The Amazon Fire Kids Edition comes with tons of pre-loaded content your kids will surely enjoy and it has robust parental controls. It comes with a kid proof case and two year worry free warranty that assures you once tablet gets broken by your little ones just return it and Amazon will replace it for free.
- It has impressive parental controls, has access to Amazon FreeTime Unlimited Content, and has two year worry-free guarantee.
- The Fire Kids Edition has sluggish performance, short battery life and low resolution screen.
The Fire Kids Edition (7-inch) is a full featured Fire tablet with a 1024 x 600 IPS display that is perfect for watching movies and is powered by a fast 1.3 GHz quad core processor that ensures you quick response and smooth flow of games and video playback. It offers 8GB or 16GB of internal storage and up to 128GB of expandable storage with a microSD plus additional free cloud storage for contents and photos taken by your Fire Tablet. It has a 2 mega pixel back camera for taking quality photos and 720p video, and a front camera perfect for video calls. In addition, it is pre-installed with Amazon Free Time Camera and photo software that showcases your kids creativity with editing tools that will keep them entertained and parents can print or auto save to cloud.
It supports public and private Wi-Fi that uses 802.11 b/g/n standard and has USB 2.0 for external connectivity. It has a built in bluetooth with support for A2DP compatible headphones, microphone and speakers. It fully charges in under 6 hours and lasts up to 7 hours of surfing the web, reading, listening to music and reading.
Amazon FreeTime Unlimited is a 1 year subscription that offers you a wide range of kid-friendly content you can choose from like movies, TV shows, games, books and educational apps. Parents can select additional paid content kids can access. Also, parents can customize up to four individual profiles and decide which apps or content kids can access, set educational goals and you can manage screen time, a child’s profile is blocked from using email, in-app purchases and social media. Parents can access adult accounts using a password to manage profiles, settings, share kids photos or drawings on social media and download apps from your library and share it to your kids Amazon FreeTime. An additional feature is the Amazon FreeTime Web Browser where kids can access age appropriate websites and YouTube videos, parents can also manage or add websites they desire.
Overall, with a price of $99.99 it is worth buying to be used as your kids companion for education and fun. Amazon offers quality kid-friendly content that will make kids and parents happy. Although others wish that the 1 year free subscription should be longer, this is a minor complaint.