Best tablets under 30000: Top picks for an immersive user experience | Mint
Active Stocks
Fri Feb 23 2024 15:58:13
  1. Tata Steel share price
  2. 145.50 -0.24%
  1. State Bank Of India share price
  2. 759.40 -0.86%
  1. HDFC Bank share price
  2. 1,420.90 0.08%
  1. NTPC share price
  2. 337.70 -0.54%
  1. ITC share price
  2. 411.60 -0.65%
Business News/ Technology / Gadgets/  Best tablets under 30000: Top picks for an immersive user experience
BackBack

Best tablets under 30000: Top picks for an immersive user experience

Best tablets under 30000: Investing in top-notch tablets brings forth a host of advantages, combining affordability with cutting-edge features. With features like powerful processors, ample storage, and vibrant displays, these tablets ensure a seamless experience. Get one from our list of best 10.

Best tablets under 30000: Tablets are versatile gadgets that strike a balance between functionality and budget, (Honor)Premium
Best tablets under 30000: Tablets are versatile gadgets that strike a balance between functionality and budget, (Honor)

In today's digital age, tablets have become indispensable tools, seamlessly bridging the gap between smartphones and laptops. Their versatility, portability, and user-friendly interfaces make them ideal for a myriad of tasks, from casual browsing to professional presentations. However, with a plethora of options flooding the market, finding the right tablet that strikes a balance between affordability and performance can be daunting. Enter our comprehensive guide on tablets under 30,000 - a curated selection designed to offer exceptional value without compromising on features.

For those navigating the vast sea of choices, a budget constraint doesn't necessarily mean settling for subpar specifications. The tablets we've handpicked combine affordability with robust performance metrics, ensuring that users can enjoy a seamless experience across various applications and tasks. Whether you're a student looking for a device to assist with studies, a professional in need of a portable workstation, or a tech enthusiast seeking the latest innovations, there's something in this guide for everyone.

Beyond mere specifications, our review delves into the nuances that differentiate each tablet - be it display quality, battery life, software optimization, or camera capabilities. We understand that every user has unique requirements and preferences, and our goal is to provide an insightful overview that aids informed decision-making.

Moreover, with the rapidly evolving technological landscape, staying updated is crucial. Our guide is meticulously curated to feature tablets that not only meet the current standards but also exhibit future-proof characteristics, ensuring longevity and relevance in the years to come.

In essence, our exploration of tablets under 30,000 is more than a mere list - it's a testament to the advancements in technology that make premium features accessible to a broader audience. Join us as we embark on this journey to uncover the best value-for-money tablets that promise to redefine your digital experience without breaking the bank.

Also Read: Best tablets between 20,000-30,000. Choose from 8 value for money options

1. Lenovo Tab M10 5G

The Lenovo Tab M10 is available at a 45 percent discount at a price of 25,999. The tablet is powered by the Snapdragon 750G processor paired with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. It has a 10.1 inch FHD+ display which is ideal for the gaming enthusiasts out there. It has a 26.95 cm display. In addition, it consists of a 13 MP camera with an 8 MP front. Its memory is expandable up to 1 TB and it is an Android 30 with a 7700 mAh Lithium Polymer battery. Lastly, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 processor and it is an octa-core. Its standard screen display size is 10.61 inches. It comes with a front webcam resolution of 8 MP. It has the memory technology of drum and its operating system is Android 13. Its batteries last up to 11 hours on one charge and it has batteries included.

Specifications of Lenovo Tab M10 5G:

Brand: Lenovo

Series: ‎Lenovo Tab M10 5G (10.6 inch(26.9cm), 6 GB, 128 GB, Wi-Fi+ 5G)

Screen Resolution: 1200X2000 Pixels

Product dimensions: ‎4.5 x 17.6 x 27 cm; 490 Grams

Batteries: ‎1 Lithium Polymer battery is required. (included)

Included components:  Quick Start Guide, Warranty Card, 10V/2A charging adapter, USB Type C 2.0 charging Cable, SIM Tray Pin, Tablet

Pros

Cons

The sound quality is good

The apps get frozen up

Suitable for online classes

 

2. Oppo Pad Air

Oppo Pad Air was launched in India at a price of 16,999 for the 4GB RAM/ 64 GB storage model. During the Amazon sale, the tablet is available at a price of 14,999 with added discount by using the SBI credit card.

