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Best Wal-Mart Black Friday Tablet Deals 2016

Nov. 3, 2016
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Tablets are among the most foolproof gift items you can purchase, because it’s nearly guaranteed that if people on your list don’t have one, they’d like one. Tablets can be as high-tech (and pricey) or as low-tech (and affordable) as you want; you can do intricate animation on your Microsoft Surface or iPad, or simply buy a Kindle to keep your New Yorker magazines from piling up around the house.

Black Friday is one of the best times of the year to make electronics purchases, and while the mega-retailer Wal-Mart may not be the first place you think of for computer purchases, the chain carries a wide variety of brands and offers some enticing pricing — especially during the holidays.

Best Wal-Mart Black Friday tablet deals 2016

Wal-Mart’s annual Black Friday ad has finally arrived. This year, it’s 34 pages full of deals. The sale starts online at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time Thanksgiving morning, and stores open at 6 p.m. that evening.

Here are some of the tablets you’ll find on sale:

  • 32GB iPad mini 2 with Wi-Fi for $199 (regularly $269).
  • SmarTab 10.1-inch Android  2-in-1 tablet with detachable keyboard for $72 (was $98).
  • RCA 7-inch Android tablet, marked down from $48.97 to $28.
  • 16GB Lenovo 10.1-inch Android Tab 3, special buy at $99.
  • 8GB Samsung Tab E 7-inch Android Lite, special buy at $69, plus $10 Google Play credit.
  • RCA 10.1-inch 2-in-1 tablet with Intel Atom, 2 GB RAM, 32GB hard drive; $99 (was $179)

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Best Wal-Mart Black Friday tablet deals 2015

Wal-Mart opened its doors for Black Friday at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving in 2015, and the chain’s 32-page ad featured several solid deals on tablets, including highly coveted iPads.

Some of last year’s best tablet deals:

  • 16GB iPad Mini 2 with Wi-Fi for $199 (regularly $268).
  • 16GB iPad Air 2 Gold with Wi-Fi for $399 (regularly $499).
  • 8GB RCA Voyager II Android ad-free tablet for $28.88 (regularly $49.87).
  • 32GB RCA 10 Viking Pro 2-in-1 tablet with detachable keyboard and touchpad for $79 (regularly $147).
  • Nabi Nick Jr. kids Android tablet just $79 (regularly $139).

Check out our full list of 2016 ad leaks for up-to-date deal news from a wide range of retailers.

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