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Best tablets under ₹30000: Top 10 picks for every need

Best tablets under ₹30000: With the evolution of technology, the world is getting smaller. In this fast-moving world, you cannot afford to lose momentum just because of your outdated technologies. We bring to you our top 10 recommendations of tablets under Rs. 30,000 that will upgrade your life.

Tablets under ₹30,000 can handle any task you throw at themPremium
Tablets under 30,000 can handle any task you throw at them

As technology is fast-evolving, the world is shrinking faster than a "limited-time offer" during new year sales. Thanks to this massive development, everything you need is right at your fingertips ranging from your favourite memes, your grand-mama’s favourite memes to that questionable dance move you have been trying in front of the mirror! Don’t worry, we won’t judge you! In this quest for progress, keeping up with the tech can be challenging, even potentially involving a lot of running around in circles. We get it. You don’t want to get stuck up in the medieval ages, where your gadgets are so outdated that even the dinosaur would raise an eyebrow! But fear not, no more of these constant zigzags and twirling around in circles. For we have emerged from the technological trenches, armed with the perfect solution to your problem. Now you can embrace the digital revolution with the finest tablets available at the best prices. A good tablet not only looks classy but comes with an arsenal of top-notch applications and software to make your life easier.

Your bank account will no longer stage a protest against you for buying a fine piece of technology! This is because our 10 recommendations come under Rs. 30,000. Yes, you have read it right! It’s less than 30,000 rupees. Who says you need to sell a kidney to buy a great technology? Certainly, not us! It’s time to bid adieu to the era of old and heavy tablets and embrace the smart, budget friendly wonders that will make you wonder how you ever survived without them. For these are not just technology but your very own sidekick. In the words of our very own Captain Jason Stanley- “Now that’s gonna leave a mark"!

1. Lenovo Tab P11 Plus Tablet (11 inch (27.94 cm)

Experience the Lenovo Tab P11 Plus Tablet in Slate Gray, offering a captivating 11-inch 2K display. Equipped with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage, it combines seamless performance with ample space. Stay connected via Wi-Fi+LTE and make calls effortlessly. Enjoy immersive audio through Quad Speakers enhanced by Dolby Atmos. The 7700 mAh battery ensures prolonged use, while TUV Certified Eye Protection prioritises your visual well-being. Apart from that it has an awesome camera that has 13 megapixel auto-focus on the rear and 8 megapixel fixed front focus. Not only that, it has got a powerful GPS system and dual microphone array with a smart voice DSP. The screen has a refresh rate of 60 hertz and a smart face unlock technology. It is highly durable with a dual tone metal body that increases its lifespan several times. Also, you get a year long warranty with this product.

Product Specifications of Lenovo Tab P11 Plus Tablet

  • Brand: Lenovo
  • Product Dimensions: 25.8 x 0.8 x 16.3 cm; 490 Grams
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required
  • RAM Size: 6 GB
  • Memory Storage Capacity: 128 GB
  • Ram Memory Installed Size: 6 GB
  • Operating System: Android 11
  • Processor Brand: MediaTek
  • Hardware Interface: USB Type C



Crisp 2K display for immersive visuals

Relatively heavier

Quad speakers with Dolby Atmos for rich audio

May not be the latest Android version

7700 mAh battery for extended usage

LTE connectivity might drain battery

2. OnePlus Pad 29.49cm (11.61 inch) LCD Display

Discover the OnePlus Pad with a stunning 11.61-inch LCD display boasting a 144Hz refresh rate for seamless visuals. Powered by MediaTek Dimensity 9000, 8GB RAM, and 128GB storage, it ensures smooth multitasking. Experience Android 13.1's latest features. With Dolby Vision and Atmos, visuals and audio come to life. Share data over Wi-Fi with cellular connectivity. This is the Best tablet under Rs. 30000 for immersive entertainment. This is because it has got a powerful battery of 9510 mAh with a 67-watts of Supervooc charger that can fully charge the tablet within an hour. Such a powerful battery allows up to 30 days of functionality on the standby mode. Also, it has got 500 nits of brightness on the Dolby Vision display technology that enables an ultra-realistic picture quality. What’s more, the display technology supports up to 10 bits of true colour. 

