The versatility and portability of tablets is undeniable, whether to read the news or to entertain children. With that in mind, EBox selected the best tablets based on the price / quality ratio you can buy.

As technology experts we did a market assessment and found the best cheap and good tablet for different uses. Based on technical characteristics and cost / benefit ratio, these are our recommendations.

1. Lenovo TAB 4 8 – best quality-price tablet in UK

Lenovo
The Lenovo tablet was announced in February 2017

Screen: 8 ” IPS LCD 800 × 1280 pixels
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
RAM + Storage: 2 GB + 16/32 GB
Drums: 4850 mAh
Cameras: 5 MP + 2 MP
Price: from € 95 on Amazon.ES

Lenovo has the best cheap and good tablet under 100 € in TAB 4 8-inch. It is a tablet recommended for those who want to surf the internet, watch some movies and series, or read documents. It has a large battery that guarantees good autonomy.

The design and build quality are mediocre, but the product does its job well. The price / quality ratio is excellent, being a well balanced product to study, or play and other purposes that you want to give it.

2. Alcatel 1T – best cheap and good tablet

Alcatel
The Alcatel 1T tablet was launched in February 2018

Screen: 7 ” IPS LCD 600 × 1024 pixels
Processor: Mediatek MT8321A / D
RAM + Storage: 1 GB + 8 GB
Drums: 2580 mAh
Cameras: 2 MP + VGA
Price: from € 60 on Amazon.ES

O 1Q from Alcatel is the cheapest tablet in UK that we can recommend for basic use. To view recipes on the 7-inch screen, read news, check email and other undemanding tasks, the Android tablet will do the job.

The quality of construction, design and autonomy are mediocre, but for the extremely low price we had to include it. For those looking for something simple, for punctual use, it is one of the best tablets in the price / quality ratio in the UK’s market.

3. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 – 8-inch cost-effective alternative

Samsung
The Samsung tablet was announced in July 2019

Screen: 8 ” TFT 800 × 1280 pixels
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 429
RAM + Storage: 2 GB + 32 GB
Drums: 5100 mAh
Cameras: 8 MP + 2 MP
Price: from € 149 on Amazon.ES

The most cost-effective Samsung tablet is the model Galaxy Tab A 8.0, launched in 2019. EBox recommends this tablet for a variety of uses, whether to read news, watch movies and series online, or edit some text, this cheap tablet will answer.

The quality of construction is more careful, as is the design. It is one of the best Android tablets up to € 200, available in various color schemes and with proven evidence in the UK’s market. It has good autonomy and affordable price.

4. Huawei MediaPad T5 – best tablet on the UK’s market

Huawei
Huawei’s tablet was announced in September 2018

Screen: 10.1 ” IPS LCD 1200 × 1980 pixels
Processor: Kirin 659 by HiSilicon
RAM + Storage: 2 GB + 16/32 GB
Drums: 5100 mAh
Cameras: 5 MP + 2 MP
Price: from € 159 on Amazon.ES

Huawei has MediaPad T5 the best tablet on the UK’s market given the price / quality ratio. It is this balance between specifications, design, build quality, autonomy and price that places it among the best tablets on the market.

EBox recommends the tablet for a varied use, being one of the best to study thanks to the large 10 inch screen, or to watch films and series. It is minimally fast and fluid, with the cost / benefit ratio being the biggest highlight.

5. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 – best tablet up to 200 €

Samsung
The Samsung tablet was announced in February 2019

Screen: 10.1 ” TFT 1200 × 1920 pixels
Processor: Exynos 7904 from Samsung
RAM + Storage: 2/3 GB + 32/64/128 GB
Drums: 6150 mAh
Cameras: 8 MP + 5 MP
Price: from € 195 on Amazon.ES

O Galaxy Tab A 10.1 is the best Samsung tablet in cost / benefit, with a price below 200 €. The design is taken care of, the build quality is reinforced and the specifications already include mid / high range features, in addition to having good autonomy.

Samsung is the best brand of Android tablets and this is noticeable on the recommended tablet for watching Netflix, YouTube videos, or reading documents on the big 10 inch screen. Whether for productivity, or fun and games, this tablet will answer.

