Going on holiday or always travelling? Taking your laptop, phone, storage devices and camera (along with all the different chargers and accessories for each gadget) can be a hassle. Great news, all your tech needs can be solved at an affordable price with a tablet! With tablets hitting the market a few years ago and taking the world by storm there’s such a wide range available, starting from as little as £59.99. If you need a tablet of impeccable quality but have a budget to consider, read on to see our top travel tablets under £100 (low to high).
Toshiba Encore WT7-C-100 £59.99
- Processor: Intel Atom Z3735G / 1.33 GHz (1.83GHz Turbo)
- RAM: 1GB RAM
- Storage: 16GB eMMC
- Screen: 7-inch Display Multi-Touch (1280 x 800 Resolution)
- Camera: 2 MP Rear +0.3 MP Front
- Operating System: Windows 8.1
Whether you’re carrying it around in your bag or holding it in your hand, this cheap Toshiba tablet is great company whilst travelling. Watch your favourite T.V series on the go or browse the web easily, this impressively compact tablet has all the functionality of a desktop PC! With Windows 8.1 you can easily access all your apps from your homepage quickly, and the simple and slick layout allows you to view everything in an easy-to-access tiled format. Compatible with Microsoft Office, all your much-loved and familiar apps necessary for work, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook, are at the tip of your fingers. With an extensive variety of apps available, you can store all you need on this cheap tablet, and the 16GB eMMc means you don’t need to worry about storage space.
In the unlikely event that you do run out of space, this Toshiba Encore comes with a handful of ports so you can transfer media quickly and stay connected with all your other devices. You can use the SD card slot for extra storage or quick transfers from your camera (the device is compatible with micro SD cards that have up to 128GB of storage). Alongside this, when you purchase the Toshiba tablet, you’ll receive 1TB of OneDrive online storage for free! The powerful Intel Atom Processor enables quick start-ups and high speeds, as well as seamless multitasking. If you run into something picturesque or ‘Instagram worthy’, this cheap Toshiba tablet lets you capture the moment quickly and in great quality; with the 2MP rear camera and 0.3MP front camera. This versatile little device enables work and play while you travel, and it is available at the great price of £59.99.
Lenovo A7-30 TAB 2 £69.99 (Save £10)
- Processor: MediaTek MT8127 Quad Core 1.3GHz
- RAM: 1GB RAM
- Storage: 16GB eMMC
- Screen: 7-inch 1024 x 600 Pixels Touchscreen Display
- Camera: 2MP/0.3 Megapixel Dual Camera
With this cheap Lenovo tablet, everything you need is in the palm of your hands for only £69.99. Whether you’re keeping track of the stock market and world news, playing Candy Crush, taking holiday snaps, browsing the web or keeping in touch with friends, you can easily do it all on the go! Weighing only 269g and only 8.9mm thin, this is an ideal travel companion as you needn’t worry about size, space or weight. With up to 8 hours battery life, you’re good to go whether it’s a long journey and you need to keep yourself entertained, or you’re in need of a companion that’ll snap photos of your holiday moments quickly.
The 1GB RAM and Android 4.4 KitKat operating system provides seamless browsing and multitasking. When you’re out and about navigating, browsing, checking emails and listening to your favourite album, you can swiftly switch between apps, without the general speed of your tablet slowing down. It’s fast and easy to use, plus you get access to all your favourite apps with Google Apps.
The 2MP/0.3MP dual camera allows you to take ‘Instagram-able’ pictures while on the go. Also, the 7” infinity screen, provides big enough viewing for a film, whilst also being small enough to fit in your bag with ease. The 1024×600 screen resolution provides a colourful and vivid viewing experience, and the highly transparent screen makes pictures look sharper and closer than ever. Stay connected to the web with ease and connect with your other devices with the micro USB slot and other ports, as well as a microSD card slot, so in the off chance of low storage space (which is unlikely with the 16GB storage) you can also use an SD card.
This great quality yet cheap Lenovo tablet is an absolute bargain, and if you purchase it now, you’ll save £10!
ASUS Fonepad – FE171CG £79.99
- Processor: 1.2GHz Quad Core
- RAM: 1GB RAM,
- Storage: 16GB
- Display: 7″ Touchscreen Display (1280×800) Resolution
- Camera: 5MP Back + 1.2MP Front Camera
- Operating system: Android 4.4 KitKat
This ASUS Fonepad is great for small-time entertainment as it features a fun metallic-finish design and a 7” IPS display which is ideal for multimedia. SonicMaster Audio Technology along with Maxx Audio software delivers detailed sound effects which ensures you have the best entertainment experience every time you use it. The Fonepad is a brilliant 2-in-1 device as it has a built-in 3G phone which makes portability easier than ever as you no longer need a separate phone and tablet. The powerful Intel Atom Z2420 processor means multitasking is uncomplicated, whether your switching between applications or writing up important emails, whilst listening to music.
Wondering whether the device lives up to its title of a hybrid smartphone/tablet? The multitalented device features full 3G telephony support which allows seamless web browsing, and smooth audio and video streaming which lets you surf the web and watch your favourite movies on-the-go! Making calls with this compact tablet is great as it has a built-in noise-cancelling dual mic, and the option for a Bluetooth headset. The dual-functionality means you will save on data costs considerably, than if you were to have a separate smartphone and 3G tablet.
We all have storage issues with our smartphones when constantly saving pictures and downloading new apps, however you will no longer have this issue with the cheap ASUS FE171CG tablet as it comes along with a Micro-SD card slot for up to 32GB storage expansion.
