Early Prime Day deals are popping up at Amazon this week with 50% off its affordable tablets. Prime members don’t have to wait to nab Amazon’s popular Fire 7 tablet for the cheap.
One of today’s Prime-member only deals offers the Amazon Fire 7 tablet (with no ads) for just $47.98 (opens in new tab) with fast, free shipping. It normally costs $85, so that’s $37 in savings and marks the Fire 7’s lowest price ever. This is one of the best Prime Day tablet deals you can get today.
Powered by Amazon’s Fire OS, the Fire 7 tablet is one of the best tablets to buy on a budget. The tablet in this deal has a 7-inch 1024 x 600 display, 1.3-GHz quad-core CPU, 1GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. If you don’t mind viewing ads on the lock screen, Amazon also offers the ad-supported Fire 7 with 16GB of storage for $29 (opens in new tab) ($20 off).
While it may not be the fastest tablet out there, however, as per our Fire 7 review, it delivers snappy performance for the price. During-real world use, hands-free Alexa works well, recognizing commands to provide info about the weather and baseball game scores. During Amazon’s Prime Day 2022 sale, you can shop hands-free with the Fire 7. Simply ask, “Alexa, what are my deals?”
For a cheap tablet, the Fire 7 lasts fairly long. In between charges, you’ll get up to 7 hours of reading, web browsing and video streaming. On our Laptop Mag Battery Test of constant web browsing at 150 nits, the Fire 7 lasted 6 hours and 56 minutes. And that’s with Alexa disabled. By comparison, it endured 6 hours and 16 minutes with Alexa enabled.
So if you’re looking for a compact tablet for everyday use and travel, the Fire 7 is a no brainer. Especially at this first time ever deal price.
Prime Day 2022 starts July 12 at 3 a.m. ET. Be sure to bookmark our Prime Day 2022 hub for the best discounts on mobile tech and more. In the meantime, here today’s best Prime Day Fire tablet and Kindle deals.