10 best tablets under 15,000 rubles

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Nowadays, many people understand that there is no point in buying an overly cheap tablet. For many reasons, such a device will greatly slow down, which is why its use will only cause negative emotions. But an expensive tablet computer is also not an option, because there are not always sufficient funds available to buy it. That is why we decided to talk about the best tablets under 15,000 rubles, because this is the golden mean. The review is based on an analysis of the technical characteristics of tablets on the rankquality.com website.

Rating of the best tablets up to 15,000 rubles

Nomination a place Name of product price
Rating of the best tablets up to 15,000 rubles 1 Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 64Gb LTE RUB 15 100
2 Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite 8 32Gb LTE RUB 15,111
3 Lenovo Tab 4 Plus TB-X704F 32Gb RUB 15 830
4 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM-T515 32Gb RUB 13 490
5 Huawei MediaPad T5 10 16Gb LTE RUB 13,222
6 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 SM-T295 32Gb RUB 9,990
7 Lenovo Tab 4 TB-304L 32Gb RUB 11,990
8 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 SM-T385 16Gb RUB 12,222
9 Digma EVE 1806 RUB 10 380
10 Haier HV103H

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 64Gb LTE

Rating: 4.9

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus 64Gb LTE

You need to start with the product Xiaomi. The Chinese company now produces a variety of electronic devices. The tablet computer market did not leave its attention either. However, this manufacturer did not try to sell a top-end model equipped with the best specifications. Instead, the main focus is on mid-range devices. For example, for Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 they ask for about 19 thousand rubles, and sometimes even a smaller amount.

Most often, the display of an inexpensive tablet has a fairly wide bezel. However, a device from Xiaomi is an exception to the rule. Here, only the areas above and below the screen are any wide. The side frames turned out to be very narrow, due to which the eye is literally attracted to this model while it is on the store counter. The screen, by the way, was created using IPS technology. The 8-inch LCD panel has a resolution of 1920×1200. You can be sure that you will regularly use such a tablet for watching movies – you will enjoy both high details and maximum viewing angles.

This device operates under control Android 8.1. Internet connection is carried out either via Wi-Fi (802.11ac standard is supported), or via LTE networks. You will definitely upload photos taken with this tablet to social networks. The fact is that the rear panel houses a 13MP camera. This is highly atypical for 'pills'! But this gadget is not capable of making a good selfie, the front camera here is intended only to provide video communication.

The tablet computer is powered by an eight-core Snapdragon 660 processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of permanent memory. Not a bad set, serious slowdowns with it are practically excluded. I am glad that the device has a place for a 3.5 mm jack. Sound can be output to a wireless speaker using Bluetooth 5.0. Well, for synchronization with a PC and connecting a charger, a USB Type-C port is used. The battery, by the way, is capable of providing a couple of days of autonomous work, depending on the intensity of use.

Advantages

  • Built-in 6000 mAh battery;
  • Nice design;
  • There are 3.5mm and USB Type-C connectors;
  • A large number of sensors;
  • Implemented support for LTE and Wi-Fi 802.11ac;
  • Great rear camera
  • There is a module Bluetooth 5.0;
  • Large amount of memory;
  • Extremely powerful processor;
  • Latest software version;
  • High resolution display.

disadvantages

  • The weight cannot be called minimal;
  • To some, such a screen will seem small;
  • The cost is far from the lowest.

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite 8 32Gb LTE

Rating: 4.8

HUAWEI MediaPad M5 Lite 10 32Gb LTE

Mid-budget tablets are also available in the assortment of the Chinese company Huawei. She is now under pressure from the American government. However, the sanctions do not prevent the sale of old devices. For example, you can easily find MediaPad M5 Lite 8 on store shelves. And don't be afraid that the device was announced at the beginning of 2019! There is no doubt that this device will not become obsolete even after several years.

