Top 10 Affordable Tablets under Php10,000 in the Philippines

The tablet market may have slowed down compared to a few years ago but that doesn’t mean we don’t want one. These big-screened devices are still handy to have around and if you’re looking for one under the Php10,000 budget, here’s our list to help you pick.While high-end devices are generally the stars of the Android world, there is a growing emphasis into quality on a budget, and that’s very visible in the tablet arena. From companies that are willing to sacrifice profits for the sake of market share, to established players looking to improve their game in the mid-range, several companies have brought to market affordable Android tablets that are actually worth buying.

Unfortunately, for every great cheap Android tablet, there are tons of poorly made, clunky, and underpowered slates out there, which can make buying tablets on a budget a pain. We’re here to help.If you’re looking for a good budget-friendly gift for a loved one, or just want to treat yourself, check out our list of best affordable Android tablets. One thing we want to mention before fully diving in is that some of these tablets aren’t exactly ‘new’ anymore (some as much as 2 years old), but the tablet market doesn’t move quite as fast as the handset market.

1. Acer Iconia Tab 10 (A3-A40) 
If you want to maximize your budget, you can opt for the Iconia Tab 10 (A3-A40) for Php9,990. It’s got a Full HD 10-inch display with four front-facing speakers, MediaTek octa-core CPU, 2GB RAM, 6,100mAh battery, and Android Marshmallow.

2. O+ Duo 
O+ USA’s offering is a hybrid in the form of the O+ Duo for Php7,995. It’s a tablet that comes with a keyboard as it can dual-boot Android Lollipop and Windows 10. It features an 8-inch display, Intel Atom quad-core CPU, 2GB RAM, 64GB storage, and 4,200mAh battery.

3. Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7 
If you prefer something close to gaming or simply for multimedia consumption, there’s the Tegra Note 7. It packs a 7-inch display with front-facing speakers and bass reflex port, NVIDIA Tegra CPU, GeForce GPU, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, 4,100mAh battery and Android Lollipop. It is priced at Php4,999 for the WiFi-only model and Php5,999 for LTE.

4. Acer Iconia Talk 7 
Acer has a number of offerings under this price range. The Iconia Talk 7 at Php5,190 offers a 7-inch display, MediaTek quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, 3,380 battery, and Android Lollipop. It also has a phone function with support for 3G connectivity.

5. Lenovo Tab 3 Essential 
Lenovo’s budget tablet is the Tab 3 Essential for Php4,999. It sports a 7-inch display, MediaTek quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, Dolby Audio, 3,450mAh battery, and Android Lollipop.

6. Alcatel Pixi 4(7) 
Alcatel’s offering comes in the form of the Pixi 4 7 at Php4,299. It has a 7-inch display, quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM, 2,580mAh battery, runs Android Marshmallow, and has a phone functionality so you can make and receive calls as well as send SMS.

7. Starmobile Engage 7i Plus
For Php3,990, Starmobile can offer you the Engage 7i+. It sports a 7-inch display, Intel Atom (SoFIA 3G-R) CPU, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB storage, 3,000mAh battery, and Android Lollipop.

8. MyPhone myT2 DTV
MyPhone has the myT2 DTV for Php3,199. As the name suggests, it has a Digital TV feature along with an 8-inch display, quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, and Android Lollipop.

9. Cherry Mobile Maia Pad C 
Cherry Mobile is veteran when it comes to affordable tablets. One good example is the Maia Pad C at Php2,499 which features a 7-inch display, quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage, and Android Marshmallow.

10. CloudFone CloudPad 700QTV 
CloudFone also has a number of offerings when it comes to affordable tablets. You may start with the CloudPad 700QTV+ at Php2,999. It has a 7-inch display, quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM, 32GB storage, dual-SIM support, and Android KitKat. The OS may be old but it features a mobile analog TV for those who want to watch their favorite shows on the go.

And there you have it, folks. I hope this list helped you pick the right tablet without burning much cash. If you have something to add, let us know in the comments below.

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