Are you in search of a dependable yet affordable tablet that seamlessly caters to your entertainment needs, such as watching TV shows, movies, YouTube videos, indulging in light gaming, staying connected on social media, and even handling some productivity tasks? Look no further as we present our curated list of the top 9 choices.

In this article you will find 9 tablets under $200, that are the best in this price range.

Our criteria: the tablet has to be in the price range of $100 to $199, a recognised brand, good battery life, decent storage, decent audio, decent display, and decent performance.

What Are The Best Tablets Under $200

The best tablets under $200 in 2024 are:

  1. Samsung Galaxy Tab A9
  2. Amazon Fire Max 11
  3. Xiaomi Redmi Pad SE
  4. Lenovo Tab M9
  5. Amazon Fire HD 10 (2023)
  6. Lenovo Tab M10 Plus (3rd Gen)
  7. ALLDOCUBE iPlay 50 Mini Pro
  8. Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 (2022)
  9. Nokia T21
1
Samsung Galaxy Tab A9
Best Overall

Samsung Galaxy Tab A9

  • OS: Android
  • Storage: 64GB, 128GB
  • Display Size: 8.7-inches
  • Resolution: 800×1340
  • Camera: Rear: 8MP, Front: 2MP
  • Battery Life: Up to 8 hours
  • Weight: 0.73 lbs (333g)
  • LTE: Yes
  • Ports: USB Type-C, 3.5mm jack

Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 released in 2023, October is the best tablet under $200. It’s running on Mediatek Helio G99 (6nm), has two storage options: 64GB and 128GB. You can get it with 4GB RAM or 8GB. 

It’s a good budget tablet, that handles tasks like web browsing, social media, movies, videos, video-calls, emails, light gaming very well. It starts to slow down with apps that require heavy processing power. This budget tablet is not meant for that. It’s also not compatible with active stylus pens..

A9 Tab has a TFT LCD Display, with 81.7% screen-to-body ration. Considering the fact that it’s a budget tablet it has a very bright screen. 

The tablet is equipped with both Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi+LTE connectivity options.

Pros
  • USB-C Port
  • Headphone Jack
  • Good Build Quality
Cons
  • The cameras could be better
  • The audio could be better
  • No NFC
2
Amazon Fire Max 11
Runner-Up

Amazon Fire Max 11

  • OS: Android, Fire OS
  • Storage: 64GB, 128GB
  • Display Size: 11-inches
  • Resolution: 1200×2000
  • Camera: Rear: 8MP, Front: 8MP
  • Battery Life: Up to 14 hours
  • Weight: 1.08 lbs (490g)
  • LTE: No
  • Ports: USB Type-C

The Amazon Fire Max 11 was released in 2023, May. It runs on Android OS and Fire OS operating systems, unlike other Amazon Fire Tablets it is compatible with Stylus pen and you can take notes on it, which is unusual for tablets in the price range. 

The tablet is running on Mediatek MT8188J, it has two storage options 64GB and 128GB and has 4GB of RAM.

It’s a solid budget tablet on which you can take handwritten notes. It’s also possible to order an external keyboard and turn it into a mini-laptop. As any budget tablet in this price range it’s good for lightweight tasks: web surfing, reading, video watching, video calls, emails, light gaming etc. It struggles with heavy processing tasks as photo editing, video editing and other tasks that require heavy processing power. 

Fire Max 11 has a IPS LCD display. 81.2% screen-to-body ratio with very bright display. A big disadvantage is that it doesn’t have cellular connectivity and that you can to do some workarounds in order to install Google Play Store apps like YouTube, Gmail, etc.

Pros
  • USB-C Port
  • Big Screen
  • Has Stylus Support
Cons
  • No LTE
  • No Audio Jack
  • On The Heavy Side
3
Xiaomi Redmi Pad SE
Bang For Your Buck

Xiaomi Redmi Pad SE

  • OS: Android OS
  • Storage: 128GB, 256GB
  • Display Size: 11-inches
  • Resolution: 1200×1920
  • Camera: Rear: 8MP, Front: 5MP
  • Battery Life: Up to 12 hours
  • Weight: 1.05 lbs (478g)
  • LTE: No
  • Ports: USB Type-C

The Xiaomi Redmi Pad SE was released in 2023, August, it runs on Android OS, MIUI Pad 14. 

It features a Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm) processor. It has two storage options 128GB and 256GB and you have an option to choose between 3 RAM options: 4GB, 6GB and 8GB.

It’s a decent budget tablet that can handle lightweight and medium tasks with ease, making it suitable for casual browsing, streaming content, and light productivity on the go. However, it may struggle and experience slowdowns when handling more demanding tasks.

The Xiaomi Redmi Pad SE features a IPS LCD, 90Hz display. It has 81.4% screen-to-body ratio. One of the biggest disadvantages this tablet has is that it doesn’t have a cellular(LTE) connectivity you have to solely rely on WiFi connection. 