The operating system is Android 9.0. The operation of this OS is provided by an eight-core processor, the clock frequency of which reaches 2.2 GHz. Also, 32 GB of permanent and 3 GB of RAM are hidden under the body of the tablet computer. Normal volume, many buyers will not even install a microSD card, although the slot for it is not forgotten here.

The front panel of this 'tablet' houses an 8-inch screen. The side frames around it turned out to be very narrow, which is good news. The display is created using IPS technology, which indicates the maximum viewing angles. The resolution is also not to complain about, it is 1920×1200 pixels. In a word, you will definitely get pleasure from watching video content.

Interaction with the global web is carried out here via Wi-Fi 802.11ac and LTE networks. Also the device includes a module Bluetooth 4.2. Many people will not really use it, because here it is possible to connect an ordinary wired headset. There is also a micro-USB connector on the metal case. Perhaps this is the only serious drawback of the device. Competitors are trying to endow their tablets with a more convenient socket, the plug into which is inserted exclusively the first time.

Otherwise Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite 8 is hardly able to surprise with anything. The battery of this device has a capacity of 5100 mAh, which cannot be called an exorbitant parameter. But on the other hand, the device turned out to be very light with it – the scales under it show only 310 g. Therefore, this is a good choice for those who are going to regularly use a tablet computer in the subway or other types of public transport.

Advantages

  • Built-in powerful processor;
  • A fresh version of the operating system is installed;
  • High screen resolution;
  • Implemented support for Wi-Fi 802.11ac and LTE;
  • Excellent 13MP camera
  • Not forgotten 3.5mm audio jack;
  • Not very heavy.

disadvantages

  • The diagonal of the display will seem insufficient to someone;
  • Built-in micro-USB connector;
  • Fast charging is not supported.

Lenovo Tab 4 Plus TB-X704F 32Gb

Rating: 4.7

Lenovo Tab 4 Plus TB-X704F 32Gb 10.1

This tablet may seem a lot less advanced. This is hinted at by the wide bezels around the display. But this screen is very large. Do I need to say that watching movies on a 10-inch screen is much more comfortable than on a smaller one? Especially at a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels. It should also be noted that the display is made using IPS technology. This means that it has maximum viewing angles. However, it would be strange to see a TFT panel in a tablet for 15,000 rubles.

This device has been present in stores for several years. In this regard, it should not be surprising that the device operates under the control of Android 7.0. However, the majority of buyers are quite satisfied with the capabilities that this OS offers. It is powered by an eight-core Snapdragon 625 processor, whose clock speed reaches an acceptable 2000 MHz. The product also received 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of permanent memory. Well, in games, the graphics accelerator Adreno 506 is activated.

Unlike the models discussed above, the Lenovo Tab 4 Plus does not have a SIM card slot. The list of wireless modules present here is limited to Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 802.11ac. For many people this will, of course, be enough. Few people want to carry such a large tablet somewhere with them.

The product has received 3.5 mm connectors and USB Type-C. The first is needed to connect headphones, while the second is most often used to connect a network adapter. The sound here can be output to the built-in speakers. There are two of them here, and this is what makes the tablet the most different from much cheaper models. As for the charger, its connection is necessary once every two days, not more often. Thanks to the 7000 mAh battery.

Some modern tablets are capable of producing high-quality images. But Lenovo Tab 4 Plus is not one of them. The rear panel of this device houses an 8-megapixel camera, which is seriously inferior to its sisters from many smartphones. Well, the front camera has only a 5-megapixel resolution. However, some competitors, as you will soon see, are not able to boast of this either.

This 'tablet' differs from its counterparts by the presence of a Home button located under the display. Importantly, it includes a fingerprint scanner. It remains to be understood whether a device needs it, which is unlikely to be often taken out of the house.

