Best Chinese Tablets

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.

There are at least two reasons for ordering electronics in China. Firstly, there is no 'overpayment for the brand', so the equipment has an optimal price. And secondly, the quality of electronics in most cases is acceptable enough for everyday use.

We have selected the 9 best tablets from Chinese manufacturers, which, at a low price, have high performance and functionality.

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best Chinese tablets on Android: 7 inches diagonal 1 Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 64Gb + 12 750 RUB.
2 Lenovo Tab 3 Plus 7703X 16Gb 8 940 RUB.
3 Digma Platina 7.86 3G 10 790 RUB.
The best Chinese tablets on Android: 10 inches diagonal 1 Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70L 23 190 RUB.
2 Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 LTE 64Gb
3 Asus ZenPad 10 Z500KL 32Gb 27 990 RUB.
Best cheap Chinese tablets at Windows 1 Asus Transformer Book T101HA 4Gb 64Gb Dock 20,999 RUB.
2 Lenovo Miix 300 10 32Gb RUB 22,590
3 Prestigio Mult iPad Visconte V PMP1012TE

The best Chinese tablets on Android: 7 inches diagonal

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 64Gb +

Rating: 4.8

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 64Gb +

Why # 1: High performance and the best camera in its segment.

Description: The Chinese company Xiaomi is one of the most famous Chinese manufacturers. And its technique is notable for its low cost while maintaining excellent functionality. The tablet Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 is one of the most striking proofs of this statement.

This 7.9-inch device is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom x5 Z8500 processor clocked at 2.2GHz, complemented by 2GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The display is made using IPS technology, has a very high resolution of 2048 × 1536 pixels and is therefore suitable even for image editing, for example. In addition, a 6190 mAh battery is hidden inside the tablet, providing up to 2 days of battery life in mixed use mode and an 8-megapixel main camera for high-quality images. And all this is complemented by a metal case.

Advantages

  • Excellent screen quality;

  • High-quality, reliable assembly;

  • High performance;

disadvantages

  • No memory card slot;

  • When buying from China, you will need to flash for the global OS version;

  • No SIM card slot, Internet access only via Wi-Fi;

Lenovo Tab 3 Plus 7703X 16Gb

Rating: 4.7

Lenovo Tab 3 Plus 7703X 16Gb

Why the second place in the ranking: Good combination of price and quality.

Description: Lenovo The Tab 3 Plus 7703X is a great tablet for those who need a reliable workhorse but have a very tight budget. Despite the very low price (less than 10 thousand rubles), it is equipped with a nimble quad-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8916 clocked at 1.2 MHz, which is complemented by 2 GB of RAM.

The tablet has a 7-inch screen. It is made using IPS technology and has a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels (standard HD with an aspect ratio of 16: 9, making watching movies or clips from the Internet a pleasure).

The tablet is equipped with a slot for a SIM card, which can also be used to access the Internet, including over a high-speed mobile network 4G LTE; and for making phone calls and receiving messages. A tray for an external memory card – which you will need, given the 16 GB of internal storage – is also included.

Advantages

  • High-quality assembly;

  • Optimal performance;

  • Fast mobile internet;

  • Screen with good color rendering;

disadvantages

  • Many pre-installed, not always necessary applications;

  • Heats up during operation;

  • Slow charging;

Digma Platina 7.86 3G

Rating: 4.7

Digma Platina 7.86 3G

Why third place: Excellent screen resolution, but old operating system.

Description: The main advantage of this tablet is really huge, especially if you take into account the diagonal of 7.85 inches, the screen resolution, which is 2048 × 1536 pixels. The display is made using IPS technology. The screen looks like a Retina! And this at a tablet price of about 10 thousand rubles.

The rest is quite 'average', corresponding to the price category. For example, this Chinese tablet comes with a MediaTek MT8392 processor with 4 cores and a clock speed of 1.7 GHz, which is complemented by 2 GB of RAM. Internal storage – 16 GB, of which about 10 GB are available to the user. Therefore, if you want to watch movies – and they look impressive on such a display – it is better to use a memory card.

