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    Amazon Fire 7 (16GB) Tablet
    Fire 7 (16GB)
    A tablet from Amazon with a 7-inch screen and running on the Fire OS 5.0 operating system. Additional child-oriented content can be downloaded using Amazon FreeTime Unlimited. This model also has an optional cover available, at an additional cost of $22.
    Description
    A tablet from Amazon with a 7-inch screen and running on the Fire OS 5.0 operating system. Additional child-oriented content can be downloaded using Amazon FreeTime Unlimited. This model also has an optional cover available, at an additional cost of $22.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Portability

    Portability

    Combines results of tested battery life, and relative size and weight of the tablet without any covers among other tested tablets for kids.

     /  5
    Ease of use

    Ease of use

    Combines parental controls, content out of box, and ease of performing common tasks, such as navigating screens, playing games, and viewing photos.

     /  5
    Display

    Display

    Combines the accuracy of a screen's color, viewing angles from all sides, readability under bright light, and features of the display, such as fingerprint-resistance.

     /  5
    Versatility

    Versatility

    Presence of useful features. This includes the types of available connections, sensors, and included accessories.

     /  5
    Durability

    Durability

    Combines drop test results, included covers, and how securely the tablet can be carried. Detachables are tumbled two ways: closed with the keyboard attached, and as a detached tablet.

     /  5
    Responsiveness

    Responsiveness

    How quickly the kid tablet responds to various commands; based on loading time and touch response.

     /  5
    Screen size

    Screen size

    Diagonal measure of the display.

     /  5
    Battery life

    Battery life

    Averaging the length of time that tested samples stayed on during battery tests, running a continuous task such as web browsing or gameplay.

     /  5
    Weight

    Weight

    The carrying weight without any case or covers.

     /  5

    About

    The Amazon Fire 7 (16GB) is part of the Tablets test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Tablets for kids models like the Fire 7 (16GB) are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Portability Combines results of tested battery life, and relative size and weight of the tablet without any covers among other tested tablets for kids.

    Ease of use Combines parental controls, content out of box, and ease of performing common tasks, such as navigating screens, playing games, and viewing photos.

    Display Combines the accuracy of a screen's color, viewing angles from all sides, readability under bright light, and features of the display, such as fingerprint-resistance.

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