Amazon is discounting a number of its Fire tablets and Kindle eReaders for Valentine’s Day. The standout deal from this promotion is the 7-inch Fire 8GB Wi-Fi for just $39.99 with free shipping. This tablet is a steal at its typical price of $50, but a 20% drop makes it a no-brainer. As a further pricing comparison, during Black Friday it was $34.99, which is the only other time we’ve seen it on sale. Amazon’s Fire tablet features a 7-inch 1024 x 600 (171 ppm), 1.3GHz quad-core processor and a pair (rear and front-facing) of cameras. Nearly 28,000 Amazon reviewers rate it 4.2 out of 5 stars. Other deals include:
- Kindle eReader (w/ special offers): $59.99 (Reg. $80)
- Kindle for Kids Bundle (2-yr accident protection + case): $79.99 (Reg. $100)
- Kindle Paperwhite High-Res eReader (w/ special offers): $99.99 (Reg. $120)
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Fast and responsive The fast quad-core processor consists of four high-performance 1.3 GHz cores for quick app launches, smooth games and videos, and great overall performance.
Beautiful 7” IPS display Fire features a 1024 x 600 IPS display with 171 ppi for a bright display with vivid colors and whiter whites. Enjoy a great viewing experience at all angles through a combination of IPS (in-plane switching) technology and an advanced polarizing filter.
No more worrying about storage space Keep photos, movies, and compatible apps and games with you using a microSD card slot to expand your tablet’s storage by up to 128 GB. Plus enjoy free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content and photos taken with your Fire device. Power when you need it Don’t be tethered to an outlet—with up to 7 hours of mixed use battery life, Fire gives you the flexibility to go wherever the day takes you.
Capture life’s moments Fire features a 2 MP rear-facing camera for taking photos or recording 720p HD video. The front-facing VGA camera is perfect for Skype calls with friends and family.
Stands up to everyday life Amazon engineers Fire tablets to hold up against everyday life. As measured in tumble tests, Fire is almost 2x more durable than iPad Mini 4.
- Beautiful 7″ IPS display (171 ppi / 1024 x 600) and fast 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. Rear and front-facing cameras.
- All-new Amazon Underground, a one-of-a-kind app store experience where over $20,000 in apps, games and even in-app items are actually free – including extra lives, unlocked levels, unlimited add-on packs and more
- Enjoy more than 38 million movies, TV shows, songs, books, apps and games
- 8 GB of internal storage. Free unlimited cloud storage for all Amazon content and photos taken with Fire devices. Add a microSD card for up to 128 GB of additional storage.
- Updated user interface – Fire OS 5 designed for quick access to your apps and content plus personalized recommendations that make it easy to discover new favorites
- Up to 7 hours of reading, surfing the web, watching videos, and listening to music
- Stay connected with fast web browsing, email, and calendar support