Best Black Friday tablet deals 2023 — deals on iPads, Samsung and Fire tablets

Black Friday tablet deals 2022
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Black Friday is here at last, so right now you can get some of the very best Black Friday deals on tablets. Tablets from Apple, Samsung, Amazon, Lenovo are all being discounted by retailers and, frankly, there's no shortage of great devices to choose from.

If you're unsure which device is the right option for you, we've broken it down into our lists of the best tablets, the best student tablet, the best Android tablets, the best tablets for kids and the best iPads. There’s a healthy selection of deals below and we make sure they're regularly updated to reflect the current price drops.

Here are the best Black Friday tablet deals happening right now. Be sure to come back to this page for the latest deals.

9 best Black Friday tablet deals now

Black Friday iPad deals

Apple iPad (9th Gen) (WiFi/256GB): was $329 now $229 @ Amazon

Apple iPad (9th Gen) (WiFi/256GB): was $329 now $229 @ Amazon
The 10.2-inch iPad features Apple's A13 Bionic CPU, a new 12MP front camera, and 256GB of storage (instead of 32GB like its predecessor). You also get support for Center Stage, which uses machine learning to adjust the front-facing camera during FaceTime video calls.

10.9" iPad 2022 (WiFi/256GB): was $599 now $499 @ Amazon
The 2022 iPad features a large 10.9-inch (2360 x 1640) screen, A14 Bionic CPU, 12MP rear/front cameras, USB-C connectivity, and Magic Keyboard Folio ($249) support. Although it received a considerable $120 price increase from its predecessor, it's now on sale. In our iPad 2022 review, we said it delivers almost everything you could want in a modern table. 
Price check: $349 @ Best Buy | $399 @ B&H Photo

10.9" iPad 2022 (WiFi/256GB): was $599 now $499 @ Amazon
The 2022 iPad features a large 10.9-inch (2360 x 1640) screen, A14 Bionic CPU, 12MP rear/front cameras, USB-C connectivity, and Magic Keyboard Folio ($249) support. Although it received a considerable $120 price increase from its predecessor, it's now on sale. In our iPad 2022 review, we said it delivers almost everything you could want in a modern table. 
Price check: $349 @ Best Buy | $399 @ B&H Photo

8.3" iPad mini (WiFi/64GB): was $499 now $399 @ AmazonPrice check: $399 @ Best Buy

8.3" iPad mini (WiFi/64GB): was $499 now $399 @ Amazon
The Editor's Choice 2021 iPad mini features an all-new thin-bezel design, a larger 8.3.inch Liquid Retina display, A15 Bionic CPU, 12MP wide camera, and USB-C connectivity. It also works with the Apple Pencil 2. In our iPad mini 6 review, we called it a perfect fit for anyone looking for a one-handed tablet experience for reading books or watching movies.
Price check: $399 @ Best Buy

10.9" iPad Air (256GB/2022): was $749 now $649 @ Amazon

10.9" iPad Air (256GB/2022): was $749 now $649 @ Amazon
The 2022 iPad Air is powered by Apple's M1 processor, which features an 8-core CPU that delivers up to 60% faster performance than the previous-gen iPad Air. Other new features include a 12MP ultra-wide front camera that supports Center Stage and 5G support (cellular models only). The tablet features a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display (2,360 x 1,640), 12MP wide (rear) camera, USB-C charging, and Magic Keyboard support.

Black Friday Android tablet deals

Amazon Fire 7 Tablet (2022): was $59 now $39 @ Amazon

Amazon Fire 7 Tablet (2022): was $59 now $39 @ Amazon
The new Fire 7 Tablet is now on sale. In our Amazon Fire 7 2022 review, we said it's a super-affordable tablet for streaming video on trips or during your commute. Steer clear if you put performance over price, but as far as budget tablets go — this is as inexpensive as they get, even more so now that it just hit its lowest price ever. 

Amazon Fire HD 8: was $99 now $59 @ Amazon

Amazon Fire HD 8: was $99 now $59 @ Amazon
Amazon's Fire tablets have always been a more affordable alternative to Apple and Samsung tablets and they're even cheaper now during Black Friday! This deal in particular has the new Fire HD 8 tablet for $54, which is 45% off its usual $99. Definitely worth considering.

