Best Black Friday iPad deals

Here are the best iPads on the market, plus which UK retailers have the top deals on them this Black Friday

Best Black Friday iPad deals
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Tablets are up there with some of the best and handiest pieces of technology. The perfect middle ground between a phone and a laptop, the tablet is a great device to browse online, read books, use apps and edit/draw on photos and videos – whatever your needs are, really!

Tablets – in particular Apple iPads – are top sellers in the Black Friday deals and typically get great price cuts. Whether you need an upgrade or you’re a designer looking to improve your expertise, iPads are the best-in-class tablets that you need to be shopping for this Black Friday.

Here’s the top three iPads we expect to see in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, plus what UK retailers are expected to have the best discounts.

Apple iPad
Apple's entry level iPad is a fantastic all-round slate with Apple Pencil support, and is also capable of delivering a very competent light computing experience too thanks to its Apple keyboard compatibility. Powered by Apple's A13 Bionic chip and coming with 64GB of storage as standard,  this tablet has plenty of power and solid storage, while its all-day rated battery means it can run and run.

iPad Air
Rated the best tablet (opens in new tab) by T3, the iPad Air offers a fantastic all-round tablet experience and a marked step up from the entry level iPad. It works with the 2nd Generation Apple Pencil, making note taking, designing and drawing simple. With a detailed screen, ultra-fast process and slick square-edged design, the iPad Air is still one of the best iPads and tablets on the market, so try and get your hands on this in the Black Friday sales.

iPad Pro
At a slightly higher price, the iPad Pro is an elite and premium tablet that’s packed full of power. This is the first iPad to use the new Apple M1 chip which is included across its desktop and laptop range, making it speedy and intuitive. Whichever screen size you choose (11” or 12.9”), the iPad Pro has one of the best tablet screens available.

iPad Mini
The iPad Mini is a lightweight, portable and small-sized powerhouse, with a fast Apple A15 processor and wide colour high resolution display. With Apple Pencil support, the Mini is a great device for drawing or editing photos and videos. It’s the ideal travel companion that doesn’t take up much space and has a great battery life. If you’re looking for a versatile iPad which can do anything you need it to, the iPad Mini is the best choice and at a really reasonable price.

Top UK retailers

Amazon UK iPad deals (opens in new tab)
Any iPad (and tablet in general) that you could possibly want is available on Amazon. We predict that many of their iPad/tablets will be discounted in their Black Friday sale but as Amazon are starting their deals a month early, keep an eye out this November for great prices at Amazon.
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Currys iPad deals (opens in new tab)
One of the best tech retailers which are sure to have big cash savings this Black Friday is Currys. With an extensive collection of iPads, Currys offer ‘Buy Now and Pay later’ deals and also compare models to get you the best device at the best price.
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AO.com iPad deals (opens in new tab)
Experts in computing tech and gadgets, AO.com are a strong destination so if you’re searching for a tablet this Black Friday. In addition to their daily deals, AO.com have discount codes that help you save even more money on items throughout their website.
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As T3's resident Shopping Expert and Deals Writer, Beth covers deals, discount codes, how to save money and seasonal holidays, including Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Amazon Prime Day, Boxing Day and Easter sales. Having always been passionate about writing, she’s written for websites, newspapers and magazines on a variety of topics, from jewellery and culture, to food and telecoms. You can find her work across numerous sites, including Wedding Ideas Magazine, Health & Wellbeing, The Bristol Post, Fashion & Style Directory and more. In her spare time, Beth enjoys running, reading, baking and attempting DIY craft projects that will probably end in disaster!