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Amazon Finally Updated Its Dirt Cheap Fire 7 Tablet

Fire 7 Tablet | $50 | Amazon | Preorder to receive a $10 app credit
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Amazon’s Fire 7 tablet—you know, the one you bought two Black Fridays ago because it was like thirty dollars—just got its first upgrade in years, while maintaining the same bargain basement $50 MSRP.

The new tablet features a faster processor, double the storage for the base model (16GB, vs. a paltry 8GB), support for microSD cards up to 512GB, and hands-free Alexa. Fundamentally, it’s still a cheap tablet that you can use to watch videos or play a few games—this isn’t an iPad Pro we’re talking about here—but that’s all most people tend to use their tablet for anyway.

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Preorders are live now, and if you order it before it comes out on June 6, you’ll get a bonus $10 credit to spend on apps and games.


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