Picking a tablet to buy on a regular day is difficult, and twice as much on Black Friday. But look no further than Apple’s iPad Air 2 or the iPad Mini 4 on this Black Friday “holiday”, giving you the best bang for you back among tablets.
Obviously, the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 4 are very different devices with very different uses. That’s why we put them together in one very short list: This should appeal to everyone, amateur, home and professional users alike. You should obviously check out all the Black Friday tablet deals available, but we’re pretty sure the Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 4 we picked out are the best ones.
Apple iPad Air 2
The Apple iPad Air 2 is a tremendous upgrade to the iPad Air, about 50% faster and probably a bit more. It’s just an incredibly powerful machine, which is perfect for professional use (photography editing for example) and more than enough for your regular home user.
The Black Friday deal is on the iPad Air 2 64GB, costing just $459 instead of $599, which from my extensive research is the best tablet deal you’ll find this Black Friday. The 16GB version is $389.99, which I have to say is a bit disappointing. There’s also no Black Friday discount on the 128GB version.
You can buy the iPad Air 2 in gold, silver of space gray. It has a 9.7 inch retina display, an 8MP camera and a Facetime HD camera too. It works on the Apple iOS 8, and begins with up to 10 hours of battery life.
Apple iPad Mini 4
The best way to describe the iPad Mini 4 is “Incredibly fast, beautifully thin with an incredible screen” and that also might not do it justice. Apple has stronger devices, but for many, the iPad Mini 4 is the perfect tablet, especially on its Black Friday price.
The iPad Mini 4 64GB will cost only $437.87 instead of $499 on its Black Friday deal. The 16GB version will be $314.99 instead of $399, and you can also buy the 128GB version, but there will be no discount.
The iPad Mini 4 comes in gold, silver or space gray, and it has initial battery life of 10 hours. Its camera has 8MP, and 1080p HD recording video capability. It runs on the Apple iOS 9.