Best Tablets Under Rs 15000 In India 2017

Finding a budget-priced tablet inevitably requires making choices among features and qualities. A tablet in the under-Rs 15,000 range is unlikely to have top of the line hardware and the best features found in top shelf products. We suggest listing the functions you need from a tablet, prioritizing them, and using this list to select a tablet that best suits your needs.

Below are details about some of the best wallet-friendly tablets in India right now for Rs Under 15,000.


Mi Pad

Mi Pad


Powered by the Android KitKat OS, the MiPad offers some of the most powerful hardware and OS available in tablets of this price range. The 2.2 GHz quad-core processor and NVIDIA graphics unit coordinate to deliver power and graphics on a level with PC gaming consoles. The MiPad comes with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB on-board memory that is expandable to 128 GB. Advanced heat cycle moulding processes used on the back cover of the MiPad ensure even cooling of the internal units. The MiPad supports multiple advanced graphics packages, unlike many other tablets in this class.

The MiPad has a high-resolution 7.9-inch touchscreen with beautiful image quality. The 4:3 aspect ratio is ideal for gaming, viewing videos and browsing the web. The MiPad size is the ideal size for reading, too. The size and specifications are nearly identical to the iPad Mini. It is lightweight and very portable, even with a powerful 6700 mAh Li-Po battery on-board. The MiPad comes with an 8 MP primary camera at the rear and a 5 MP front camera.

Thanks to the high-quality Android OS, the MiPad can offer a broad range of apps and benefits not available in other tablets in the same price class. The OS is responsive and fast, with flawless operation for games and apps. The MiPad runs WPS Office, which can be downloaded from the Google Play Store to transform the tablet into an office on the go. Drag and drop features let you sync and manage your photo, music and movie storage on the tablet or transfer them to your PC.

Customer reviews of the MiPad are positive, especially for its appearance, power and screen quality. The tablet has a high gloss finish that resists fingerprints. It is sturdy but retains an elegant appearance, very similar to a large iPhone 5C according to one reviewer. Another user commented on the high quality the MiPad speakers and the superb screen quality.

Spec For Mi Pad Details
Brand Xiaomi
Processor 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A15 quad core
Display Size 7.9-inch
Ram 2 GB
Storage 16 GB (Up to 128GB)
Camera 8 MP | 5MP
Operating System Android v4.4.4 KitKat
Battery 6700mAH l
Weight 360 Grams
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for device

Asus Fonepad 7 ME175CG-1A007A

Asus Fonepad 7


Although it has been described as “feature-rich,” the Asus Fonepad 7 tablet runs on the older Android JellyBean operating system and a smaller 1.2 GHz dual-core processor from Intel. With only 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal memory, the Asus Fonepad utilizes Intel’s “Hyperthreading” technology to boost the dual-core processor to quad-core performance levels. SonicMaster speakers and dual-SIM features help impress purchasers, as well.

The Fonepad 7 has a 7-inch touchscreen that uses IPS technology for high-resolution display and vibrant colours. The 3910 mAh battery provides up to 30 hours of talk time, 10 hours of video viewing time and a reported standby battery time of up to 720 hours. The 1.2 MP front camera can take photos as well as quality videos. The 5 MP primary camera features auto-focus capability. The Asus Fonepad 7 caters to people always on the move, weighing a mere 340 gm. It is only 11.35 mm thick, so it can slip easily into a purse or pocket.

This tablet combines a tablet with a mobile phone, offering WiFi and 3G connectivity as well as Bluetooth 4.0 options to pair the tablet with other devices. The optional VersaSleeve and Standcover help protect the tablet, and both fold to prop up the table for watching videos or making video calls. The Supernote app is a handy note-taking tool for the Asus Fonepad. It allows users to type or write text with a stylus on the touch screen, or even insert photos and videos into their notes for a multimedia experience.

Spec For Asus Fonepad 7 ME175CG-1A007A Details
Brand Asus
Processor 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z3740D quad core
Display Size 7-inch
Ram 1 GB
Storage 8 GB (Up to 64 GB)
Camera 5 MP | 1.2 MP
Operating System Android v4.3 Jelly Bean
Battery 4830mAH battery
Weight 340 g
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for device

Google Nexus 7

Google Nexus 7

Flipkart @ Rs 14,999

Finally, the Google Nexus 7 tablet presents as one of the newer offerings on the market. It is also powered on the Android Jelly Bean platform and a 1.5 GHz S4-Pro quad-core processor. The combination gives it enough high-end performance skills to power multiple applications and most games. With 2 GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory, the Nexus 7 can manage even 3D graphics-based gaming and open multiple applications simultaneously.

This tablet comes with Fraunhofer3 stereo speakers and surround sound for rich audio. A volume-boosting technology set helps make movie dialogue and music sound crisp and easier to the ears. Dual-band WI-Fi and optional 4G LTE capability allow the Google Nexus 7 tablet to outperform most of its peers in the price class.

