Best Tablets Under $200

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If you can't afford the iPad Pro or even the $250 iPad (two of the best tablets), but you don't need to spend a ton to get a good slate. The tablets that cost less than $200 are getting better (and cheaper) all the time. For example, Amazon's Fire 7 has been one of our long time picks, and check out our new Fire 7 (2019) review find out why it's one of the best cheap tablets.

Able to spend some more? Amazon's $129 Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet packs a sharper screen, a protective case, free kid-friendly content and a 2-year no questions asked return policy. And with a bit of trickery, you can even get Google Play on a Fire Tablet (though there are some issues involving security).

We just reviewed the $64 8-inch Onn tablet, which offers pure Android, but has its own limitations. Check our Amazon Fire 7 vs. Walmart Onn face-off to see if it wins in any other category.

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Henry T. Casey
Henry T. Casey,
Henry is a senior writer at Laptop Mag, covering security, Apple and operating systems. Prior to joining Laptop Mag — where he's the self-described Rare Oreo Expert — he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. You can find him at your local pro wrestling events, and wondering why Apple decided to ditch its MagSafe power adapters.
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