Best tablet deals 2020 and Black Friday deals

The best tablet deals aren’t always easy to find, but that’s where we come in. Whether you’re after a discount iPad, a cheap Fire HD or low-cost Galaxy Tab, we’ve sought out the best Black Friday tablet deals and laid them bare below.

Not that you need an excuse to buy a new tablet. The best tablets are multi-skilled, making them tech equivalent of Swiss Army Knives. Whether you’re after an entertainment hub, productivity powerhouse, portable music streamer or ebook reader, most tablets do it all.

They’re tend to be a lot more travel-friendly than laptops, too, so they’re that much more portable and convenient. Prefer to clack away on physical keys? You could always add a wireless keyboard accessory. 

Ready to start saving? Below, we’ve listed today’s best Black Friday and Cyber Monday tablet deals…

Top 3 tablet deals 

Best iPad deals

Apple iPad Air 4 64GB wi-fi + cellular £709 £680 at Amazon
It’s highly unusual to see a discount on a brand new, 2020-launched iPad Air so this deal is something of a unicorn. It gets you a £29 off plus free delivery (if you’re a Prime member). Stock is low, so best hurry.View Deal

Apple iPad Mini (+ up to £150 trade-in) £379 £377 at John Lewis
High street favourite John Lewis is offering a a small discount on the ever-popular iPad Mini, plus up to £150 off when you trade in an old iPad. And of course, this new model comes with a Apple TV+ free for a year. Bargain.View Deal

Apple iPad Mini 256GB wi-fi £549 £500 at Amazon
Want to treat yourself to a little more onboard storage? How about four times as much? You can currently save £49 on the 256GB wi-fi-only iPad mini at Amazon. 
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Apple iPad 10.2in 32GB £399 at Laptops Direct
If you’re looking for a cheap iPad, the 2019 model is a great place to start. The display misses out on HDR support but the natural-looking picture is impressive and the sound is dynamic. Stock is extremely scarce, but Laptops Direct have 10 units left… better hustle if you want one.

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Apple iPad Air 10.5 64GB wi-fi £479 £429 at Argos
You can score £50 off on the previous iPad Air wi-fi at Argos. It’s the 2019 model and missed out on a few of Apple’s latest business features, but it’s still a high-performing tablet with a stunning display, at a bargain price.View Deal

Best Amazon Fire tablet deals

Amazon Fire HD 8 £90 £55 at Amazon
Here’s another seriously cheap, feature-packed Fire HD tablet. This 8in model is built for entertainment rather than work, but £55 gets you a decent display, 10 hour battery life and slick Alexa voice control. At 40% off the RRP, it’s a steal.

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Amazon Fire HD 7 £60 £35 at Amazon
The 2019 version of Amazon’s cheapest tablet boasts more power and more storage than the old model. You get a 7in screen and, thanks to Alexa, you can use your voice to play videos. A brilliant budget all-rounder.View Deal

Best Samsung Galaxy Tab deals

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 wi-fi £619 £549 at Amazon
The S7 is Samsung’s latest challenger to the iPad Pro. It features a gorgeous 11in LED screen, Dolby Atmos support and a redesigned S Pen stylus for scribbling away. A solid £70 off a top-tier tablet.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 128GB wi-fi £619 £499 at Amazon
The Galaxy Tab S6 is frequently discounted, but rarely by this much. It features a great screen and comes with a clever stylus pen, though battery life is average. Still, with £120 off, it’s a real bargain.  View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (Oxford Grey) £350 £289 at Amazon
Amazon has also knocked £70 off the 2019 Tab S6 Lite, which sports a 10.4in display, Dolby Atmos and four AKG-tuned internal speakers. Unlike its rival, the iPad, this tablet also comes with a stylus pen in the box.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 32GB £189 £136 at Amazon
On a tight budget? This deal gets you a few quid off Samsung’s family-friendly budget tablet with 8in display and 32GB of storage. This model isn’t the newest, so grab the discount while stocks last.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 32GB Wi-Fi £600 £436 at BT
This premium Android tablet comes with Samsung’s S Pen stylus, a decent 9.7in screen that’s capable of HDR video playback and Dolby Atmos sound. It’s getting a bit long in the tooth now, but that means you can bag a over £160 off the usual price.View Deal

Best Microsoft Surface deals

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 128GB £899 £629 at Amazon
This is one of the biggest and best tablet deals around. It gets you £270 off this multi-tasking marvel, which boasts a 12.3in PixelSense display with facial recognition. We typically see the best deals on the Pro 7 but this is a Christmas cracker.View Deal

Microsoft Surface Go 2 128GB £610 £549.99 at Amazon
Save almost £70 off this affordable Windows tablet with 10.5in touchscreen, improved resolution, better battery life and HD front and rear cameras for video calling. The iPad Pro is better – but it’s twice the price.View Deal

Microsoft Surface Pro X Bundle £1189 £1162 at Microsoft
The mighty Surface Pro X features a new processor developed by Microsoft and Qualcomm, a luscious 13in display and a 10MP 4K camera on the rear. This exclusive Microsoft Store bundle includes 15 months of Microsoft 365, saving you around £200, plus 50% off accessories.View Deal