If you’re looking for an affordable tablet, or a last minute gift for Mother’s Day, Amazon.ca has the Fire 7 tablet on sale for 17% off at $49.99 for the 8GB version, which is $10 off its regular price.
The Fire 7 comes with a 7-inch display (171 ppi) and the description says it is “more durable than the latest iPad”. The 7-inch IPS display is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and has up to 8 hours of battery life, all powered by an Android operating system.
The tablet comes with a mono speaker and built-in microphone and also has a VGA front-facing camera and 2MP rear shooter, capable of 720p HD video. There is a microSD card slot to expand memory up to 256 GB of storage.
At $49.99, it’s a decent price to get a tablet for the kiddies or even mom, if she has basic needs like surfing the web, checking email and hitting up the Facebook.