Need to type up important documents on-the-go? It’s easy with this ASUS tablet as it features ASUS Cloud with Online OfficeView so you can create, edit and share your office files online and it will automatically be saved onto your WebStorage account.
ASUS ZenPad Z370C-1A007A £79.99
- Processor: Intel Atom x3-C3200 1.1GHz Quad Core
- RAM: 1GB RAM
- Storage: 16GB Storage
- Screen: 7″ Touchscreen Display (1280×800) Resolution
- Camera: 5MP Back + 0.3MP Front
- Operating System: Android 5.0 Lollipop
For only £79.99, this ASUS ZenPad is the perfect addition to the family for holidays, and ideal for those who need to work on the go; combining practicality with portability. It can be a hassle to carry a laptop, camera and phone, as well as a different charger for each one; however the ASUS ZenPad has eliminated that hassle! With an impressive 0.3MP front camera and 5MP rear camera, you can take stunning shots of famous landmarks around the world, or take a cheeky beach selfie whilst in Rio; wherever you are, you’re guaranteed to look good with the impressive camera quality of the ZenPad. Say goodbye to the stress of constantly switching SD cards out of your camera because of storage space, the ZenPad comes with 16GB storage space so you’ll never have to limit the amount of shots you take, and there’ll be no need for external storage devices.
The Quad Core processor and 1GB RAM provides seamless browsing and smooth-running multitasking. So switch between as many tabs and apps without facing slow loading and crashing issues. With handy features like pull-down notifications, a multi-tasking app menu, and lock screen information like the weather and location (as well as other notifications), you can comfortably access everything you need. Whether it’s a spur of the moment or you need to take a picture on the spot, you can access your camera quickly from the lock screen, you’ll never miss out on a picture perfect moment. Features like Audio Wizard, File Manager and Power Saver ensure lengthy and easy use; the battery life lasts longer and you keep track of what’s on your device and keep it organised.
Bumpy coach trip? Turbulent flight? No need to hold onto this little Zenpad tightly, it’s small but durable! The screen is coated with a layer of Gorilla Glass 3, ensuring minimal damage. This sleek little tablet is available at the unbelievably cheap price of £79.99 and is a perfect companion, so be sure to grab one before jetting off.
ASUS MeMO Pad £89.99
- Processor: 1.2GHz Quad Core
- RAM: 1GB RAM
- Storage: 16GB
- Screen: 8″ Touchscreen Display (1280×800) Resolution
- Camera: 5MP Back + 1.2MP Front
- Operating System: Android 4.2
Don’t be fooled by the small price tag, this cheap ASUS MeMO Pad comes with numerous great features. Despite having a slightly larger screen than the average 7” tablet, this cheap tablet still provides you with immense portability and comfort; so you can do everything singlehandedly. Super slim and light weight, with a battery life of up to 9.5 hours, you can take this little guy with you whilst out exploring and you won’t have to worry about recharging until you’re back at your hotel room. Snap great quality selfies with the 1.2MP front camera, and the 5MP rear camera is ideal for snapping the beach! Plus with the Quad Core processor multitasking, and having numerous apps open or used simultaneously won’t slow your tablet down. With 16GB storage space, you can snap as many memorable pictures as you need to remember you favourite holiday moments, as well as storing your favourite films on there for long journeys between destinations. This cheap Android tablets 8” HD screen and 1280×800 display resolution provides you with a cinematic experience on the go and in the palm of your hands; and the good quality graphics are ideal for a cheeky Angry Birds or Candy Crush session when in need of some entertainment.
ASUS Fonepad ME372CL £99.99
- Processor: Intel Atom Z2520 Dual-Core 1.20 GHz
- RAM: 1GB
- Storage: 8GB
- Screen: 7-inch Multi-Touch Display 1366 x 768 Resolution
- Camera: 1.2MP Front + 5MP Rear
- Operating System: Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Why buy a phone and a tablet when you can have them 2-in-1 with this ASUS Fonepad; taking the next big step in mobile technology. You’ll be provided with all the standard smartphone features, but also have the extended performance of a tablet. Have fun with Supernote, doodle, type and scribble, as well as inserting videos and pictures; great for virtual scrapbooking whilst on holiday. Bringing a bunch of tech devices on holiday can be a bit of a hassle, and squinting at your phone screen for hours can be a pain. Well, with a larger 7” inch HD screen you have a phone at your fingertips, but with the added comfort of a tablet. Watch your favourite films with ease on the larger screen with the inclusive stand cover (with a folding design).
For hard core multitaskers, this cheap ASUS tablet/phone combo is great, as the Intel Atom processor allows quick switching between apps and multitasking, which a standard mobile phone can’t provide to such a great level. This cheap android is great for teens or adults who want to make a quick holiday tweet, message friends, and upload on Instagram whilst listening to Kanye West at the same time. This versatile 2-in-1 device is great for others too, whether you want to watch a film on a long journey, reduce travel clutter, and check emails whilst replying to messages on the go. Regardless of age, everyone will appreciate the super speedy web access provided with the powerful processor and Hyper Threading Technology; a nice change from the consistently bad connection and slow internet access we’re used to whilst abroad.
Capture all your precious moments in stunning and true-to-life quality with this cheap ASUS tablet. Say goodbye to the hassle of memory cards and extra weight to carry, this Fonepad has an amazing camera too! With a 1.2 MP front camera and a 5 MP rear camera, selfies are guaranteed to be flawless; and with the 8GB storage space, there’s plenty of room for all them to be saved safely.
So there you have it! A varied range of great quality tablets that are all under £100. If you’re still undecided on a tablet to buy for your travels, check out our entire range of tablets under £100 here.
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