Not a long ago, tablets were a luxury product owned by only those who could afford both the smartphone and the big tablet. But like they say, times change fast in digital technology, and the prices even faster.
Not only you can buy a simple Wi-Fi Tablet, but you can also easily grab a number of calling tablets under just Rs. 10,000. The drop in hardware prices and the increase in demand for this gadget had attracted many international and local device manufacturers in India. And consumers have more than 120 tablets in the market right now, that users have to choose from.
While buying tablet is essential that if you are going to use it for a reading, or watching movies or playing games. And if you are going to do all three of these, it is must that you chose a premium tablet with lighter weight, that could be easy to handle in one hand. So I’ve based my opinion considering these three things in mind.
And if you are also looking a voice calling tablet under the tight budget of Rs.10,000, make sure you check out my top picks!
Top 5 Calling Tablets Under Rs.10,000
1. Asus FonePad 7 (2014)
Asus has been the consistent performer even when you are choosing from the budget segment. I’ve used the older version of FonePad 7 before, but the 2014 edition offers the best of all features.
This 7-inch tablet comes with 1.2 GHz Intel Clover Trail Plus Z2520 Processor, 1GB RAM and powered by Android 4.3 which is upgradable to Android 4.4 Kitkat. With the 2 MP Back Camera, 0.3 MP Front VGA Camera, G-Sensor, Wi-Fi & 3G, this calling tablet offers the best features at the lowest price.
This tablet is for multi-tasker, gaming, reading or whatever you want to do, it could be a powerful companion for you.
Asus FonePad 7 Price – Rs.7999
Add just another 1000, and you can get 8-inch device with a better 5MP rear camera and minor extra resolution. With 1.2 GHz A7 Qualcomm MSM8212 Quad Core Processor, 1GB RAM, 8 GB Internal Memory, this is a significant feature-rich contender for under Rs.10000 price tag.
The upgrade schedule is not out yet, but this calling tablet comes with Android 4.3 Jellybean as of now. This tablet possesses a premium look and wide display that can be great for watching movies and playing games.
Huawei Honor T1 Price – Rs.8,999
A tablet, that might not be as popular as above two but is a strong performer when it comes to gaming, browsing & multi-tasking. Acer Iconia Tab7 A1 713, is a great calling tablet that comes with the 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM & whopping 16GB of internal storage.
This tablet is wide and is the great companion to play movies or reading books.
Acer Iconia Tab7 Price – Rs. 8,459
Our Verdict –
Out of all three I personally loved the performance of the Asus FonePad 7, and especially the customization done with the ZenUI, which fits perfectly with the bigger screen. In terms of premium look, I think Huawei Honor T1 is slightly better than FonePad.
So what would be your choice out of these three calling tablets? Do let us know if you have any other favorite in the comments section below!