Advantages

  • There is an FM radio;
  • There is a fingerprint sensor;
  • Decent battery life
  • Built-in USB Type-C and 3.5mm connectors;
  • Good stereo sound;
  • There is support for the Wi-Fi 802.11ac standard;
  • High resolution display;
  • Extremely powerful processor.

disadvantages

  • Large weight;
  • No LTE module;
  • Not the most recent version Android;
  • Difficult to find at an adequate price.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM-T515 32Gb

Rating: 4.6

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM-T515 32Gb

Another tablet, on the front panel of which there is a display with a diagonal of up to 10.1 inches. The product differs from its analogues in greater prevalence. It must be admitted that now it is one of the most popular tablet computers. The South Koreans have even released three color options. It is also one of the most recent devices, it managed to get the operating system Android 9.0. Therefore, you will definitely not suffer from insufficient functionality.

The screen located here has a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels. This allows you to comfortably watch movies, and the gameplay should be more enjoyable. By the way, there is a graphics accelerator Mali-T830, so the picture in games will be very detailed. As for the processor, it is Samsung's own creation, consisting of eight cores. Rest assured, slowdowns are rare here. However, the device still has some problems in this regard. The fact is that the product received only 2 GB of RAM. Because of this, some applications will close too early, you will have to forget about normal multitasking.

For storing media files, 32 GB of permanent memory are intended here. If that doesn't seem enough, you can use the microSD card slot. The buyer should also like the list of wireless modules. For sound transmission, Bluetooth 5.0 is used. Indoor Internet access is via Wi-Fi 802.11ac, a very high speed standard. Well, access to the global web on the street is provided by the LTE module, you just need to remember to insert the SIM card.

Otherwise, this is a typical 10-inch tablet, selling for a relatively low price. On the back of the device is an 8-megapixel camera, which lacks stars from the sky. There is also a front camera, but its resolution is only 5 megapixels. As for the battery, its capacity is 6150 mAh. The weight of the tablet is 470 g. Not the best choice for using the gadget in the subway, holding it in one hand. But the device shows itself perfectly at home. It can also be used to play music, because there are full-fledged stereo speakers on the side ends of the device.

Advantages

  • A special child mode is preinstalled;
  • Extremely powerful processor;
  • Implemented support for LTE and Wi-Fi 802.11ac;
  • There is a module Bluetooth 5.0;
  • High screen resolution;
  • A fresh version of the OS is installed;
  • Built-in USB Type-C connector;
  • Three body colors to choose from;
  • Decent stereo sound.

disadvantages

  • Very heavy weight;
  • Unpretentious cameras;
  • Little RAM.

Huawei MediaPad T5 10 16Gb LTE

Rating: 4.5

HUAWEI MediaPad T5 10 32Gb LTE

Another tablet computer produced by the forces Huawei. Its cost usually does not exceed 13 thousand rubles. This indicates that it is unlikely that the user will be waiting for chic characteristics. So, what did the Chinese save on?

First of all, when getting acquainted with the characteristics, the amount of RAM is striking. It is only 2 GB. This means that you will have to forget about good multitasking, the system will close especially heavy applications too quickly. The amount of built-in storage is also small – 16 GB will make you think ten times before installing this or that application. And if you want to download movies to your tablet, you will have to get a memory card.

Otherwise, it seems that the 'tablet' has quite solid characteristics. Android 8.0 is used as the operating system here, this version will not be outdated soon. The HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor with its eight cores produces 2360 MHz. Well, the 10.1-inch display located here can boast not only a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels, but also maximum viewing angles.

The company Huawei is well known for its telecommunications equipment. Therefore, it should not be surprising that the MediaPad T5 10 received support not only for Wi-Fi 802.11ac, but also for LTE networks. It also has a built-in 'blue tooth' which is used to transmit sound to a wireless headset. However, you can listen to music with the help of stereo speakers, because they sound surprisingly great. But nothing good can be said about the rear camera. It has only 5 megapixel resolution. Well, I don't want to use the 'front-end' even for organizing video calls.

At the ends of the tablet computer there are 3.5 mm and micro-USB jacks. The presence of the latter is somewhat sad, I would like to see a more modern port here. Well, under the metal body of the device is a 5100 mAh battery. Alas, even with such a tiny battery by the standards of such tablets, the weight of the device reaches a significant 460 g.

