Perhaps the biggest inquiry people will have about the new iPad 2022 (10th gen) is whether it costs $449,

Which is a significant ask as the iPad ninth generation starts at just $329. In fact, there's a better iPad deal

Which doesn't make the new iPad great out of nowhere. Currently you are at Walmart (opens in new tab)

But you can get the iPad Air 4 for just $469, which is only $20 more than the new iPad. It's $30 Less Expensive Than Amazon's Cost

And the first cost is $130, making it a pleasant start to the post-Thanksgiving bargain shopping spree.

Mac iPad Air 4: $599 $469 @ Walmart Save $130 on iPad Air 4. This tablet is light, thin and fast.

With the Mac's faster A14 Bionic chip, the iPad Air delivers incredible performance and great battery life.

Plus, you get support for the Enchanted Console and the Apple Pencil from another era.

In fact, the iPad Air 4 came out in 2020, yet as of TechRadar (opens in new tab), it's the boss of the new iPad in some major ways.

First, it maintains the new Mac Pencil second era, attractively snaps to the top edge of the iPad in scene mode for the simple ability.

Plus, it charges while it's on.

Charging is off-kilter, requiring a USB-C to Lightning connector.