Apple's M1 iPad Air Drops to New Low Price of $399.99 at Best Buy

Best Buy today has discounted Apple's M1 iPad Air (64GB Wi-Fi) to a new all-time low price of $399.99 in the Starlight color option, down from $599.99. Best Buy says this deal will last through the end of the day, and it's only available in one color at this record low price.

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This is $50 cheaper than the previous all-time low price on the M1 iPad Air. Prices on the 2022 tablet continue to get discounted as we get closer to next week's Apple event, which is expected to include the announcement of an updated iPad Air lineup.

If you're looking for an even cheaper entry-level Apple tablet, Best Buy also has record low prices on the 10th gen iPad. The 64GB Wi-Fi iPad is on sale for $349.00 and the 256GB Wi-Fi model is on sale for $499.00, both of which are $100 discounts.


Head to our full Deals Roundup to get caught up with all of the latest deals and discounts that we've been tracking over the past week.

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Top Rated Comments

Spock Avatar
4 weeks ago
Even with an update in 2 weeks, it will still be a powerful iPad for the price.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Biro Avatar
4 weeks ago

Even with an update in 2 weeks, it will still be a powerful iPad for the price.
As long as iPads are stuck with iPadOS, the M1 provides more than enough power.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MacLawyer Avatar
4 weeks ago
I have one of these. I'd grab one if you're on the fence. Pretty flawless.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bodhisattva Avatar
4 weeks ago
Have to get them out the door while you still can.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
emulator Avatar
4 weeks ago

Even with an update in 2 weeks, it will still be a powerful iPad for the price.
Buy it, watch the event and return it OR if you don't like what you see just keep this.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
turbineseaplane Avatar
4 weeks ago

I'd check used prices first. The days of Apple devices holding their value for years are gone, and a quick eBay search shows 256 GB models can be found for less than this.
This ^

Buying first party new sets you up to take a massive bath nowadays.
You really need to get a screaming deal up front or you get hammered
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)