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The best cheap Android tablet sales and deals for November 2020

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If you — like many people — prefer the Android OS to iOS, then choosing an Android tablet over an iPad makes a lot of sense. And with many competitors creating tablets sporting the Google-created operating system, finding a cheap Android tablet is far more likely than a deal on any of Apple's offerings.

If you're looking to score a killer discount today, we've scoured the internet for the best Android tablet sales and deals, and we've found options for every budget.

Tablets are a convenient and portable alternative to a laptop for many common tasks (reading email, browsing the internet, streaming movies and TV shows, etc.), and they should be an extremely affordable one as well. Check out the deals below to find the one that's right for you.

Prefer something else? Check out our favorite cheap tablets, and compare them to our list of (inevitably pricier) best tablets. You can also see more tablet offers with our roundup of the upcoming Black Friday deals.

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The best cheap Android tablet sales

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1

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1. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1

Solid performance at an affordable price

Weight: 108.8g | Dimensions: 7 x 149 x 246 mm | OS: Android 9.0 Pie | Screen size: 10.1-inch | Resolution: 1920 x 1200 | CPU: Exynos 7904A | RAM: 2GB | Storage: 32GB | microSD slot: Yes, up to 512GB | Battery: 6,150mAh | Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera: 5MP

10.1-inch HD Display
Long-lasting battery
Lightweight metal design
Only 2GB of Memory

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is an affordable tablet that still delivers solid performance. The 2019 tablet packs 2GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable storage, and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on an Exynos 7904A processor. The Galaxy Tab A features a large 10.1-inch HD display and Dolby Atmos surround sound, perfect for watching movies and TV shows.

The Android tablet features an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing camera and provides an impressive all-day battery life of 13-hours. The lightweight tablet is also durable, thanks to the sleek metal frame.

Priced around $200, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A is a fantastic option if you're looking for a reliable tablet with a decent screen size.

Lenovo Tab 4 8

2. Lenovo Tab 4 8

A premium mini tablet with power to spare

Weight: 310g | Dimensions: 211 x 124 x 8.2mm | OS: Android Nougat | Screen size: 8 inches | Resolution: 1,280 x 800 | CPU: Snapdragon 425 | RAM: 2GB | Storage: 16GB | microSD slot: Yes | Battery: 4,850mAh | Rear camera: 5MP | Front camera: 2MP

Decent performance
Quality design for a low cost
May not get Android Oreo
Easily scratched

In a sea of slates and smartphones, crafting a device that has enough personality to stand out and enough quality to be worth caring about is a difficult proposition.

With the Tab 4 8, Lenovo has succeeded in producing something with a flavor of its own, and something that makes the mid-range Android tablet market worth attention. On its own merits however, the Tab 4 8 is an surprisingly solid all-rounder, with great performance, a decent screen, solid battery life, and a comfortable design. 

Read the full review: Lenovo Tab 4 8

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

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3. Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

One of the best Android tablets

: | Weight: 459g | Dimensions: 243 x 159 x 7.1mm | OS: Android 10 | Screen size: 10.4 inches | Resolution: 2,000 x 1,200 | CPU: Exynos 9610 | RAM: 4GB | Storage: 64GB | microSD slot: Yes | Battery: 7,040mAh | Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera: 5MP

Solid performance
Sleek, slim design
S Pen stylus included
Issues with S Pen

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is a budget-friendly version of the Tab S6 with a thin, sleek design like its competitor, the Apple iPad. The Tab S6 Lite was released earlier this year and features a 10.4-inch display and packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage with the option to expand with a microSD card.

The Samsung tablet comes with an S Pen that attaches magnetically to your tablet so you can easily take notes and doodle all without needing a charge. The S6 Lite also provides an impressive 13 hours of battery life and is available in your color choice of Chiffon Pink, Angora Blue, or Oxford Gray.

Read the full review: Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

4. Amazon Fire 7 Tablet

Amazon's cheapest tablet with twice the storage

Weight: 286g | Dimensions: 192 x 115 x 9.6 mm | Screen Size: 7 inches | Resolution: 1024 x 600 | CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz | Memory: 1GB RAM | Storage: 16GB/32GB | Cameras: 2 MP front and rear-facing cameras | Battery Life: 7 hours

Hands-free Alexa
Lots of storage
Low price
Upgraded camera
Limited app selection

Amazon has upgraded its Fire 7 tablet with a 2019 version that packs more power and stays at the same low price. The all-new tablet has twice the storage as the older model, starting out with 16GB with a 32GB option. The 7-inch tablet is faster with a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and gets an upgraded 2MP front-facing camera. The 2019 Fire tablet also works with Amazon Alexa so you can use your voice to play videos, check the weather, make calls, and more.

Read the full review: Amazon Fire 7

5. Amazon Fire HD 10

Amazon's bargain big-screen tablet

Weight: 504g | Dimensions: 262 x 159 x 9.8mm | Screen size: 10.1 inches | Resolution: 1920 x 1200 | CPU: Octa-core 2.0 GHz | Memory: 2GB RAM | Storage: 32GB/64GB | Cameras: 2 MP front and rear-facing | Battery Life: 12 hours

Large HD display
Long battery life
Includes USB-C charging
Hands-free with Alexa
Best for Amazon customers

Amazon gave the Fire HD 10-inch tablet a much needed overhaul in 2019, thankfully without raising the price. The largest Fire tablet is now 30% faster thanks to the new 2.0 GHz octa-core processor and comes with 32GB of storage, a full HD 1080p screen, and 2GB of RAM. In short, it's one of the best 10-inch tablets you'll find for such a price. And it comes equipped with Alexa as well.

Read the full review: Amazon Fire HD 10

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

6. Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

You'll buy it for the integrated projector

Weight: 666.8g | Dimensions: 246.9 x 179.1 x 4.7mm | OS: Android Marshmallow | Screen size: 10.1-inch | Resolution: 1600 x 2560 | CPU: Intel Atom x5-Z8500 | RAM: 4GB | Storage: 64GB | microSD slot: Yes | Battery: 10,200mAh | Rear camera: 13MP | Front camera: 5MP

Integrated projector
Great audio and screen
Glitchy UI

With the Yoga Tab 3 Pro, Lenovo has delivered a fairly unique Android tablet that includes a projector inside and has generally strong multimedia skills. Its large 10.1-inch screen is one of the bigger ones on our tablet list, but that projector and all of the other components make this a weighty option. Nevertheless, you're not going to get a more convenient tablet and projector combo anywhere else.

Read the full review: Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

7. Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.4

A high-res screen and speedy performance is a potent mixture

Weight: 265g | Dimensions: 198 x 134 x 5.6mm | OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow | Screen size: 8.4 inches | Resolution: 2,048 x 1,536 | CPU: Exynos 5433 | RAM: 3GB | Storage: 32/64GB | microSD slot: Yes | Battery: 10 hours | Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera: 2.1MP

Excellent screen
Good battery life
A little behind on design
Small on-board storage

For those who are in love with Samsung's lineup of Galaxy smartphones, this is the tablet for you. The most affordable variant in the Tab S line comes with an 8.4" inch screen, but houses the same powerful specs as its 9.7" counterpart.

When it was introduced it 2015, we called it "serious competition" to Apple's iPad and the claim still stands. The Galaxy Tab S2 features a polished aesthetic and a fairly competent set of specs, but only recently has this been at a price that makes it an excellent tablet for those with less cash on hand.

Read the full review: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2