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Best Black Friday tablet deals 2021: Save big on iPads, Galaxy Tabs, and Kindles

We've searched for the best Black Friday tablet deals, including iPads, Androids, Windows, and more.

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Update: Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2021 are done and dusted, so the deals below are no longer valid. Check out our ZDNet Recommends hub for a better look at the latest deals available or ZDNet's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide hub for recommendations on gifts for all. 

Tablets are quintessential if phones are too small and laptops are too big for your needs. If you want to upgrade your current tablet to the best -- for less, then choice abounds for Android and Apple-powered tablet options this holiday shopping season.

The Black Friday deals have started and we compiled a list of the best value offerings that you can get your hands on today.


Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 bundle for $499

$150.99 off

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 is an 11-inch tablet that comes bundled with a stylus -- the S Pen. It's one of Samsung's latest offerings so you can expect flagship-tier specs, including up to 512GB of storage, a dual-camera setup, 120Hz refresh rate, and super fast charging. Grab this deal and save $150.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite for $119.99

$40 off

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite has an 8.7-inch screen and promises up to 13 hours of battery life -- depending on your usage. For the price, it's a no-frills tablet that provides the best of Samsung's OneUI software and Android 11. On sale for $119.99 ($40 off), Amazon will throw in a bonus of two months of YouTube premium too.

Apple iPad Pro 11'' (128GB, Wi-Fi) for $749.99

$50 off

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The latest-gen iPad Pro launched earlier this year and has proven to be a reliable and portable work machine. I think the 11-inch model is the perfect tablet size and sits comfortably in the hands thanks to the slim bezels. The iPad Pro is currently on sale at Best Buy for $749.99 ($50 off) and comes with 128GB of internal storage, though you can always opt into an iCloud subscription if you crave more.

Amazon Kindle for $49.99

$40 off

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An e-reader makes for the perfect gift to kindle any bookworm's heart. Amazon's infamous Kindle brand produces excellent e-readers that won't break the bank. The original Kindle is currently on sale at Amazon for $49.99 ($40 off) and comes with 4GB of memory for reading on and offline.

Fire HD 10 tablet for $74.99

$75 off

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Currently being offered with a $75 discount, the Fire HD 10 makes for a great tech gift to family, friends, or yourself It's promised to deliver over 12 hours of battery life per charge and comes with a suite of entertainment and productivity apps, including Prime Video, Netflix, Microsoft Office, Zoom, and more.

Fire HD 8 Kids tablet for $69.99

$70 off

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The Fire HD 8 Kids tablet is the vehicle of choice for kids' learning, gaming, and entertainment. I recommend this tablet for its harmonious blend of hardware and software -- both of which take into account the end-user: children! For starters, the tablet has a rugged, soft-touch design which makes it easy to carry, and most importantly, shatter-proof. Power it on and you're welcomed with an interface that's packed with kids games, learning modules, and other digital activities to keep them busy. Buy one now for just $69.99 ($70 off).

Coopers Android CP 10 tablet for $88

$40 off

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Coopers produces a variety of entry-level Android tablets including this offering. For the $88 price tag, I recommend it for the long-lasting 6,000mAH battery, large 10-inch screen, and Android operating system -- meaning you can download and use apps from Google's Play Store. It connects to Wi-Fi only (no SIM card in this version), but with a $40 off deal, the tablet makes for a great secondary option or for kids.

We will be on the lookout for all the best tablet deals available over the next few days.  Follow this page for the most up-to-date promotions available.

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