Pros
  • USB-C Port
  • High Refresh Rate
  • Audio Jack
Cons
  • No LTE
  • Slow Charging
4
Lenovo Tab M9
Best 9-inch Tablet

Lenovo Tab M9

  • OS: Android OS
  • Storage: 32GB, 64GB,128GB
  • Display Size: 9-inches
  • Resolution: 800×1340
  • Camera: Rear: 8MP, Front: 2MP
  • Battery Life: Up to 13 hours
  • Weight: 0.75lbs (344g)
  • LTE: Yes
  • Ports: USB Type-C

Pros
  • Durable Build
  • Vibrant Screen
  • MicroSD Card Slot
Cons
  • Camera Could Be Better
  • Charging is Slow
5
Amazon Fire HD 10
Best For Average User

Amazon Fire HD 10

  • OS: Fire OS, Android OS
  • Storage: 32GB, 64GB
  • Display Size: 10-inches
  • Resolution: 1200×1920
  • Camera: Rear: 5MP, Front: 5MP
  • Battery Life: Up to 14 hours
  • Weight: 0.95lbs (433g)
  • LTE: No
  • Ports: USB Type-C

Pros
  • Build-in Alexa
  • Good Performance
  • Good Battery Life
Cons
  • No Google Play Store by Default
  • No LTE Connectivity
6
Lenovo Tab M10 Plus (3rd Gen)
Excellent Battery

Lenovo Tab M10 Plus (3rd Gen)

  • OS: Android OS
  • Storage: 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
  • Display Size: 10.61-inches
  • Resolution: 1200×2000
  • Camera: Rear: 8MP, Front: 8MP
  • Battery Life: 14+ hours
  • Weight: 1.03lbs (465g)
  • LTE: Yes
  • Ports: USB Type-C

Pros
  • Great Display
  • Has Stylus Support
  • Has Excellent Battery Life
Cons
  • Has Limited OS Support
7
ALLDOCUBE iPlay 50 Mini Pro

ALLDOCUBE iPlay 50 Mini Pro

  • OS: Android OS
  • Storage: 128GB, 256GB
  • Display Size: 8.4-inches
  • Resolution: 1200×1920
  • Camera: Rear: 13MP, Front: 5MP
  • Battery Life: around 9 hours
  • Weight: 0.67lbs (307g)
  • LTE: Yes
  • Ports: USB Type-C

Pros
  • Vibrant Display
  • Has Audio Jack
  • Good Cameras Considering The Price
Cons
  • USB-C is placed at the top
  • The speakers could have been better
8
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 (2022)
Budget 10-inch Tablet

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 (2022)

  • OS: Android OS
  • Storage: 32GB, 64GB
  • Display Size: 10.4-inches
  • Resolution: 1200×2000
  • Camera: Rear: 8MP, Front: 5MP
  • Battery Life: It lasted 13 hours
  • Weight: 1.05lbs (477g)
  • LTE: Yes
  • Ports: USB Type-C

Pros
  • Large Display
  • Good Speakers
  • Great Battery Life
Cons
  • Dim Screen
  • Limited Storage
  • Limited RAM
9
Nokia T21

Nokia T21

  • OS: Android OS
  • Storage: 64GB, 128GB
  • Display Size: 10.4-inches
  • Resolution: 1200×2000
  • Camera: Rear: 8MP, Front: 8MP
  • Battery Life: It lasted 6 hours
  • Weight: 1.03lbs (466g)
  • LTE: Yes
  • Ports: USB Type-C

Pros
  • HD Streaming
  • Solid Display (Size & Quality)
Cons
  • Average Battery Life
  • Average Hardware

Comparison

Currently the best tablet under 200 USD is the Samsung Galaxy Tab A9. It was released 2023, October. It’s 8.7-inch big and has and LCD touchscreen and runs on Android operating system. Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 is a budget tablet by Samsung, if you would like to consider a tablet with more premium features, bigger screen, higher refresh rate, stylus support, etc. We recommend reading this article. Where you can find the newest Samsung tablets: premium & budget.

Here’s a comparison of all the budget tablets in this price range on our top list:

Samsung Galaxy Tab A9Amazon Fire Max 11Xiaomi Redmi Pad SELenovo Tab M9Amazon Fire HD 10 (2023)Lenovo Tab M10 Plus (3rd Gen)ALLDOCUBE iPlay 50 Mini ProSamsung Galaxy Tab A7 (2022)Nokia T21
Operating SystemAndroidFire OS, AndroidAndroidAndroidFire OS, AndroidAndroidAndroidAndroidAndroid
Release Year202320232023202320232022202320222022
Screen Size8.7-inch11-inch11-inch9-inch10-inch10.6-inch8.4-inch10.4-inch10.4-inch
Resolution800×13401200×20001200×1920800×13401200×19201200×20001200×19201200×20001200×2000
ProcessorMediatek Helio G99Mediatek MT8188JQualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4GMediatek MT6769V/CU Helio G80Mediatek MT8186AQualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G MediaTek Helio G99 MT6789Unisoc UMS512 T618Unisoc Tiger T612
Battery Life~8h~14h~12h~13h~14h~14h~9h~13h~6h
LTEYesNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYes
StylusNoYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNo
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