The tablet comes packed with the Snapdragon 680 processor paired with a 10.36 inch 2K Display making it ideal for watching movies and reading books. It comes with 4GB +2 GB extended RAM and 128 GB ROM and up to 512 GB expandable memory. Its display is 26.31 cm 2k display. It has an 8 MP primary camera with an 8 MP front. It's hardware is Android Color OS 12.1. Batteries are not included though it has a battery of 7100 mAh. It has the processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 680. It has a display type LCD and its resolution is 2000X1200 pixels and screen resolution of 1920X1080 Pixels.

Specifications of Oppo Pad Air:

Brand: Oppo

Model: 6650287

Model Name: OPD2102A-(4/128)

Product dimensions: 13.5

RAM Size: 14.5 GB

Memory Storage capacity: 128 GB

Mounting Hardware: USB data cable, Ejector tool, Tablet, Charger, Quick Start Guide

Special feature: Stereo speakers

Pros

Cons

Screen and picture quality

It stops charging on its own

Lightweight

Its battery doesn't last longer

3. Honor Pad X8

The Honor Pad X9 is available at a price of 14,999 for the 4GB RAM/64 GB storage model during the Amazon sale. The tablet is powered by the Snapdragon 685 processor paired with an 11.5 inch 2K display which is claimed to last around 13 hours with the 7,250 mAh battery. This HONOR Pad X8 comes equipped with a 10.1-inch HONOR view display and has a sleek and lightweight standfold design which is super comfortable to provide different viewing angles. It is lightweight and portable weighing only 460 g and 96% aluminium body and a curved surface design with a thickness of 7.5mm, easy to fit the curvature of the palm. It has a split screen function which opens up multiple apps on the same screen and at the same time. Lastly, this new Magic UI 6.1 system is based on the latest Android 12.

Specifications of Honor Pad X8:

Brand: HONOR

Model Name: AGM3-W09HN

Product dimensions: ‎6.2 x 17.7 x 25.5 cm; 460 Grams

Batteries: ‎1 Lithium Polymer battery is required. (included)

RAM size: 4 GB

Memory Storage capacity: 64 GB

Special features: Lightweight

Mounting Hardware: 1U HONOR Pad X8, 1U Warranty Card, 1U User Manual, 1U Charging Cable, 1U Flip Cover

Screen Resolution: 1920X1200 Pixels

Pros

Cons

Brightness and screen quality

Its touchscreen stops working after some

Lightweight and portable

 

4. Lenovo Tab M9

Lenovo Tab M9 is available at a discounted price of 13,999 for the 4GB RAM/64 GB storage variant during the Amazon sale. The tablet comes powered with the Mediatek Helio G80 processor paired with a 9 9-inch IPS display that supports up to 400 nits of peak brightness. With a storage of 6 GB RAM and 12 GB ROM, it is expandable up to 1TB and is an ideal choice for someone looking to buy a large storage capacity one. It has a display of 26.95 cm FHD+Display. Then, it has a 13 MP primary camera and 8 MP front. Its hardware technology is Android 13 and the battery it uses is 7700 mAh lithium polymer. Its processor is Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 and has processor Octacore. Its average battery life is 11 hours. It uses connectivity type cellular and the rear webcam resolution is 13 MP and the front webcam resolution is 8MP.