A SIM card slot is also included. The tablet can go to the Internet (using 3G technology), and work in cell phone mode.

Advantages

  • Excellent Retina-like display

  • High autonomy (up to 1.5 days of mixed use);

  • Optimal performance for most everyday tasks;

disadvantages

  • Not always good build quality;

  • Old operating system Android 4.4 KitKat;

  • Little permanent memory;

  • Quiet sound;

The best Chinese tablets on Android: 10 inches diagonal

Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70L

Rating: 4.8

Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70L

Why first place: Excellent value for money.

Description: Quite old, but not losing its relevance tablet. But thanks to the modern price, it is quite capable of giving a head start to 'fresh' devices. So, its 10.1-inch display, made using IPS technology, has a resolution higher Full HD – 1920 × 1200 pixels, so the pixels are not visible, even if you look very closely.

The hardware platform of the Chinese tablet is based on the processor MediaTek MTK 8732, which has 4 cores and a clock speed of 1.7 GHz. The chip is supplemented with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. MicroSD card slot available, up to 64 GB supported. A SIM tray is also available, and the tablet can connect to high-speed 4G LTE mobile internet. This is complemented by stereo speakers and a 7000 mAh battery, which will last for a couple of days of active use.

Advantages

  • High autonomy;

  • Stereo speakers;

  • Excellent value for money;

  • High-quality assembly;

disadvantages

  • The material of the case gets dirty quickly and collects fingerprints;

  • Relatively little persistent memory;

  • Old operating system and poor optimization of updates;

Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 LTE 64Gb

Rating: 4.8

Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 LTE 64Gb

Why second place: High performance, but more expensive than its predecessor.

Description: Huawei MediaPad M2 is a versatile Chinese tablet for multimedia entertainment, whether it be modern games or watching videos in high definition. With a powerful hardware platform, it can handle any task.

So, it is equipped with a proprietary HiSilicon Kirin 930 processor with 8 processing cores and 2 GHz clock frequency. The chip is supplemented with 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB on the internal storage. The tablet's screen is a 10-inch IPS with a resolution of 1920 × 1200 pixels. Slots for microSD and SIM cards are available, as is support for high-speed 4G LTE mobile internet.

An interesting feature of the tablet is the main camera. Unlike most similar devices, it has a resolution of 13 megapixels and is complemented by software and hardware optimization for high-quality images.

Advantages

  • Excellent multimedia capabilities (screen, camera, sound);

  • Stylus included;

  • External USB port;

disadvantages

  • Non-standard operating system EMUI based on Android;

  • Relatively low screen brightness (even at maximum settings);

  • Relatively heavy, together with a durable case – over 700 grams;

Asus ZenPad 10 Z500KL 32Gb

Rating: 4.7

Asus ZenPad 10 Z500KL 32Gb

Why third place: Excellent technical characteristics, but relatively expensive.

Description: The perfect tablet for work – especially for designers, artists and other creative professionals. Also will appeal to fans of watching movies on the go.

The 9.7-inch device is equipped with a TFT IPS-screen with a huge resolution of 2048 × 1536 pixels, making it look like the much-praised Retina. The hardware platform is built on a high-performance Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 chip with 8 processing cores and a clock speed of 1.8 GHz, which is complemented by 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. Support for memory cards is available.

You can also install a SIM card in the tablet. It is capable of connecting to 4G LTE high speed mobile internet. Nice additions are an 8-megapixel main camera, stereo speakers, a 7800 mAh battery and support for fast charging (USB Type-C port is also in place).

