Four New Amazon Fire Tablets Go Official
The Fire series tablets of Amazon have been pretty popular worldwide amongst users looking for a budget-friendly slate that offers all the basic capabilities of a tablet along with goodies from Amazon. The company’s just launched the new generation tablets of the Fire line – the new Fire 7, Fire HD 8, the new Fire 7 Kids Edition and its bigger sibling, the new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition. Let’s see what’s new.
The new Amazon Fire 7 comes with a 7-inch screen with a resolution of 600 x 1024 pixels. It is powered by a quad-core processor. The tablet runs on a customized version of Android. The rear main camera of the model is a 2MP sensor while the selfie camera is VGA. The Fire 7 supports dual-band Wi-Fi apart from its predecessor provided with only single-band Wi-Fi support. In terms of storage, Amazon is offering 8GB and 16GB versions for the tablet. The first costs $49.99 while the second is available for $69.99.
The new Amazon Fire HD 8 is provided with slightly improved specs compared to the last-year model. It works with an 8-inch screen, 800 x 1280p resolution. It has a four-core processor under the hood and features two options for memory – 16GB and 32GB. The primary 2MP camera lies on the back panel while the snapper for video calls is a VGA sensor on the front. The price of the Fire HD 8 with 16GB is $79.99. The costs for the 32GB variant are $109.99.
Moving forward to the Kids’ tablets. The new Fire 7 Kids Edition sports the same specs as the original new Fire 7, including the support for dual-band Wi-Fi and long battery life. It is provided with 16GB of internal memory. The tablet is outfitted with a kid-proof case and additional 2 year warranty in case the tablet gets broken. The price of the Fire 7 Kids Edition is $99.99.
The new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition comes with the same specs as the new Fire HD 8 along with the 2 year warranty and the special case that keeps it well protected from bumps and falls. It has 32GB of storage on board. The price of the tablet is $129.99.
The official launching of the new generation Amazon Fire tablets is scheduled for 7th of June. For the more impatient of you, the pre-orders are open, so you can place your order now.