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Update: Black Friday has arrived, and the deal is now live! Unfortunately, the tablet is in-store only, so take a look at this page and get going to your closest Best Buy retail location.

If it's the keyboard dock you're after, you can grab it online from here.



A leaked Black Friday ad for Best Buy has surfaced on BFads.net, and one particular deal stands out among the many to be had: an Asus Transformer 16GB (Wi-Fi) for just $250. Despite the fact that it's getting a bit long in the tooth by now (having been launched on March 30) and its successor is right around the corner, the Transformer is still a hell of a tablet and, at $250, is an absolute steal. Even better: the keyboard dock is going to be $100.

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Other tablets on sale include the Toshiba Thrive ($280) and the Acer Iconia 7" ($190). To take a look for yourself or check out the rest of the ad, hit up the source link below.

[Source: BFAds.net via reddit]

Aaron Gingrich
Aaron is a geek who has always had a passion for technology. When not working or writing, he can be found spending time with his family, playing a game, or watching a movie.

  • RBI411

    Hopped on yesterdays Woot for the Xoom. Damnit...

    • edward

      so did i lol... but i sent woot a msg to cancel my order & refund my money. and they did(:

  • b00sted

    just bought this today for 399, how do you think I feel lol

    • mrbrooks418

      Return it and go back.....

  • Stacey

    Notice though that it's with the purchase and 2 year activation of a Verizon Hotspot. At least that's the case for the Thrive. I picked one up with case on HSN yesterday for $329.

    • RBI411

      Where exactly am I supposed to be noticing this?

      • Stacey

        It's at the top of the ad page

        • Aaron Gingrich

          For the Thrive, you mean? I think that's an ADDITIONAL $100.

        • RBI411

          Saw that. Don't think it applies to the Transformer. But what do I know?

        • Stacey

          You might be right, if it's an additional that's amazing!

        • Tu Vu

          That's wifi version. There is no way they are going to force you to do contract with wifi version lol

    • http://www.androidpolice.com Andy

      That was a completely separate offer/package. I was able to (stand in line, get a "ticket*" for and) buy my Transformer with only a half-hearted upsell for a Best Buy warranty.

      * A ticket being an 8.5x11 sheet of paper with a description of the item on it.

      At the location I went to, they actually had more Transformers than initially needed - I noticed at least one Transformer ticket laying on the ground as midnight approached.

  • http://www.twitter.com/teamROU Phil Oakley

    Why no Black Friday in the UK :( :( :(

    • Rob

      Amazon are having a Black Friday deal for about a week starting on the 21 over here actually. Let's hope there's some cheap Android goodness there.

  • ron

    Nice deal, but with tax and shipping, you can buy a good unit on Amazon right now for essentially the same price. And many come with screen protectors and cases. I have a TF now, and am waiting for the TF2 - this one goes to my father.

    • James

      Huh? An ASUS Transformer on Amazon for $250?

    • Bookworm

      I looked on Amazon and I dont know what you were seeing.

  • sam

    I just baught mine 2 days ago for399. :/

  • http://www.image-maps.com mgwalk

    Does this dock work with the transformer 2?

    • Android freeze

      I was thinking the same thing! If it does I'm jumping on it!!

    • ahecht

      No, it doesn't. The connector is in a different location.

  • ahecht

    No, the connector is in a different location.

  • smallet

    how long do u think they would be available in store? i would like to wait for a day....

    • Jon

      IT won't last long. You'll probably ahve to be the first few in line.

      • George C

        This was the case, while in stock, I was maybe 250th-ish in line, and people had taken all the vouchers for the 250 dollar price. Saw one asshole for six of them.

  • http://bradhicks.livejournal.com/ J. Brad Hicks

    Got to the nearest Best Buy at quarter of six AM. They started with 10 of them, I was buying #7, and the guy behind me in line was buying #8. $250 is a hard to turn down price point, especially for a machine that is so much better than the Fire or the Nook.

  • Bookworm

    I got it and Im using it right now. I was #7 too.