Forget beer, buy a 6-pack of Amazon’s new Fire Tablets instead


Amazon today officially introduced a ton of new Fire products. One of those products is the Amazon Fire Tablet, a 7-inch entry-level tablet that can be yours for just $50. That amount of money will get you an Amazon-bred tablet with the following specs:

  • 7-inch 1024 x 600 display
  • 1.3GHz quad-core chipset
  • 8GB of storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD)
  • VGA front camera, 2 megapixel rear camera w/ 720p video recording
  • WiFi N
  • 191 x 115 x 10.6 mm, 313 g
  • Fire OS 5 Bellini

Doesn’t sound terribly juicy on paper, but considering it’s $50 you can’t expect the world. And with Amazon, it’s more about getting unadulterated access to their vast ecosystem of books, music, movies, TV shows, and apps over having a sheer powerhouse of a device.

Oh, and if you want to buy a bunch of these things for whatever reason (a round of Christmas gifts, perhaps?) you’ll be happy to know you can buy them in a 6-pack for $250. Yes, that’s a 6-pack, like a 6-pack of delicious micro-brewed beer. 100 brownie points awarded to Amazon for that one. If you didn’t notice, that also means you take $50 off the entire lot, so you’re buying 5 and getting one for free. Value.

You can order one right here and they’ll ship starting September 30th.

[via Amazon]

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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