Black Friday is about a week away, and for customers who have been looking forward to the annual shopping holiday to buy an iPad, there are many deals to choose from between various retailers.
Apple is rumored to be launching a new iPad that will feature the bezel-less design and Face ID feature of the iPhone X next year. However, until then, customers will be able to enjoy the current iterations of the tablet though Black Friday 2017 deals, which will all be available several days from now.
iPad Black Friday 2017 Deals
At Best Buy, customers can purchase all the 10.5-inch iPad Pro models with $150 discounts. This means a price of $499.99 for the 64 GB Wi-Fi only model, $649.99 for the 256 GB Wi-Fi only model, $849.99 for the 512 GB Wi-Fi only model, and $979.99 for the 512 GB Wi-Fi and cellular model.
Best Buy will also offer the 32 GB 9.7-inch iPad at an $80 discount for $249.99 and the 128 GB iPad mini 4 with a $125 discount for $274.99.
At Target, iPad deals beginning Nov. 23 include the 10.5-inch iPad Pro with Wi-Fi only for $529.99, representing a $120 discount, and the 32 GB 9.7-inch iPad for $249.99, for $80 in savings.
Walmart, like Best Buy and Target, will sell the 32 GB 9.7-inch iPad for only $249.99, a deal that is shaping up to be a popular one for Black Friday 2017.
At Sam's Club, the base model of the iPad with Wi-Fi and cellular will be sold for $327, for a discount of $130. Meanwhile, BJ's Warehouse will be offering the silver 256 GB 10.5-inch iPad Pro for $649.99, or $100 off the regular price.
Will You Buy iPad On Black Friday?
The iPad and iPad Pro will be sold with significant discounts for Black Friday 2017. However, before potential customers purchase the Apple tablet, they should know what would be in store for them if they proceed with buying an iPad.
iOS 11, the latest major version of Apple's mobile operating system and used in the iPad and iPad Pro, has been plagued with various issues since launch, including performance problems and a rapidly draining battery. The latest update for the operating system, iOS 11.1.1, has still not provided a definite solution to the complaints of iPhone and iPad users.
In addition, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apparently thinks that iPads are not real computers. While he said that in a joking manner, the remark shows that Nadella believes in the importance of performance and that Microsoft's Surface line of 2-in-1 computers provide much more than any iPad could.