Which budget Tab should I get?

  tori 16:27 28 May 2013
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I have a maximum budget of £150. I only really need it for browsing, ebooks, social media, games on facebook etc. There seems to be quite a lot of choice in the budget range these days, but I really don't know where to start looking!It needs to be fairly robust, as I'm sure the kids will get their hands on it at some point, but otherwise, I just need reliability!

  chub_tor 19:13 28 May 2013
  rickf 10:16 29 May 2013

Why a budget tab? Just seen a Samsung Galaxy Note (2) 10.1 (Used) for sale at £200 buy it now. Shop around first.

  rickf 10:17 29 May 2013

Sorry, on Ebay

  Woolwell 12:30 29 May 2013

Budget and reliability rarely go together especially with tablets.

  tori 14:22 29 May 2013

Thanks guys for the help, like I say, my budget is max £150, plus I have had some bad experiences buying second hand, and I don't have time for messing about. I think I am going to go for chub tor's recommendation, and I actually found it in grey for £2 cheaper. It seems to fit my criteria, so thank you!

  rdave13 18:43 29 May 2013

This one caught my eye.

  chub_tor 19:10 29 May 2013

rdave13 I think that any device marketed by a company called Ainol would be at the bottom of my list :-)

  rdave13 19:21 29 May 2013

chub_tor, possibly but they remove the junk and install the latest Android firmware. It comes with the ususal 12 months guarantee which you send back to the company, not to China :) Still worth consideration I think. Product questions at the bottom worth reading.

  chub_tor 19:29 29 May 2013

rdave13 it was meant to be a play on words with Ainol, anal and bottom but I guess that any joke that needs an explanation is not really a joke at all......... sorry about that. I'm sure that Ainol make perfectly good devices.

  caccy 17:45 30 May 2013

The Samsung tablet also has built in GPS. Using that you can find out where you are without mobile coverage. Just bought one. Very good. Carphone Warehouse have a deal whereby you can trade-in a mobile phone against the cost.

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