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Amazon Fire tablet with 7-inch display unveiled for just US $49.99

Amazon Fire tablet has been officially announced yesterday. It is the company’s most affordable tablet and according to them the new Fire tablet is almost twice as durable than the latest iPad Air 2 as measured in tumble tests, and has twice as more processing power than the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite. Lets go through the specifications.


Amazon Fire (2015) tablet Specifications

The Amazon Fire tablet features a 7-inch (1024 x 600 pixels) WSVGA IPS display that has a pixel density of 170 ppi. It is powered by 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. It has 1 GB of RAM and comes with 8 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Fire OS 5 based on Android Lollipop out of the box. It comes with the Amazon Underground app store that offers over $10,000 worth apps, games and in-app purchases for free.

The Amazon Fire tablet comes with a 2 megapixel primary rear camera that is capable of recording 720p HD videos. On the front, it has a 0.3 megapixel (VGA) front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. The tablet is 10.6 mm thick and weighs 313 grams. It has a 3.5 mm audio jack, integrated speaker and built-in microphone.

The Fire tablet includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth with A2DP, and USB 2.0 as connectivity options. The tablet claims to have a battery life of up to 7 hours with mixed usage.

The Amazon Fire (2015) tablet is available in Black color and has been priced at US $49.99 (INR Rs 3,290 approximately). If anyone buys 5 of these, they will get 1 more for free with promo code FIRE6PACK. It can now be ordered on Amazon and the device starts shipping from September 30.

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