Thanksgiving is upon us once again, however, it is the day after that most of us are waiting for. Specifically, many are looking for Black Friday iPad deals. The iPad is still the number one tablet to own despite its flash problems, although other tablet PCs are beginning to catch up. The retail price of the iPad 2 begins at $499 for the base model, going all the way up to around $830 for the full version.
With the way the economy is at the moment, competition is tough and retailers are very keen to attract customers. As a result, you can expect some great deals on both the iPad and other tablet devices, especially with the release of the Kindle Fire.
So, what Black Friday iPad deals are available? It’s first worth noting, you can get $50 off an iPad 2 from any refurbished Apple retailer store at any time. Similarly, Amazon also sells refurbished iPads very cheaply as well. Do you really need the extra thrills of the iPad 2 compared to the original one? It’s worth taking the time to think about it; bearing it in mind at least!
Many retail and online stores are gearing up for this day and so far, none have released any promotional pricing information related to the iPad 2. But retailers are indicating that there will be sales, even if it is only on shipping.
Retailers such as Best Buy (in their latest promotional leaflet) are directing people to the iPad 2 page on their website. Will a great price show up there? Amazon is being cagey about the release of their promotions which is commencing on the Monday of Black Friday week, so keep an eye on them as well. Retailers are releasing new deals every day of the week leading up to Black Friday.
Walmart and Target are other good stores to shop for a Black Friday iPad deal. And never rule out eBay either. Although it doesn’t have specific Black Friday promotions like other retailers, you may find a bargain there with many people focusing more on retailers promotions than online auctions.
Apart from the iPad 2, it’s also worth looking into the new Kindle Fire which is available for considerably less than the price of the iPad 2 and does a lot of similar things. Other tablet PCs such as the Blackberry Playbook are at the same price as the Kindle Fire at both Staples and Best Buy. Although both are smaller in screen size compared to the iPad 2, it’s worth looking into these devices as cheaper alternatives. f-savings
Unlike Apple (who tightly controls the pricing of their products), the competition is far more flexible on pricing and it is seriously worth considering these alternative devices as well.
So, the best advice is to keep searching online and at all the major electronic store outlets for the days leading up to Black Friday and be the first to find that deal. There are great deals out there and plenty of savings to go around on Black Friday iPad deals.