Best Holiday Tablet Deals 2015: iPad, Android, and Windows

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The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and retailers are offering bargains on tablets to lure in buyers. There are low prices in every category, including discounts on recently-released Apple iPad models, new Samsung tablets, Windows devices, and much more.

Click on the product names below to read our reviews of these tablets.
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Those looking for good deals shouldn’t miss our related list of the Best Tablets Under $300 for Holiday Shopping.

NOTE: This article was updated on Dec. 18 with deals that were available at this time.

Apple iPad Bargains

The new iPad Pro with 32GB of storage is available from MacMall for $787, a $12 savings.  The retailer has taken the same $12 amount off the 128GB and 128GB/LTE model so they come in at $937 and $1067, respectively.

iPad Air 2 in Three Colors

iPad Air 2 in Three Colors

Best Buy has cut $125 off the cost of all versions of the iPad Air 2, so the 16GB one is $374.99, the 64GB model is $474.99, and the 128GB version is $574.99.

Target is offering an $80 gift card with the purchase of the iPad Air 2 16GB Silver at its usual $499 price, and Walmart is asking $449 for it in any color. Staples has the 64GB version at $509.

Best Buy has taken $100 off the original iPad Air, so that the 16GB version is $299 and the 32GB model is $349.

Best Buy has knocked $100 off the cost of the new iPad mini 4, lowering the 16GB version to $299, the 64GB model to $399, and the 128GB one to $499.

Walmart has the iPad mini 2 16GB at $199, which is $70 below usual. Target is including a $50 gift card with the purchase of the mini 2 16GB Space Grey at its usual $269 price.

Android Deals

Staples, Target, Best Buy, and Walmart have one of the best tablets on the market, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 with 32GB of storage, on sale for $399.99, a 20% savings.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7

Best Buy has exclusively priced the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 with 64GB of storage at $449.99, which is a $150 savings.

Staples and Best Buy have lowered the cost of the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 32GB by $50, down to $349.99

Staples, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart are offering the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 with 16GB of storage for $249.99, reducing this very popular model from the usual $299.99.

Staples has dropped the cost of the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 with 16GB of storage by $50, cutting it to $179.99.

Target, Staples, and Best Buy have the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 with 8GB of storage for $129.99, down from $179.99.

Best Buy is selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6 with 16GB of storage for $179.99, which is $70 off.

Windows Sales

The Microsoft Store has lowered the cost of every Microsoft Surface 3 version by $100. This means the one with 2GB of RAM and 64GB of storage is $399 and prices go up to $599 for a 4GB/128GB version.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Microsoft Surface Pro 3

The Microsoft Store has cut $100 off the cost of every version of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, though many versions are currently out of stock.

Best Buy has this device with an Intel Core i3 processor and 128GB of storage at $599.99, a $200 reduction. Staples is offering it in a i3/64GB configuration for $729.

The Surface Pro 3 is no longer in production as it has been replaced by the Surface Pro 4.



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