There are numerous tablets in the Indian market and many more are launching everyday. There is the stiff competition in this segment of consumer electronice. It is time to determine which ones are really value for money. So, here are the top 5 tablets priced between Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 30,000:
iPad Mini 2: The Apple iPad Mini 2 is quite a good tablet with Apple you be assured of fluidity and tons of apps. It features a LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch display of 7.9 inches, iOS 6 operating system, Apple A5 chipset, Cortex A9 1 GHz dual core processor, primary camera of 5 MP, 512 MB RAM and 16/ 32/64 GB internal memory. Its prices start at Rs 21,900. The iPad Mini 2 is also available for Rs 28,900 but you can get some pretty good deals on the iPad Mini which make it quite the value for money.
Nexus 7 (2013): The Google Nexus 7 (2013) is also one of the premium contenders as with Nexus fast updates are the big plus. It comes with 7″ LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch display, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS(Now 4.4 Kitkat), Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro Krait 1.5 GHz quad core processor, rear camera of 5 MP, 2 GB RAM and 16/ 32 GB internal memory. Its prices start at Rs 20,999 and the powerful performance it brings to the table is pretty much unmatched.
Galaxy Tab 3 T311: The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 T311 is a very good device. It carries a TFT WXGA capacitive touch display of 8 inches, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean platform, 1.5 GHz dual core processor, 5 MP primary camera, 1.5 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory. The Samsung offering has been pretty popular among the masses with multi window and other gimmicky features and it may not be something as good a performer as a Nexus 7 or as well optimized as an iPad but it surely is one of the most practical tablets. Its on sale for about Rs 24,000.
Lenovo IdeaTab S6000: The Lenovo IdeaTab S6000 is a very functional gadget. It features a IPS LCD capacitive touch display of 10.1 inches, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS, Mediatek MT8125 or MT8389 chipset, Cortex A7 1.2 GHz quad core processor, primary camera of 5 MP, 1 GB RAM and 16/ 32 GB internal memory. You can get big screen experience on the tablet and get everything done as well at the same time. Its available for about Rs 21,000
iBerry Auxus CoreX8 3G: The iBerry Auxus CoreX8 3G is another top-notch quality tablet. It comes with HD 10-Point multi-touch display of 7.85 inches, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS, Samsung Exynos 5410 1.6 GHz + 1.2 GHz Octa-processor, rear camera of 5 MP, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory. The tablet is an ambitious attempt by iBerry to enter the Rs 20,000-25,000 price bracket in India.
Conclusion: All the above mentioned tablets have some or the other plus point which makes them stand out from the rest. All of these can be had by spending somewhat a similar amount. My choice will be the iPad Mini for apps and Nexus 7 for performance for the raw performance on offer.