Top 6 Tablets In Nigeria Under N40k

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In recent times tablets have become one the trendiest mobile devices people carry about. Apart from their impressive designs and fashion attributes, people love the unique capabilities and functions they possess. Tablet sales are on the rise in Nigeria and the reason for this isn’t farfetched, Nigerians are trendy people and are one the fastest citizens in the world to embrace and comply with global technology trends.

Just like smartphones, tablets have Low-end as well as high-end category. Most Tablets under N40K are generally classified as low-end, and these are currently the Top 6 Tablets in Nigeria selling under N40K.

1. Lenovo A3000 Voice Tab

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Lenovo is a reputable brand when it comes to computers and mobile devices. They are currently taking the mobile market by storm with their low-end tablet devices. The Lenovo A3000 voice Tab is high-performance tablet, designed for people whose job requires that they multi-task on a regular basis. An average tablet will slow-down when used to simultaneously run heavy applications and programs, but the Lenovo A3000 was designed to handle lots of apps running simultaneously with consummate ease. It comes with a 7-Inch HD display, USB OTG support, fast connectivity and lots of other amazing features.

Features and specs

· Display: 7-inch IPS capacity touch screen, 600 X 1024 pixels (170ppi)

· Network: GSM/HSDPA

· Camera: Rear – 5MP with Auto focus, Primary Cam – VGA

· Battery: Non-removable 3500mAh Li-Po

· Platform & Processor – Android 4.1, CPU- 1.2GHz Cortex A-7

Average Price – N35,000

2. Tecno Phantom P9 Quad Core Mini Tablet

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The Tecno Phantom Quad Core Mini Tablet is produced by Tecno Mobile, undoubtedly one of the best low-end Smartphone manufacturers in the world. The Phantom Quad Core Mini Tablet is very rugged, durable, and possesses some unique capabilities mostly featured on high-end devices. It comes with 7-inch IPS display, with a resolution that measures 800 X 1200 pixels. The Phantom Mini Tablet is powered by a 1.2GHz processor and runs on the Android 4.2 O.S. Those familiar with the 8-inch Phantom pad may not find the Quad core Mini Tablet catchy, because they are very similar in terms of features and performance.

Basic features and Specs

· Display: 7-inch IPS display, Resolution 800 X 1200 pixels

· Network: GSM/HSDPA

· Camera: Front Camera – 2MP, Rear Camera – 5MP

· Battery: 4000mAh

· Platform & Processor: Android 4.2.2 & Quad-core

Average Price: N34000

3. Asus FonePad

Just like the Tecno Phantom Mini Tablet, the Asus Fonepad is a low-end tablet created for the low income earners in the society. Although this tablet may not possess the features you’d see on high end smartphones, the fact that it has dual-SIM functionality and other basic features, most low income earners will choose the Asus FonePad over other established brands. It comes with a 7-inch IPS capacity touch screen, a 1.2 Mega pixel front camera as well as a 3 MP rear camera, which is quite substandard if you ask me.

Basic features and Specs

· Display: 7-inch LED Touchscreen, Resolution 800 X 1200

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· Network: 2G, 3G and HSDPA

· Camera: Front 1.2, Rear 3 MP

· Battery: 4000 mAh

· Platform & Processor: Android 4.1, Intel Atom z2460 1.2Ghz

Average Price: N25,000

4. Acer Iconia B1-711 Dual core


Acer Iconia B1-711 tablet is a low-end tablet produced by Acer, makers of computers and accessories. Although Acer is a reputable brand and has produced some of the best high-end computer products, the Acer Iconia is B1-711 is still one of the best low-end tablets you can find at the market. It comes with a 7-inch TFT LED display, 1 GB RAM, 16GB HDD and a dismal 0.3 mega pixel camera that makes it extremely difficult to take quality photographs.

Features and Specs

· Display – 7-inch TFT LED display

· Network – GSM , HSDPA

· Camera – 0.3 Mega pixel

· Battery – 2640 mAh

· Platform & Processor – Android 4.1, Quad-core

Average Price: N23,100

5. Spark CP C002 Tab


Many may not be familiar with the Spark CP C002 Tab, but it’s one of the latest low-end tabs to hit the Nigerian market in recent times. It’s a good tablet for reading, watching movies and browsing the web. It comes with a 7.85 –inch display, which is slightly bigger than most low-end tablets within its price range. Its display comes with a resolution of 1024 X 768 pixels (163 ppi).

Basic features and Specs

· Display – 7.85-inches IPS digital capacity touch screen, 1024 X 768 pixels (163ppi)

· Network – GSM, 3G

· Camera – Rear camera – 5MP camera, Front Camera – 2MP

· Battery – 4000mAh Li-Po

· Platform & processor – Android 4.2.2 , 1.2Ghz quad-core

Average Price: N22,000

6. Archos GamePad ARM Cortex A9


The Archos Gamepad may not have the conventional looks normally associated with most tablet mobile devices, but game lovers will appreciate this amazing tablet for a design perfectly optimized for them. This tablet runs on android 4.1 O.S and has full access to Google Playstore where apps and mobile video games can easily be downloaded. The external build of the Archos GamePad has a striking resemblance with the Gameboy Advance, a handheld video game produced by Nintendo. This means that you can download quality HD video games and enjoy them like you would on a traditional handheld video game console.

Features and Specs

· Display – 7-inch IPS, Resolution – 1024 X 600

· Network – GSM, HSDPA

· Camera – Front facing camera

· Battery – 3000 mAh

· Platform – Dual core ARM Cortex A9 @ 1.6GHz

Average Price: N16,328

Don’t expect so much from an under 40k tablet. You may not be able to use any of them to swipe and pay for goods and services, especially when shopping at malls because they all lack NFC (Near field communications) technology, a prominent feature in high-end devices. But if what you want are devices you could use to surf the web, play HD games and read eBooks, then these low-end tablets will offer you the best value for money.



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