The screen is an LED backlit IPS 7-inch touch screen panel with Corning Fit Glass, developed for the thinnest possible display. Screen resolution is a remarkable 1200×1920, and over 323 ppi. Videos can be viewed in lifelike 1080 pixel HD while games and photos benefit from the 2.3 million-plus pixels on the screen. Text appears sharper than actual printed pages and photos are sharper and more colourful than even the best-quality photo magazine when viewed on the Nexus 7 screen.

A powerful Li-Po 3950 mAh non-removable battery gives the Google Nexus 7 up to 9 hours of video playback time and 10 hours of Internet or e-reading time to offer. The tablet has the bonus of built in wireless charging, which lets users charge while doing other tasks. The 5 MP rear camera has a large f2.4 aperture and auto-focus for bigger, better photos.

Google Nexus 7 loaded this tablet with apps such as Chrome, Google Now, Hangouts, YouTube and Gmail. Bluetooth 4.0 lets users seamlessly connect with nearby devices. This tablet has a soft touch ate back, thin bezel and slender body, so it rests comfortably in the palm of a hand. Weighing a mere 290 gm, it travels anywhere and even fits in a back pocket.

Reviewers say the Google Nexus 7 is a very fast tablet with superb video quality and extreme portability that outshines even the iPad Air. Screen touch controls are smooth with no lags, which makes for great gaming, Internet use and app interaction.

Spec For Google Nexus 7 Details
Brand Google Nexus
Processor 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 8064 Quad Core
Display Size 7-Inch
Ram 2 GB
Storage 32 GB
Camera 5 MP | 1.2 MP
Operating System Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Battery 3950 mAH Lithium
Weight 290 g
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for device

Dell Venue 8 Pro 3000 Series

Dell Venue 8 Pro 3000


Dell’s Venue 8 Pro 3000 Series tablet clearly focuses on its advanced Windows 8.1, sizeable 8-inch HD display, and innovative apps. The OS is paired with Intel’s 1.8 GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM, and 32 GB internal memory. Ports on the Venue 8 Pro 3000 support MicroSD, SDHC and SDXC formats, making the Dell a very versatile tablet option.

The 8-inch screen is indeed a showpiece, thanks to IPS multi-touch capabilities, good screen resolution, and support from an Intel HD graphics card. Movie playback, gaming, and swipe navigation are all fully supported on the Pro 3000. Wide viewing angles on the screen are another bonus. The large-capacity 4830 mAh battery provides all-day power.

Taking pictures with the Dell Pro 3000 tablet is easy with the 5 MP primary camera and 1.2 MP front camera. Quality video-capture as well as clear photos are easy with the Dell Venue. The Venue 8 Pro 3000 Series tablet has simple connections for a compatible external mouse, keyboard or other accessories. The Windows 8.1 OS allows users to enjoy the included MS Office 2013 Home and Student program thoroughly.

This tablet features dual-band Wi-Fi for excellent internet connectivity. Bluetooth 4.0 connections allow easy syncing with compatible wireless speakers. The Miracast wireless technology offered by Dell lets users stream the tablet content securely to a Wi-Fi connected television or another device. The Venue 8 tablet weighs only 395 grams. An option users may want is an optional external keyboard and integrated case. When opened, it allows laptop-style typing, and when closed it acts as a cover for protection of the screen.

Customers who have reviewed the Dell Venue 9 Pro 3000 Series tablet note that buyers can upgrade to Windows 10. They can also use the USB hub to connect external devices, and operate the tablet as a PC. They report satisfaction with the responsive touchscreen and high-quality sound system in the Dell tablet.

Spec For Dell Venue 8 Pro 3000 Details
Brand Dell
Processor 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z3740D quad core
Display Size 8-Inch
Ram 1 GB
Storage 32 GB (Up to 128 GB)
Camera 5 MP | 1.2 MP
Operating System Windows 8.1
Battery 4830mAH battery
Weight ______
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for device

Lenovo A7-50 Tablet

Lenovo A7

Flipkart @ Rs 9,990

The Lenovo A7-50 tablet possesses stronger OS capabilities than some of the other tablets in this class, but the 1.3 GHz quad-core processor is average. It comes with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean installed, but users can upgrade to 4.4 (KitKat). Internal memory is only expandable to 32 GB, and the Lenovo has only 1 GB of RAM. The Lenovo supports 3G calling and is Wi-Fi enabled.

The A7-50 has a 7-inch HD touchscreen with wide-view IPS technology, offering bright and vibrant colours. This makes it popular for watching videos and sharing photos with friends. The 5 MP rear camera takes excellent pictures, while the 2 MP secondary camera is great for selfies and web chats. The screen resolution and size are ideal for reading, browsing the Internet or watching movies.

Lenovo packaged this tablet with satellite GPS that also works offline, as well as optional 3G wireless support via SIM card. A new DOit app series supports data sharing with other Android devices even without a network. This helps prevent sharing unwanted things like malware and viruses. The sharing suite is great for backing up contacts and SMS log, too.

