8GB RAM, 256GB storage and a Core i5 processor (tablet only).

Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (2018) with Signature Type Cover

From: Microsoft

Was: £1003.99

Now: £749 (£254.99 off)

Save an incredible £254 on the Surface Pro 6 with 128GB storage and 8GB RAM when you buy directly from Microsoft – you won't find this discount on Amazon.

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Tablet Deals

Huawei Mediapad M5

From: Amazon

Was: £299.99

Now: £249.99 (£50 off)

With a premium metal finish, this is a great price for the MediaPad M5. It's got an octa-core processor, 10 hour batttery life and quad Harman Kardon speakers.

Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite

From: Amazon

Was: £179.99

Now: £159.99 (£20 off)

The MediaPad M3 is compact and portable featuring a Full HD screen, Harmon Kardon speakers and a fingerprint scanner.

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Apple iPad Pro 12.9in (2017, refurbished)

From: Apple Refurbished Store

Was: £769

Now: £559 (£210 off)

The biggest iPads have big discounts if you know where to look; as usual, we'd tend to recommend Apple's own refurbished store for the best value. Note that this is the 2017 version of the 12.9in Pro, not the one from 2018 which ditched the Home button.

Apple iPad mini (2019)

From: Amazon

Was: £399

Now: £394.97 (£4 off)

An unexpected but frankly tiny discount on the latest generation of iPad mini. This price applies to all three colour options.

Apple iPad Air (2019)

From: Amazon

Was: £479

Now: £464.97 (£14 off)

Not an enormous saving, but it's surprising to see any discount at all on the new iPad Air so soon after launch. This applies to the silver and gold models; the Space Grey version is £466.98.

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Tablet Deals

Tablets come in all shapes and sizes, and not all tablets are created equal. The 'great deal' you are looking at may not be all that good if the tablet itself isn't great to use. There are some key things to consider. If you want to score a great deal on a tablet, here's what to look out for. 

Tablets: Android, Windows or iPad

The iPad remains the default for may in the tablet world. And it is true that Apple's tablets are slick, easy to use and good performers. They aren't cheap, however, and an iPad is locked to Apple's iTunes world in a way that alternatives aren't. Consider carefully which iPad you go for, too. There is quite the array of iPads available new and second hand.

Android is most people's alternative tablet choice. Stick to the major manufacturers for quality. You can get a bargain by going for a no-brand Android tab, but you take a risk when doing so. And then there is Windows. More cut-down laptop than souped-up smartphone, Windows tablets are more work tools than entertainment devices, although they can do it all. As with Android there is some variety in terms of quality, and a big brand is better.

Tablet display and battery life

The key to getting a bargain tablet is to consider for what you want the device. Windows or an iPad Pro for productivity, a big, high-end display for watching videos. On the move a lot? You will likely want a smaller 7in tablet with good battery life. Stick with us to grab a great deal on a tablet. 

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