If you're hunting for a sweet deal on the latest iPad Air 2, don't hold your breath. You will, however find a refurbished Apple iPad 2 on sale for $229 at GameStop. Though it doesn't have an HD Retina screen or a TouchID fingerprint sensor, the iPad 2 is still a great vessel for your favorite iOS apps in the Apple ecosystem.
Slated to go on sale for $99 with the additional bonus of a 16GB microSD card, the Toshiba Excite Go is one of the best budget deals this Black Friday. If you're looking for an inexpensive slate to load with movies or games for your kids, the underpar screen and modest performance isn't as much of a deal breaker.
Dell is offering its Venue 8 Pro 5000for $249. For a Windows 8 tablet, it's rather small, at 8 inches, however anyone interested in taking their work on the go shouldn't mind the portability. It's a good deal at its regular $299 starting price, and even better with a few bucks knocked off.
Amazon's latest budget tablets, the Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7, are on sale at a long list of retailers, including starring roles as doorbusters. The portable 6- and 7-inch tablets make great gifts and feature a user-friendly interface with lots of kid-oriented functions.
Every member of the latest line of midrange Samsung tablets is on sale this Black Friday. The performance and builds of these models aren't anything to write home about, but anyone interested in a solid tablet for casual use should consider one -- especially at these cheap prices.
If a midrange tablet is up your alley but you're hesitant about Samsung's heavily modified user-interface, Dell is offering an online exclusive for a 7-inch pure Android model. Going for only $99, the Dell Venue 7 is a charmingly simple slate that's great for casual use.
Tablets aren't known for their audio quality, however the Lenovo A10 looms above the quiet crowd. In addition to front-facing speakers (which are more rare than you'd think) the 10-inch tablet features Dolby powered speakers and a matching app for fine-tuning to your listening pleasure. You can pick up the $199 Lenovo A10 from Lenovo's own online store.
Sam's Club is selling this budget 10-inch Asus tablet for $358, but before you pass it up as overpriced, look at the extras it's packing.
The Memo Pad FHD 10 houses 32GB of internal memory -- twice what most tablets on this list offer -- and it comes with a proprietary folio keyboard case that would usually set you back $100. It's not exactly a cheap deal, but it's a good one for anyone interested in the complete package.