Best Cheap Windows Tablet PCs in 2016

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In the market for a cheap Windows Tablet? A number of options exist, however, most of them are not great. In this article, I list the best cheap Windows Tablets available. I also include some tips on how to choose which tablet is right for you.

Be sure to check out our complete list of Windows tablets.

Best Cheap Windows Tablet List for 2016

Photos Cheap Windows Tablet List (2016) Price
Best Windows Tablet - 06 Microsoft Surface 3 200 Microsoft Surface 3
10.8 inch, Intel Atom Processor
2GB-4GB | 64GB-128GB | 10 Hours
Good option when on sale.
Best Windows Tablet - 07 HP Spectre x2 200 HP Spectre x2
12 inch, Intel Core m3 Processor
4GB | 128GB | 10 Hours
A great value pick.
Best Windows Tablet - 08 Asus Transformer Book T100HA 200 Asus Transformer Book T100HA
10.1 inch | Intel Atom Processor
4GB | 64GB | 12 Hours
Excellent 10″ Windows Tablet option.
Best Windows Tablet - 09 NuVision TM800W560L Tablet 200 NuVision TM800W560L Tablet
8 inch | Intel Atom Processor
2GB | 32GB | 6 Hours
Cheap Windows Tablet for on the go.

Also See: Top Selling Tablets for Any Platform

Who are Cheap Windows Tablets for?

If you plan to use your tablet mostly for web browsing, social media, or media consumption, the tablets above should fit the bill. For these uses, a faster tablet is not necessary.

If you plan to use the tablet for school or work however, I suggest to spend more money and get an Intel Core i series based Windows tablet. These tablets are equipped with i3, i5, and i7 processors, which will provide performance comparable to a conventional desktop or laptop.

Cheap Windows Tablet vs the iPad or Android Tablets

If you plan to use legacy Microsoft Windows applications, or any application that make use of a keyboard and mouse, get a Windows Tablet. Otherwise, an iPad is a great choice. There are lot of options available if you would consider an older model. Here are some good iPad selections:

iPad 3rd Gen. | iPad 4th Gen. | iPad Mini 2 | iPad Mini 3

I generally recommend iPads over Android tablets because the Android tablet experience isn’t as good. Hopefully this will change with newer versions of Android.
Best Cheap Windows Tablet PC List 2016 - 2017 (Windows 10 Tablets)

Which Cheap Windows Tablet do I Recommend?

I would get the Microsoft Surface 3 over the others, mostly because it has a Quad-core Atom processor that rivals the performance of the Surface Pro 3  with the Intel Core 13 processor. Basically, the Surface 3 gives you the best performance of the Atom based Windows Tablets. I also like that it’s compatible with the stylus pen and Type Cover keyboard accessory.

Have you decided on which device you will get?

If you still need help with deciding which device to get, feel free to post a question in the comments section below. I’ve owned and used many Windows tablets so I can give you some good advice.

See the full list of Windows tablets for more options.