Black Friday is fast approaching which means there will be plenty of great deals happening in the run-up to Christmas. 

There's no better time to snaffle a quality Christmas present for a loved one or even yourself, and why not a shiny new tablet?

Plenty of the online retailers and manufacturers love to knock off a fair few quid in order to get their tablets into your hands, so check out the following deals if you're looking for a bargain. 

Best tablet deals on Black Friday quick links

If you're after a bargain, each of the best retailers has a dedicated Black Friday page with all the deals including the ones we might not have covered:

Amazon Black Friday and Cyber Monday tablet deals

Amazon offers products throughout Black Friday and Cyber Monday, with some available for a small amount of time, in Lightning Deals. The retailer is also known for offering deals in the days leading up to Black Friday, so there's plenty of time to bag a bargain.

Here are the best deals we've found on Amazon so far:

• Asus Chromebook flip: Save £80, now £269.99: A touchscreen Chromebook that converts into a laptop. Compact, nifty and easy to use. This Chromebook appeared in our list of best Chromebooks to buy, so it's well worth purchasing. See the Chromebook flip offer here.

• Huawei Mediapad M5 10-inch tablet: Save £91, now £258.99: A premium design tablet with a metallic frame, four Harman Kardon speakers and a 13MP camera. What's not to like? View this offer here.

• Huawei Mediapad M5 8-inch Tablet: Save £80, now £219.99: The smaller version of the Mediapad M5 but with similar premium design traits including an ergonomic and aesthetic build with curved glass and a metal body. View the Mediapad M5 deal here.

• Huawei Mediapad M3 Lite 8-inch tablet: Save £40, now £139.99: The lite version of the Mediapad M3 is an affordable tablet with plenty of punch. Great speaks and a stylish design make for a great bargain here. Click to see the offer

• Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 inch tablet: Save £64, now £164.87: Another bargain tablet from Samsung that includes an 8MP camera, 1920 x 1200 display and even a kids mode for the little ones to enjoy. View the Samsung Galaxy Tab A offer.

• Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Save £204, now £395: A premium tablet from Samsung with four AKG speakers, an included S-pen and a 6000mAh battery capable of 12 hours of video playback. Click here to see this offer.

• Apple iPad Mini 4: Save £90.20, now £369.99: The Apple iPad Mini is a brilliant tablet with 10 hours of battery life from a 7.9-inch tablet with 128GB of storage. A fantastic Black Friday bargain. View the Apple iPad Mini 4 deal

• Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: Save £74.99, now £375: This superb tablet not only does everything you'd expect from a tablet, but it also has a built-in projector that can create a 70-inch screen on your wall too. Click to see this deal.

• Microsoft Surface GO 10-inch tablet: Save £60, now £449.99: The Surface Go is a super portable 2-in-1 that's great as a second go-anywhere machine. We highly rated this tablet when we reviewed it recently, so this is a great deal. Click to view the offer on Amazon.

• The new Kindle Paperwhite: Save £30, now £89.99 (was £119.99): This new tablet refreshes the design of Amazon's most popular Kindle device and also adds waterproofing. View this Kindle Paperwhite deal

• Amazon Fire 7 tablet: Save £20, now £30 (was £50): Is there a better tablet for this money? The answer is no. Click to see this deal.

• Amazon Fire 7 Kids edition tablet: Save £40, now £59.99 (was £100): A great way to keep the little ones entertained, this bundle includes not one but two Amazon Fire 7 kids edition tablets for one great price. Kid resistant cases and a child-friendly system ensure your children are safe while they're browsing too. Click to see this deal.

• Certified Refurbished Kindle Oasis E-reader: Save £30, now £169.99 (was £199.99): Get reading with this refurbished version of Amazon's top-notch e-reader. There's a 7-inch high-res display and it's waterproof, too. View the Kindle Oasis deal.

Argos Black Friday tablet deals

Argos is planning some special deals for Black Friday this year. The retailer also has some offers on tablets in the days leading up to the main event. These are the ones we've seen so far. 

• Huawei MediaPad T5 10-inch tablet: Save £20, now £139.99: Sporting a 10-inch full HD display, metallic body and some impressive specs for the price, this tablet is a great bargain in time for Christmas. View this deal at Argos.

AO.com Black Friday and Cyber Monday tablet deals

AO.com had some decent savings on tablets for Black Friday and Cyber Monday too. These are the best deals we've seen already:

• Microsoft Surface Pro (2017 version): Save £700, now £1,999: When we reviewed the Surface Pro we thought it was a really great device - well made, quiet and sophisticated too. View the Microsoft Surface Pro offer

• Huawei MediaPad T3: Just £59: A highly affordable 7-inch tablet with 16GB of storage, Android 6.0 and up to 12 hours of battery life too. View this offer here

Currys PC World Black Friday and Cyber Monday tablet deals

Currys PC World had a lot of offers on tablets. This retailer is certainly not one to be overlooked if you're hunting for a bargain.

The company started Black Friday sales early under its Why Wait? deals last year, so it's worth keeping an eye out early this year too. Here's a selection of what's on offer so far.

• Lenovo Yoga 530 2-in-1: Save £100, now £899: This 2-in-1 device is touchscreen foldable tablet/laptop with 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage and a fast AMD Ryzen processor. View the Lenovo Yoga 530 deal

• Acer Iconia One 10.1-inch, 32GB tablet: Save £30, now £149.99: A full HD tablet running Android 8.1, that's capable of running for up to 8 hours on a single charge. View this offer at Currys

• HP Pavilion x360 14-inch 2-in-1 tablet: Save £100.99, now £449: A Windows-powered 2-in-1 tablet with 1TB of onboard storage and a full HD display for a great price. View this offer at Currys.

John Lewis Black Friday tablet deals

John Lewis price match over Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, meaning you'll find many of the same deals as others in this feature. For John Lewis fans - these deals are a bargain. Here are some of the best tablet deals currently available:

  Google Pixelbook: Save £300, now £699: The incredible Pixelbook is the ultra-premium Chromebook and represents the pinnacle of this design of tablet/laptop design. It's officially Google too, for those that care. Click to see the offer

 Samsung Galaxy Tab S2: Save £80, now £249: An Android-powered tablet with 32GB storage and a thin, light design that makes it portable and a joy to use. View Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 deal.

Very Black Friday tablet deals

Very also has some very good Black Friday deals (see what we did there?). It's worth keeping an eye on the site to see what offers are available. We've found some worth looking at already:

 Apple iPad Pro 2018: Save £100, now £669 with code N77PP: The new 11-inch Apple iPad Pro is available at a discount for Black Friday. View the Apple iPad Pro deal here

Other tablet deals

We've found a number of other great tablet deals worth casting your eye over:

  HANNspree HANNSpad 10.2-inch tablet: Now just £116.99: An affordable tablet with a 1280 x 800 IPS display, 16GB of storage and more. Great value for money. Click to view the offer on Ebuyer.

  Microsoft Surface Pro 5th Generation: Save £150, now £599: The fantastic Surface Pro with 128GB SSD and 4GB of RAM with a great discount in time for Black Friday. Click to see this offer on Microsoft

  Lenovo Tab3 7-inch tablet: Save £20, now £69: A compact, capable and conveniently versatile tablet at a fantastic price in time for Black Friday. Click to see the deal on eBay.