Retailers are offering heavy discounts on Black Friday on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s tablets. This holiday season has six fewer days between Thanksgiving Day and Christmas. That prompted retailers to offer heavy discounts to attract customers. And that’s a win-win for buyers as prices of some of the most sought-after Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) devices have fallen to all-time lows.
Here is the list of best deals for each of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s tablets. Of course, some of these discounts will attract a lot more customers than others. So, make sure you reach the stores early. The table below (courtesy of Macrumors) sums up the best Black Friday deals on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) tablets.
|Store||iPad Air||iPad mini||iPad mini 2||iPad 2||iPad 4|
Apple iPad Air
Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) offers the most lucrative deal on the iPad Air. It’s giving away what’s called the best tablet ever at a discounted rate of $479. You’ll also get a $100 gift card on your purchase. That brings down the price further to $379. However, Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT)’s deal is available in-store only. In most areas, the store opens at 8 PM, Thursday.
If you are not interested in a gift card, you can buy the 16GB iPad Air from Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE:BBY) or Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) for $449. Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) has already started offering the discounted price in-store and online. But Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE:BBY) stores will open at 6 PM on Thursday.
Apple iPad Mini
If you want to buy the original iPad mini, go to Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). It’s offering the tablet at $299, plus a $100 gift card. That brings down the starting price on iPad mini to $199. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)’s deal is in-store only. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has priced the iPad mini at $299 for the Black Friday sale. But it also gives you a $75 gift card.
The iPad mini with Retina display is facing supply shortages. So, most stores aren’t offering the Retina version. According to MacRumors, Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) still has the iPad Mini with Retina display, on which the company will give you $75 gift card.
Apple iPad 4 with Retina Display
The fourth generation iPad with Retina display can be purchased at the lowest price at Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) for $349. Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) is offering the deal on its website and in-store throughout the week. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has priced the entry-level fourth generation iPad at $449, plus a $100 gift card.
Apple iPad 2
The second generation iPad can be purchased at the best price from Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) and Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Both stores have priced the device at $299. That’s $100 lower than its regular price.
Hopefully, this holiday season will bring some good news for the iPad maker. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares soared 2.17% to $545 at 2:31 PM EST.