Black Friday 2018: Best Deals on Apple's iPads and Related Accessories

We're covering all of the available Black Friday deals in detail today for our readers who are hoping to score a new device at a low price. This article focuses on Apple's iPad lineup, along with iPad accessories.

Because Apple just refreshed its iPad Pro lineup in late October, third-party retailers have only modest deals available on the current 2018 iPad Pro models. There are, however, great deals to be had on older iPads, including the already affordable 6th-generation iPad that came out in March.

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2018 iPad Pro

Apple-authorized resellers B&H, Adorama, and MacMall are offering $50 to $100 off select 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro configurations, representing the first discounts on the 2018 models since they were released earlier this month.

Micro Center is offering even steeper discounts of up to $149 off 2018 iPad Pro models, but the deal is only available at its 25 brick-and-mortar retail stores across the U.S. and can't be ordered online. Purchases are limited to one iPad Pro per household.

6th-Generation 9.7-inch iPad

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Target is selling the 2018 9.7-inch iPad for just $249.99, an $80 discount from the regular price of $329.99. It's the entry-level 32GB model that's available for the discounted price, and it's an absolute steal with the high-end hardware inside and Apple Pencil (not Apple Pencil 2) support.

If you'd rather shop at Walmart, the company will have the 32GB WiFi-only 9.7-inch 6th-generation iPad available for $249, roughly the same price available from Target.

For Costco shoppers, Costco will also be selling the 6th-generation 32GB WiFi-only iPad for $249.99, down from the site's regular pricing of $313.99.

If you want the higher-capacity 128GB model, Best Buy will have it for $329.99, a $100 discount off of the regular $429.99 price.

B&H has a modest discount of $60 on the LTE-enabled sixth-generation 9.7-inch iPad models with 128GB of storage in Silver, Space Gray, and Gold:

iPad Mini

The iPad mini 4 is still around if you prefer a tablet that's on the smaller side, with the device measuring in at 7.9 inches.

Before purchasing an iPad mini, be aware that the device hasn't been updated since 2015 and it's not going to be as speedy as the 6th-generation 9.7-inch iPad that's similar in price.

Target is selling the 128GB iPad mini 4 for $249.99, a $150 discount off of the regular $399 price.

Best Buy is also dropping the price the 128GB iPad mini 4 from $399.99 to $249.99, a discount of $150.

2017 iPad Pro

If you don't mind an older model, Best Buy is discounting the previous-generation 2017 10.5-inch iPad Pro by up to $150.

The 64GB Wi-Fi only model is available for $524.99, down $125 from the original price of $649. Similar discounts will be available across the 10.5-inch iPad lineup at Best Buy.

Meijer customers can purchase the 64GB 10.5-inch iPad Pro for the regular price of $649.99 and get a $125 Meijer coupon for a future purchase. It's not as good as Best Buy's straight cash deal, but it's better than paying full price.

Apple's iPad Deals

Apple is offering a $100 Apple Store gift card with the purchase of a previous-generation 10.5-inch iPad Pro, and a $50 Apple Store gift card with the purchase of a sixth-generation 9.7-inch iPad or iPad mini 4, on Black Friday through Cyber Monday. The deal does not apply to the new 11-inch or 12.9-inch iPad Pro.

The offer is available via Apple.com, by phone at 1-800-APPLE, and at Apple Stores in the United States. Gift card values vary in other participating countries.

Best Deals on iPad-Related Accessories

In addition to the iPads themselves, many companies are offering great discounts on iPad-related accessories, which we've listed below.

More Black Friday Deals

We've got Black Friday deals on Apple's entire product lineup along with a long list of sites that are offering additional discounts on accessories, so for a full list of everything that you can get at a discount today, make sure to check out our full Black Friday roundup. See additional discounts on the iPad that are worth sharing? Make sure to mention them in the comments and feel free to email us at tips@macrumors.com.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

Top Rated Comments

lennyeiger Avatar
49 months ago
Don't you have better things to do that pass judgement on what people decide to spend their money on?
I already own most of this stuff. I have no judgement for people wanting any of it.
I do have a problem with a site that does unabashed cheerleading when it probably ought to do some journalism (other than the Buyer's Guide). You can find this in the forums, where some people actually stick their neck out and say, "no, an iPad isn't a computer you can do anything with, or anything beyond a little word processing." I think instead, Apple should be encouraged to come out with a new Mac Pro. I'm using the last version, more than 5 years old. Apple makes some great stuff, like iPhones and Watches. Having to take apart theming to get some RAM in there? Bad choice, and someone should tell them. MacRumors needs more spine.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
lennyeiger Avatar
49 months ago
This is such garbage. Does no one realize how small these savings are? Why push all this consumerism? How many of these deals are a whopping $50 off of a $1000 purchase. It's meaningless ! MacRumors staff should have better things to do...
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
B-Mc-C Avatar
49 months ago
This is such garbage. Does no one realize how small these savings are? Why push all this consumerism? How many of these deals are a whopping $50 off of a $1000 purchase. It's meaningless ! MacRumors staff should have better things to do...
Picked up the 64GB 11” LTE model, and saved $129 when factoring in sales tax. I’ll take it. Returning the one I bought from the Apple Store.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Biofreak12 Avatar
49 months ago
Would be great to find pencil 2 deal, so far no luck.
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Braderunner Avatar
49 months ago
This is such garbage. Does no one realize how small these savings are? Why push all this consumerism? How many of these deals are a whopping $50 off of a $1000 purchase. It's meaningless ! MacRumors staff should have better things to do...
B&H doesn’t charge sales tax. So, you’ll actually save more. $115 total savings where I live.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Pearple Avatar
49 months ago
Apple Store has super deal, too.

Free shopping bag with purchase of any item except gift cards.
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