6. Lenovo TAB 4 10 PLUS – great quality / price alternative in UK

Lenovo
The Lenovo tablet was announced in February 2017

Screen: 10.1 ” IPS LCD 1200 × 1920 pixels
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
RAM + Storage: 3 GB + 16 GB
Drums: 7000 mAh
Cameras: 8 MP + 5 MP
Price: from € 165 on Amazon.ES

Lenovo is one of the best brands of cheap and good tablets to be able to surprise in the price / quality ratio, a constant in its products. Here you have a tablet recommended for fun, surfing the Internet and some productivity.

The model TAB 4 10 PLUS has an extremely competitive price and has the largest battery capacity of this selection. This makes it suitable for watching movies while traveling, or for taking to school and consulting / editing documents.

7. Apple iPad 10.2 ” – best tablet to study

Apple
The 10.2-inch iPad was launched in September 2019

Screen: 10.2 ” IPS LCD 1620 × 2160 pixels
Processor: Apple’s A10 Fusion
RAM + Storage: 3 GB + 32/128 GB
Drums: 8827 mAh
Cameras: 8 MP + 1.2 MP
Price: from € 357 on Amazon.ES

The cheapest tablet from Apple is the 10.2-inch iPad, prepared for videoconferencing, internet browsing, games and work, in addition to supporting the 1st generation Apple Pencil. It is the Apple product with the best price / quality ratio!

It is possible to increase productivity with the cover / keyboard, making it a good platform for taking notes, being a tablet recommended for school, in addition to being relatively light, easy to transport and with excellent build quality.

8. Apple iPad mini (2019) – best 8 inch tablet

Apple
The iPad mini (2019) launched in September 2019

Screen: 7.9 ” IPS LCD 1536 × 2048 pixels
Processor: Apple’s Bionic A12
RAM + Storage: 3 GB + 64/256 GB
Drums: 5124 mAh
Cameras: 8 MP + 1.2 MP
Price: from € 443 on Amazon.ES

The most cost-effective 8-inch tablet is the latest generation iPad mini, 2019 and fit for work – with the cover / keyboard – or for watching movies and series online. Easy to transport, with the best build quality and good autonomy.

Despite being expensive, the compact format, the updated processor and the features of the iOS / iPad OS make it one of the best tablets to study. The cost / benefit ratio for a product of this brand is very good.

9. Alcatel Smart Tab 7: good and cheap 7 inch tablet

Alcatel
Alcatel’s tablet was announced in September 2019

Screen: 7 ” TFT 600 × 1024 pixels
Processor: MTT167D from MediaTek
RAM + Storage: 1.5 GB + 16 GB
Drums: 2580 mAh
Cameras: 2 MP + 0.3 MP
Price: from € 99 on PCDiga

The price / quality ratio of the Smart Tab 7 makes it suitable for children, or for simple use at home. The highlight goes to the front speakers that enhance the sound experience when watching movies and series online on a cheap and good 7 inch tablet.

It is a tablet recommended for basic use, but for the price it already gives us an acceptable experience, being one of the good cheap tablets for those looking for something simple. The shape is compact and can be transported easily.

10. Tab4you 6: tablet recommended for children

Tablet
The Science4you tablet was launched in November 2019

Screen: 7 ” TFT 600 × 1024 pixels
Processor: Quad-core 1.5 Ghz from MediaTek
RAM + Storage: 1 GB + 8 GB
Drums: 2500 mAh
Cameras: 8 MP + 2 MP
Price: from € 119 at Science4you

The fruit of a partnership with the UK’s brand ikimobile, the tablet recommended for children is not cheap, but promises to be durable and resist falls. The features are modest, but they will be enough to run some games and watch YouTube videos.

The highlight goes to the transport and protection cover, in silicone, facilitating the child’s handling of the tablet. It has a good price / quality ratio, cameras to record some moments and a good price / quality ratio in UK.

Android and iOS tablets can be used as a platform for work and productivity, or for fun and entertainment. With that in mind, we recommend you our list of the best tablets on the UK’s market in 2020.

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