Best 4G tablets in India for 2017

We found the best 4G tablets available in India, with the fastest connection speeds for the least money. Selecting a tablet is still not as easy as selecting a phone even though there are plenty of options out there.

Now thanks to 4G LTE coverage growing stronger in India and multiple service providers offering affordable 4G plans, it’s perhaps time to find out the best 4G tablets in India. 

Based on several aspects like display quality, value for money, battery life and more, we have compiled a list of the best 4G tablets in India under Rs 15,000.

Alcatel launched the A3 10 tablet a couple of months ago. It is one of the few tablets in this range to run on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

Featuring a big 10.1-inch display, the Alcatel A3 10 can be useful for productivity related tasks as well. The tablet is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT8735B processor and comes with 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and support for microSD cards up to 128GB.

Connectivity options include dual SIM, voice calling, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. A 4,600 mAh battery powers the Alcatel A3 10.

Who should buy: Those who want a big display and the latest version of Android.

Who should not buy: Those who want a big battery.

iBall has a range of Android tablets in the budget segment. The company recently launched the Slide Elan 4G2 tablet with a 10.1-inch display and a big battery.

The iBall Slide Elan 4G2 is powered by a quad-core processor, with 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and support for microSD cards up to 32GB. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

In terms of connectivity, the tablet supports dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It is powered by a big 7,000 mAh battery.

Who should buy: Those who want a big display and a big battery.

Who should not buy: Those who want the latest version of Android.

The Alcatel Pixi 4 (7) 4G is an ultra-affordable tablet, offering a decent set of specs at a very low price. The tablet comes with a 7-inch display and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

The Pixi 4 (7) 4G is powered by a quad-core Mediatek MT8735B processor. It comes with 1GB RAM and 16GB internal storage, with support for microSD cards up to 64GB.

Connectivity options include 4G LTE, voice calling, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The tablet is powered by a 4,000 mAh battery.

Who should buy: Those who want a small display.

Who should not buy: Those who want a big display and the latest version of Android.

The iBall Slide Q27 4G features a big 10.1-inch display and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. For those who find the Slide Brisk 4G2’s 7-inch display a little on the smaller side, the Slide Q27 4G is a good option.

The tablet comes with a quad-core processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage, with support for microSD cards up to 32GB.

Connectivity options include dual SIM dual standby, voice calling, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The tablet is powered by a 5,500 mAh battery.

Who should buy: Those who want a big display and a big battery.

Who should not buy: Those who want the latest version of Android.

Samsung’s Galaxy J series of phones and tablets has been about affordability. The Galaxy J Max tablet is an affordable offering from Samsung, featuring a 7-inch display and 4G LTE support.

The Galaxy J Max still runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, which is disappointing. It also features a quad-core processor and 1.5GB RAM. If you are looking for something more powerful, then perhaps other options better.

Connectivity features include dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It is powered by a 4,000 mAh battery.

Who should buy: Those who want a small display.

Who should not buy: Those who want the latest version of Android.

The iBall Slide Cuboid runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. The tablet features an 8-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.

Featuring a 1.0 GHz quad-core processor, the Slide Cuboid comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. It has a 5MP camera on the back and a 2MP camera on the front.

Connectivity options include voice calling, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It is powered by a 4,500 mAh battery.

Who should buy: Those who want a medium-sized.

Who should not buy: Those who want the latest version of Android.

Another iBall tablet has made it into our list of best 4G tablets in India. The iBall Slide Brisk 4G2 is a 7-inch tablet that supports VoLTE and voice calling, making it a good companion for quick on-the-go tasks. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Powering the Slide Brisk 4G2 tablet is a quad-core processor. It comes with 3GB RAM, so multitasking should be much smoother than other tablets. Internal storage is capped at 16GB, but there is support for microSD cards for storage expansion.

Connectivity options include dual SIM dual standby, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. A 3,500 mAh battery powers this tablet.

Who should buy: Those who want a small display.

Who should not buy: Those who want the latest version of Android.

If you are looking for a good option between 7 and 10-inch tablets, Micromax has the Canvas Tab P702 for you. It comes with an 8-inch HD IPS LCD display and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

The Canvas Tab is powered by a quad-core processor. The tablet comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage, with support for microSD cards up to 32GB.

Connectivity options on the Canvas Tab P702 include dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. A 3,000 mAh battery powers this tablet.

Who should buy: Those who want a medium-sized display.

Who should not buy: Those who want a big battery and the latest version of Android.

If the Canvas Tab P702 doesn’t satisfy your requirements, the Lenovo A8-50 is another option. It comes with an 8-inch HD IPS LCD display and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop.

A quad-core Mediatek MT8382 processor powers the Lenovo A8-50. It comes with 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and microSD card support up to 32GB.

Connectivity options include dual SIM, voice calling, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It is powered by a 4,200 mAh battery.

Who should buy: Those who want a medium-sized display.

Who should not buy: Those who want the latest version of Android.

The Lava IvoryS 4G is another option for those looking for a 7-inch tablet with 4G LTE support. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.

The IvoryS 4G tablet comes with a quad-core processor and 1GB RAM with 16GB internal storage. Internal storage can be expanded by another 32GB using a microSD card.

Connectivity options include dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. A 3,000 mAh battery powers the IvoryS 4G.

Who should buy: Those who want a small display.

Who should not buy: Those who want the latest version of Android.