Advantages

  • Good stereo sound;
  • Not forgotten 3.5mm jack;
  • Supports LTE networks and Wi-Fi 802.11ac;
  • High resolution display;
  • Built-in powerful processor;
  • The latest version of the OS is used;
  • Affordable price tag.

disadvantages

  • The tablet turned out to be weighty;
  • Not very long battery life;
  • Micro-USB connector is used;
  • The simplest cameras;
  • Very little memory.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 SM-T295 32Gb

Rating: 4.4

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 SM-T295 32Gb

Above, we have already reviewed a mid-budget tablet manufactured by Samsung. However, it was a model with a large screen, which there was no point in taking with you on the subway. But the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 performs well on such trips. He got at his disposal a relatively small display, and therefore the weight of the device does not exceed 347 g. You can safely hold the 'tablet' in one hand, reading a book or an exciting article.

It should be noted that this is one of the cheapest tablets among those reviewed in this article. Its cost is often only 11 thousand rubles. It is easy to guess that the manufacturer had to save on something. In this case, the South Koreans decided to lower the display resolution. The parameter 1280×800 pixels can be called satisfactory, but nothing more. An adult will want to see a clearer picture. But on the other hand, a child will definitely be delighted with such a tablet, who will mainly use it to watch cartoons.

There are two color options for the device on sale. Whichever version you choose, you will find a tablet computer running Android 9.0. The problem is that the OS is powered by a quad-core processor. Its clock frequency is capable of reaching 2000 MHz, but the lack of four more cores is still felt. The limitation is noticeable in terms of multitasking, because only 2 GB of RAM are built in here. Well, the amount of permanent memory is 32 GB. This is already quite a decent parameter, allowing you to install a fairly large number of applications. There is also a slot for a microSD card. It, however, is possessed by all devices considered in this article.

This model is capable of working in LTE networks. However, it seems to us that the owner of the device will use 802.11n Wi-Fi networks much more often. The tablet also received a GPS chip and a module Bluetooth 4.2. If you do not have wireless headphones, you can connect regular ones using the 3.5 mm jack. There is also a micro-USB socket on the metal case of the device.

Of course, we cannot but return to the disadvantages of the device. Alas, the tablet received a very modest battery. If a fairly intensive operation is meant, then you will have to use the network adapter every evening. The viewing angles are also embarrassing – they are by no means maximum.

Advantages

  • Preinstalled child mode;
  • Decent stereo sound;
  • Low cost;
  • There is a 3.5mm audio jack;
  • Compact size and not very heavy weight;
  • There is support for LTE;
  • A fresh version of the OS is installed.

disadvantages

  • Not the best viewing angles;
  • Micro-USB connector is used;
  • Display resolution is not very high;
  • Not the longest battery life;
  • Little RAM;
  • A weak processor is built in.

Lenovo Tab 4 TB-304L 32Gb

Rating: 4.3

Lenovo Tab 4 TB-304L

This tablet features a 10.1-inch IPS screen. This means that the buyer is waiting for the maximum viewing angles, and the size of the display will allow you to comfortably watch cartoons and other videos. Only a resolution of 1280×800 pixels can be confused. However, it is definitely enough for the child. And an adult will not experience serious problems if it means not very regular use of the device.

This tablet is powered by a Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor. It's a decent chipset, but you shouldn't expect the operating system Android 7.0 to work reactively. A certain limitation is introduced by 2 GB of RAM. But the manufacturer did not save on the built-in storage by introducing 32 GB. If this still seems to be not enough, then you can use a microSD card.

Lenovo Tab 4 TB-304L got a double tray. It is home not only for the removable storage, but also for the SIM card. When you install the latter, you will have access to LTE networks. You can also access the Internet via Wi-Fi 802.11n. The list of wireless modules present here also includes Bluetooth 4.0. But more often, many owners of this tablet use the traditional headphone connection. If you need to charge the tablet, then the micro-USB port comes to the rescue. You need to use the AC adapter once every one and a half to two days, since there is a 7000 mAh battery inside the device.

