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
RAM: 2GB of RAM
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