Top 10 Best Budget Tablets of 2012

One is spoiled for choices in the tablet market. With most electronic brands launching their tablets, we are often left unsure of what to buy and what not. If you are looking to buy a tablet within the 15,000 INR range, here are our recommendations. All these devices are packed with great features and provide value for money.

Zen Ultra Tab A900

The Zen Ultra Tab A900 has a capacitive screen of 9 inches and has a 5-point multi touch features. The memory is expandable up to 32 GB, has a micro SD card slot and 1.3 mega pixel cameras. It runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS and is equipped with 1.5 GHz processing system.

iBerry Auxus AX02

If you are buying a tablet for the first time, this device will be a good option for playing games, movies and using apps. It runs of 1.5 GHz processor and has 8 GB internal storage, expandable up to 32 GB. It runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) OS and has cameras on both the front and rear end.


Zync Z1000

This slim and sexy tablet sports a 9.7 inch capacitive screen and the design in based on ARM Cortex A8. It currently runs on Android 4.0 ICS OS but the newer editions might have Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It has an inbuilt 8 GB memory power, expandable up to 32 GB, and has cameras on both the rear and front end. It supports Wi-Fi through USB dongle.

iBall Slide 3G 7334

This is a 3G enabled dual SIM tablet with 7 inch capacitive screen and cameras at both ends. It supports 3G video calling and panoramic shots. It has an internal memory of 8 GB and is the first tablet in India to have both FM and SIM connections.

Zen Focus myZen Tab 708BH

A slim and slick Android 4.03 ICS OS enabled tablet with 7 inch capacitive screen, this is another great option for everyday use tablet. The processor is Box Chip A10, has front facing camera, micro SD card slot to upgrade memory and has 512 MB of DDR 3 RAM. It supports HDMI TV, USB, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Micromax Funbook Pro

The Funbook has a 10.1 inch capacitive screen with 1.2 GHz processor and 1 GB RAM. It is a single SIM tablet and supports Bluetooth. It runs on Android 4.0 ICS OS with front and rear cameras, 8 GB internal memory expandable up to 32 GB.

Karbonn Smart Tab 3 Blade

Supposedly the slimmest tablet in the market, the Karbonn smart tablet has a 7 inch capacitive screen, full HD video feature, front cameras, and 1.2 GHz processor and powered by Android 4.0 ICS OS. The capacity of internal memory is just 1 GB but can be expanded to 32 GB. It has USB dongle, Wi-Fi connectivity and 3D-G-sensor.

Pantel T-Pad WS702C

The moderately priced tablet has 7 inch screen, 1.2 GHz processor, VGA front camera, 2 mega pixel rear cameras, and supports calling. The battery can work for 6 hours, has 8 GB internal storage and 1 GB RAM.

Google Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, has HD IPS display, quad-core processor and 12-core GPU. However, it neither has a rear camera nor a micro SD card slot. It is available in 16 GB and 21 GB versions.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

This pretty device has an 8.9 inch capacitive screen, runs on Android 4.0 ICS OS and is ultra portable. It is light and thin, and its features are similar to that of its previous version, Galaxy Tab 10.1.

The list of affordable tablets is very long. Choose any as per your requirements and budget.

Sanjeev Kumar is an avid tech critic and a proud Social Media Enthusiast & Internet Freak. He heads Internet Marketing at – a product discovery and price comparison shopping website in India that provides innovate ways to compare products and find best price for it from all major online shopping stores.