Micro USB ports on the Lenovo A7-50 tablet allow users to connect or charge peripheral devices, keyboards or a mouse, for laptop-like performance. Integrated stereo speakers enhance the audio-visual experience. The A7-50 weighs only 320 gm and is slim enough to slide into a pocket when not in use. It is powered by a non-removable 3450 mAh Li-Ion battery, which provides approximately 7.5 hours of Internet browsing time.

Spec For Lenovo A7-50 Tablet Details
Brand Lenovo
Processor 1.3 GHz MTK 8382 Quad Core
Display Size 7-Inch
Ram 1 GB
Storage 16 GB (Up to 32 GB)
Camera 5 MP | 2 MP
Operating System Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Battery 3450 mAH
Weight 320 g
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for device


Asus FE380CG-1G046A/1G052A Fonepad 8 Tablet


Asus FE380CG

Flipkart @ Rs 13,999

The Asus Fonepad 8 tablet upsizes screen size of the Fonepad 7 without significantly increasing the overall size of the tablet. This makes it as comfortable to handle as the smaller device, yet with the advantages of a larger screen. The Fonepad 8 also supports voice calling, although reviewers had mixed reports on the quality of this feature.

The Fonepad 8 comes with the Android KitKat operating system and a 1.33 Intel quad-core processor. Internal storage is expandable to 64 GB. The tablet features dualSIM technology and microUSB 2.0 ports. The 8-inch LCD touchscreen has a coating to help resist fingerprints and scratches. A non-removable Li-Po battery powers the Fonepad 8. The Asus Fonepad 8 comes with 5 GB free Asus Webstorage cloud service.

For camera fans, the Fonepad 8 may be a mixed bag. The main 5 MP camera operates with full HD and advanced technology combining hardware, software and optics for amazing image quality. The PixelMaster app lets users use features such as autofocus, self-timer, facial recognition, and picture modes including HDR, panorama and close-up. The main camera lacks a photo LED, but still takes excellent photos in well-lit environments. Sadly, the 2 MP secondary camera receives nearly universally negative reviews due to poorer than expected picture quality.

Many useful apps and functions come pre-loaded on the Fonepad 8, including Google apps Chrome, Gmail and Google Maps. YouTube, Kindle and Facebook as well as the SuperNote notepad app are also standard with the Fonepad 8. The tablet comes equipped with Wi-Fi capability, MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA and AAC players, a document viewer, voice dialling and voice memo, GPS, Bluetooth connectivity and more.

The Fonepad 8 is also very portable, at only 8.9 mm thick and weighing 328 gm. The back cover is rubberized and profiled, giving a good gripping surface. It comes in red, white, black and gold colours. Customers report this is a good sized tablet, very portable, and yet it still feels sleek and expensive.

Other customer reviews give positive marks to the bright Fonepad 8 display, which is readable outdoors except in direct sunlight. The Fonepad 8 starts quickly and executes touch commands instantly. Reviewers liked the sturdy build of the Fonepad 8, as well.

Spec For Asus FE380CG-1G046A Details
Brand Asus
Processor 1.33 GHz Intel Atom Z3530 Quad Core
Display Size 8-Inch
Ram 2 GB
Storage 16 GB (Up to 64 GB)
Camera 5 MP | 2 MP
Operating System Android 4.4 (KitKat)
Battery __
Weight 350 g
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for device

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4


The Galaxy Tab 4 also operates on the Android Kit Kat OS but has only a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. Its 8 GB of internal memory is expandable to 32 GB. The Tab 4 has a 7 inch LCD touchscreen with a 16:10 display ratio. Good screen resolution allows clear views for photos, movies and other media.

On board, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 are a 3 MP primary and 1.3 MP secondary camera. User reviews complain there is no flash for either camera, however. The built-in battery provides at least average screen time before needing a charge.

The Tab 4 comes enabled for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and the Hancom Viewer app suite allows users to work with MS Office documents while on the go. The Viewer, Editor, Show, Cell and Write apps for Hancom are free downloads on Samsung Apps. They also support viewing PDF documents. The Samsung MultiWindow system lets users multi-task more efficiently than many other tablet users can, by allowing open multiple windows simultaneously. Tab 4 users can shop online, chat with friends, check email and watch a movie on a single screen.

The Galaxy Tab 4 tablet boasts a lightweight, slim design with softly rounded finishing on the back cover. The cover is made of a leather-like material, which adds a classic, luxurious feel and makes the tablet easier to carry and hold. The Tab 4 supports a number of Indian regional languages, making it popular in India.

Customer reviewers of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 note the good display quality of the screen and the premium quality feel of the unit as a whole. Good performance and excellent overall quality of the hardware also reported benefits. One reviewer stated the design is very similar to an oversized mobile phone.

Spec For Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 T231 Details
Brand Samsung
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core Processor
Display Size 7-inch
Ram 1.5 GB
Storage 8 GB (Up to 32GB)
Camera 3 MP | 1.2 MP
Operating System Android v4.4 (KitKat)
Battery Good Battery Backup
Weight Light Weight
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for device

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