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Amazon Fire 7 2022 review: budget tablet gets design and speed upgrade

Faster chip, longer battery life, newer software and slim recycled plastic body offer serious bang for buck

Amazon’s smallest and cheapest tablet gets a much-needed upgrade in design, speed, battery life and software – but with a price increase.

The 12th-generation Fire 7 starts at £59.99 ($59.99) – £10 more than the last version – but still offers the most bang for one’s buck in the budget tablet market.

Screen: 7in (1024 x 600) LCD (171ppi)

Processor: 2GHz quad-core


Storage: 16GB; microSD slot also available

Operating system: Fire OS 8 based on Android 11

Camera: 2MP rear and front cameras

Connectivity: Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5, USB-C, headphones

Dimensions: 180.7 x 117.6 x 9.7mm

Weight: 282g

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