Product Specifications of OnePlus Pad 29.49cm (11.61 inch) LCD Display

  • Brand: OnePlus
  • Product Dimensions: 25.8 x 18.9 x 0.7 cm; 552 Grams
  • RAM Size: 8 GB
  • Memory Storage Capacity: 128 GB
  • Flash Memory Installed Size: 128 GB
  • Operating System: Oxygen OS 13.1
  • Processor Brand: MediaTek
  • Processor Speed: 3.05 GHz
  • Hardware Interface: USB
  • Graphics Card Description: Integrated



High-refresh LCD for smooth visualsNo information on battery size
Powerful Dimensity 9000 for seamless useLimited storage options
Dolby Vision Atmos for immersive audioCellular data sharing could be limited

Also read: Connect, create, explore with the best Realme tablet range under 20000

3. Xiaomi Pad 6

Introducing the Xiaomi Pad 6 in Grey, a blend of power and elegance. Featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon 870, 6GB RAM, and 128GB storage for seamless performance. The 11-inch 2.8K+ display with a 144Hz refresh rate offers brilliant visuals. With 1 billion colours, Dolby Vision, and Atmos-powered quad speakers, enjoy immersive entertainment. Stay connected via Wi-Fi. A true marvel for vivid experiences. The octa core processor with LPDDR5 RAM supports the latest applications while the 2880 x 1800-pixel resolutions offers a fantastic display. The quad speakers adorned with the Dolby Atmos technology offers a good quality audio experience. The tablet has got a powerful 8840 mAh battery that allows a prolonged usage on single charge. It has got a powerful 8-megapixel front camera with a great focus frame and a 13 megapixel back camera. The device is extremely durable with the awesome metal unibody design.  

Product Specifications of Xiaomi Pad 6

  • Brand: Xiaomi
  • Package Dimensions: 27.7 x 19 x 5.2 cm; 1.07 Kilograms
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required
  • Flash Memory Installed Size: 128 GB
  • Ram Memory Installed Size: 6 GB
  • Computer Memory Type: DDR4 SDRAM
  • Operating System: Android
  • Processor Brand: Qualcomm
  • Hardware Interface: USB
  • Graphics Card Description: Integrated
  • Special Features: Fast Charging



Powerful Snapdragon 870 processorNo LTE/Cellular connectivity
High-refresh display for smooth visualsNo S Pen support
Vibrant 2.8K+ display with 1B coloursLimited storage options

4.  Lenovo Tab M9

An absolute beast in the world of technology! This Lenovo tablet comes with 9 inches of HD IPS display with a resolution of 1340 x 800 pixel and a maximum brightness of 400 nits. It comes with the powerful MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core processor that can multi-task efficiently and run almost any software or application. It comes with a sufficient 4GB RAM and 64 GBs of memory that could be expanded up to 128 GB. The battery is extremely powerful with a maximum capacity of 5100 mAH that can give you 13 hours of non-stop video playback upon a single full charge session. The 8-megapixel front and 2-megapixel rear cameras come with the auto-focus feature. On top of that, it comes with dual speakers with Dolby Atmos technology and the smart face unlock technology. Additionally, the tablet comes with a TPU back cover and a stand.

Specifications of Lenovo Tab M9

  • Brand: Lenovo
  • Colour: Arctic Grey
  • Dimensions: 23.3 x 15.3 x 5.9 cm
  • Weight: 344 Grams



Good batteryThe camera quality could be improved
Powerful processor 

5. Samsung Galaxy S6 Lite Tab

Discover the Samsung Galaxy S6 Lite Tab in Gray, a perfect blend of power and creativity. With a 10.4" display, an Octa-Core processor ensures smooth performance. The 7,040mAh battery provides extended use. Enjoy immersive audio with Dolby Atmos. Running on Android 12, it offers the latest features. It's a versatile companion for productivity and entertainment with 4GB+64GB storage, Wi-Fi + LTE connectivity, and S Pen support. It is an awesome option to gift yourself with the true marvel of technology. The TFT display screen is flawless with a refresh rate of 60 hertz and 16 million colour support. It is extremely durable, lightweight and sleek in design. The metal unibody pretty much covers up for everything! On top of that it has got a good quality 5-megapixel front camera and 8-megapixel back camera. The device has dual speakers by AKG and supported by the powerful Dolby Atmos 3D surround sound technology.