This model has received a number of other advantages, which also cannot be ignored. For example, the device outputs stereo sound. This allows you to regularly use this gadget to listen to Internet radio. Or even the usual one, because there is an FM tuner here!

Mid-budget tablets rarely get quality cameras. Here their resolution is 5 and 2 megapixels. It is unlikely that you will use them in any way. Also, some bewilderment is caused by the case, made of plastic here – it is not as pleasant to the touch as metal.

Advantages

  • Maximum viewing angles;
  • Implemented support for LTE;
  • Good stereo sound;
  • There is a 3.5mm audio jack;
  • Good battery capacity.

disadvantages

  • Weak processor;
  • Not the most recent OS version;
  • Little RAM;
  • Display resolution is not very high;
  • Disgusting cameras;
  • A micro-USB socket is used;
  • Large size and weight.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 SM-T385 16Gb

Rating: 4.2

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 SM-T385 16Gb

Above, we have already talked about one 8-inch tablet from Samsung. But maybe you will be more satisfied with the model under the SM-T385 index? It comes in two colors. On its front panel there is a display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. For some reason, South Koreans do not like to use an IPS panel in their devices. Here, too, the TFT screen is not used, and therefore the buyer will have to put up with the far from maximum viewing angles.

Despite its low cost, this 'tablet' has received a number of undeniable advantages. For example, the manufacturer did not skimp on the USB Type-C connector. Do I need to say that the plug is inserted into it exclusively the first time? The product is also capable of boasting a SIM card slot. If you use it, you will have access to 4G networks, which allows you to access the Internet even outside the premises. Also, one cannot fail to note the 3.5 mm audio jack, which has recently disappeared not only from smartphones, but also from tablets. The undoubted advantage of the device is its 364-gram weight. Such a 'tablet' can be easily held in one hand, which is often the case in the subway and some other places.

But, of course, such a tablet cannot consist only of advantages. Someone will definitely not like the fact that the operating system Android 7.1 is installed here when there are more recent versions. The processor built in here upsets even more. It is a quad-core Snapdragon 425 with a clock speed of less than 1400 MHz. There are also 2 GB of RAM hidden under the body of the device. Built-in storage is also small, only 16 GB. You can't do without a memory card. But problems can arise with it, because not all applications agree to be sent to an external drive.

Fortunately, this is where the list of the most significant disadvantages ends. The rest of the specifications can be called average. For example, cameras built here have a resolution of 8 and 5 megapixels. In theory, sometimes you can shoot something worthwhile with them, but more often the result is not impressive. The wireless modules present here include Wi-Fi 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.2. Well, the battery used by the device is hardly capable of providing a very long battery life.

Advantages

  • Low cost;
  • There is support for LTE networks;
  • Not the worst cameras;
  • Not forgotten 3.5mm audio jack;
  • Built-in USB Type-C port;
  • Compact size and light weight;
  • There is a children's mode.

disadvantages

  • Display resolution – only 1280×800 pixels;
  • The viewing angles cannot be called maximum;
  • Weak processor;
  • Little RAM and permanent memory;
  • Not very long battery life;
  • The touch buttons are not backlit.

Digma EVE 1806

Rating: 4.1

Digma EVE 1806

Our rating ends with creations of companies specializing in the production of exclusively budget tablets. Digma EVE 1806 is sold in most Russian stores for 11 thousand rubles. In this case, the device can be supplemented with a QWERTY keyboard! A fabulous proposal? Only if you are willing to accept certain disadvantages.

To begin with, this tablet is running Windows 10. And you yourself should understand how demanding on the 'hardware' this operating system is. The manufacturer of this device, with all the desire, could not endow it with powerful components. Specifically, it has built in 2GB of RAM and a quad-core Intel Atom x5 Z8350 clocked at 1440MHz. With such components, the operating system from Microsoft will regularly slow down. However, you will not be able to install Adobe Photoshop and other applications here that are not on Android. They simply do not have enough space, because most of the 32 GB storage is occupied by the operating system. And even if you try to install the program on a memory card, it will be difficult to start, which should be blamed on the aforementioned processor and RAM.

