Amazon’s latest low cost Fire asks the question: can a tablet that sets you back just £50 each, or buy five and get one free, be any good at all?
It’s the fifth version of the original Fire tablet, wanda farko kaddamar a 2011 kamar yadda Amazon ta ƙoƙari na undercut Apple ya iPad da kuma samar da low-cost kwamfutar hannu don samun damar da littattafai da bidiyo ayyuka.
M, chunky da sturdy ne mafi bayanin irin wuta kwamfutar hannu. Rufe a textured baki filastik, shi weighs 313g, ne a kan 1cm lokacin farin ciki da jin nauyi a hannun.
Ya ji kamar ba zai iya daukar wani buga ko biyu ba tare da batun. Amazon ikirarin wuta kwamfutar hannu ne sau biyu a matsayin m matsayin Apple iPad Air 2 a da kamfanin ya "birkida gwajin". I can well believe that, but its smaller size probably plays a big part in that.
The speaker in the back is loud enough to watch video when handheld, but not loud or clear enough to watch a video while the washing machine is going full-pelt in the kitchen.
The 7in screen is not HD. It has a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, which is below the minimum 720p resolution for HD. It also has a relatively low pixel density of 171 pixels per inch – it is no iPad but it’s also less than a sixth of the cost.
Amma allon shi ne mamaki kyau ga Farashin. Yana da basira mai haske, yana da kyau Viewing kusassari kuma shi ne m, ko da ta baƙar fata ne a bit launin toka. Amma shi ba ya da wani haske na yanayi haska, don haka za ku ji da su da hannu daidaita shi zuwa ba makantar da kanka da dare, da ba haka ba daidai kintsattse.
Ba ma sharri ne a gare kallon video ko wasa da wasannin, yayin da yana da passable ga karatu littattafai.
- Allo: 7a (1024 x 600) LCD (171ppi)
- Processor: 1.3GHz yan hudu-core
- RAM: 1GB da RAM
- Ajiya: 8GB; microSD Ramin kuma samuwa
- Tsarin aiki: Wuta OS 5 dogara ne a kan Android 5 Lollipop
- Kamara: 2MP raya kamara, 0.3MP gaban-ta kamara
- Babban haɗi: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
- Girma: 191 x 115 x 10.6mm
- Nauyi: 313g
Wasanni, apps da fina-finai ne m
The Fire tablet’s 1.3GHz processor and 1GB of RAM are not going to set the world alight, but they were surprisingly capable in my testing. The tablet wasn’t especially sprightly in operation, neither was it lag-filled.
Videos loaded and played promptly, games were smooth for the most part, including graphically intensive games on which the tablet’s bigger brother the Fire HD 10 choked. Games such as Monument Valley took longer to load than an iPad, and switching between running apps was a little sluggish from time to time, amma babu abin da yake ma infuriating.
Baturi tsawon sa'o'i biyar a kusa da bidiyo sake kunnawa da allon juya har zuwa iyakar haske, tsawon tare da ya yi dan rage. Caji ya jinkirin, shan fiye da biyar hours don cikar cajin. Da Wi-Fi da kuma Bluetooth yi aiki kamar yadda ka iya sa ran. A microSD katin Ramin yana samuwa ga kara da mafi ajiya.
Wuta OS 5
The Fire tablet runs the same version of Amazon’s Android 5.1.1-based Fire OS as the Fire HD 10. It makes getting to content and games quick and easy.
It only has access to Amazon’s app store, duk da haka, which means you are limited in your choice of applications and games compared to Google’s Play Store. Most, but not all of the top apps are available, as are streaming video services such as Netflix.
The Fire also has Amazon’s Underground service, which offers apps for free with free in-app purchases, idan ka biyan kuɗi zuwa da kamfanin ya firaministan sabis.
Kamar yadda ka iya sa ran, Amazon ta hadewa na da kansa video, music, littattafai da shopping ayyuka ne m.
Da 2-megapixel kamara a baya ne m. Tanã images of game da wannan inganci da daki-daki, a matsayin Gidan Telebijin na CCTV kamara, kuma ba mai kyau daya. A VGA hoto kamara ne mafi alhẽri marginally, sai dai ke ba ce mai yawa.
A Amazon wuta koda halin kaka kawai £ 50 da yana samuwa a cikin wani dan kadan m "saya biyar samun daya free" (BFGOF) tayin. The tablet comes with adverts on the lock screen, duk da haka, and removing them costs £10.
The nearest branded tablets from Samsung or Asus cost upwards of £70.
I had very low expectations of a £50 tablet. But the Amazon Fire smashed them all. It’s actually quite remarkable how not-rubbish it is when it costs so little.
It’s not a fantastic tablet by any stretch of the imagination. The screen is low resolution, the battery doesn’t last that long, its cameras are woeful, yana da nauyi da kuma chunky da shi ba fãce na da 5GB na ciki ajiya m ga mai amfani.
Yana da wani iPad ko ma Nexus 7, amma yana da wani cheap da kuma na gaisuwa 7in kwamfutar hannu da ji kamar shi zai šauki da gaske ba kome, idan ba domin ka iya kawai saya wani daya.
Shi ba fãce da gaske sa hankali idan ka biyan kuɗi zuwa Amazon ta firaministan sabis don video, littattafai da apps, amma a £ 50 yana da wani tãshin hankali buy.
Ribobi: cheap, Amazon video, littattafai da ayyuka music, microSD katin Ramin, ji m
Fursunoni: low-shawara allon, nauyi, chunky, matalauta kyamarori, daukan shekaru daban-daban cajin, batir ba dama
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