Product Specifications of Samsung Galaxy S6 Lite Tab

  • Brand: Samsung
  • Product Dimensions: ‎24.5 x 0.7 x 15.4 cm; 465 Grams
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Ion batteries required
  • RAM Size: ‎4 GB
  • Memory Storage Capacity: 64 GB
  • Ram Memory Installed Size: ‎4 GB
  • Hardware Interface: ‎802.11 ac/b/g/n, USB 2.0
  • Special Features: Expandable Storage, Phone Call Functionality
  • Mounting Hardware: USB Type C Cable, Ejection Pin, QSG, S-Pen.



Large 10.4" display for immersive visuals

Limited RAM for intensive tasks

Powerful Octa-Core processor

Non-removable battery

Ample 7,040mAh battery for extended use

Storage might be insufficient

6. Oppo Pad Air

Experience the Oppo Pad Air in Gray, a fusion of performance and style. Boasting a 10.36" 2K resolution display powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 and 4GB RAM, it ensures seamless multitasking. The 64GB ROM offers ample storage. Immerse yourself in audio excellence with quad speakers enhanced by Dolby Atmos. Stay connected with Wi-Fi. This remarkable tablet under 30000 is ideal for elevated entertainment and productivity. The RAM may be extended up to 3 GB while the memory can be expanded up to 512 GB. Not only that, it has a powerful 7100 mAh battery with 8-megapixel primary camera. It is extremely durable and has an attractive design. The built-in stereo speakers ensure a good sound quality. You can purchase this device with your eyes closed. Not only is the brand extremely reliable but also it comes with a warranty of one whole year.

Product Specifications of Oppo Pad Air

  • Brand: Oppo
  • Product Dimensions: 24.5 x 15.5 x 0.7 cm; 440 Grams
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Ion batteries required. (included)
  • RAM Size: 4 GB
  • Memory Storage Capacity: 64 GB
  • Ram Memory Installed Size: 4 GB
  • Processor Brand: Qualcomm
  • Hardware Interface: USB
  • Graphics Card Description: Integrated
  • Special Features: Stereo Speakers



High-resolution 2K displayLimited RAM for heavy tasks
Powerful Snapdragon 680 processorLimited internal storage
Quad speakers with Dolby AtmosNo LTE/Cellular connectivity

7.   IKALL N7

Experience the IKALL N7 Calling Tablet in white, a blend of style and functionality. With a 7-inch HD display, it offers immersive visuals. Equipped with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, it ensures smooth multitasking and ample space. A versatile companion for both work and entertainment, wrapped in an elegant design. The memory can be extended up to 32 GB. The 1024 x 600 pixel resolution offers a decent display while the Android 6 1.3 Ghz quad core processor allows the super-fast execution of all tasks. The 3000 mAh battery offers a long usage time right after a single charge session. The tablet also has a 2 megapixel back camera and a 0.3-megapixel front camera. It is compatible with any wired headphone and carries a 3.5 mm audio jack. On top of all these, the tablet is a made in India product, a true echo of the “Atmanirbhar Bharat".

Product Specifications of IKALL N7

  • Brand: IKALL
  • Colour: White
  • Product Dimensions: ‎18.5 x 0.9 x 12.9 cm
  • Weight: 400 Grams




Limited RAM

Sleeky design



8.  OnePlus Pad Go

Prepare to be mesmerized by this one and only OnePlus innovation. It comes with an outstanding 2.4K display with a ultra-high resolution of 2408 x 1720 pixels. Apart from that it has 400 nits of brightness and 7:5 read-fit screen ratio. The device offers a premium quality audio by its omni-bearing Dolby Atmos Quad technology. Also, it comes with the intelligent brightness technology that dim the screen light when necessary. Not only that, it has the blue light technology and bedtime mode. The powerful MediaTek Helio G99 processor ensures a smooth operation while the 8000 mAh battery allows a prolonged usage on a single charge and up to 514 hours of standby. It comes with a sufficient 8GB RAM and 128 GB of storage. What’s more, it comes with a 33-watt Supervooc storage that ensures a quick charge. It comes with a year-long warranty.

