In recent times, there has been a virtual flood of Android tablets in the Indian market with budget friendly products coming from both big and small manufacturers. Though these are low cost device, most of these tablets offer the best bang for the buck nonetheless.
So if you are also looking for a budget tablet, then here are some of the top sub Rs 10,000 budget tablet deals available online which will help you get the best bang for the buck you spend. The prices mentioned are approximate to the prices that are being offered by various online shopping portals across India.
iBerry Auxus AX02 (Rs 7,990)
Although, iBerry has been a late entrant in the market but with its rightly priced and feature rich products, it has gained a lot of fame in the past few months. The Auxus AX02 was iBerry’s first ever Android ICS offering till date and the company has hit the bull’s eye with it.
The iBerry Auxus AX02 comes with a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen with 800×480 pixel resolution. The display is capable of recognising up to five points of multi touch inputs and thus supports pinch-to-zoom functionality.
It has a Cortex A8 architecture based 1 GHz processor and dedicated dual core MALI graphics processor for visual superiority. It features 1 GB of DDR2 RAM which is just the right amount of memory for apps to work freely on ICS and 4 GB of internal memory which can be expanded by up to 32 GB through a micro SDHC cards.
For data connectivity, the iBerry Auxus AX02 has option for WiFi and 3G connection through a USB dongle. The tablet also has an HDMI port which will allow users to connect the tablet to a TV. The Android tablet also supports a number of music and video file formats for entertainment superiority while being mobile too.
There is a VGA (0.3 megapixel) front facing camera for video chats while with its 3 megapixel rear camera, you can capture videos too. Also, there is a 4000 mAh battery that provides more than five hours of non stop action.
The iBerry AX02 is currently available for Rs 7,990 from Homeshop18. The manufacturer is offering a 1 year doorstep warranty of the device as well for the price.
HCL ME Tab U1 (Rs 7,490)
The Me tab is a 7 inch display based tablet featuring the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or ICS operating system. The display features an 800 480 pixel resolution along with a 5 point capacitive touch input system as well.
The tablet has a 1 GHz Arm Cortex A8 processor and 512 MB RAM. Although the amount of RAM is good but the device’s user interface shows signs of fatigue and is quite slow in launching applications. Besides that the tablet has got a 0.3 megapixel front camera good enough for voice chats but no rear camera. Also there’s a 3600 mAh battery pack to power this up, 3G connectivity can be accessed through data or cellular dongle.
The tablet does not have access to Android Market (which is now known as Google Play Store) so users will not be able to Android applications available online. Instead, the company has given the device access to HCL Me App Store from where users can download applications which have been optimised and carefully selected to perform on the Me tab.
Priced at Rs 7,999, the HCL Me tab U1 comes with 1 year warranty and tech support from India’s leading IT giant HCL. The tablet is though now available for Rs 7,490 from Infibeam which is also offering a complementary carry pouch and a Cleartrip voucher as complementary offer with the device.
Lava E Tab Z7H (Rs 5,499)
The E-Tab Z7H is Lava Mobile’s first Android 4.0 based tablet. The device has a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen with 800 x 480 pixel resolution. It has a 1.2 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM and 4 GB internal memory. It only has a front facing VGA camera and 3G support through dongle. There is a 2800 mAh battery as well.
The Lava E Tab comes with 14 E-books, worth Rs 4,000, for free from Tata Mcgraw Hill. Along with this the tablet has also access to free content worth Rs 1,250 from Hungama.com including six movies and a lot of music.
Lava has also tied up with Tata Photon (Tata Docomo) to offer Tata Photon+ dongle for Rs 750 which includes 6 GB data for the first month and Rs 100 discount on any unlimited pack every month for 12 month. All in all, the tablet offers a budget price with a bundle of freebies to play around and keep the users entertained.
The tablet is available for Rs 5,499 on Flipkart.com with all the freebies and a free home delivery along with a 30 day money back offer as well.
Intex iTab (Rs 8,399)
Intex’s iTab, which was launched in March this year, has been liked by many.
The tablet comes with the older yet functional Android 2.3 operating system with updated Adobe Flash Player 11. The iTab is powered by a 1 GHz cortex A8 architecture based processor which is supported by a 1 GB DDR3 RAM. It has an 8 inch capacitive five point touch screen display that allows the user to comfortably zoom in and out with all the fingers. The 360 degree G-Sensor feature makes it to change display orientation based on how user is holding the tablet.
The Intex iTab has a memory capacity of 8 GB which is expandable upto 32 GB. It supports external hard drive of 100 GB as well through its full sized USB port. The Intex iTab is powered by a 5000 mAh battery giving it a back up of 5-6 hours (with WiFi), claimed the company.
Connectivity options include in-built WiFi support. One can also choose to stay connected through 3G network by using a dongle. It has a front camera and a 3.5 mm audio jack out with built-in mic for video calls. The Intex iTab is available for Rs 8,399 from Infibeam with free home delivery.
Micromax Funbook P300 4GB (Rs 6,380)
The Micromax Funbook will comes with a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen with 800×480 pixel resolution. The display is capable of multi touch inputs and thus supports pinch-to-zoom functionality.
It has a Cortex A8 architecture based 1.2 GHz processor and dedicated dual core MALI graphics processor for visual superiority. It features 512 MB of RAM which is just the right amount of memory for apps to work on ICS. It has 4 GB of internal memory which can be expanded by up to 32 GB through an external micro SD card.
For data connectivity, the Funbook Pro has option like WiFi and 3G connection through a USB dongle. Users will also get a Tata Photon data card for free with this tablet with 1 GB of free data for two months as a complimentary offer form the manufacturer.
The tablet also has an HDMI port which will allow users to connect the Funbook Pro to a TV. The Android tablet also supports a number of music and video file formats for entertainment superiority while being mobile too.
There is a VGA (0.3 megapixel) front facing camera for video chats as well but no rear camera though. Also there a 2800 mAh battery that according to the company provides five hours of browsing. The tablet is available at Junglee.com for the price of Rs 6,380 including free shipping as well.