Amid pages of HDTV specials, a few deals stand out for PC and tablet buyers from Target's Black Friday ad. These include iPad sales nestled among other Apple products on an inside page where not too long ago they would have been trumpeted on the front cover.
- See it now: Target Black Friday 2018 sale hub
Best Target Black Friday 2018 deals:
- 9.7-inch Apple iPad for $249.99 ($80 off)
- Apple iPad mini 4 for $249.99 ($80 off)
- Amazon Fire 7 for $29.99
- Amazon Fire HD 10 for $99.99 ($50 off)
- Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1-inch edition for $159.99 ($120 off)
- 11.6-inch HP Chromebook for $119.99 ($80 off)
Recent years have seen the iPad generally sold on Black Friday for full price, but with a store gift card kicked in to draw shoppers to the store. Target was particularly known for this tactic, but things appear to be a little different in 2018. We've already seen Costco offering the current version of the 9.7-inch iPad for $249.99 in its Black Friday ad -- $80 down from Apple's price -- and Target is matching that price. But Target will be doing one better by also having a sale on the iPad mini 4, priced at $249.99 as well (likewise $80 off the regular price).
Target will also be the first of probably many to advertise a deal on Amazon's cheapest tablet, knocking the price of the Fire 7 down to $29.99, and taking $50 off the Fire HD 10 (down to $99.99). If you're looking for a more powerful Android slate, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1-inch edition will be $159.99, or $120 lower the current Target price.
Finally, Target has matched Dell with the lowest priced Black Friday laptop advertised with a doorbuster special on an 11.6-inch HP Chromebook. It will be $119.99 -- $80 less than the current price -- while supplies last as the retailer's doors open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
For more great deals on devices, gadgetry, and technology for your enterprise, business, or home office, see ZDNet's Business Bargain Hunter blog. Affiliate disclosure: ZDNet earns commission from the products and services featured on this page.
PREVIOUS AND RELATED COVERAGE:
Yes, you can buy a TV with streaming, but internet TV streaming devices are still a great deal. Here are this year's best to consider for your viewing pleasure.
In work and play, do you always give it your best? Then you probably want to give the best gifts, too, right? We've got your covered.
Money may not be able to buy you happiness -- but it certainly can provide you with some crazy technology and gadgets. Here are some of our favorite luxury gifts.
Here are the very best accessories to help you get the most from your new iPhone.
ZDNet Black Friday 2018 coverage:
- Amazon Seven Days of Black Friday Deals: All-time lows on office devices
- Amazon Black Friday 2018 deals: See early sales on Echo, Fire HD
- Best Buy Black Friday 2018 deals: Deep discounts on Apple Mac, Microsoft Surface
- Costco Black Friday 2018 deals: $250 iPad, $200 laptops
- Staples Black Friday 2018 deals: PC sales include $150 Chromebook
- Target Black Friday 2018 deals: $250 iPad mini 4, $120 Chromebook
- BJs Black Friday 2018 deals: Laptop, desktop, and tablet sales galore
- Walmart Black Friday 2018 deals: $99 Chromebook, $89 Windows 2-in-1
- Dell Black Friday 2018 deals: $120 Inspiron laptop, $500 gaming desktop
- Jet Black Friday 2018 deals: $195 Roomba, $70 off Nest Cam Indoor
- Newegg Black Friday 2018 deals: $50 off Moto G6, $70 off Nest thermostat
- Office Depot Black Friday 2018 deals: $300 off Lenovo Flex, $129 HP Chromebook
- Sam's Club Black Friday 2018 deals: Buy a 75-inch 4K TV and get a free Xbox One S
- eBay Black Friday 2018 deals: See early sales on Galaxy Watch, Chromecast
- Lenovo Black Friday 2018 deals: ThinkPad laptops and more
- Microsoft Store Black Friday 2018 deals: Ad showcases Surface, laptop deals
- Google Store Black Friday 2018 deals: Home Hub, Pixel 3, and Pixelbook
- HP Black Friday 2018 deals: Pavilion laptops, desktops
- Windows laptops Black Friday deals: Dell, HP, Lenovo
- Chromebook Black Friday 2018 deals: Dell, Google, HP
- Best tablet Black Friday deals: Apple iPad, Amazon Fire
- Black Friday 2018 iPhone deals: $400 iPhone X gift card, BOGO iPhone XR
- Black Friday 2018 smartphone deals: OnePlus 6T, LG G7