Specifications of Lenovo Tab M9:

Brand: Lenovo

Series: Lenovo Tab M10 5G (10.6 inch(26.9cm), 6 GB, 128 GB, Wi-Fi+ 5G)

Colour: Abyss Blue

Screen Resolution: 1200X 2000 pixels

RAM size: 6 GB

Memory technology: dram

Product dimensions: 4.5 x 17.6 x 27 cm; 490 Grams

Pros

Cons

Sound quality

It does not give a 5g network as it claims

Value for money

 

5. Samsung Tab A8

Samsung Tab A8 is available at a discounted price of 14,999 for the 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant during the Amazon sale. The tablet is powered by a UniSOC T618 Hexa core processor along with a 10.5-inch TFT display. Its other display features include a Vibrant Display 1920x1200 (WUXGA) TFT; an Aspect ratio of 16:10; a Symmetric Narrow Bezel and calling is supported in it. It has 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory (expandable to 1 TB); UniSOC T618 (Dual 2.0GHz + Hexa 2.0GHz) and its operating system is Android 11. Its battery has a power of 7040 mAh, charger wattage is 15 W fast charger and the camera front is 5 MP, the camera back is 8 MP AF, and no flash camera. It has no fingerprint sensor and GPS - GPS + GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo; Stylus compatible - S Pen not included; headphone jack - 3.5mm Stereo; Quad speakers with Dolby Atmos Speakers

Specifications of Samsung Tab A8:

Brand: Samsung

Series: ‎SM-X205NZAEINU

Colour: Gray

Standing screen display size: 26.69 cm

Screen resolution: 1920X1200 Pixels

Product dimensions: ‎0.7 x 24.7 x 16.2 cm; 508 Grams

Batteries required: 1 Lithium ion batteries required

Pros

Cons

Touch screen

It’s screen becomes green suddenly

Sound quality and screen quality

Wi-fi and Bluetooth go off

6. Xiaomi Pad 6| Qualcomm Snapdragon 870

This Xiaomi Pad 6 uses a Snapdragon 870 Octa Core processor, with Adreno 650, Qualcomm AI engine, LPDDR5 RAM, UFS 3.1, and Up to 8GB RAM. Its screen has a 144 Hz 7-stage refresh rate and a screen of 27.9 cm and comes with Qualcomm AI engine, LPDDR5 RAM UFS 3.1, and Up to 8GB RAM. It comes with Quad speakers with Dolby Atmos, with Long Lasting 8840mAh Battery, Android 13, MIUI 14 with Android, and security Updates. It comes with a front camera having storage of 8 MP and a 13 MP rear camera. Its RAM size is 8 GB and has a memory storage capacity of 256 GB. It uses the operating system Android and its processor brand is Qualcomm. Its screen resolution is 2880X 1800 pixels. Its display type is LCD. Batteries are included in it and are required to charge it. The flash memory installed size is 256 GB.

Specifications of Xiaomi Pad 6| Qualcomm Snapdragon 870:

Brand: Xiaomi

Model name: Xiaomi Pad 6

Product dimensions: 27.7 x 19 x 4.9 cm; 1.07 Kilograms

Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer battery is required. (included)

RAM size: 8 GB

Memory storage capacity: 256 GB

Operating system: Android

Processor Brand: Qualcomm

Pros

Cons

Screen quality

It gets automatically powered off

Brightness and battery life

 

7. Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE 27.69 cm (10.9 inch) Display, RAM 6 GB, ROM 128 GB Expandable, S Pen in-Box, WiFi+5G, IP68 Tablet, Mint

This Samsung Galaxy Tab delivers outstanding vividness with a 27.69 cm display and the screen has a 90 Hz refresh rate, with resolution 2304X1440 screen resolution. It gives a powerful performance with the Exynos 1380 chip. It comes with an 8 MP Rear Camera, 12 MP Ultra-wide Front camera, and Dual Speakers by AKG. It has an 8000 mAh battery and supports dual sim: pSim and eSim. It is claimed to be a durable and weatherproof tablet and S pen with IP68. It has a standing screen display size of 27.69 cm and its RAM size is 6GB. It uses connectivity type cellular and consists of dual speakers by AKG. It has an operating system Android and batteries are included in the package. Its lithium battery weighs 3.3 g and its front webcam resolution is 12 MP. And, the item weighs 520 g and its graphics card is integrated.

