Editors Liked

  • Bumper included, 1-year "FreeTime Unlimited" included, 2-year worry-free warranty, micro-SD slot max. 128 GB, extensively configurable kids' profiles, despite SoC's middling performance, relatively smooth handling, screen's decent viewing angle stability
  • Great value, Kid-proof ruggedness, Bundled subscription
  • Durable bumper included, No-questions-asked replacement for two years, Year subscription to FreeTime kids' content, Easy-to-manage profiles, Brilliant, sharp display
  • Great form factor for a Fire tablet, Very good performance – consistently fast and responsive, Fire OS is simple, yet powerful enough to be useful, Good battery life, All around solid little gadget for Prime members, Kids Mode is simple, yet versatile, Th
  • Speedy and responsive performance, Free content for kids, Great parental controls, Long battery life, Worry-free warranty
  • Two year, no-questions-asked warranty. Rugged case. Huge amount of subscription kids' content included, especially from Nickelodeon

Editors Didn't Like

  • … relatively low brightness and low resolution, no light sensor, memory configuration, photo quality, unstable casing, scratch-sensitive hard plastic under bumper
  • Seriously chunky, Best for Amazon advocates
  • A bit heavy, especially with the bumper case, Case lacks kickstand, FreeTime is not sortable, 8GB onboard storage not expandable, Bumper case dulls speaker tone
  • It's quite thick for such a small tablet, Amazon's ecosystem is getting better, but it's still far from what Google Play offers, 8GB of nonexpandable storage. That's just not enough
  • Sluggish processing performance, Boring design that feels somewhat cheap, Not really meant for heavy productivity work, Camera's quality is subpar
  • Soft audio, Just 8GB of storage, Poor camera quality