Best cheap tablets under £200


Best cheap tablets under £200

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

Find out which tablets top our tests by reading our tablet reviews.

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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.

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This powerful eight-inch Android tablet offers an excellent 2,560x1,600-resolution screen and a speedy 2.3GHz processor.

A microSD card slot means you can expand on the 11GB of available storage if you want to store a lot of videos, photos or music. And weighing in at just 330g with eight hours of battery on a full charge makes it perfect for taking out and about.

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It's rare to see a large-screened tablet that's this cheap – especially when you consider it's a Best Buy, too.

But this is a really solid all-rounder. The 10.1-inch 1920x1200 resolution HD screen is bright and bold – perfect for watching films. And if you do watch TV and movies on your tablet, you'll get a monumental 13+ hours of continuous playback from the battery.

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This solid all-round tablet sets the standard for dirt-cheap tablets that actually do a good job.

It doesn’t have the highest specification around but it offers everything you need, including a 1.93GHz processor and decent 1,920x1,200-resolution screen, for a sensible price. Although the battery life could be better – you’ll get seven and a half hours of web browsing from a full charge.

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