In this article, we are going to list the best top 10 tablets under $300 you can buy in April 2015. The list contains tablets irrespective of their OS. These tablets are the best in their category and even though they might not feel as a premium device due to cheap price but still they perform at the highest level in their respective category. It completely depends on you to select the best and cheap tablet under 300$ for the purpose and apps you are going to use.
Earlier we have listed the laptops you can buy for less than 200$ which really look like cloud OS. By spending 100$ more, you can get a portable and reasonably well built tablets for good price. Most of the tablets can be shipped worldwide. Sometime you can rent laptops to use for short time usage as described here. But smartphones and tablets are becoming more popular day by day, the below list would be helpful to select the best tablet for the price you are looking for around 300$ in 2015.
April 2015 Updated – Best 10 Tablets Under 300$ Review
1. Kindle Fire HDX 7
First on our list is the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7. Kindle Fire HDX 7 outshines majority of the other tablets available under $300 range. It comes with exclusive Amazon offers like free unlimited cloud storage for Amazon content. Another great offer for Kindle Fire HDX 7 buyers is that they get a new paid app for free every day.
Kindle Fire HDX 7 runs Amazon’s on Fire OS 4.0 out of the box. The specifications of the Kindle Fire HDX 7 includes a quad core Snapdragon 800 processor running at 2.2GHz, 2GB RAM, 7 inch FHD display (1920 x 1200), front facing 720p camera and an on-device ‘Mayday’ button for exclusive tech support for Kindle Fire HDX tablets.
2. Dell Venue 8 Pro
Dell Venue 8 Pro is another tablet which falls under the $300 category. Dell is not a popular brand among tablets as it failed to deliver something good to the market. But with the latest Dell Venue 8 Pro, it has proven its stance in the market. The tablet not only has great specs for a device under $300 but it also has a premium look and feel.
Available in black color, Dell Venue 8 Pro has a Quad core Intel Atom processor with 2M cache, 2GB DDR3 1600MHz RAM, 8 inch IPS LCD display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution. It comes with an internal 32GB memory. Dell Venue 8 Pro features a 5MP rear camera and a 1.2MP front facing camera.
Dell Venue Pro 8 is running Windows 8.1 with Windows 8 apps available for it. Dell has mentioned that the tablet has up to 10 hours of battery life. Dell Venue 8 Pro is available for $188. You can find few tablets with USB ports here, that can enhance your computer activities by using USB storage or other USB devices.
3. Lenovo IdeaTab A10-70
Lenovo IdeaPad A10-70 is currently one of the cheapest and good looking Android tablets from a reliable OEM with a 10 inch display. Lenovo has done a decent job in providing a very good alternative for people who want a larger screen but in lesser price. The tablet is not a great device but it has decent specs for a device priced at under $300.
Lenovo IdeaTab A10-70 has a MediaTek Quad core processor, a 10.1 inch display with 1200 x 800 display resolution, 1GB RAM and 16/32GB internal storage. It has a 5MP rear camera and is available in navy blue color. According to Lenovo, the device is able to give a battery backup of about 8 hours.
The device runs Android 4.2 Jelly Beans out of the box but it is expected that it will receive some future Android OS update from Lenovo. It is available for $230 for 32GB version.
If think instead of buying tablets under 300 dollars, you can buy a laptop which can be purchased under 200 dollars. You can get good working experience with Android OS on laptop than a tablet.
4. SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB 4 8.0
Samsung is the top smartphone brand in the market. Samsung products are always banging for the buck. Same goes for Samsung tablets that are available in the market. Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is another great tablet from Samsung which features latest specs and software.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 specifications include a 1.2GHz quad core processor, 1.5GB RAM, 8 inch display with 1280 x 800 resolution, 3MP rear camera and 1.3MP front facing camera. The device is running Android 4.4 KitKat with Samsung TouchWiz UI on top.
One great thing about Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is that it has an expandable microSD card slot while it has a 16GB internal memory. It is available in black and white color. The device comes preloaded with $300 worth of content and on purchase of this tablet the buyer gets 50GB of free Dropbox storage. It is available for $199.
