Best Tablet Deals: Save Up to $670 on Microsoft, Apple, Samsung and More – CNET

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Tablets are a great alternative to lugging around a laptop and spending the large amount of money that you’d need for something that’s even reasonably powerful. On the other hand, tablets are lighter, cheaper, and can do almost all the same things a tablet can, especially if you only need it for productivity and day-to-day stuff. That said, finding a good deal on them can be difficult, especially with how saturated the market is and with Apple throwing off prices. Luckily, we’ve done the majority of the legwork so you don’t have to and collected some of the best deals we could find below.

The iPad from Apple often dominates the competition in the tablet market, and that means that a lot of folks will be on the lookout for an iPad deal. That being said, there are reasons why you might choose an Android tablet or a Windows tablet instead. Whether you’re all in on Apple gear or you want a tablet that offers a similar experience to your non-Apple phone, we’ve found some tablet deals that will help you get your hands on one of these nifty devices for less.

We keep track of tablet deals all year round and gather them up below so that you can always find the best prices available — keep checking back for updates.

Best tablet deals

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The Galaxy Tab A8 is a great option if you want a larger-screen tablet with budget pricing, as it has a 10.5-inch screen. You also get a reasonably 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded, and a somewhat entry-level Octa-core 2, which should be more than enough for most browsing and entertainment watching. If you grab it from Best Buy, you also get YouTube Premium for 3 months for new subscribers and 1 month of Xbox Game Pass.

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The Tab S6 Lite is a great mid-range tablet that has a little bit more power under the hood. It also runs a 2000×1200 resolution screen that’s 10.4 inches. There’s also a similar 64GB of storage similar to other budget-friendly Samsung tablets, but you can expand it if you want to. Best Buy is also offering a deal where you get a 1-month subscription to Xbox Game Pass, as well as three months of YouTube Premium if you’re a new subscriber.

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE is part of the latest lineup of Galaxy tablets, and while it’s not as powerful as the Ultra or the Plus, it is a lot cheaper. It’s 10.9 inches and runs a 2304 x 1440, and has a powerful Exynos 1380 processor that’s going to handle most stuff you throw at it. While the discount isn’t as large as others, the deal from Best Buy includes one month of Xbox Game Pass, three months of Youtube Premium for new subscribers, and a couple of other goodies.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S lineup has long been among our favorite slates, regularly earning spots on our lists of the best Android tablets and the best tablets overall. With an easy-to-use Android OS and Microsoft 365 integration, the 11-inch Galaxy Tab S8 is designed for both work and play. This model features a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of local storage. With an SD card slot, it’s easy to expand the storage. Added to its value is the included S Pen stylus, which costs $60 on its own.

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The Surface Pro 8 was supplanted by the Surface Pro 9 at the top of Microsoft’s tablet lineup last fall, but the new model offers only a modest upgrade — newer Intel CPUs, a slightly faster type of RAM, 5G support, and some new color options. When you can find a Surface Pro 8 at a sizable discount, it makes a compelling cost-saving alternative to the Surface Pro 9. This Surface Pro 8 features a high-resolution 13-inch display powered by an 11th-gen Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD. And this model includes the snap-on keyboard cover with your purchase. It’s a hefty $670 off at Target.

Read our Microsoft Surface Pro 8 review.

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The discounts below are less compelling than the ones above but remain on this list so we can highlight when the sale prices dip periodically.

The Galaxy Tab S7 FE will come with an S-Pen. 

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The Galaxy Tab S7 FE will come with an S-Pen. 

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The Galaxy Tab S7 FE will come with an S-Pen. 

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The Galaxy Tab S7 FE will come with an S-Pen. 

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE is a midlevel Android tablet that occupies the space between a basic iPad and an iPad Pro. The baseline Galaxy Tab S7 FE (short for Fan Edition) with 64GB of storage is discounted by $31 right now at Amazon. The tablet features a roomy 12.4-inch display and includes Samsung’s S Pen stylus for drawing and jotting down notes.

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