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Best cheap tablets under £200

By Adam Marshall

We pick out the best cheap tablets. Discover four bargain tablets for less than £200 - that's half the cost of the latest Apple iPad Air.

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Find the best cheap tablets

There are some pricey tablets on the market, but you don’t have to spend a fortune to get a Best Buy tablet. Below, we list the top scoring tablet models for under £200.

Fresh from our test labs, these aren't budget 'also-rans', but some of the best tablets available. They'll be able to handle the latest apps, have top quality screens for watching films and they're responsive, so there won't be any lag when you're swiping around on the web.

Best cheap tablets for 2017

Lenovo Tab 2 A10 (2016)
Which? score 73%
Reviewed Mar 2016
Ease of use:
5 out of 5
Screen quality:
4 out of 5
Sound quality:
3 out of 5
Operating system:
Member exclusive
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An incredibly crisp 10-inch display for a budget tablet, this model exceeds expectations, and also manages an impressive battery life as well. It's not the fastest tablet out there, but if you're just looking to do basic tasks, it's worth seeking out.

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017)
Which? score 70%
Reviewed Jun 2017
Ease of use:
4 out of 5
Screen quality:
4 out of 5
Sound quality:
4 out of 5
Operating system:
Member exclusive
Actual internal storage capacity (GB):
Member exclusive
Screen size (inches):
Member exclusive

A great choice for those on a budget, this 8-inch tablet isn't a power house, but does more than enough for the average user. The battery stamina means you can use it for long stretches away from the plug socket.

Asus ZenPad 8.0 (2016)
Which? score 69%
Reviewed Oct 2016
Ease of use:
4 out of 5
Screen quality:
4 out of 5
Sound quality:
3 out of 5
Operating system:
Member exclusive
Actual internal storage capacity (GB):
Member exclusive
Screen size (inches):
Member exclusive

This tablet is a workhorse that can easily get manage your daily tasks with ease, and has a long battery life that won't leave you left without juice when you're out and about

Huawei MediaPad T1 7.0
Which? score 63%
Reviewed Dec 2016
Ease of use:
4 out of 5
Screen quality:
4 out of 5
Sound quality:
2 out of 5
Operating system:
Member exclusive
Actual internal storage capacity (GB):
Member exclusive
Screen size (inches):
Member exclusive
Amazon Fire 7 (2017)
Which? score 56%
Reviewed Jun 2017
Ease of use:
4 out of 5
Screen quality:
3 out of 5
Sound quality:
2 out of 5
Operating system:
Member exclusive
Actual internal storage capacity (GB):
Member exclusive
Screen size (inches):
Member exclusive

The specs on this tablet won't turn heads, but the price might. One of the cheapest models we've tested, and incredibly competent too. A great choice for a kids tablet, or secondary device.

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