Amazon's New Fire 7 Tablets Improve Storage, Alexa (With a Catch)

Amazon's New Fire 7 Tablets Improve Storage, Alexa (With a Catch)

However, it offers higher storage (up to 32GB) and storage expansion up to 512GB via a microSD card. It also gives you hands-free access to Alexa, and has an upgraded 2MP front-facing camera. Reading a book, watching a movie, or simply browsing the web is absolutely possible, while the Fire 7 tablet will drag its foot in anything more demanding than that. Outside of those consistent benefits, Prime members also get to take advantage of special deals and discounts.

Amazon's Fire 7 tablet and Fire 7 Kids Edition have just become better with the latest release coming from the USA company. Truth be told, this one is more expensive than the all-new Fire 7 tablet, as Amazon offers its new kids-oriented slate for $100.

In terms of what's staying the same, the slate still packs a 7-inch screen, and Amazon's quoting the tablet as being twice as durable as the iPad mini. Battery life has dropped from 8 hours to 7 hours because of the always-on Alexa functionality; it's longer when always-on Alexa is turned off.

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Amazon also announced a "Kid's Version" of the Fire 7.

Screen Sharing: Let an Amazon expert guide you remotely through any feature on your screen, available 24x7, 365 days a year - for free. It also comes with a one-year subscription to Amazon Fire for Kids Unlimited, which provides access to child-friendly books, videos, apps, games and audiobooks. There is even a "Kids Edition" for $99.99 that comes with a rugged case, a year of FreeTime Unlimited, and a 2-year warranty that includes accidental damage.

Both the Amazon Fire 7 and and Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition are available to pre-order today, and will start shipping on 6th June.

Fire 7 will also be available in stores and online at Argos, Dixons, John Lewis & Partners, Tesco, and

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