Best Deals for Tablets in May 2019

Best Tablet Deals: Looking for a cheap tablet deal? Our team of experts is here to help.

It’s remarkable to think that the tablet has been with us for less than nine years. It was in April 2010 that Apple launched the first iPad, and a whole new type of portable computer was born.

Not everyone was convinced as to the tablet form factor’s merits back in those early days. Now, though, it’s perfectly clear what they have to offer. For example, surfing the web on a tablet proves to be a way more tactile experience than on a PC or laptop, yet also far less claustrophobic than on your smartphone. Many modern mobile games end up playing best on a slightly larger display, too.

Besides this, tablets are simply getting a lot more capable. For example, the latest iPad Pro models pack more processing power than the vast majority of laptops.

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Of course, this feature is all about stand-out tablet bargains, and the biggest tablet deals tend to be had in the Android field. It’s long been possible to get an affordable tablet by straying away from Apple’s all-conquering tablet family, and most of the following deals follow suit.

Don’t forget the Amazon Fire family either. The only retail giant continues to quietly churn out stupidly cheap tablets, which are particularly well suited to consuming Amazon media content on the go.

Whatever your budget or use case, there’s a great tablet deal out there for you. We’ve rounded up a whole bunch of cheap tablets from the UK’s biggest online retailers.

All prices were correct at time of publication but are subject to change at any time. Act fast if you don’t want to miss out.

Best Tablet Deals – Amazon

Best Amazon Tablet Deals

Huawei MediaPad T3 7" Tablet - (MEDIATEK Quad-core 1.4GHz, RAM 1GB, ROM 16GB, IPS-Display) - Space Grey

A great saving on this already budget-friendly Android tablet.

Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6-inch Wi-Fi White

Save a chunk on the well proportioned and light Android tablet from Samsung. You get a hefty 9.6-inch display, 8GB storage with microSD expansion options, 5MP and 2MP cameras.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A (10.1, 32GB, Wi-Fi) Black/Grey

A decent cheap option with a 10-inch 1920 x 1200 display and a competent custom Exynos CPU.

Best Tablet Deals – Argos

Best Argos Tablet Deals


You can now save £20 on this intriguing Android tablet, which packs in an impressive four-speaker sound set-up.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 Inch 32GB Tablet – Grey

This newer version of the aforementioned Galaxy Tab A features a larger 10.5-inch display, four speakers, and an efficient Snapdragon 450 CPU.

Best Tablet Deals – Currys

Best Currys PC World Tablet Deals

10.5" iPad Pro (2017) - 256 GB, Rose Gold - Use Code: IPAD20

Get a further £20 off this powerful tablet, the ideal hybrid if you want to transform from working on a laptop to tablet. With Smart Keyboard compatibility as well as the Apple Pencil, the iPad Pro is pegged to be as powerful as a Mac laptop.

Lenovo Smart Tab M10 10.1" Tablet - 16 GB, Black

Offering a large display, this is a great companion to your studies, able to utilise as a sort-of dual screen set-up, or multi-task whilst watching a film on the go in Full HD. With built-in Alexa, you can also use this device to control your smart home with a speaker thrown in free.

Best Tablet Deals – John Lewis

Best John Lewis Tablet Deals

Apple iPad Pro 2017 10.5", A10X Fusion, iOS11, Wi-Fi, 256GB, Gold

This lower capacity model of the 2017 iPad Pro enjoys a similar colour-based saving - only this time it’s the Gold model that gets the price cut.

Apple iPad Pro 2017 10.5", A10X Fusion, iOS11, Wi-Fi & Cellular, 512GB, Silver

This 2017 Pro tablet might have been superseded by a sleek new model, but that just means it’s now the second best tablet on the market. This silver model is £210 cheaper than the other colours.

Best Tablet Deals – eBay

Best eBay Tablet Deals

Lenovo Tab E10 10.1 Inch 16GB WiFi Android Tablet - Black

A very cheap and cheerful full-sized Android tablet with the added bonus of Dolby Atmos. Could be ideal as a secondary kitchen screen, or for long travel with small kids.

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