Tablets have seen a resurgence because of the pandemic as people adapt to the new normal of online. With built-in cameras and audio, tablets are great both for in-class and remote learning. They are also more affordable and portable than laptops.
From taking notes to creating a presentation and researching for projects, the tablet has definitely made virtual learning easier. Nowadays, even schools are encouraging the use of tablets.
Nevertheless, there’s a lot of points to consider in choosing the best tablets for students especially if the budget is considered. Check this list out for affordable tablets that you can buy from Shopee without exceeding PHP10,000!
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A series has built an impressive reputation for delivering efficient tablets at reasonable prices. While it has never packed the most potent processors and it doesn’t have all the features of the flagship range, Samsung’s affordable tablets have always nailed the value factor.
This Galaxy Tab A8 is a solid 8.0” budget tablet, thanks to its punchy speakers and a wide display with thin bezels that's perfect for remote learning. With its to 32GB of built-in memory, your kids can store their favorite songs, photos, videos and games. If you do ever need more, you can expand your storage space up to 512GB with a microSD card.
“Now it is easier for my daughter to go about her worksheets through this tablet during her online classes. The item is a legitimate Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8 brand. It's very easy to set it up.”
“Very useful sa online class ng anak ko. Matagal ang battery life, madaling gamitin. Ang tagal ko nang naka cart ito, sa flash deals ko pala mabibili.”
Get this item from Shopee for only PHP7,495 (Original Price: PHP7,990).
Looking for an affordable tablet for your school kid? This 10.1" tablet from Lenovo features great audio, face-recognition login, and a Kids Mode that makes you worry-free when your child uses it.
It has Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ quad-core processor that keeps things running quickly and smoothly with fast Wi-Fi connectivity. Turn on the Kids Mode to keep your children safe—and entertained with custom content. Parental control features put you in charge of what your kids see, while eye-protection technology helps reduce eyestrain.
“This tablet is THE BEST OPTION for those looking for a budget friendly, powerful device. The AUDIO WAS ALSO AMAZING AND SUPER CLEAR with the 720p resolution was just enough and was very clear. This beats the Galaxy Tab A series. Solid 100/100. Recommended for students and for streaming media.”
“Maganda at malaki ang screen. Pwedeng pwede sa online learning. Charger lang ang kasama sa package. Worth the price. Safe na safe ang packaging.”
Get this item from Shopee for only PHP8,541 (Original Price: PHP8,990).
The Huawei MatePad T10 tablet is an ideal budget tablet for students. It has a powerful performance, immersive viewing, and audio experience, and smart interactions perfect for online learning. It has large HD+ display, stereo loudspeakers, and capable chipset but complemented by 4G LTE mobile data connectivity in addition to Wi-Fi.
Students can also enjoy studying using this device with its APP Multiplier displays or two windows on one screen. It also has E-Book Mode and Dark mode which makes reading more comfortable.
“This tablet works well, and is perfect for my daily use. I intend to use this for streaming like Netflix, and YouTube. Maybe for some games too! The sounds are clear, and works in sync with my Huawei Freebuds and speaker. Takes a while to charge, but the battery life is long! Worth the buy!”
“The tablet is very good for online class managed to use Google classroom, Google meet, zoom, Class In You can access Google apps by opening your browser You can download Facebook, and other apps in the huwawei app gallery using petal search.”
Get this item from Shopee for only PHP6,499 (Original Price: PHP7,999).
Another highly recommended tablet from Samsung is the lighter spin on the Galaxy Tab A7 — the Galaxy Tab A7 Lite. For the price, this lightweight Android tablet has 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of memory which is pretty fast, especially for the simple learning tasks. For reading, web browsing, and watching on YouTube, the A7 Lite is efficient and works very well.
The Galaxy Tab A7 Lite has two speaker grills, one along the top right edge and another along the bottom left. Together they give off decent-sounding audio, great for remote learning. The Galaxy Tab A7 Lite’s battery packs enough power to get you through an online class without having to scramble for a charger.
“Decent tablet If primarily used for social media, browsing, Light games. Good for kids/senior use.”
“My mom loves it! We gave this as a gift and got it on sale. Legit item from Samsung!”
Get this item from Shopee for only PHP9,490.
This simple and straightforward tablet is a nice starter gadget for kids. Teclast P20HD has an octa-core processor, 4 GB of memory, 64 GB of internal storage, an excellent 10.1-inch Full HD IPS display, dual-band Wi-Fi, and a SIM slot with support for 4G, 3G, and 2G networks.
For an economically-priced tablet, the performance is quite Impressive especially for media consumption, online schooling via Zoom, and even for games. However, games loaded painfully slowly when compared to other brands.
“Very recommendable, I did not experience any lag or delayed response to tapping onscreen since I received it. Seamlessly transaction, shipped right away and got it a discounted price for the 3.15 shopee sale. Did not expect it came with a keyboard and tempered glass.”
“I had nothing to say, good for school and watching movies. Not quite for gaming but it’s doable. Not laggy and no issues at all. Honest review, it’s a good gadget for its price!”
Get this item from Shopee for only PHP6,499 (Original Price: PHP12,998).
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