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE 27.69 cm (10.9 inch) Display, RAM 6 GB, ROM 128 GB Expandable, S Pen in-Box, WiFi+5G, IP68 Tablet, Mint:

Brand: Samsung

Series: Galaxy Tab S9 FE

Colour: MINT

Standing screen display size: 27.69 cm

Product dimensions: 2.2 x 27.1 x 27.3 cm; 520 Grams

Battery: Lithium-ion batteries required

Front webcam resolution: 12 MP

Pros

Cons

Can handle MS Excel and Samsung notes 

It is claimed to be downgraded with USB 2.0

The front can is excellent as per reviews

 

8. OnePlus Pad Go 28.85cm (11.35 inch) 2.4K 7:5 Ratio ReadFit Eye Care LCD Display, Dolby Atmos Quad Speakers,4G LTE(Calling) + Wi-Fi Connectivity Tablet, 8GB RAM 256 GB Storage Expandable Up-to 1TB

It is a OnePlus Pad Go tab with an outstanding display and has display features including 2.4K 2408x1720 Ultra-High resolution, 11.35-inch/28.85cm Massive Display, 7:5 ReadFit screen ratio & 260 PPI with 400 nits brightness. It can produce awesome audio with Omnibearing sound with Dolby Atmos Quad speakers. It emits low blue light, with intelligent brightness, DC dimming, and with bedtime mode. It has seamless connectivity with 4 G LTE [Processor & Operating system]: MediaTek Helio G99, Android Oxygen OS 13.2, and has storage of RAM 8 GB with 256 GB storage. And has an 8000 mAh battery with up to 514 hours of standby. It has 33W SUPERVOOC fast charging and it uses operating system OxygenOS 13.2 and computer memory type DDR4 SDRAM. Lastly, its preprocessor brand is Mediatek and has a memory storage capacity of 256 GB and a RAM size of 8 GB.

Specifications of OnePlus Pad Go 28.85cm (11.35 inch) 2.4K 7:5 Ratio ReadFit Eye Care LCD Display, Dolby Atmos Quad Speakers,4G LTE(Calling) + Wi-Fi Connectivity Tablet, 8GB RAM 256 GB Storage Expandable Up-to 1TB:

Brand: OnePlus

Model: OPD2304

Special features: Fast charging

Mounting hardware: Safety Information and Warranty Card, Charger & USB Data Cable, OnePlus Tablet, Quick Start Guide, Red Cable Club welcome card

Display technology: LCD

Resolution: 2408X1720 Pixels

Batteries included: no

Batteries Required: No

Pros

Cons

The sound quality is good

It is not fit for online classes

The screen quality is good

 

9. Samsung Galaxy Tab A9+ 27.94 cm (11.0 inch) Display, RAM 8 GB, ROM 128 GB Expandable, Wi-Fi Tablet, Gray

This Samsung Galaxy Tab has outstanding vividness with a display of 27.94 cm LCD and a 90 Hz refresh rate and its screen has a resolution 1920X 1200. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon SM 6375 processor. Its special features include an 8 MP AF Rear Camera, 5 MP FF Front camera, and Quad Speakers Surround Sound. It has a 7040 mAh battery with a physical SIM. The standing screen display size is 27.94 cm and its screen has a resolution of 1920X 1200 pixels. 1 lithium-ion batteries are required to charge it and it has 8GB RAM size. 1 Lithium ion batteries are required to charge it and it has connectivity type wi-fi. Its speaker is a Quad speaker and it has an operating system Android. Lastly, its font webcam resolution is 5 MP. Batteries are included in it and its lithium battery weight is 3.3 g.

