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Best Black Friday iPad deals 2021

Black Friday iPad deals often mark the last chance of the year to save any money on Apple's excellent range of tablets. So, if you're hoping to get an iPad but don't want to pay full price, you've come to the right place. With the Cupertino firm's full range of products being as popular as they are, we've covered even more offers in our Apple Black Friday deals guide.

The iPad has almost become synonymous with the word tablet, and a big part of that is just how great every iPad model performs. Whether you need the base iPad, the thin iPad Air, the small iPad mini, or the powerhouse iPad Pro, all iPads offer a bunch of great features that make them the best tablets you can buy.

Where to find the best Black Friday iPad deals

Whether you're looking for the lowest prices on the base iPad or the best deals on the most expensive iPad Pro, you don't have to look much further than right here. We've been keeping tabs on iPad deals for months, so we know the good deals on all models of iPads when we see them.

When do the Black Friday iPad deals begin?

Officially, Black Friday will kick off on Nov. 26 this year, and there are already some deals available. This is when many stores offer the lowest prices of the year on some models.

Space Gray iPad (2021) with Apple Pencil (Image credit: Luke Filipowicz / iMore)

Best Black Friday Apple iPad deals

The brand-new iPad (2021) is the iPad that many people will, and should, buy. It's better than last year's, has a few cool new features, and will last you years barring any major accidents. As long as you aren't expecting any "pro" features and are okay with the old design, the iPad (2021) is a near-perfect tablet for everyone. It launched recently, so we haven't seen any notable deals just yet, but be sure to check back as we'll be updating this page.

News app on iPad Air 4 (Image credit: Lory Gil / iMore)

Best Black Friday Apple iPad Air Deals

The iPad Air 4 is now the oldest iPad in the current lineup, but it's no slouch! Its beautiful squared-off chassis, fantastic color options, and a nice 10.9-inch large screen make it excellent for work and play. Inside, it's got Apple's A14 Bionic chip, which still runs everything you can imagine blazing fast. Plus, it's compatible with the Apple Pencil 2, meaning you can draw, paint, and sketch all you want.

If you need a slightly larger display than the base iPad and don't want to spend big bucks on the iPad Pro line, The iPad Air is an excellent sweet spot for you — especially if you can score a deal on one.

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iPad Air 10.9-inch 256GB | Save $50 at B&H (opens in new tab)

With its ample amount of internal storage, this iPad Air makes for the perfect work or leisure companion.

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64GB iPad Air (Fourth Generation) | Save $20 at B&H (opens in new tab)

Well, it's not the lowest price we've seen on the iPad Air 4; it's still a great deal if you're looking for the base storage model of the iPad Air 4. Save $20 on the iPad Air 4 at B&H.

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256GB iPad Air (Fourth Generation)

This is one of the best iPads Apple offers, and getting the upgraded storage for less is certainly a bargain. The iPad Air offers some really high-grade internals, making it a very powerful choice without costing as much as the iPad Pro. You can save at least $50 on the iPad Air 4 with 256GB storage at Amazon and Walmart.

12.9-inch iPad Pro (Image credit: Joseph Keller / iMore)

Best Black Friday Apple iPad Pro deals

Available in 11-inch and 12.9-inch sizes, the iPad Pro 2021 is a workhorse device capable of replacing your computer full time if you want. Running on the insanely powerful and fast M1 chip, it has flagship features like pro-grade cameras, LiDAR, Wi-Fi 6, and 5G. Plus, you can get up to 2TB of storage space. These devices are the current top-of-the-line iPad and are full-on laptop replacements for many people these days, especially when you combine it with something like a keyboard case.

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128GB Apple 11-inch iPad Pro (2021) (opens in new tab)

The 11-inch iPad Pro offers amazing processing power and graphics in a liquid retina display. It's the perfect choice whether you're wanting an iPad for drawing, work, or entertainment.

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256GB Apple 11-inch iPad Pro (2021) (opens in new tab)

Looking for even more space to hold apps for work or leisure? Than you'll want more internal storage like what this 256GB version offers.

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1TB Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2021) (opens in new tab)

Need a decent amount of space with the latest iPad Pro? This 1TB option will serve you well and the M1 chip will help the iPad run heavier apps more smoothly and with better graphics options than previous iPads.

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2TB Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2021) | Save $149 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2021) is the biggest and best iPad Apple makes, and if you're serious about getting the most work done you can, you're going to want lots of storage. This 2TB model is $149 off and one of the lowest prices we've seen on this model.

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Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2021) — 128GB and 256GB models | Save $100 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

If you're not a fan of the 2TB model, Amazon also has the 128GB and 256GB models of the iPad Pro (2021) on sale for $100 less for each model. So no matter your budget or storage preferences, you can pick up a great deal on the iPad Pro.

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512GB Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2021) | Save $200 at B&H

If the 512GB model of the iPad Pro (2021) is the one you fancy, then this is the best deal we've found on that model so far. It's $150 off, which is the best discount we've seen so far this Black Friday season.

Ipad Mini 6 Review Safari

Ipad Mini 6 Review Safari (Image credit: Adam Oram / iMore)

Best Black Friday Apple iPad mini deals

Apple's brand-new iPad mini 6 got a significant update this year. It now sports the same design as the iPad Air and iPad Pro, meaning you have a more beautiful screen and much thinner bezels. Plus, you get Apple Pencil 2 compatibility. It's all powered by the extremely fast A15 Bionic, Apple's latest chip, making the iPad mini 6 small but mighty.

Unfortunately, since it just launched, we aren't seeing many deals on the iPad mini 6 at the moment but Black Friday could change that.

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iPad mii 6 (256GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular) | $19 off (opens in new tab)

iPad mini 6 deals have been few and far between since its fall launch but you can save close to $20 on the top-spec model at Amazon right now. this is the lowest this configuration has gone so far.

Luke Filipowicz
Luke Filipowicz

Luke Filipowicz has been a writer at iMore, covering Apple for nearly a decade now. He writes a lot about Apple Watch and iPad but covers the iPhone and Mac as well. He often describes himself as an "Apple user on a budget" and firmly believes that great technology can be affordable if you know where to look. Luke also heads up the iMore Show — a weekly podcast focusing on Apple news, rumors, and products but likes to have some fun along the way. 

Luke knows he spends more time on Twitter than he probably should, so feel free to follow him or give him a shout on social media @LukeFilipowicz.