Specifications of OnePlus Pad Go

  • Brand: OnePlus
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Memory: 128 GB
  • Dimensions: 5.4 x 21.4 x 28.4 Cm



Sufficient RAMThe battery could be improved
Quality Audio-visual technology 

9. Realme Pad 2

Experience the Realme Pad 2 in Imagination Gray, a blend of style and performance. Featuring an 11.5-inch display, 8GB RAM, and 256GB ROM, it ensures seamless multitasking and ample storage. Stay connected with Wi-Fi+4G capabilities. A versatile tablet for work and entertainment, offering a balance of power and elegance in one device. Further, it comes with a powerful 2K display technology and a refresh rate of 120 Hertz. The 33 watts supervooc fast charger ensures a quick charging while the MediaTek Helio G99 chipset adds some serious firepower to the device processing. It comes with a decent battery of 8360 mAh that ensures a prolonged functioning after one full charge. It comes with the multi-screen collaboration technology and is truly durable. The quad speakers with the Dolby Atmos technology ensure a good audio output. This along with the attractive design make this product a good choice to go for. 

Product Specifications of Realme Pad 2

  • Brand: Realme
  • Series: Pad 2
  • Colour: Imagination Grey
  • Form Factor: Touchscreen Bar
  • Standing Screen Display Size: 11.5 Inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2000 x 1200 Pixels
  • Product Dimensions: 26.82 x 16.85 x 0.72 cm; 950 Grams
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer battery required.
  • Item Model Number: RMP2204
  • Processor Brand: Mediatek Helio G99 Chipset



11.5-inch display for immersive experienceLarger size might be less portable
8GB RAM for smooth multitaskingHeavier due to larger display
Ample 256GB ROM for extensive storageLarger battery size might take longer to charge

Also read: 10 best refurbished tablets to consider in September 2023

10. Motorola Tab (11inch, 4GB, 64GB, WiFi+LTE Calling)

Introducing the Motorola Tab in Modernist Teal, a perfect blend of style and performance. An 11-inch display, powered by Mediatek Helio G90T processor, 4GB RAM, and 64GB storage, ensures seamless multitasking and ample space. Enjoy immersive audio with quad-core speakers enhanced by Dolby Atmos. Features like Face Unlock and Google Assistant add convenience. Stay connected with WiFi+LTE calling capabilities.  Apart from that, it comes with a good quality 13-megapixel camera that will allow you to take pictures with great details. It has a decent 7700 mAh battery that keeps it running for a long time post full recharge. The device comes with the Dolby Vision technology and a display with 400 nits of brightness. What’s more, the memory could be expandable up to 1 TB capacity. It is highly durable and comes with one year of warranty and is attractive in looks.

Product Specifications of Motorola Tab (11inch, 4GB, 64GB, WiFi+LTE Calling)

  • Brand: Motorola
  • Colour: Gray
  • Resolution: 2000*1200
  • Product Dimensions: 25.8 x 16.3 x 0.8 cm; 490 Grams
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Ion batteries required
  • Processor Brand: MediaTek
  • RAM Size: 4 GB
  • Graphics Card Description: Integrated
  • Connectivity Type: Cellular



11-inch display for immersive viewingMight be less portable due to size
Mediatek Helio G90T processor for performanceLimited RAM for heavy multitasking
Quad Core Speakers with Dolby Atmos for audioLarger battery size might take longer to charge

Top 3 features for you

ProductFeature 1Feature 2Feature 3

Lenovo Tab P11 Plus

2K Display

Quad Speakers with Dolby Atmos

7700 mAh Battery

OnePlus Pad

144Hz Refresh Rate

Dolby Vision Atmos

Wi-Fi with Cellular Data Sharing

Xiaomi Pad 6

2.8K+ Display

1 Billion Colours

Dolby Vision Atmos

Lenovo Tab M9

Good Display

Powerful processor

Speakers with Dolby Atmos technology

Samsung Galaxy S6 Lite Tab

Octa-Core Processor

Dolby Atmos

S Pen Support

Oppo Pad Air

2K Resolution

Quad Speaker - Dolby Atmos

Quad Speaker - Dolby Atmos



7 Inch HD Display


OnePlus Pad Go

7:5 read-fit screen ratio

8000 mAh battery

omni-bearing Dolby Atmos Quad technology

Realme Pad 2


256 GB ROM


Motorola Tab

Mediatek Helio G90T Processor

Quad Core Speakers with Dolby Atmos

Face Unlock and Google Assistant

Best overall product

The Lenovo Tab P11 Plus Tablet stands out as the best overall product due to its remarkable combination of features and performance. Its generous 11-inch 2K display offers stunning visuals, making it perfect for multimedia consumption and productivity tasks. The inclusion of 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage ensures smooth multitasking and ample space for files.