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Tab A9+ 27.94 cm (11.0 inch) Display, RAM 8 GB, ROM 128 GB Expandable, Wi-Fi Tablet, Gray:

Brand: Samsung

Series: ‎Galaxy Tab A9+

Colour: Gray

Standing screen display size: 27.94 Centimetres

Screen resolution: 1920X1200 pixels

Product dimensions: 3.1 x 17.7 x 26.5 cm; 510 Grams

Batteries: 1 lithium-ion batteries required

Connectivity type: Wi-fi

Front webcam resolution: 5 MP

Are batteries included: Yes

Pros

Cons

Value for money

There is no S pen in its box as it claims to be

Screen quality

 

10. Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 26.31 cm (10.4 inches), S-Pen in Box, Slim and Light, Dolby Atmos Sound, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, Wi-Fi Tablet, Blue

This Samsung Galaxy S6 Lite tablet has a display of 26.31 cm and its additional display features include a TFT display screen, 60Hz display, 16M color support, Metal Uni-body, and Slim and lightweight. It has a Galaxy X8 Tab processor and has an octa-core processor type. Its battery capacity is 7040 mAh and its camera features include an 8MP Rear Camera and a 5MP Front Camera. Video Recording with FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps Resolution. Next, it comes with the safety feature of Multi-layered Samsung Knox security platforms which ensures its safety is maintained. It lets you experience awesome audio with Dual speakers, AKG, and Dolby Atmos 3D surround sound. Its physical specifications include a Weight of only 467g | 244.5 x 154.3 x 7.0 Dimension. It has a screen resolution of 2000x1200 pixels. It uses connectivity via Bluetooth, USB, and Wi-Fi. Lastly, it uses cellular technology 4G. It includes a battery in the package although no batteries are required to charge it.

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 26.31 cm (10.4 inches), S-Pen in Box, Slim and Light, Dolby Atmos Sound, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, Wi-Fi Tablet, Blue:

Brand: Samsung

Model name: Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

Product dimensions: 24.5 x 0.7 x 15.4 cm; 465 Grams

Batteries: 1 lithium-ion batteries required

RAM Technology: dram

Operating system: Android

Processor brand: Samsung

Hardware platform: Android

Pros

Cons

Accuracy

Some apps are not compatible with this model of tablet

Touch screen feature and screen quality

 

Also Read: Best tablets in India: Top 8 options worth considering

Top 3 features for you

ProductFeature 1Feature 2Feature 3
Lenovo Tab M10 5GSnapdragon 750 G preprocessorMemory technology is a dram
26.95 cm FHD+Display
Oppo Pad AirSnapdragon 680 processor paired with a 10.36 inch 2K DisplayComes with 4GB+2GB extended RAM
26.31 cm 2k display
Honor Pad X8Snapdragon 685 processorSleek and lightweight stand-fold design
Lightweight and portable weighing only 460 g
Lenovo Tab M9Mediatek Helio G80 processorStorage of 6 GB RAM and 12 GB ROM
It has a 13 MP primary camera and an 8 MP front
Samsung Tab A8It is powered by UniSOC T618 Hexa core processor along with a 10.5-inch TFT displaySymmetric Narrow Bezel and calling is supported in it
Charger wattage is 15 W and cahrges faster
Xiaomi Pad 6| Qualcomm Snapdragon 870Long-lasting 8840mAh batteryIts screen has a 144 Hz-7 stage refresh rate
The flash memory installed size is 256 GB
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE 27.69 cm (10.9 inchIt delivers outstanding vividness with a 27.69 cm displayExynos 1380 chip
The screen display size is 27.69 cm and the RAM size is 6 GB
OnePlus Pad Go 28.85cm (11.35 inch)Produce Omni-bearing sound with Dolby Atmos Quad speakersSeamless connectivity via 4 G LTE [Processor & Operating system]: MediaTek Helio G99, Android Oxygen OS 13.2
Display features including 2.4K 2408x1720 Ultra-High resolution
Samsung Galaxy Tab A9+ 27.94 cm (11.0 inch) DisplayDelivers outstanding vividness with a display of 27.94 cm LCDScreen resolution of 1920X1200
It includes an 8 MP AF Rear Camera, 5 MP FF Front camera, Quad Speakers Surround Sound
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 26.31 cm (10.4 inch)Dual speakers, AKG Dolby Atmos 3d surround soundTFT screen display
16 M color support Meta-Uni body