The image is displayed here on a familiar 10.1-inch screen with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. I am glad that it was created using IPS technology, so you can enjoy the maximum viewing angles. Internet access is carried out via Wi-Fi 802.11n. There is no SIM card slot, so it is better not to take the device outside. And you won't do it, because the weight of this monster reaches 970 g. How else? Numerous connectors, a full-fledged processor from Intel and a QWERTY keyboard could not but affect the weight. Of course, if you detach the keyboard, the tablet will become noticeably lighter, but it will still be heavier than any of the devices discussed above.

It's better not to pay attention to cameras here. They are here, but you are unlikely to achieve anything worthwhile from two-megapixel matrices. You should not seriously rely on a battery with a capacity of 6000 mAh – we have all heard about how gluttonous devices based on Windows are. But nothing bad can be said about the connectors. Unlike competitors, Digma EVE 1806 allows you to display a picture on a monitor or TV using the micro-HDMI jack for this. To connect the charger, micro-USB is used, which at such a cost can be quite put up with. There is also a 3.5mm audio jack.

Advantages

  • Comes with a QWERTY keyboard;
  • A large number of connectors;
  • Maximum viewing angles;
  • Supports 128GB memory card.

disadvantages

  • Very large dimensions and weight;
  • Not very long battery life;
  • Terrible cameras;
  • I would like a display with a higher resolution;
  • Very little RAM and persistent memory;
  • Weak processor.

Haier HV103H

Rating: 4.0

Haier HV103H

Another tablet running Windows 10. Typically, devices equipped with this operating system are used for typing and programming. Therefore, it is not surprising that this model also comes with a QWERTY keyboard, like the device discussed above. Together with it, the weight of the device reaches an impressive 990 g. To be fair, full-fledged laptops are usually even heavier. But they can have powerful components, but here you have to put up with the existing minimum.

First of all, any tablet buyer pays attention to the display. Here it is a 10.1-inch IPS panel with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels. Maximum viewing angles are great. As for the QWERTY keyboard, there are no complaints about it either. But the charging connector cannot but disappoint – it is proprietary. This means that you can charge your tablet on the road, but not from every power bank.

If we are talking about sockets, then we should note the presence of micro-HDMI. It allows you to display the image on a TV or monitor. A full-sized USB port can be found on the QWERTY keyboard. It can be used to connect, for example, a printer or an external hard drive. Also, the tablet has a 3.5 mm audio jack, which connects to a headset. If you have a wireless accessory, then Bluetooth 4.0 applies. Well, Wi-Fi 802.11n is used to access the Internet. Alas, there is no SIM card slot here. Devices with Windows on board can rarely boast of them.

The rest of the Haier HV103H has the usual characteristics. It has a 6000 mAh battery, which allows you to hope that the device will not turn off until late in the evening. However, the intense load can force you to look for a network adapter after lunch, nothing can be done about it. Well, it's better not to remember the cameras used here at all. It remains to be seen why they are built into such devices at all. Well, how can a modern buyer be amused with matrices whose resolution is 2 and 0.3 megapixels?

Advantages

  • Decent number of connectors;
  • Low cost;
  • Comes with a QWERTY keyboard;
  • Maximum viewing angles.

disadvantages

  • Not very long battery life;
  • Proprietary charging connector;
  • Large dimensions and weight;
  • The display resolution will not suit everyone;
  • Little RAM and permanent memory;
  • Weak processor;
  • Disgusting cameras.

Conclusion

This is a list of the best tablets that you can buy for around RUR 15,000. As you may have noticed, each of the models reviewed has a number of certain disadvantages. Alas, but without them in this price segment does not do. However, this does not mean that the purchased tablet will cause unpleasant emotions. No, practice shows that devices sold for that kind of money usually almost completely suit their owners.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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