Amazon upgrades Fire 7 Tablet, and adds Fire HD 8 Kids Edition

Amazon Fire 7, one of the cheapest tablet today, has been upgraded by Amazon, now more thin and light in weight compared to its predecessor, priced at $49.99. While the slightly larger Fire HD 8 remains the same, but Amazon is cutting its price from $89.99 to $79.99. In addition, the Kids Edition version previously available only for Fire 7 now has an additional Fire HD 8 Kids Edition version, priced at $ 129.99.

Amazon Fire 7

The new Amazon Fire 7 tablet has a thickness of 9.6 mm, the old version is 10.6mm thick. The weight of the new edition also dropped from 313 grams to 295 grams. The remaining specifications are the same as the quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB or 16GB of internal memory and the battery can use about 8 hours.

Amazon Fire 7 Specifications

  • Dimensions of 192 x 115 x 9.6 mm
  • Weight of 295g
  • TFT LCD Display of 7.0 inches with IPS
  • Resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, 171ppi
  • Rear Camera of 2 mega pixels, 720p
  • Front Camera of 0.3 mega pixels
  • 1.3 GHz quad-core Processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • Internal memory of 8GB / 16GB
  • Expandable memory up to 256GB
  • Battery life up to 8 hours
  • Alexa voice assistant

Amazon Fire HD 8

Amazon Fire 8 with a larger screen, higher resolution Fire 7 also comes with a slight screen improvement. Now Fire 7 Kids Edition is available for $99.99, while the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition has been priced at $129.99. Kids Edition comes with a cover protection, additional 2 years damage and one-year free subscription to FreeTime Unlimited which offers access to more than 15,000 kid-friendly books, videos, educational apps, and games.

Fire HD 8 Kids Edition

Amazon Fire HD 8 Specifications

  • Dimensions of 214 x 128 x 9.7 mm
  • Weight of 369g
  • TFT LCD Display of 8.0 inches with IPS
  • Resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, 189ppi
  • Rear Camera of 2 mega pixels, 720p
  • Front Camera of 0.3 mega pixels
  • 1.3 GHz quad-core Processor
  • 1.5GB of RAM
  • Internal memory of 16GB / 32GB
  • Expandable memory up to 256GB
  • Battery life up to 12 hours
  • Alexa voice assistant

Amazon also added the Alexa voice assistant on all new Fire tablets and can be pre-ordered via Amazon.com in US and Amazon.co.uk in UK.

About Ankeet Solanki

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