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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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