Black Friday tablet deals 2023: recap
Although Black Friday is now over, to return next year. The deals we saw on tablets were very exciting, and hopefully a lot of you managed to snatch a nice discount on your wishlisted device. Here, we'll do a recap of what happened during the sale event.
Also, be sure to check out Amazon Spring Sale 2024 expectations, as Amazon may launch a Spring Sale event in 2024 as well.
This year, Amazon (and other retailers) started the event earlier, and Black Friday began at Amazon on November 17 and continued on until the end of the month. You had some three weeks of epic deals to feast your eyes on and find your next device at a bargain.
Amazon had great discounts on Galaxy Tabs and some Lenovo models. In the Galaxy Tab world, budget devices were partying with discounts between 35% and 40%, and the premium crew was enjoying a 10-13% cut, including a sweet $129 off on the Tab S9.
iPad Pro Black Friday discounts: recap
Amazon was the 2021-released iPad Pro with a $250 discount for the 512GB version. However, stocks on the more mainstream storage options were quick to run out, and you could benefit from a discount on 1TB and 2TB options.
If you wanted the 6th Gen iPad Pro (2022), another Amazon deal allowed you to save $90 on the 12.9-inch slate with 128GB of storage.
Black Friday offers on iPad Air and iPad mini: recap
The iPad Air from 2022 and the iPad mini 6 were also discounted online. The iPad mini 6 was experiencing great discounts (depending on color and storage) ranging from $100-$170 off!
The iPad Air from 2022 was also available with a generous $100 discount. The best deals in this category were from Amazon and Best Buy.
Best Buy's deals presented epic Black Friday phone deals as well, by the way.
Black Friday discounts on iPads: recap
During the event, you could save on both the 2021 and the 2022-launched iPads. The 9th Gen iPad was amazingly 24% cheaper at Walmart. Amazon had an awesome discount on the 10th gen iPad.
Apple Pencil deals for Black Friday: recapWhile Apple's tablets don't come with the celebrated Apple Pencil in the box, the good news is that you can get those at heavily discounted prices during shopping events like Black Friday. Both generations of the Apple Pencil were discounted during the sales.
Presently, the 2nd Gen accessory was selling for 31% less on Amazon, while the 1st Gen was available with a markdown of 20%.
Galaxy Tab Black Friday discounts: recap
We've got some great news to share with Galaxy Tab fans - Apple tablets weren't the only ones that were discounted during the holiday shopping spree. At Amazon, an epic Black Friday deal was available, helping you get the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2022) for $131 less than usual in select colors. Another epic deal at Best Buy shaved $150 off the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra price tag.
The vanilla Tab S8 was on sale at Amazon as well, where you could save 24% on the 128GB model. The budget-friendly Galaxy Tab A8 (2022) was some 27% cheaper for the Black Friday shopping spree.
On top of that, you got some sweet offers and trade-in possibilities from Samsung.com for the latest tablets by the company. If you were all about the Android experience, you might have also liked one of the many Galaxy Tab Black Friday deals that were also very generous.
Lenovo tablet offers this Black Friday: recap
Lenovo tablets are already on the cheap side but even they were enjoying discounts ranging from 26-30%.
For example, the Lenovo Tab M10 Plus (3rd Gen) with 128GB of storage was 30% off on Best Buy, and the Lenovo Tab M8 (4th Gen) was 27% cheaper.
Top Microsoft Surface offers for Black Friday: recap
Microsoft makes interesting laptop-to-tablet devices, such as the Surface Pro 9. This slate was discounted by $100 on Black Friday 2023 on Best Buy. Meanwhile, Amazon had the Surface Pro 9 with 256GB of storage discounted by a huge $500 off!
Another Microsoft Surface deal on Best Buy allowed you to save $253 on a new Surface Pro 7+.
Amazon Fire tablet deals for Black Friday
Amazon Fire models were, as usual, generously discounted on Amazon for Black Friday. The discounts here ranged from 30% off to a whopping 46% off on some of the models. Even the new Amazon Fire 11 Max was discounted.
Should I wait until Black Friday to buy a tablet?Yes, you should, as Black Friday is the best time for you to be getting your tablet. The discounts are generous across many retailers, so the likelihood of you finding an epic offer and saving quite a few bucks is high.
While you may be thinking these markdowns aren't as appealing, we've seen many products at incredible prices before Black Friday itself. So, if you think something is irresistibly cheap before the actual event, we suggest you jump ahead and get it while you can.