In the last few months we have a couple of affordable tablets being launched in India. These tablets have decent specification and cost less than Rs 10,000. If you are planning to buy a new tablet and don’t want spend a bomb here are top five budget tablets worth considering.
The Wickedleak Wammy Ethos Tab 3 has a 7 inch IPS display with a resolution of 600 x 1024 pixels. The tablet has a quad-core 1.2 GHz processing unit which runs with 1 GB of RAM. The internal memory stands at 8 GB, and an additional 32 GB can be added via a microSD card.
The primary camera of the Wickedleak Wammy Ethos Tab 3 is a 5 megapixel unit with touch focus, geo-tagging, flash, and video recording. The front, meanwhile, has a 2 megapixel unit. The dual-SIM Wickedleak Wammy Ethos Tab 3 has 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, and GPS for connectivity. The 3500 mAh battery can provide up to 6 hours of talk time or 168 hours of standby.
We decided to include the iBall Slide WQ32 despite it being over the budget by Rs 177, as this is a surprisingly good package, and one of the few low cost Windows tablets. It has an 8 inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 800. The Windows 8.1 equipped tablet comes with a 1.8 GHz processing unit with 2 GB of RAM. The internal memory stands at 16 GB, to which another 64 can be added.
The rear of the iBall Slide WQ32 has a 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus, and the front has a 2 megapixel camera for video calling. The 3G enabled tab can also connect to the internet with WiFi. iBall Slide WQ32 also comes with Bluetooth, HDMI, GPS, etc. The battery is a 14Wh package.
The Micromax Canvas Tab P666 has an 8 inch IPS display with a resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels. The tablet has a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, with 1 GB of RAM. The internal memory stands at 8 GB, and another 32 GB can be added via a microSD card.
The primary camera has 5 megapixels and the front has a 2 megapixel unit. The single SIM Micromax Canvas Tab P666 has 3G, WiFi, GPS, and Bluetooth. The 4400 mAh battery can provide up to 15 hours of talk time or 325 hours of standby.
The HP Slate 6 VoiceTab has a 6 inch IPS display, with a resolution of 1280 x 720, resulting in a pixel density of 245 ppi. IPS technology means wider viewing angles, and the HD resolution means superior clarity. The 1.2 GHz quad-core processor of the HP Slate 6 VoiceTab runs with 1 GB of RAM. The 16 GB of internal storage can be expanded by another 32 GB.
The 5 megapixel primary camera has auto-focus, flash, and video recording. The front camera is a 2 megapixel affair. The HP Slate 6 VoiceTab is a dual-SIM device with 3G, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, and as the name suggests, voice calling. The 3000 mAh battery should be enough for an entire day of moderate usage.
The Acer Iconia A1-713HD comes with a 7 inch IPS display with a resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels, and has a ppi of 216. IPS technology allows for wider viewing angles, making it a more pleasurable experience. The Acer Iconia A1-713HD has a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor with 1 GB RAM. The internal storage is 16 GB, to which a microSD card of up to 32 GB can be added.
The Acer Iconia A1-713HD has a 5 megapixel primary camera and a VGA front camera. The Acer Iconia A1-713HD is a 3G enabled tablet with WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, voice calling, etc. The 3400 mAh battery is enough for about 6 hours of multimedia usage.