While tech buyers have its ad on its website. Look for the laptop and desktop sales in a separate post; we'll cover the tablets here.as online shopping has increased in popularity, it's still the bellweather for Black Friday deals on PCs and tablets, especially for mainstream consumers. This year, it managed to avoid an early leak of its deals, and has just launched
The thing that jumps out at you first about Best Buy's ad is its iPad sales are the most aggressive to date. While, and as a reward for buying the Apple tablets at full price, Best Buy is actually selling new iPads at discounted prices. One is a doorbuster, however, so quantities may be limited: will be sold for $100 off starting at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving when the retailer's doors open. It appears that the deal -- which is for any iPad Air 2, not just the base 16GB model -- will be good online all Thanksgiving day, which points to the increasing importance of .
Best Buy will also take $75 off the price of, with the 16GB version running $324.99 through November 29. Finally, there will be an additional sale the weekend before Black Friday where the retailer will have a first-generation iPad Air special, though you'll have to wait until November 20 to find out just how much less they will cost during that weekend.
Those looking for a Microsoft Surface rather than an iPad are also being catered to, with $150 lopped off the price of theas a doorbuster (like the 32GB version for $299.99) and either $100 or $150 off 128GB or larger , depending on the model. (Best Buy doesn't provide specifics.) There are also a couple of "unbranded" Windows slates being advertised, a 10.1-inch one available for $149.99 or with a detachable keyboard for $199.98.
Finally, Android lovers can select tablets from a range of price points, from a 7-inchwith Intel processor for $99.99 to with 32GB of storage for $449.99, or $100 off. The 8.4-inch for $199.99 appears to be an especially good deal, as it's not only $100 less than the usual Best Buy, but $200 less than the current price on the Samsung website. Like some other retailers, Best Buy is also reducing the price of Amazon's cheapest Kindle Fire HD -- -- by $20 to $79.99 for Black Friday.