5. NEXUS 7 (2013)
Nexus 7 (2013) is the fastest and most affordable Android tablet available in the market. Being a Nexus device, it features the purest versions of Android. Google pushes the latest Android updates directly to Nexus devices. The performance of Nexus 7 (2013) is what makes it the best tablet under $300.
Nexus 7 (2013) has a 1.5GHz quad core Snapdragon S4 processor, 2GB RAM, 7 inch FHD (1920 x 1200) IPS display and 16/32GB internal memory. It also has 5MP rear and 1.2MP front facing camera. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box but is also upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Nexus 7 (2013) is currently available for $175 for 16GB version and $265 for 32GB version.
You can find more information and tips about Google Nexus tablets here.
6. Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi only
If you are an Apple fan and want an Apple tablet under $300, Apple iPad mini is the best choice for you. Normally Apple products are priced higher than the normal market but in this case, the Apple iPad mini does come at a very decent price tag.
Running Apple’s iOS, the device is powered by a dual core A5 processor running at 1GHz, 1GB RAM, 7.9 inch display with 1024 x 768 resolution and 16/32GB internal storage.
According to Apple, the device can stand up to 10 hours of battery life on a single charge. It is available for $242 for 16GB and $304 for 32GB version.
7. ASUS MeMO Pad FHD 10
Asus MeMo Pad FHD 10 is another great tablet which features a 10 inch display and is available in under $300. The great thing about this tablet is the look and feel of the device which is of premium quality. Asus has done a great job with this tablet.
The tablet has a 1.6GHz dual core Intel Atom processor with 2GB RAM, 10.1 inch display with 1080p resolution, 5MP rear camera and 1.2MP front facing camera. The device includes 3GB built in storage with a miroSD card slot for expansion.
ASUS MeMO Pad FHD 10 runs Android 4.2 Jelly Beans and has up to 25 hours of battery life. It is available for $280 for 16GB version.
8. NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet
NVIDIA Shield tablet is the most powerful and best performing tablet available in $300 range if you are looking for a gaming tablet. Since it is from NVIDIA, it features the powerful Tegra K1 processor which is best for gaming purposes.
The specifications of Shield tablet include a 2.2GHz Tegra K1 processor, 8 inch display with 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution, 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. It has a 5MP rear camera and is running Android 4.4 KitKat.
NVIDIA has been very discrete about the Shield’s battery timing and according to it, the average battery life is 8.23 hours. It is available for $299.
9. FNF iFive Mini 3GS
FNF iFive Mini 3GS is not from a well-known OEM but it is one hell of a tablet. It has so many features which other tablets are lacking in the same category.
It features an octa-core Cortex A7 processor running at 1.7GHz, 2GB RAM, 7.85 inch IPS display with 2048 x 1536 resolution, 5MP rear camera and 2MP front facing camera, 16GB internal storage and has expandable card slot.
Having such great specs means it has lower battery life. According to the company it has battery usage timings of up to 5 hours video (Wi-Fi off) or 4 hours web browsing (Wi-Fi on) or35 hours audio (LCD off) with talk time of 4 hours (Wi-Fi off) and standby time of 300 hours ( Wi-Fi off). It is available for $202.
10. Acer Iconia
The last tablet in the list of top 10 tablets under $300 in 2015 is the Acer Iconia Windows tablet. One of the selling points for this tablet is that it features a USB 2.0 port for transferring files.
It has a 1.33GHz Intel Atom Z3740 processor, 2GB RAM, 8 inch IPS display with 1280 x 800 resolution, 5MP rear camera and 1.3MP front facing camera. It has a 32GB internal storage and is running Windows 8.1. According to the manufacturer, it has a battery life of up to 8 hours. It is available for $180.
So there you have it. List of top 10 best tablets under $300 in 2015 you can buy online with best deals and almost free shipping. This list includes iOS, Android and Windows tablets so you can choose for yourself if you are looking for any of the three mentioned OS tablets.