Black Friday tablet deals 2023: 17 best sales not to be missed

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Update: Black Friday is over, visit our Best tablet deals in June 2024 hub for today's best discounts. 

Black Friday 2023 is shaping up to be a great time for Black Friday tablet deals. Retailers currently offer never-before-seen discounts on iPads, Galaxy Tabs, Surface tablets, Fire tablets, and more. 

Right now, you can get the Apple iPad 10 for $349 at Amazon. That's $100 off its previous price of $449 and its lowest price ever on Amazon. This is one of the best iPad deals I recommend you jump on now. Although we didn't test it, sister site Tom's Guide reviewed the iPad 10 and rated it 3.5 out of 5-stars for its fast A14 Bionic chip and long battery life.

If you're looking for a price break on Apple's latest entry model tablet, it's the best time of the year to save. Black Friday has officially started, and the tablet deals are impressive. 

See the best discounts on iPadOS, Android and Windows-powered tablets below. 

Today's best tablet deals

iPads

Apple iPad 9: $329

Apple iPad 9: $329 $229 @ Amazon
Save $100 on the 9th generation iPad. This entry model iPad packs a 10.2-inch Retina display with True Tone, A13 Bionic chip, 64GB of storage and stereo speakers. It sports an 8MP wide angle primary camera on the back and a 12MP ultra-wide front camera. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login payment. 

Apple iPad 10: $449 $349 @ Amazon

Apple iPad 10: $449 $349 @ Amazon
Save $100 on the 10.9-inch 10th generation iPad. It features Apple's A14 Bionic chip and is faster and more power efficient than its predecessor. It sports an ultra-wide 12MP front camera for video calling and an updated 12MP back camera for capturing sharp, vivid photos and 4K video. For wired and wireless connectivity options, the 2022 iPad is equipped with a USB-C port and Wi-Fi 6. 

Price check: Best Buy $349|  B&H $399

Apple iPad Air 5: $599 $499 @ Amazon

Apple iPad Air 5: $599 $499 @ Amazon
Save $100 on the iPad Air 5. It packs a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone. Rounding out its specs are Apple's M1 chip, 8GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and stereo speakers. For image capturing and video calls it has a 12MP wide angle primary camera on the back and a 12MP FaceTime Camera. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login payment. 

Price check: Best Buy $499

Android tablets

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8: $329 $199 @ Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8: $329 $199 @ Samsung
Save $130 on the 128GB model Samsung Galaxy Tab A8. If you're looking for a solid iPad alternative, this Samsung tablet is worth considering. If you're on a smaller budget, prices start at $149 for the base Galaxy Tab A8 with 10.5 inch ‎(1920 x 1200) TFT display, ‎2.0-GHz octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage — expandable via microSD.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Plus: from $1,119 $999 @ Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Plus: from $1,119 $999 @ Samsung
Get a free memory upgrade when buy the Galaxy Tab S9 Plus from Samsung. This tablet has a 12.4-inch (2800 x 1752) Dynamic AMOLED 2x 120Hz display, 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. Over the entry level model, the Galaxy Tab S9 Plus is powered by a bigger 10,090mAH battery. 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra : $1,319 $1,199 @ Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra : $1,319 $1,199 @ Samsung
Get a free storage upgrade on the Galaxy Tab S9 which saves you $120. It has an 11-inch (2560 x 1600) Dynamic AMOLED 2x 120Hz display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 8-core CPU, 12GB of RAM, Qualcomm Adreno 740 GPU with Ray Tracing, 512GB of storage, and 8,400mAH battery. 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: $699 $499 @ Samsung
Save $200 on the Galaxy Tab S8. It features

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: $699 $499 @ Samsung
Save $200 on the Galaxy Tab S8. It features an 11-inch (2560 x 1600) LTPS LCD display up to 120Hz for smooth content streaming and gaming. Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 64-bit 8-core CPU coupled with 8GB of RAM ensures fast and speedy responsiveness. Rounding out its specs are 128GB of microSD-expandable storage and massive 8,000mAH battery.  

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra: $1,099 $699 @ Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra: $1,099 $699 @ Samsung
Save $400 on the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra with trade-in at Samsung. This iPad Pro rival tablet packs a laptop-sized 14.6-inch (2960 x 1848) Super AMOLED display at up to 120Hz, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of microSD-expandable storage. Powering the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra is a massive 11,200mAh battery. 

Lenovo Tab P12: $349 $279 @ Lenovo

Lenovo Tab P12: $349 $279 @ Lenovo
Save $70 on the Lenovo Tab P12, one of the best value tablet deals you can get. Powered by Android 13, it includes all of your favorite Google Suite productivity apps like Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive. And when you want to take a break from work and dive into games, the Lenovo Tab P12 supports Xbox Cloud gaming thanks to  a speedy 8-core processor and WiFi 6, low-latency connectivity.

