Amazon unveils new tablet Fire 7 not expensive and better equipped

If Amazon never misses a chance to extol the virtues of Alexa, the giant of online commerce does not forget its tablet range Fire. Amazon has just announced a new model of Fire 7, more powerful and better equipped. The 7-inch display screen (1024 x 600, 171 ppp) does not move, however the tablet comes with a new quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz (it was already the case in the previous model, but the chip is supposed to be more powerful), with 1 Gb of RAM.

The device offers 16 to 32 Gb of storage (two times more than before), with the possibility of going up to 512 Gb via the microSD slot. The battery life is 7 hours, there are two photo sensors which will not make miracles (2 mégapipxels each). In a case of 9.6 mm, ” two times more resistant than the iPad mini , “says Amazon.

This small tablet which carbide to Fire OS, the operating system Amazon’s Android-based, is intended especially to practice video-playful and consumption of content (even if we might find the screen a bit cramped and the built-in mono speaker not very powerful).

The Prime membership obviously gives right to 2 million songs Prime Music and video Bonus included, but there are also all kinds of apps installed (Netflix, Plex, Spotify, Molotov, etc). Amazon plays their cards on the table, indicating on the page of the tablet that Audible, MyTF1, 6Play, myCanal, and are not available.

Difficult in spite of everything to make the fine mouth, the new Fire 7 is proposed from 69,99 € with “special offers” (display advertising), or 84,99 € without the commercials. The pre-orders have started today, deliveries start on the 6 June.