Best Cheap Tablets
As the technology is advancing, many new devices are launched for personal computing after every few years. First came laptops and became very popular. But, they were too heavy to be carried around at all times, which made them unsuitable for small tasks like taking notes and setting reminders. Hence the tablets came along, the device that is lightweight but has an excellent screen size and can do most of the tasks a computer can.
The only single problem is that most of the good tablets are expensive and after a laptop and a smartphone it becomes very hard to fit it in the budget. However, if some of them are expensive, then some of them are very cheap too. There are many cheap tablets that are available in the market and the best ones out of them are enlisted below.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 – $149.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 has a 1024×600 pixels 7 inch screen, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory, expandable up to 64GB. The processor is 1.2GHz, which is enough for a tablet. The front camera is 1.3 megapixels, and the rear is 3 megapixels. The operating system is Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. See Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 review.
Chromo 7 inch tablet – $49.95
Chromo 7 inch tablet is the best option for those who have never owned one before. It is very cheap and can do all the basic stuff that a tablet should do.
It has a 1024×600 pixel 7 inch screen, Android 4.1, 8 megapixel rear camera, a 4GB internal memory, expandable up to 32GB via micro SD card, front camera, and 512MB RAM. It comes in four colour options: white, black, blue and pink. See Chromo 7 inch tablet review.
Dell Venue 8 – $113.47
Dell is known for its customer service. Dell Venue 8 provides to the home repair service for most of its devices and covers drop and spill in warranty. The same goes for this device. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat, has 8 inch display. The device is powered by 2.1GHz Intel Atom processor, which is more than enough for a tab. Black and Red are the two colour options. Internal memory is 16GB. See Dell Venue 8 review.
Alldaymall 7 inch tablet – $47.99
Alldaymall 7 inch tablet comes with a fast 1.5GHz Allwinner A23 Dual Core CPU and a very powerful Quad Core Mali-400 MP2 GPU. It means that you will never have to worry about its processing power.
It has 512MB RAM and also comprises 8GB internal memory, expandable up to 32GB. Important feature is that it comes with a dual camera, which makes it suitable for video chats. The Operating system is Android 4.4. Also, the colour options are same as the previous one. See Alldaymall 7 inch tablet review.
Kindle Fire HDX – from $263
Kindle is well known for their high-performance tablet. Kindle Fire HDX comes with an 8.9 inch screen with 2560×1600 pixel resolution, which a lot better than HD. This device is powered by a 2.2GHz quad core processor and is very light in weight.
It comprises of an 8MP rear camera and an HD front camera, which is more than enough for video calls. It comes in three variants: 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. See Kindle Fire HDX review.
Toshiba Excite Go – $79.99
Toshiba Excite Go is quite new in the market. Android 4.4 and Intel Atom Z3735G 1.33 GHz Processor makes it a very powerful device. It has 1024×600 pixel 7 inch screen, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory.
HP Stream 8 – $79
HP is a well-known brand when it comes to desktop and laptop computers, and HP Stream 8 is just as good. This device has 1280×800 pixels 8 inch screen and 7 inch variant is also available.
It is powered by 1.3GHz Intel processor and has 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory. The operating system is Windows 8.1, unlike most of the tablets that run Android.
Asus MeMo Pad 7 – $77.95
Asus is very well known for its robust and reliable hardware. Asus MeMo Pad 7 has a 7 inch screen with 1024×600 pixel resolution. It is powered by 1.2 GHz Intel Atom processor and runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. RAM is 1GB, and its internal memory is 16GB.
Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 2 – $229
Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 2 has 8 inch display, a powerful 1.3 GHz Intel Z3740 Quad-Core processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB internal memory. 64GB variant is also available. Its best feature is its battery backup, i.e., an average battery life of 10 hours, which is more than any other tablet in this range. See Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 2 review.
Dell Venue 8 Pro 3000 – $169.99
Dell Venue 8 Pro 3000 is an advanced version of Dell Venue 8. It has a 1.83 GHz Intel processor, 8 inch screen and 32GB internal memory. The main difference is that Venue 8 Pro runs Windows 8.1, unlike Venue 8 which runs Android. See Dell Venue 8 review. (See more electronics reviews here)