Features: 12.7" 3K (2944 x 1840) 400-nit touch screen, MediaTek Dimensity 7050 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, 13MP  front camera, 8MP auto-focus rear camera, Lenovo Tab Pen Plus.

Google Pixel Tablet w/ Charging Speaker Dock: $499 $399 @ Amazon

Google Pixel Tablet w/ Charging Speaker Dock: $499 $399 @ Amazon
Amazon takes $100 off the Google Pixel Tablet with Charging Speaker Dock. It doubles as a smart display and Google Nest Hub so you can stay in touch with your inner circle and control other smart devices. It features a 11-inch (2560 x 1600) touchscreen, 8MP front camera with 1080p video recording, and 8MP rear camera. It's powered by Google's Tensor G2, has a built-in fingerprint reader, and includes 128GB of storage. 

Windows tablets

Microsoft Surface Pro 9 w/ Pro Signature Keyboard: $1,539 $999 @ Best Buy

Microsoft Surface Pro 9 w/ Pro Signature Keyboard: $1,539 $999 @ Best Buy
Save $540 with this Microsoft Surface Pro 9 with Surface Pro Signature keyboard bundle. My Best Buy Plus ant total members save an extra $50). The tablet in this deal packs a 13-inch (2880 x 1920) PixelSense Flow touch screen, 12th Gen Intel Evo Core i5-1235U 10-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and Iris Xe Graphics. Meanwhile, a speedy 256GB SSD provides fast file transfers and storage. 

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Plus w/ Type Cover: $929 $599 @ Best Buy

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Plus w/ Type Cover: $929 $599 @ Best Buy
At $330 off, the 2021 Surface Pro 7 Plus with Type Cover Bundle is still one of the best tablets for business pros and anyone else who wants to get things done. In our Surface Pro 7 Plus review, we liked its bright, vivid display and fast CPU and graphics performance. We also appreciate its swappable SSD and fan-less chassis. We gave the Surface Pro 7 Plus an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars. 

Features: 12.3-inch (2736 x 1824) touch screen, Intel Core i3 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 128GB SSD.

Fire tablets

All-new Amazon Fire HD 10 (2023): $139 $79 @ Amazon

All-new Amazon Fire HD 10 (2023): $139 $79 @ Amazon
The All-new Amazon Fire HD 10 just got its first discount, it's now $60 off for Black Friday. Over the 11th Gen Fire HD 10, it's 25% faster and 30 grams lighter. For better picture taking and video calling with family and friends, this latest release bumps the front-facing camera up to 5MP. 

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

Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus: $179 $94 @ Amazon
This Alexa-enabled tablet features a 10.1-inch (1920 x 1200) display, octa-core CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. Its rated battery life of up to 12 hours makes it perfect for streaming content and gaming. 

Amazon Fire HD 8: $99 $59 @ Amazon

Amazon Fire HD 8: $99 $59 @ Amazon
Save $40 on the 2022 Fire HD 8 Tablet, Amazon's answer to the iPad mini. Designed to be your ultimate portable entertainment screen, the Fire HD 8 features a gorgeously vivid display, beefy 6-core processor and 32GB of storage. It supports for all your favorite streaming apps and affords you up to 13 hours of battery life.

Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus: $119 $69 @ Amazon

Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus: $119 $69 @ Amazon
Save $50 on the the Amazon HD 8 Plus. It has all the same specs as the Fire HD 8 except that it packs 3GB of RAM. You're getting the same vivid display, 2.0 GHz 6-core processor, support for all your favorite streaming apps, and all-day battery life.

Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Pro: $149 $74 @ Amazon

Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Pro: $149 $74 @ Amazon
Save 50% on the latest Fire HD 8 Kids Pro tablet. Ideal for kids between the ages of 6 and 12, this Pro version packs a vibrant 8-inch HD display, 6-core processor, 3GB RAM, dual cameras and a USB-C (2.0) port. The tablet's 32GB of local storage is expandable via microSD up to 1TB. 

Amazon Fire Max 11 Productivity Bundle: $354 $245 @ Amazon

Amazon Fire Max 11 Productivity Bundle: $354 $245 @ Amazon
Save $110 on the Amazon Fire Max 11 Productivity Bundle. This bundle includes: the 64GB Amazon Fire Max 11 tablet (with lockscreen ads), keyboard case, and stylus pen. This productivity tablet packs an 11-inch (2000 x 1200) touch screen, octa-core processor with 4GB RAM and has a rated battery life of 14-hours. For $50 more, you can get the Amazon Fire Max 11 without lockscreen ads, 

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.