Whether you’re up to date on the latest tech industry offerings or just looking for a lightweight tablet to watch videos on, you can’t go wrong with an iPad. Apple's newest addition, the iPad Air (5th Generation), was released in March 2022, and now it’s on sale for its lowest price yet.
Through Amazon, you can save up to $44 on the new Wi-Fi-enabled, 64-gigabyte (GB) iPad Air in all five colors, including starlight, blue, pink, purple, and space gray. Though this discount might not seem like much of a bargain, it is when you consider that Apple rarely offers such deals (especially on new releases), so this might be your only chance to get one for under list price for a while. This device is also available in 256GB, but those models aren't included in this sale.
Compared to previous iPads, this one is an excellent option for those who want something that's great for gaming and isn't bulky. It has a 10.9-inch liquid retina display and USB-C connector, but includes a built-in M1 chip instead of an A14 Bionic one, meaning it has a faster processor than its predecessor and can handle mobile gaming, videos, and creative apps like Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop with ease.
It innovates on the 2020 iPad Air model in other cool ways, as it features an all-new 12 megapixel (MP) ultra-wide camera on the front, so you can better capture landscapes and other scenes that require a larger field of view. This tablet works with iPad accessories, too, like the Apple Pencil (2nd generation), Magic Keyboard, and Smart Keyboard Folio. Like many of the iPads currently available, this 2022 version gives you up to 10 hours of battery life if you're connected over Wi-Fi. Over a 5G cellular network, you'll only get nine.
But you don't have to grab the newest iPad Air to still save on this brand. For a limited time on the site, you can get deals on several other models, including the 2021 iPad Mini (on sale right now for up to $100 off in select color and GB combos) and the 2021 Apple 10.2-inch iPad (reduced by $50 if you get the 256GB model). Want to upgrade ever further? You can with the iPad Pro, and currently both the 2021 11-inch and 2021 12.9-inch units are marked down by upwards of $200, depending on which device and GB size you grab.
This article has been updated to reflect current prices.