Amazon unveiled its new Fire tablet, which is priced at $49.99. The company is also running a promotion, offering people who buy five Fire tablets another one free.
The new Fire tablet features a 7-inch IPS display with a 1024 x 600 resolution, and a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor.
The Fire features a 2 MP rear-facing camera for taking photos or recording 720p HD video. The front-facing VGA camera is suitable for Skype calls or similar uses.
The tablet offers 8GB of internal storage, 1GB RAM, and a battery life of up to 7 hours. For connectivity it uses single-band Wi-Fi b/g/n.
The following photos show what the new Amazon Fire tablet looks like.