Amazon releases new Fire 7 technology with hands-free Alexa

Amazon’s 7 inch Fire pill vary is getting a refresh for 2019, and the brand new editions have simply been introduced by the e-commerce big. The 2019 Amazon Fire 7 boasts a quicker processor, expanded inner storage and Alexa hands-free operation for a similar worth as earlier than: $49.99

The new Fire 7 is available in 16 or 32GB of inner storage (expandable through microSD) for extra movies, music, video games and books on the go and the power to make use of hands-free Alexa. Users can ask Alexa to play songs, movies and Audible books, or to learn recipes or retrieve messages or make video calls with Alexa contacts. Alexa will reply even when the machine is in standby mode. It has a 720p HD 2MP entrance digital camera, and a 2MP shooter on the rear. Amazon claims as much as 7 hours battery lifetime of in lively use.

Amazon’s tablets run a fork of Android in a extra closed system, however for those who’re a daily Amazon buyer, and even higher, a Prime member, then Amazon’s options like integration with Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Reading Twitch Prime.

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There might be loads of colour choices to customise the look of the Fire 7. / © Amazon

The new Fire 7 in Black could be pre-ordered instantly. The deliveries ought to begin on June 6. Covers, which additionally function stands to prop the pill up in panorama or portrait can be found in inexperienced, purple, darkish blue and orange and carbon black.

Fire 7 Kids Edition: a real pill for tykes

Alongside the primary pill, Amazon can be presents the Fire 7 Kids Edition with 16 GB of inner storage, a one-year membership in Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a child-resistant protecting cowl and a two-year guarantee. Basically a real pill with a rugged cowl and varied choices for parental controls, the youngsters version lets mother and father provide kids the total instructional potential of know-how whereas nonetheless having the ability to restrict the content material the kid sees on the net, or the time they spend staring the display.

One of the most important modifications of the 2019 version is the combination of a stand to assist with hands-free use – beforehand it needed to simply be lifted up or propped up in opposition to one thing.

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The Kids Edition comes with a brand new stand constructed into the duvet. / © Amazon

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited presents entry to 1000’s child-friendly books, Audible audio books, instructional apps, video games and movies – all chosen manually to be age-appropriate, so sure, safer than letting children trip the wild wave of YouTube algorithms.

The new Fire 7 Kids Edition with a protecting sleeve in blue, pink or purple could be pre ordered beginning immediately and prices $99.99. Deliveries, just like the grownup model, are additionally from June 6.