Oh the tablet! Gradually tablets are becoming the most common primary PC device for millions of people over the world. Focus on browsing the web, fetching emails and having entertainment features have endeared it to users who do not even need high-end processing or a large screen. This as a result prices are also falling. Here we list the most affordable few tablets in India which will not burn a hole in your pockets.
1. ACER ICONIA B1
With a very affordable price, Acer’s Iconia B1 runs on Android Jelly Bean Operating System and has a 1.2GHz dual-core Mediatek processor. The only shortcoming of this tablet might be its RAM size which is as little as 512MB RAM. This 7-inch tablet has a 1024x600p resolution screen, micro-USB and connectivity features like Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth 4.0.
2. ASUS MEMO PAD ME172V
This affordable Memo Pad is an Android Jelly Bean tablet powered by a 1Ghz processor. It has 1GB RAM and a 7-inch 1024x600p display. There is also an 8GB internal storage which is expandable up to 32GB. There are additional features including 1MP front-facing camera, Bluetooth, WiFi, and 4270mAh battery.
3. HUAWEI MEDIAPAD7 LITE
The specialty of Huawei’s Media Pad 7 Lite is that it offers a 3G SIM slot along with a host of other connectivity options. It has a 1.2 GHz processor along with 1GB RAM. The main camera is 3.2MP while the internal storage is of 8GB which is expandable up to 32GB.
4. Google Nexus 7
If you are looking for a budget tablet with enticing specifications Google Nexus 7 should definitely be on your radar. It is the 16GB version of the quad core Nvidia Tegra 3 and Android 4.1 OS powered tablet. The device has a display of 1280×800 HD resolutions. Under the hood lies 1GB RAM, front facing camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Near Field Communications. The tablet also boasts of 9 hours of video playback and 300 hours of standby time on a full charge.
5. LENOVO A2107
The A2107 is a 7-inch tablet running the older IceCream Sandwich. Keeping aside the OS as a shortcoming it comes with a 1GHz processor and 1GB RAM. You also get a 16GB internal storage and slots to expand it to 32GB. There are also dual SIM slots with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G compatibility
6. SAMSUNG TAB2 311
For all the brand conscious users this tablet is a sure catch. Even thought the 7-inch Tab2 311 is not the latest tablet in town it offers some of the best specs. It is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM. The internal storage is of size 8GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 64GB. It runs Android Jelly Bean coupled with the Samsung TouchWiz user interface.
7. SPICE STELLAR PAD MI-1010
This tablet boasts a display of 10.1-inch HD IPS and is powered by 1.5GHz dual-Core processor. It runs on Android Jelly Bean and has 1GB RAM with 16GB of internal memory that can be expanded using a microSD card. It comes with a 3MP rear camera and a VGA front camera, but lacks Bluetooth connectivity. The company claims the 7600mAh battery is good for six hours of video and a standby of 15 days.
8. Lava QPAD E704
Lava has expanded its tablet family with QPAD E704. It is also a dual SIM tablet which houses a 7-inch display offering 1024 X 600 pixels resolution. Under the hood it runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS and is powered by Broadcom 1.2 GHz quad core processor along with 1GB RAM and 4GB internal storage which is expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD card. The tablet houses 3.2-megapixel rear camera, VGA front snapper, 3G connectivity along with other standard options weighting just 280gms. It is supported by a 3500 mAh battery.
9. MICROMAX FUNBOOK PRO
The FunBook Pro at this price is an amazing buy as it packs a 10.1-inch capacitive touch display great for playing games, watching movies, and browsing the web. It runs on Android IceCream Sandwich and is powered by 1.2GHz CortexA8 single core processor along with 1GB RAM. It supports 3G dongles thus that makes it very useful for Indian consumers. The battery is a huge advantage being 5600mAh.
10. Dell Venue 7
This tablet is powered by a 2 GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2760 Clover Trail processor. It is packed with a 2 GB RAM and an integrated 4100mAh 1-Cell Battery. Dell has built its tablet with 16 GB of internal storage which is externally expandable by 32 GB. It houses an IPS display with a HD WXGA resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels with Intel HD Graphics. The 7-inch slate packs in a 3-megapixel rear sensor and a VGA secondary front-facer. The device supports options for integrated 3G or 4G LTE connectivity as well.