Amazon has refreshed its Fire Family with updated tablets and a new Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.
Amazon’s tablet line was updated with four new configurations.
The Fire tablet is the lowest costing tablet at $49.99, competing with features from a higher tier competing with the budget tablets from other companies.
The new Fire tablet includes a quad-core processor, 7” IPS display, front- and rear-facing cameras, up to 128GB of expandable storage, exclusive Amazon features and services, and access to the world’s best content ecosystem—all for just $49.99. Customers can also choose to buy Fire as a six-pack for less than $250.
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The Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 are Amazon’s top-of-the-line tablets. Available in black, magenta, blue, and tangerine, the 8″ or 10″ displays are also packing an updated Fire OS 5.
With its 8” display, Fire HD 8 is the perfect tablet for web browsing, reading, or gaming. It is available in four color options: black, magenta, blue, and tangerine, and offers an incredible value at only $149.99. Fire HD 10 is Amazon’s largest tablet yet, with a 10.1” display that is perfect for widescreen entertainment. Available in two color options, black and white, it’s only $229.99. Fire HD tablets start shipping September 30.
The Fire Kids Edition is the tablet designed for kids and the price has dropped to $99.99.
Fire Kids Edition comes with an all-new Fire tablet, an updated kid-proof case, one year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, 20,000 hand-curated and age-appropriate websites and YouTube videos, and our same 2-year worry-free guarantee. Fire Kids Edition is a total value of over $200, and available for pre-order starting today for just $99.99.
The Fire TV Stick has been updated to have the better remote that was previously shipped with the Fire TV or sold separately. It now has the voice remote that allows you to search for content by simply speaking into the remote. The Fire TV and Fire TV Stick have also been updated to use Amazon’s Alexa (from the Amazon Echo) for smarter voice integration like asking for the forecast.
The Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote will release on October 22nd for $49.99.
The Fire TV set top box has been updated to support 4K TV and Alexa through the Voice search. It also has “75% more processing power, a dedicated graphics engine, better Wi-Fi support, 2 GB of memory, 8 GB of storage and expandable storage of up to 128 GB”.
The new Amazon Fire TV will be released on October 5th for $99.99 and you can pre-order now.
Fire TV Gaming Edition is a bundle of the new Fire TV supporting 4K video with a game controller, a 32 GB microSD card, and two games (Shovel Knight and DuckTales: Remastered).
The Fire TV Gaming Edition is available October 5th as well for $139.99.