You know you don't have to spend more than $100 on a tablet, right? The Fire HD 10 is currently half price
That means it's less than ten percent of the price of an iPad Pro.
Tablets can be very useful devices - they can keep kids quiet on long car journeys, you can read and browse the web on them, and their big screens are great for social media. It's also very easy to ignore the range simply because so many of them are very expensive - the cheapest iPad is still $300, Samsung tablets are becoming ever more expensive, and you're never quite sure if a no-name brand is worth going for. The Amazon range of tablets, the Fires, are solid tablets that offer great entry-level specs at pretty spectacular prices - and at the moment, those prices are even better. The Fire HD 10 is now half-price, which means if you opt for the Ad-supported version, you'll spend as little as $75.
Amazon Fire HD half price
Fire HD 10 |
$150 now $75 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon's line of tablets may not be the most impressive spec-wise, but they're plenty for pretty much everyone who's just looking for a social media and web browsing machine, along with the occasional flick through Prime TV. They're also very well-priced, and this current deal makes them even cheaper - go with an ad-supported device, and you'll get your tablet for $75. That's a quarter of the price of the cheapest iPad, and you definitely get more than a quarter of the tablet.
The Fire HD10 is not quite the tippity top of Amazon's tablet line, but it's a stellar performer for most use cases. As long as you're not planning on doing any super strenuous workloads, like Photo or video editing, it will do pretty much anything you ask of it. The screen is plenty good enough to watch some movies on, the battery lasts long enough between charges to do a long car journey, and Amazon's curated Android app store has all the apps you could ever need. No, it's not a shiny iPad with an Apple logo on the back, but for $75? You can't really go wrong.
If you're looking for one of the best iPad deals, then we've got you sorted. Remember as well that the Amazon Prime Early Access sale is on its way soon - we'll have all the best deals covered for you, so keep an eye out!
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As the Buying Guides and Deals writer for iMore, Tammy puts over a decade of experience in finding the best prices of Apple products to work, helping you save money on the equipment that you want. An audiophile at heart, she loves all things audio and visual, but you’ll also find her drooling over the latest Macs and MacBooks. With a Masters in screenwriting, Tammy likes to spend her free time writing feature-length and TV screenplays or driving digital cars around virtual circuits, to varying degrees of success. Just don't ask her about AirPods Max - you probably won't like her answer.