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Get the best iPad pro deals in May 2022

The best iPad Pro deals
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If you're looking for the best iPad Pro deals on the internet, you're in the right place. On this page, we're pulling in the best current deals on Apple's most advanced iPad to date so that if there's a saving to be had on the 2021 or 2020 iPad Pros somewhere near you, you'll find it linked on this page. 

We're focusing on the last two iterations of the tablet to look for the best iPad Pro deals since they're the most recommendable buys today. The 2021 models are sized at 11-inch and 12.9-inch, and both include Apple's super-fast industry-leading M1 chip, making them powerful workstations for creatives.

We've included the best iPad Pro deals for the 2020 model as well because it's still a very powerful tablet, and since it's an older model, we've been seeing more deals on it, making it great value. We'll look first at the 11-inch iPad Pro (2021), then the 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2021), and finally both the 11-and 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2020). We'll take a quick look at the specs for each tablet and provide widgets that link directly to the best live deals at any time. 

If you don't need such a high-end iPad, take a look at our guides to the best iPad mini prices and the best iPad Air prices. And if you're losing track and need a recap on the different models and where they fall in the iPad family, take a look at our guide to all of the iPad generations.

The best iPad Pro deals available right now

iPad Pro 2021 with Magic Keyboard

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01. iPad Pro 12.9-inch (M1, 2021)

The best iPad available now

Stylus support: Apple Pencil 2 | Screen size: 12.9-inch | Resolution: 2048 x 2732 pixels | Weight: 682g | Dimensions: 280.6 x 214.9 x 6.4mm | OS: iPadOS 14 | CPU: Apple M1 chip | Storage: 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB/2TB | Rear cameras: 12MP, 10 MP, TOF 3D LiDAR | Front camera: 12MP

Premium screen
Superfast processor
Generous storage options
Big outlay

The iPad Pro 12.9-inch boasts a Liquid Retina XDR display, and is truly stunning to look at. We were blown away when we reviewed the tablet and found it to have one of the best screens we've ever seen, whether on a tablet, laptop or monitor. It's got as much processing power as a desktop PC too, so while it will be total overkill for many users, if you want to use it for heavy lifting like video editing, it's ideal.

If you're scouting for iPad Pro deals, know that the 12.9-inch model starts at $1,099/£999, and that's for the 128GB storage, though you can step up to 256GB, 512GB, 1TB or 2TB. This will all mean an increase in price, so be aware of what configuration you're getting. See our more detailed iPad Pro 12-9-inch (M1, 2021) review to learn more.

iPad Pro 11-inch 2021 with Magic keyboard and apple pencil

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02. iPad Pro 11-inch (M1, 2021)

The best iPad for a smaller format

Stylus support: Apple Pencil 2 | Screen size: 11-inch | Resolution: 1668 x 2388 pixels | Weight: 466g | Dimensions: 247.6 x 178.5 x 5.9mm | OS: iPadOS 14 | CPU: Apple M1 chip | Storage: 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB/2TB | Rear cameras: 12MP, 10 MP, TOF 3D LiDAR | Front camera: 12MP

Superfast processor
Generous storage
More portable than 12.9 version
Inferior screen to 12.9 version

The iPad Pro 11-inch 2021 is a stunning tablet, and almost exactly the same as its bigger sister, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro (its display is smaller, and also not HDR). Slightly easier to hold in one hand, the iPad Pro 11-inch boasts the super fast M1 chip - the same chip that MacBook Pros feature! 

The iPad Pro 11-inch (2021) retails at $799/£749 for the entry-level configuration, but builds up in price as you add more storage and RAM. It's calibrated for colour, brightness, gamma and white point and has an anti-reflective coating so you can use it in harsh lights. Oh, and these two iPad Pros are "up to 50 per cent faster" in terms of CPU performance when compared to the 2020 iPad Pro, with its A12Z Bionic chip, according to Apple. But note, you won't be able to tell in casual use. Only when you're editing 4K videos and the like is when you'll see the M1's power.

Check out our full iPad Pro 11-inch (M1, 2021) review for all the details.

iPad Pro 4th gen

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03. iPad Pro 12.9 (2020)

Save money with an earlier iPad Pro generation

Stylus support: Apple Pencil 2 | Screen size: 12.9-inch | Resolution: 2732 x 2048 | Weight: 639g | Dimensions: 280.4 x 214.8 x 5.8 mm | OS: iOS 13.4 | CPU: A12Z Bionic | Storage: 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB | Rear cameras: 12 MP, 10 MP, TOF 3D LiDAR scanner | Front camera: 8 MP

High-res screen
Large display
Supports  Apple Pencil 2 
Lacks M1 chip

When the 4th gen iPad 11- and 12.9-inch came out in 2020, we waxed just as lyrical about them as we have about the latest models. They're still cracking tablets, with a plenty-fast A12Z Bionic chip. As we've noted, casual use won't give you any idea of the processing power difference between this and the newer 2021 model - that will only become (slightly) apparent with more heavy lifting, like video editing. 

This iPad Pro maxes out in storage at 1TB, but if you can get it at a competitive price, it's well worth going for. Considering that the latest models will be overkill for many users, the 2020 iPad Pro can be a great buy considering that we're now seeing bigger discounts following the release of the newer models. Check the prices above, or compare prices on all three models below.

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Beren Neale is the deals editor at Creative Bloq. After editing several creative and design magazines - including the graphic design mag Computer Arts - he found his home on the biggest global art and design website, helping digital creatives get the best deals on the kit that they need.