For a “mid-range” tablet powered by the same state-of-the-art Apple M1 processor as the latest ultra-high-end iPad Pro duo, the The fifth-generation iPad Air has certainly gotten some surprisingly hefty discounts in just three months or so of it being commercially available.
Due to its young age, the 10.9-incher will of course not get a sequel anytime soon, but Amazon continues to pull out all the stops to further increase the appeal of the iPad Air 5. Just a few weeks later Saving a rare $70 off the list price of a Wi-Fi-only 256GB storage configuration, the ecommerce giant is going even higher, allowing speed-addicted bargain hunters to save an entire Benjamin on a few 5G-enabled models.
We’re talking about the 64 gig mobile iPad Air (2022) in a single blue color and the 256 GB variant with built-in 5G support in your choice of blue or space gray tones. The former normally costs $750, while the latter is currently discounted by $100 from a regular price of $900.
Keep in mind that the full discount will only be shown at checkout, and it might be a good idea to hurry and order your favorite model of the three on sale right now at lower prices than ever. . There’s a reason both heavily discounted 5G-equipped 256 gig flavors are essentially backordered at the time of writing, with Amazon barely ready to commit to “2 to 4 week” deliveries due to the undoubted high demand.
In addition to the aforementioned M1 beast, Apple’s latest iPad Air edition has an exceptional front-facing camera, as well as the same old winning design with fairly thin screen bezels and a top-mounted fingerprint scanner, not to mention a gorgeous True Tone display (even without 120Hz refresh rate technology), excellent battery life, great speakers, a USB Type-C port and oh, did we mention the most powerful tablet chip in the world?
Yeah, that’s definitely worth mentioning twice, especially for a three-month-old tablet that’s already sold in multiple versions for $100 less than usual.