Best overall product

A tablet under 30000 is something you will crave to buy because of the different luxuries and improved technology it offers to use in different areas. Whether you are attending online classes and need to pen down notes, A tablet comes to be very useful here. Additionally, it comes for a variety of other uses including viewing presentations, video conferencing, or using it for watching movies. Thus, you need to purchase one best and most effective tablet under 30000 to enjoy these functions. So, after thorough analysis, Honor Pad X8 is the one tablet that offers the best features and can be claimed to be the best overall product. It comes with a Snapdragon 685 processor and has additional advanced features like a 10.1-inch HONOR view display and a sleek and lightweight stand fold design which is super comfortable for providing different viewing angles.

Best value for money

Lenovo Tab M9 is the best value for money since it comes at a price range of only Rs. 13,999. It is the cheapest among other listed tablets and therefore is the best value for money. Plus, the features it comes packed with make it the best choice among all the other tablets, and it has huge storage of 6 GB RAM and 12 GB ROM. Lastly, it has a processor of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 processor. And, its rear webcam resolution is 13 MP and its front webcam resolution is 8MP. Thus, without thinking much, consider buying it and you will surely not regret it, so long as the price it comes in and the features it is packed with are ideally balanced. And, one can review its price from the Amazon site available online and go by the one which suits their budget.

How to find the best tablet under 30000?

To find the best deal on a tablet under 30000, one must look for some common parameters to compare the features to get the final choice of the best tablet. Thus, look for some common features like memory storage capacity, display features, processor type, battery required, screen resolution and speaker type it offers to get the knowledge of what characteristics of these features they possess and lastly, get the result of the best choice out of all the mentioned tablets under 30000. Compare your requirements and the features they possess to get the best choice that would fit your needs. And, this way you get the best deal on tablets under 30000. Although it looks like a daunting task to make a selection from the long list, you won't dwell on many issues when you know about these tablets in advance. Lastly, you can gain knowledge about them by researching online or consider buying them from the market and gaining knowledge from the sellers.

FAQs

Question : Which is the best choice for someone who is looking for the best display features among these listed tablets?

Ans : Lenovo Tab M9 is the one tablet out of the aforementioned tablets that has best display features, including, It has display of 26.95 cm FHD+Display.

Question : What features to look for when purchasing these tablets under 30000?

Ans : Some features that are common in all these tablets include screen resolution, processor type, display technology, memory storage capacity, and webcam resolution. One can compare the features of these parameters to decide which one to choose to buy.

Question : What is one exceptional feature that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE 27.69 cm comes in?

Ans : One of the most unique features of this tablet is it supports dual sim: pSIM and eSIM.

Question : Which among these listed tablets is the best value-for-money product?

Ans : The Lenovo Tab M9 is the best value for money with the cheapest price of 13,999 that it comes in.

Question : How to find the best deal on tablets under 30000?

Ans : To find the best tablet under 30000, you must learn about their features online and compare your needs with the features they offer to find the best one.

Disclaimer: At Livemint, we help you stay up-to-date with the latest trends and products. Mint has an affiliate partnership, so we may get a part of the revenue when you make a purchase. We shall not be liable for any claim under applicable laws, including but not limited to the Consumer Protection Act, 2019, with respect to the products. The products listed in this article are in no particular order of priority.

Unlock a world of Benefits! From insightful newsletters to real-time stock tracking, breaking news and a personalized newsfeed – it's all here, just a click away! Login Now!

Catch all the Technology News and Updates on Live Mint. Check all the latest action on Budget 2024 here. Download The Mint News App to get Daily Market Updates & Live Business News.
More Less
Published: 06 Aug 2023, 03:49 PM IST
Next Story footLogo
Recommended For You
Switch to the Mint app for fast and personalized news - Get App