10 cheap tablets from companies you've acutally heard of

10 cheap tablets from companies you've acutally heard of
So, you're looking for a cheap tablet that doesn't come in a white, unlabeled box, eh? Well, the good news is that there are many awesome and relatively cheap brand-name tablets to pick from. Here's a few examples: the LG G Pad 8.3 can be found online for less than 300 bucks, an 8-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 costs about $269, while the price of a 2013 Google Nexus 7 tablet hovers around the $200 mark. 

But we're sure that to some, even that could seem too much to spend on a tablet – first-time tablet buyers, those buying a tablet for their child, or folks who are simply looking for the ultimate bargain. That's why we decided to do a little digging and find the cheapest tablets from companies that people have actually heard of. Here are 10 of the tablets that we found, sorted by price from high to low.

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22 Comments

1. HoPhonTab

Posts: 36; Member since: Jun 03, 2014

Lol I really hate Samsung because here in the Philippines the price of the GTab4 7" Is about $300 converted WTF?!!!! Samsung

8. Ashoaib

Posts: 3276; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

its not Samsung's fault... curse the retailers

17. Rydsmith unregistered

No, curse the mediocre economy of the country and the governmental import tax on electronics and other technologies.

21. jsdechavez

Posts: 793; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Asus Fonepad 7, Php 5,995. Better features, half the price. Don't buy Samsung, over-priced and depreciates too fast and give it a month or two and another model comes out. And the Phil economy is doing just fine, thank you. If anything, blame the shameless politicians.

2. adwienc

Posts: 136; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

Android on tablets is very unpleasant experience, on these it sure is complete disaster.

18. Rydsmith unregistered

The only unpleasant experience to be had here is trying to read this garbage of broken engrish.

3. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Where are the CHEAP Windows 8.1 tablets Mr. Nick T ?

4. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

Damn, Slate 7 Extreme is quite a beast for that price. Still, only 1 GB of RAM, but that Tegra 4 sure can handle a lot of demanding apps. It even scores good on benchmarks :o Though, what is the problem here, why is it priced so low? Something fishy going on....

5. karamelakimo

Posts: 109; Member since: May 26, 2014

I think LG g pad is the sexiest one in them And the most functional one also as we see in the video

6. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Where's the Nexus 7???

7. uchihakurtz

Posts: 427; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

ACUTALLY ACUTALLY ACUTALLY ACUTALLY ACUTALLY ACUTALLY ACUTALLY ACUTALLY ACUTALLY

9. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

What is wrong with people like you these days? Someone care to explain what are we dealing with here? Thanks

10. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

2GB of RAM should be standard for most tablets. Unfortunately, the Dell is the only one on this list to have just that.

12. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

See the LG G Pad 8.3 with amazing specs, not the new G Pads!

11. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

So the LG G Pad 8.3 is still the best and most affordable tablet by a known manufacturer! Nexus not available everywhere in this world! The Galaxy Note 8 comes close,but without aluminum back and sexy design!

13. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

The Tab 4 7" is a Mavel CPU, not a snapdragon. This per XDA, and I have no reason to not believe them because there are different root methods. I was actually considering getting one for my car until I realized that.

14. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I'd rather spend less on a tablet rather than spending 400$ on a iPad tablet. For 400$ u might as well buy a laptop that can do basically everything more than a tablet or in this case Surface. Plus you forget to mention the Nextbook 99$ worlds cheapest tablet n RCA 79$. I Only buy a tablet that would only get updates from GOOGLE ANDROID OS.

16. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

You do realize a Surface is basically a laptop but with a detachable (optional) keyboard? Any Windows 8/8.1 tablet is, as well, and blow anything IOS or android out of the water.

15. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Extremely Happy with my nexus 7 2013, but if I would buy a high end model now, then it would be iPad Air, blame google for not making android a good enough tablet's platform, also blame the devs.

19. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I have no problem with the app selection for my tablet, what apps in particular do you feel are lacking?

20. ianneo

Posts: 42; Member since: Dec 15, 2013

lol I got an Asus MeMo Pad HD 7 for $99 in AUS.

22. djarvy

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

please make cheap 10 inch tablets top 10. I am going to buy samsung galaxy tab 3, asus memo pad 10 or LENOVO IdeaTab S6000-H 10.1.

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