The tablet's Wi-Fi+LTE connectivity and voice calling capabilities provide versatile connectivity options, while the slate grey adds elegance. The Quad Speakers with Dolby Atmos technology deliver immersive audio quality, enhancing the entertainment experience.

Furthermore, the tablet boasts a robust 7700 mAh battery, granting extended usage time on a single charge. The TUV Certified Eye Protection underscores Lenovo's commitment to user well-being by minimising harmful blue light exposure.

Thus, the Lenovo Tab P11 Plus Tablet excels in display quality, audio performance, connectivity versatility, and user-centric features, making it the best tablet under 30000 for those seeking an exceptional tablet experience.

Best value for money

The Oppo Pad Air emerges as the epitome of value for money with its impressive features. Boasting a 10.36-inch 2K resolution display, it offers immersive visuals that enrich both entertainment and productivity tasks. The tablet's Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor, coupled with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, ensures smooth multitasking and efficient performance.

The inclusion of Quad Speakers with Dolby Atmos technology enhances audio quality, delivering a cinematic experience. The tablet's Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 chipset balances power and efficiency, contributing to its value proposition.

With a competitive price point, the Oppo Pad Air provides one of the remarkable and affordable tablet options without compromising on essential features. It presents a compelling package with a harmonious blend of display quality, processing prowess, and audio immersion, making it the best value-for-money option in its category. It is currently available on Amazon for Rs. 18999.

How to find the best tablet under 30000

To discover the ideal tablet under 30000, start by conducting thorough research on various brands. Scrutinise specifications like RAM, storage, processor, display quality, battery life, cameras, and connectivity options. Tailor your choice to your specific needs, whether it's multimedia consumption or productivity tasks. Prioritise reputable brands known for reliability and customer support. Delve into user and expert reviews to gain insights into real-world performance. Make side-by-side comparisons to narrow down your options. Don't overlook warranty terms and after-sales services. Additionally, keep an eye out for special retail offers that could provide added value. This systematic approach ensures you find the best tablet under 30000 that not only fits your budget but also meets your functional requirements. Lastly, check out the customer reviews and ratings as this best narrates the user experience of the previous buyers. They help you get a proper overview of the product before you actually go on to purchase it.


Question : What are some budget tablets under ₹30000?

Ans : Some Budget tablets under ₹30000 are of top brands like Oppo, Lenovo, Realme, Xiaomi offering excellent value without compromising on quality or performance.

Question : How were these top tablets selected?

Ans : These top tablets within ₹30000 were chosen based on their performance, display quality, battery life, camera capabilities, user reviews, and overall value for money within the ₹30000 price range.

Question : Are these tablets suitable for both entertainment and work?

Ans : Yes, these best value tablets under ₹30000 are versatile enough to cater to entertainment needs, such as watching videos and gaming, and productivity tasks like browsing and document editing.

Question : Can I expect good battery life from these tablets?

Ans : Absolutely, our top feature-rich tablets within ₹30000 picks prioritise devices with commendable battery life to ensure extended usage without frequent charging.

Question : Do these tablets support fast charging?

Ans : Many of the tablets with good performance under ₹30000 offer fast charging support, enabling you to recharge your device for uninterrupted usage quickly.

Question : Are there options with high-resolution displays among the top 10?

Ans : Yes, several quality tablets on a budget in our top 10 list feature high-resolution displays, providing vivid visuals for an enhanced viewing experience.

Question : Are these tablets suitable for gaming purposes?

Ans : Certainly, many of these recommended tablets under ₹30000 come equipped with capable processors and sufficient RAM, making them suitable for casual to mid-range gaming.

Question : Can I find tablets with ample storage in the top 10 list?

Ans : Yes, our selection includes tablets with varying storage options, allowing you to choose according to your media and data storage needs.

Disclaimer: At Hindustan Times, we help you stay up-to-date with the latest trends and products. Hindustan Times 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.

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Published: 11 Sep 2023, 06:33 PM IST
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