5 Best Android Budget Tablets

We all want a piece of Android especially if it is the best Android budget tablet in the market. Not only are tablets bigger than a phone so more comfortable but also Android-powered ones are more alluring due to the applications they support and if they are within our budget than nothing can match the joy you get after buying the best android powered budget tablet.

There are many such tablets in the market, which are under 10k, but not all of them are good so here we have carefully picked up 5 best tablets, which are powered by Android and fit in your budget too.

#1 Karbonn Smart Tab

If you are an avid fan of ongoing IPL then you must have an idea about Karbonn Smart Tab till now. After all with repeated advertisements and ‘Karbonn Kamaal Catch’ where the player gets this tablet, Karbonn has laid enough ground to tap the growing budget tablet market. Lets give a look at its specifications and price

Price: Rs. 6990

OS:    Android 4.0.3

RAM: 512 MB

Processor: 1.2 Ghz

Memory: Expandable upto 32 GB

Connectivity: WiFi, USB

It also has a front camera and a built-in camera 2MP.Its size is 7 inches with full HD playback upto 1080p.Google play is available on the tab while it also comes with pre-loaded applications. It is open for pre-booking now. For Rs. 7000~ it is a good buy as RAM of 512 MB should be sufficient in comparison to a meager 256 MB and also its HD playback, gaming experience and latest android version make it effective.

#2 BSNL T-Pad

Government in India seems to working hard atleast on the tablet part, after Akash, it is the second such innovation by government or its agency. BSNL a PSU in this case has collaborated with Pantel to bring three tablets with 3g services bundled from BSNL which will help you to recover the cost as well as you use it. Out of these 3 only one fits the bill of ‘budget tablet’, which is T-Pad IS701R.It comes bundled with a 2G plan where user can recover cost within 18 months of use. Lets now look at its specifications

Price: Rs.3499

OS: Android 2.3

RAM: 256 MB

Processor: 1 Ghz

Memory: TF card Expandable upto 32 GB

Connectivity: WiFi, USB Dongle

One of its major drawback is its RAM which is just 256 MB.It can become cumbersome to operate such a device with such low RAM as for a seamless performance, 512 MB is atleast warranted. One of the pluses is its cost which is just Rs.3500! Also it supports 3D games with a G sensor. Those who booked it in February have now got it delivered.

#3 Zync Z990

To sum up Zync Z990, a look at it makes you say that is a powerful device. It is a Noida; Uttar Pradesh based company, which is behind this tablet whose motto is ‘value for money’. Does it really live upto the promise? Well for that you need to go through its specifications:

Price: Rs. 8990

OS:    Android 4.0


Processor: 1.2 Ghz

Memory: Expandable upto 32 GB

Connectivity: WiFi, external 3G through USB

The best thing about Zync Z990 is its powerful RAM, at Rs.8990 it’s much more than asked for! 1GB RAM is bound to make your multimedia experience much more smoother. Also you can buy accessories for your tablet with keyboards priced at a lowly sum of Rs.1000.It is everything you want in your budget tablet while at the same time, that everything is not for the namesake, it delivers.

#4 iberry Auxus AX02

Well this tablet certainly deserves to be on the list for it has 1GB RAM and 1Ghz Processor and access to Google Play as well. It is a product of iberry HK, company with expertise in Smartphones based out of Hong Kong, while it has a R & D center in Chennai as well. Now how good is Auxus AX02, for that let’s look at the specifications:

Price: Rs. 9990

OS:    Android 4.0


Processor: 1 Ghz

Memory: Expandable upto 32 GB

Connectivity: WiFi, external 3G through USB

It does not have Bluetooth sadly but its specs cover this up. Also it has 1080p playback for smooth performance and has a 7-inch LCD screen. Overall worth buying!

#5 HCL Me U1

Before we begin, note that it does not support Google Play but some people claim to have discovered a solution for this. HCL lost the tender to vendor Akash tablet and so it is out with its own budget tablet. Lets give a look at how it fares on the specifications count:

Price: Rs. 7999

OS:    Android 4.0

RAM: 512 MB

Processor: 1 Ghz

Memory: 4 GB Internal memory

Connectivity: WiFi, external 3G and USB

It has a clean and plain look with less number of buttons, if that is how you like your gadgets to be. Also its white in color thus good looking as well.



Monica Verma

Author is a media graduate and holds a Masters degree in International Relations from South Asian University (SAARC), New Delhi. Monica is on Google Plus. You can also follow her on Twitter- @trulymonica


  1. Hey Monica,

    Nice collection of Android based tablets. I really like your collection, It is very beneficial for gadget’s lover to select their best gadget.

    I was planning to buy a tablet and i came here and got detailed information.

    Thanks for sharing with us. :)

  2. Budget tablet is always a great to watch. The tablet market is booming and lots of budget tablet available in the market. Like Aakash Tablet is one of the best seller at price around Rs. 3000. Nice to see consumer are getting lesser price tablets with huge competition is ahead.

    • Ved its a comprehensive list of the best tablets. Funbook’s specs lost it to Karbonn tab

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