Advantages

  • Great screen and good sound;

  • Fast charging and USB Type-C;

  • High performance;

  • High autonomy (up to 4 days of mixed use);

disadvantages

  • Sensory 'physical' buttons are not backlit and without vibration feedback;

  • There is a version with MediaTek, which is less efficient;

  • Heavy, especially in a case;

Best cheap Chinese tablets at Windows

Asus Transformer Book T101HA 4Gb 64Gb Dock

Rating: 4.7

Asus Transformer Book T101HA 4Gb 64Gb Dock

Why # 1: Maximum performance.

Description: A productive 10.1-inch tablet, which, when connected to a keyboard, turns into a full-fledged Windows laptop. The device is equipped with a processor Intel Atom x5 Z8350 (4 cores, 1.44 GHz clock speed); which is complemented by 4 GB of RAM. The internal storage is 64 GB, but this volume can be expanded using microSD cards.

The 10.1-inch screen of the tablet is made using IPS technology, which provides excellent color reproduction and high brightness. Display resolution – 1280 × 800 pixels. Also, the tablet has a USB Type-A 2.0 connector for connecting external devices such as flash drives or printers; 2MP front-facing camera for video calls (or even selfies); and a capacious battery that lasts for 11 hours of battery life.

A laptop tablet is perfect for everyday work or study.

Advantages

  • Technical characteristics optimal for daily activities;

  • Fast charging;

  • High autonomy (enough, for example, to watch 4-5 movies on the road);

  • Convenient keyboard;

disadvantages

  • Backlight bleed (uneven screen backlighting);

  • Clicking touchpad;

  • Short charging cable;

Lenovo Miix 300 10 32Gb

Rating: 4.6

Lenovo Miix 300 10 32Gb

Why the second place: Average functionality – but the lowest price.

Description: Ultra-budget Windows – a tablet with a plug-in keyboard from Lenovo. Despite its low price, it offers excellent performance characteristics for everyday use. So, the tablet is equipped with a processor Intel Atom Z3735F (4 cores, 1.33 GHz), which is complemented by 2 GB of RAM. This is enough, for example, to work in Microsoft Office and simultaneously surf the web or watch movies.

The internal storage of the tablet has 32 GB of internal memory. At the same time, the operating system Windows 10 already occupies about 10 of them. Therefore, it is recommended to purchase a memory card and supplement it with a tablet – especially since there is a microSD slot in it.

The 10.1-inch screen is made using IPS technology and has a resolution of 1280 × 800 pixels. The built-in battery lasts for 10 hours of mixed use. And the tablet also has two cameras – the main one is 5 MP and the front one is 2 MP.

Advantages

  • Good build quality

  • Compact and lightweight (less than 700 grams with keyboard)

  • Convenient keyboard (proprietary Lenovo);

  • Optimum technical characteristics;

disadvantages

  • 32 GB of permanent memory is very small;

  • Don't tilt the screen too much – it outweighs the keyboard;

  • Marked case;

Prestigio Mult iPad Visconte V PMP1012TE

Rating: 4.5

Prestigio Mult iPad Visconte V PMP1012TE

Why third place: Great price, but average specs.

Description: The cheapest Windows is a Chinese-made tablet in our rating. At a price of about 10 thousand rubles, it is equipped with a processor Intel Atom Z3735F (4 cores, 1.33 GHz), 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. Docking station with keyboard included. The internal memory can be expanded with a microSD card – drives up to 64 GB are supported.

Tablet screen – 10.1-inch, made using IPS technology, with a resolution of 1280 × 800 pixels. The color rendition is optimal – suitable for office and web surfing, but very poorly suitable for image editing or design.

The tablet also has two cameras – the main one and the front one. Both have 2MP resolution. USB ports are also available, 2 pieces. The battery lasts about 7 hours of mixed tablet use.

Advantages

  • Optimal – for its price segment – performance;

  • Two full-size USB ports;

  • Comfortable keyboard, touchpad and touchscreen;

disadvantages

  • Low-power Wi-Fi module;

  • On some models – poor-quality assembly (body backlash);

  • Slow internal storage;


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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