Amazon Fire HD 10 (2021): was $149 now $74 @ Amazon

Amazon Fire HD 10 (2021): was $149 now $74 @ Amazon
If you want a cheaper tablet than the Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus, the regular model is a solid choice. This slate features a 10.1-inch display, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of RAM. In our testing, the Fire 10 lasted for an impressive 13 hours and 14 minutes (13:46 with power saver mode enabled).

Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Pro (2022): was $149 now $74 @ Amazon

Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Pro (2022): was $149 now $74 @ Amazon
If you need a tablet for your kids, you can't go wrong with the new Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Pro. This slate features an 8-inch display, 32GB of storage and 2GB of RAM. It also has parental controls and a 2-year warranty.

Lenovo Tab M8: was $119 now $98 @ Walmart

Lenovo Tab M8: was $119 now $98 @ Walmart
If you're looking for a super cheap Android tablet, this Lenovo slate is perfect. It features an 8-inch display, 32GB of storage and 3GB of RAM. Those aren't the best specs, but it's enough for watching streaming content and some light gaming.

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2: was $429 now $325 @ Lenovo

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2: was $429 now $325 @ Lenovo
This heavy-hitter from Lenovo packs in 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage behind a 11.2-inch 2.5K OLED display. The MediaTek octa-core processor powers the device well enough for editing and light gaming. What's more, Lenovo makes a range of accessories like an attachable keyboard and stylus to turn the P11 Pro Gen 2 into an iPad-rivalling productivity machine.

Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus: was $179 now $94 @ Amazon

Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus: was $179 now $94 @ Amazon
The Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus is a 10.1-inch Android tablet aimed squarely at folks looking for something that’s good enough. This tablet features a FHD display and 64GB of storage.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite: was $159 now $99 @ Best Buy

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite: was $159 now $99 @ Best Buy
This lightweight Android tablet is a great entry-level model, and features an impressive 8.7" touch screen along with Bixby and Google Assistant integration. 

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8: was $229 now $149 @ Walmart

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8: was $229 now $149 @ Walmart
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 tablet is seeing a nice price reduction during Black Friday. This configuration packs a 10.5-inch display and 32GB of memory.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 (256GB): was $779 now $740 @ Best Buy

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 (256GB): was $779 now $740 @ Best Buy
Upgrading to the 256GB storage size of the Galaxy Tab S8 may suit some people better. You get all the same great features and performance, just with double the storage space for photos, documents, videos or other files.

Microsoft - Surface Pro 7+ - 12.3”: was $929 now $599 @ Best Buy

Microsoft - Surface Pro 7+ - 12.3”: was $929 now $599 @ Best Buy
Microsoft's Surface Pro 7 straddles the line between tablet and laptop. Featuring an Intel i3 processor to keep things fast whether you have it on your lap, on the kickstand, or with a keyboard attached. There's also a touch screen, 8GB memory and a 128GB SSD.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra: was $1,199 now $799 @ Best Buy

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra: was $1,199 now $799 @ Best Buy
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra is a massive, powerful tablet that wants to replace your laptop. This slate features a large 14.6-inch QHD display and 256GB of storage. Read our full review to find out more!

Microsoft Surface Pro: was $1,599 now $1,099 @ Best Buy

Microsoft Surface Pro: was $1,599 now $1,099 @ Best Buy
The Surface Pro 9 is Microsoft's flagship 2-in-1 tablet. It features a 13-inch PixelSense Flow display (2,880 X 1,920 pixels) with  120Hz refresh rate, Intel Evo Platform Core i7CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD.  In our Surface Pro 9 review, we said it doesn't redefine the 2-in-1 device, but it's powerful enough to handle everyday tasks, has a decent screen for watching videos, and it's lightweight enough to take anywhere. This config is on sale for $500 off in Best Buy's massive Black Friday sale. 

Tony Polanco
Computing Writer

Tony is a computing writer at Tom’s Guide covering laptops, tablets, Windows, and iOS. During his off-hours, Tony enjoys reading comic books, playing video games, reading speculative fiction novels, and spending too much time on X/Twitter. His non-nerdy pursuits involve attending Hard Rock/Heavy Metal concerts and going to NYC bars with friends and colleagues. His work has appeared in publications such as Laptop Mag, PC Mag, and various independent gaming sites.