A 10-inch tablet is considered ideal for work, entertainment or studying remotely.
Its easy to carry around and it easier to handle especially if it’s easy on the pocket.
Hence in this post we have shortlisted the best budget 10-inch tablets.
From tabs for learners, to tabs for designers, tabs for researchers to tabs for medical students you name it and we have it.
Similarly, the foundation of the tab i.e. the Operating System it works on is the essence of the whole tablet and rather a niche on its own.
To make your lives easier by shortening down to a list of best tabs that have a display size of 10 inch and are Android based mostly.
6 Best Budget Tablets with 10-Inch Screen
1 – Samsung Galaxy Tab S6
Known to be the most powerful tab in the android category, the Galaxy Tab S6 is compact and ultra slim that performs like a powerful laptop. Thanks to the 10.5 inches Super AMOLED display you get to enjoy a great picture quality than most 10-inch tabs. The Snapdragon Qualcomm processor ensures you switch from one app to another without any interruptions. You get a choice between a 6 GB RAM with a 128 GB ROM or an 8 GB RAM with a 256 GB ROM, depending upon your usage you can choose wisely. Coming in three great colors, Mountain Grey, Cloud Blue and Rose Blush there is one for everyone.
With continuous browsing, you can get up to 15 hours of battery life which is great for any kind of use. And the S-Pen that comes along comes in handy with taking notes, sketching, drawing or using it as a remote to play and pause your videos. The pen magnetically attaches to the back of the tab for charging and easy storage.
Finally, the wide 13 MP and ultra-wide 5 MP dual camera ensures you are all set to record and capture for work, fun or adventure. And the front 8 MP camera only means your zoom meetings are not clearer than ever before.
- Fantastic Battery Life
- S Pen comes included
- Beautiful Display
- No headphone jack
2 – Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
This sleek metal beauty comes in three different colors for you to choose from. It is lightweight and compact; just right to slide into your purse without a hassle. It’s an entertainment ready slate with its 10.4 inches vivid and crystal-clear display that lets you get immersed into your binge watching. And the dual speakers with the AKG supply and Dolby Atmos surround sound makes sure your screen times worth it. You can stream all you want for 13 straight hours on a single charge. Yes, that’s how good the battery is. And thanks to the USB-C fast charging, you can quickly recharge and connect to continue your Netflix marathons.
The same compact beauty is work ready with its S-Pen included, you can take notes, draw, sketch be it at a meeting or while attending a class. You can make it your study/work buddy with its built-in 64/128 GB memory and 4 GB RAM. The storage can be expanded by 1TB with a micro SD card. The S-Pen charges it self automatically by hooking to the tab magnetically.
- S – Pen included
- Great battery life
- Dolby Atmos Sound
- Display could be better
3 – Lenovo Tab M10 Plus
In a budget price, you can get a premium looking android tablet that is slim with a metal back cover giving all kinds of premium feels. With its 10.3 inches FHD display with TDDI you can be sure to like your videos a little more. The screen permits wide angle viewing as well. And not only that, you can work without interruptions with its 2.3 GHz Octa- Core processor.
If you want the very best in all aspects, be sure to know that this tab comes with Dolby Atmos speakers on each side delivering immersive sound at its best. And the most useful of all, the kid’s mode allows for parental control and specialized eye protection while the kids churn kid appropriate content in the kids mode.
With 8 MP rear and 5 MP front camera you are good to record or go live for meetings. All in all, the M10 Plus is a holistic tab for all kinds of users.
- Budget friendly
- Dolby Atmos Sound
- Elegant design
- Cannot use multiple apps together
4 – Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1”
With the minimal bezel you get bigger view of the 10.1 screen. And with the full HD display and immersive sound thanks to Dolby Atmos Surround sound you get cinematic level of entertainment on the go. You get to enjoy your shows, work on your presentations for 10 straight hours thanks to the powerful 6150 mAh battery. The internal memory is decent ranging from 32 GB/ 64 GB/ 128 GB and can be extended with a microSD up to 512 GB.
Another great thing about this compact tab is that it comes preloaded with thousands of educational apps, stories and games for your kids in the kid’s mode.
- Good battery
- Great sound thanks to Dolby Atmos
- Processing powers aren’t that great
5 – Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e
Light as a feather, ideal for people on the go. The tab is so slim and light that you won’t ever find it a hassle to carry it around. The sleek slim metal body is not only portable but also looks good in your hands. Thanks to the 10.5-inch super AMOLED display the colors are bright and pictures are clear and captivating. You get to enjoy content in true to life colors with vivid details. The dual Dolby Atmos speakers are a cherry on top for a complete cinematic feel as you binge through your shows.
A Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU with 4 GB/ GB RAM and 64 GB/128 GB storage means you get a powerful CPU that enables productivity and lets you run multiple applications together without any hinderances.
The Android Pie is the latest versions of the Android OS and it gives a user-friendly interface that makes you enjoy your tablet experience. You get to work straight for 15 hours thanks to the fantastic battery life and the fast charging enables your to quickly resume usage after recharging. You can choose from silver, black or gold as per your wish and let it add some more charisma to your personality.
- Fantastic battery life
- Charismatic design
- Powerful CPU
- Immersive sound with Dolby Atmos speakers
- Slightly pricey
6 – Dragon Touch Notepad K10
If you are on a tight budget, then the Dragon Touch K10 is your 10-inch android friend to help you work and keep you entertained. With a 1280*800 IPS display, the screen is bright and clear letting you thoroughly enjoy what you watch.
It has petite body that is metal based and comes with dual speakers that deliver great sound. If you are night owl who binge watches shows or works late, this tab automatically switches to the Eye-Care Mode that enables eye protecting by adjusting the backlit at night time.
32 GB storage is decent enough for your daily tasks and watching movies, reading e-books etc. The memory can be expanded up to 128 GB using a micro SD card. It comes with a 5000 mAh battery and Smart Power-Saving technology that lets you watch movies and play games for over 10 hours.
- Great budget buy
- Good Sound
- Great customer service
- Camera could be better
Coming back to the point where its already hard to decide what kind of tab to pick, its harder to choose from the list of best tabs. For their respective reasons each is our favorite on its own.
But let us summarize it for you, if you are low on cash and do not wish to spend more than $200 than the Dragon Touch Notepad K10 is the one for you because its got everything you need in a decent android tab to enable you to play, watch and work. Of course, if your work requires multiple apps that require heavy processing like video editing etc. than this isn’t your cup of tea.
If budget is not the deciding factor here, and you are more of a judging a book by its cover person, than the Samsung Galaxy S5e is the one for you. Sleek beauty in charismatic colors, featherlight and capable of performing as fast a horse, the Samsung Galaxy S5e will become your favorite soon.
Another one of our personal favorites is the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 that comes with an S-Pen included. Its ideal for people who need a tab to work or study so you can conveniently take notes, draw or sketch as you work. Plus, its battery life is superb in case you are a workaholic and the display is beautiful just to look at. Believe us when we say, you will fall in love with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.