August 3, 2023

Tablet Computer Must Haves: P11,000 and Under

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Bigger than a smartphone but smaller than a laptop, tablets are where productivity meets portability. I you’re often on the go or have the tendency to bring work with you everywhere, then a tablet might be useful to you. You can utilize it for writing notes, doing presentations, or taking your virtual meetings while out—among many other uses.


Aside from productivity purposes, a tablet is just as great as a lifestyle gadget. Love reading? With its big screen, it’s perfect for reading e-books. Love streaming? Watch your favorite movies and shows while stuck in traffic. Even students and kids nowadays love their “tabs!” Best of all, even the most popular tablet computers cost much less than most laptops, despite the many similar features they can provide.

Here are some of the most popular tablet computers you can get for less than P11,000 and for as low as P3,299.

Tablet Computer Must Haves under PHP 11,000

Realme Pad


With a classy, metal exterior and a sleek, minimalist look, you’ll love carrying this tablet everywhere you go. Attend your meetings with ease with its 4G capabilities, 2000 x 1200 screen resolution, and 8 megapixel ultra-wide angle camera (front and back) that’s perfect not just for video conferences but for taking photos, too. And here’s one of the most impressive features of Realme Pad: it’s powered by Dolby Atmos, providing you with crisp surround sound and powerful bass with the help of its built-in quad speakers.


Last but not least, the Realme Pad is packed with a 7100mAh battery that can last 12 straight hours of video viewing, or a total of 65 days when left on standby. As for memory, Realme Pad is expandable up to a whopping 1 terabyte (TB).

RealMe Pad Tablet Computer from

Huawei MatePad T 10s


Huawei has grown over the years as a trusted tech brand thanks to its impressive gadgets—from smartphones, laptops, to smartwatches and tablets. Huawei’s MatePad series is one to check out if you’re looking for the most popular tablet computers that provide superior quality.


The MatePad T 10s boasts of a light and slim build, and a 10.1-inch immersive screen with a 1920 x 1200 full HD display—perfect for your viewing pleasure. And if the RealMe Pad is powered by Dolby Atmos, Huawei MatePad T 10s’ speakers are proudly tuned by global audio brand Harman Kardon. The tablet is equipped with a dual-speaker system to help it deliver symmetrical audio from both sides.

This tablet is run by an Octa Core chipset for great graphics and performance, providing you a smooth and stable experience even when multiple apps are open.

Huwawei Tablet Computer MatePad T 10s

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite LTE


This Samsung Galaxy Tab is not called A7 Lite LTE for nothing. At only 8 millimeters and 371 grams in weight, this tablet was designed for your ease and comfort even with long hours of use. And it’s beautiful, too, with a metal finish and an 8.7-inch display with a 1340 x 800 resolution. Inside, the A7 Lite LTE is run with a 2.3 gigahertz Octa Core and high performance processor for speed and stability. Like the Realme Pad, this Samsung tablet is powered with Dolby Atmos speakers.


A feature you’ll love about the Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite LTE is how easy it is to navigate with just a finger. Using its gesture menu, you can set what finger actions can help you do things on the tab like go back, view your minimized apps, or return to home.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite LTE tablet computer

Huawei MatePad T 8


Another Huawei on the list (because they simply make some of the most popular tablet computers), is the MatePad T 8. According to the brand, this tablet was designed with entertainment in mind. With an 80% screen-to-body ratio, the tablet provides ample room for entertainment—whether for watching movies or series, YouTube streaming, or reading an e-book.

This tablet is also ultra-slim at 4.9 millimeters and only 310 grams—so small and lightweight that you can actually hold it in one hand. With this size and thickness, it’s also easy to slip into your bag for when you’re on the go. Plus, equipped with an Octa Core chipset, the Huawei MatePad T 8 promises speed, providing you with a smooth and seamless experience. For those whose eyes strain easily, a Dark Mode display is available for a more comfortable use.

huwawei matepad T8 tablet computer
Get The Right Tablet Computer For You!

Want to get your own tablet or thinking of gifting it to someone? There are many good brands to choose from, as well as different price points to fit every budget. There are even tablets that cost over P30,000 to P40,000 if you’re feeling generous! However, if you don’t want to splurge that much, perhaps this list of the most popular tablet computers that won’t break the bank can help you find the best one for you.

What’s more, SM Cyberzone allows you to experience each tablet so you can try them out and really see if they’re the perfect fit for you. Find the most popular tablet computers at SM malls’ SM Cyberzone, or shop online at

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