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The best cheap tablets have atleast 7 inch screen and are available under $200 price range. Most of these models are Android tablets and our listing of best cheap tablets have pretty good features too.

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LG G Pad 8.3
Dell Venue 11 Pro
Dell Venue 8 (2014)
E-Fun Nextbook 8
ASUS MeMOPad HD 7-Inch 16 GB Tablet
LG G Pad 8.3
Dell Venue 11 Pro (7139)
Dell Venue 8 (2014)
E-Fun Nextbook 8
Release Date
Jul 2013
Oct 2013
Feb 2014
Aug 2014
Nov 2014
7 in. LED Backlight WXGA
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Installed RAM
1024.0 MB
2048.0 MB
Networking Type
Bluetooth, WiFi
Bluetooth, WiFi
Operating System
Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat), planned upgrade to v5.0 (Lollipop)
Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), planned upgrade to v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Cortex-A7 Quad-Core, 1.2 GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 1.7 GHz Quad-Core
Screen Size(Diagonal)
7.0 inch
8.3 inch
8.4 inch
Special Features
Organizer, Document viewer, Photo viewer/editor, Voice memo/dial, Predictive text input
0.66 lb.
0.74 lb.
0.67 lb.
Rear Webcam Resolution
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
Front Webcam Resolution
1.2 MP
1.3 MP
2.0 MP
Flash Size
8.0 GB
16.0 GB

  • The Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 is one of the most affordable tablets available, and offers solid features and performance for the price.

  • The ASUS MeMO Pad HD 7 combines a gorgeous screen, epic battery life, strong performance and a slew of premium features for under $150.

  • The Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 is a top budget tablet. If you don't like the restrictiveness of something like the Kindle Fire HD, and don't want to splash out on a £200 New Nexus 7, this is a top choice.

  • The well-built 8-inch LG G Pad is a good smaller Android tablet, but it doesn't do anything to stand out from the crowded pack. Especially given its high $350 price.

  • LG's G Pad 8.3 is a high-powered 8-inch tablet with a boatload of features, but competing devices offer brighter displays and longer battery life.

  • Its software may not be perfect, but a good price, sound specs and attractive hardware make the LG G Pad 8.3 one of the best-value tablets of the moment.

  • With its great battery life, 1080p IPS screen, and flexible mobile and desktop docking systems, the Dell Venue 11 Pro slate tablet means business.

  • - Despite the dimness, the IPS panel delivered vibrant colors.
    - The touchpad was better in terms of feedback.

  • The Dell Venue Pro 11 is an excellent, cheaper alternative to the Surface Pro 2. If you want a Windows 8 hybrid for serious work then the Pro 11 has you covered.

  • While it won't win any speed awards, the Dell Venue 8's full HD display and low price make it a good value for multimedia tablets.

  • The new Dell Venue 8 delivers a sharper display, improved performance and longer battery life than its predecessor, for just $20 more. The refresh also makes this device the only $200 Android tablet to offer a full HD screen. If you're looking for a more powerful Android slate in this size, we recommend ASUS' MeMO Pad 8, which costs the same as the new Venue 8 and offers speedier performance, more endurance, and better software and apps. But if higher screen resolution is more important to you, Dell's Venue 8 is a great choice.

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    - Although we weren’t told the exact weight (Intel and Dell remain tight lipped about the exact specifications) it feels like it could also be one of the lightest 8-inch tablets around.
    - Intel’s recent Atom processors are as happy running Android as they are Windows and we experienced no slowdown opening apps or scrolling through menus.

  • The E-Fun Nextbook 8 is a $150 Windows tablet with some great extras from Microsoft, but slow performance and a limited feature set make it best suited for users looking for a nearly disposable slate.