Along with new Fire 7-inch model, Amazon has introduced three new Fire series tablets today named as Fire HD 8, Fire HD 10 and Fire Kids Edition. The new Fire HD tablets priced at $149.99 and $229.99 respectively. Besides, the new Fire 7-inch Kids Edition launched for $99.99. Source
| Fire Kids|
The new Fire HD tablets come with 8-inch and 10.1-inch form factors, and both the Slates are offering similar 1280 x 800 pixels resolution and a 1.5GHz Quad-core processor powering up both the tablets. The 8-inch model comes in 8GB or 16GB storage options, backed by a 1GB of RAM. Meanwhile, the 10.1-inch model available in 16GB and 32GB storage variants with 1GB of RAM, but both the tablets having a memory card support (up to 128GB).
| Fire HD 10|
Imaging Department includes a 5MP rear camera with 1080p recording and an HD front-facing camera for Selfies. The 8-inch and 10-inch Fire HD models capable of Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac only, and the Slates will run on Home-brewed Fire OS5 Bellini based on Android Lollipop.
The company promises up to 8 hours of battery life while reading the books, surfing the web, watching the video, and listening to music. The larger Fire HD 10 measures 262 x 159 x 7.7 mm and weighs 432 grams and the smaller 8-inch model measures 214 x 128 x 7.7 mm and weighs 311 grams.
| Fire HD 8|
On the other hand, the company has also announced rebranded Fire 7-inch tablet as Fire Kids Edition with Kid-proof case and pre-loaded with fully Kids content which includes access to over 20,000 age-appropriate websites and YouTube videos, plus a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, which offers more than 10,000 books, videos, educational apps, and games. The device measures 219.0 x 138.0 x 25.5 mm and weighs 405 grams. Apart from these, the rest of the specs are similar to Fire 7-inch model as launched by the company earlier today, check out here.
Pricing & Availability:
The Fire HD 10 and Fire HD 8 tablets are priced at $229.99 (for 16GB model) and $149.99 (for 8GB model) respectively. The 10.1-inch model comes in Black or White color options while the 8-inch model comes in a handful of colors like Black, Magenta, Blue, Tangerine. The Fire Kids Edition Tablet comes in black color choice with a blue or pink Kid-Proof Case, available for $99.99 outright, and the company offers 2-Year Guarantee with the each purchase. All the three models now up for pre-order in Amazon.com and will be released on September 30th.
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