Score super-hot Prime Day deals on Apple iPads, Samsung phones and more—up to 50 percent off!

Rudie Obias
·7 min read

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Relax. We found you the best Prime Day deals on tablets and smartphones. (Photo: Amazon)
Relax. We found you the best Prime Day deals on tablets and smartphones. (Photo: Amazon)

Every Prime Day, Amazon puts some of the best and brightest in the mobile world on sale. It’s often surprising to see how deep the retail giant takes its discounts on phones and tablets. So while you may think the prices below can’t possibly be real, you can rest assured they are.

Whether you’re an Android person or an Apple devotee, there are great deals to be had from the biggest names in the biz. We combed through the Prime Day sales to put together a list of exceptional opportunities. Now’s the time to upgrade (you know you’ve earned it, after the year we’ve all had).

Scroll to check out all the best Prime Day smartphone and tablet deals. Then act fast—many of these deals will disappear soon. Shop. Right. Now. Ready...set...go:

Amazon Fire

Save $70 on the Fire HD 10 tablet. (Photo: Amazon)
Save $70 on the Fire HD 10 tablet. (Photo: Amazon)

For Prime Day, the Amazon Fire HD 10 is on sale for $80, down from $150. It’s currently the all-time lowest price ever on this tablet, which is a great Apple iPad alternative. That’s a 47 percent savings!

This compact tablet has a brilliant 10-inch HD display at 1080p and 12 hours of battery life so it won’t conk out mid-show. It features a lightning-fast Octa-core processor paired with 2GB of memory and 32GB of on-board storage (expandable up to a whopping 512GB), which makes it the speediest of all Amazon Fire tablets.

“The picture quality is excellent. You can really tell the difference from the previous version. The processor is also much faster,” shared a delighted reviewer. “Reading off the screen is very easy with the text sizing adjustment option.”

Want more? Check out more Amazon Fire tablet deals below:

Apple iPad

The Apple iPad Mini is on sale for the cheapest price we've ever seen! (Photo: Amazon)
The Apple iPad Mini is on sale for the cheapest price we've ever seen! (Photo: Amazon)

For Prime Day, Amazon has the latest Apple iPad Mini (Wi-Fi only model) on sale for $336—$63 off. That’s the cheapest price we’ve ever seen.

Armed with a 7.9-inch Retina display and 64GB of on-board storage, Apple’s latest and speediest mobile processor and newest version of iPadOS, the Apple iPad Mini boasts brighter and more realistic colors than previous models. And say goodbye to pixelated and blurry video chats. With a built-in eight-megapixel rear camera and seven-megapixel ‘selfie’ camera, FaceTiming while sheltering-in-place will be more enjoyable than ever.

At less than a pound, it’s incredibly lightweight and easy to hold in one hand. It’ll also stay juiced for up to 10 hours per charge—and Amazon shoppers can’t get enough. “Much faster. Love the screen—very clear and setup was a snap,” shared a five-star reviewer. “Best and most powerful small tablet on the market and runs all apps quickly and smoothly. Battery life is simply stunning.”

Want more? Check out more Apple iPad deals below:

Apple iPhone

Save 33 percent on the Simple Mobile pre-paid version of the Apple iPhone XR. (Photo: Amazon)
Save 33 percent on the Simple Mobile pre-paid version of the Apple iPhone XR. (Photo: Amazon)

Although it was released in 2018, the Apple iPhone XR—which is on sale for $399 (was $600)—is still one of the best iPhones you can buy. It features a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina Display that goes nearly edge-to-edge with more screen real estate for bigger apps and immersive videos. This version is a pre-paid model on the Simple Mobile network. All you have to do is pick your data plan and go month-to-month.

Want more? Check out more Apple iPhone deals below:

Apple iPhone 7 (Renewed), $183 (was $193), amazon.com

Apple iPhone SE (Renewed), $332 (was $362), amazon.com

Apple iPhone 8, 256GB (Renewed), $319 (was $344), amazon.com

Apple iPhone 8 Plus (Renewed), $365 (was $386), amazon.com

Apple iPhone XS Max (Renewed), $605 (was $645), amazon.com

Apple iPhone 11 (Renewed), $650 (was $850), amazon.com

Samsung

Save $250 on the Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 20 5G. (Photo: Amazon)
Save $250 on the Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 20 5G. (Photo: Amazon)

Let’s be real: The Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 20 5G is a game-changer and for Prime Day, a factory unlocked model is 25 percent off. Amazon knocked $250 off the retail price.

Not only is it super fast, thanks to new 5GB cellular antennas, but super powerful and built for productivity—thanks to its included S-Pen stylus and 8GB of memory paired with 128GB of on-board storage. Trust us, this Samsung smartphone is a beast!

“Phone is powerful, fast , sleek and good looking. The camera is only matched by the screen quality,” raved a delighted five-star reviewer. “The volume from in-screen speakers are phenomenal especially with dolby sound boost. Overall had for a month and phone is exceptional.”

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Android smartphones

Save 44 percent on the Google Pixel 4. (Photo: Amazon)
Save 44 percent on the Google Pixel 4. (Photo: Amazon)

Looking to make the switch from Apple iPhone to Android? The Google Pixel 4 is worth converting for, namely for its impressive 5.7-inch display, 64GB of storage, a whopping 6GB of memory and of course, the latest version of Android 10 built-in. And most importantly, the phone is on sale for $449, or $350 at Amazon.

In addition, it also features nearly 10 hours of battery life on a single charge. No more looking for a wall outlet in the middle of the day for this beauty!

“Phone feels really smooth and nice in your hand, the camera is amazing, battery life is really good, and the operating system runs smoothly,” shared a satisfied shopper. “I'm especially a fan of the auto correct I've always had problems with it in the past on iPhones but it performs flawlessly on the Pixel.”

Want more? Check out more Android smartphone deals below:

Android tablets

Save $17 on the Vankyo MatrixPad S21 10-inch tablet. (Photo: Amazon)
Save $17 on the Vankyo MatrixPad S21 10-inch tablet. (Photo: Amazon)

On sale for $93 (was $110), the Vankyo MatrixPad S21 is the best wallet-friendly Android tablet out there, thanks to its lightweight and compact design, impressive 10.1-inch display and 32GB of on-board storage, which is expandable up to an impressive 128GB with a microSD card.

“This is a powerful tablet that will give you faster load times,” wrote a happy shopper. “This tablet is equipped with many different functions which will allow and enable you to play games, read emails, watch videos, TV shows, and movies. This tablet is made out of high-quality metal materials that are strong and durable so it will last for a long time.”

Want more? Check out more Android tablet deals below:

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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