The best budget tablets in 2024

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The best budget tablet is something more and more of us are looking for at the moment. With prices of fuel, food and other basic goods rocketing right now, due largely to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, many of us are having to tighten our belts. And so whether you're looking for a cheap tablet for work, your kids' education or just entertaining the family with Netflix and Disney+ shows, the hunt for the best cheap tablet has become much more important.

The good news is that you don't need to spend a fortune to get a decent model. So help you out, we've gathered together the best budget tablets below, at a range of price points. 

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Tom May

Tom May is a freelance writer and editor specializing in art, photography, design and travel. He has been editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. He has also worked for a wide range of mainstream titles including The Sun, Radio Times, NME, T3, Heat, Company and Bella.