Apple iPad 9th Gen, Xiaomi Pad 5 and more: Best tablets under Rs 30,000 in India

The tablet market was dominated by Samsung and Apple just a few years ago. After the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for large-screen tablets has increased by a notch, therefore, almost all smartphone brands are not entering the tablet market. This includes brands like Xiaomi, Oppo, and even Realme. Here are the five best tablets to consider under Rs 30,000 in 2023.

Apple iPad 9th Generation

The 9th generation Apple iPad with the A13 Bionic and 64 GB of internal storage. While it might have slightly thicker bezels and an old-school home button, it also has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a premium metal body, similar to the iPad. base of the previous generation. For less than Rs 30,000, the 9th generation iPad is not only the best tablet from Apple, but it is also one of the best overall tablets one can consider in this price range.

Xiaomi Pad 5 is one of the best performance-oriented tablets under Rs 30,000 (Image credit: Shruti Dhapola)

Xiaomi tablet 5

Xiaomi’s Pad 5 is a high-end, performance-oriented Android tablet. The base model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage costs just Rs 26,999 making it a well balanced tablet in terms of design, features and overall user experience. The tablet features a 2K 120Hz refresh rate Dolby Vision display and a quad-speaker setup with Dolby Atmos, making it a great device for content consumption. Although it does not have LTE connectivity, the tablet supports dual-band Wi-Fi support.

Realme Pad X is one of the most affordable 5G tablets in the country (Image credit: Chetan Nayak)

Realme Pad X

The Realme Pad X with 5G connectivity is also one of the most affordable large screen Android devices with 5G capabilities in India. Note that while the 5G variant costs Rs 27,999, the Wi-Fi only variant of the same tablet is available for just Rs 19,999 on Flipkart.

This tablet features the Snapdragon 695 SoC, a WUXGA+ resolution display, a quad-speaker setup, a massive 8,340mAh battery with fast charging, and more. For an asking price of less than Rs 30,000, the Realme Pad X is an excellent Android tablet with upgradable 5G connectivity.

Oppo Pad Air comes with a quad-speaker setup (Image credit: Shruti Dhapola)

Oppo Pad Air

Powered by the Snapdragon 680 SoC, the Oppo Pad Air is an affordable 4G tablet with a starting price of Rs 16,999. The tablet features a massive 10.36-inch touchscreen with a narrow bezel design, and the The device has a two-tone finish with a single camera on the back. The tablet runs on a custom ColorOS optimized for large-screen tablets and offers up to 128GB of internal storage. The tablet also has a quad-speaker setup with Dolby Atmos.