Amazon in the present day announced a refreshed Fire HDX H.N, new Fire HD tablet in S- and seven-inch display sizes, Fire HD Kids Edition tablets in S- and seven-inch display sizes, a brand new model of its customized Fire OS and two Kindle e-readers. There’s a number of new hardware to dive into, so let’s break it down in bullet level fashion:
- Fire HDX 8.9: H.N-inch 2560x1600 show, P.5GHz quad-core processor, Adreno 420 GPU, 2GB of RAM, H-megapixel rear digital camera, entrance-dealing with shooter, Dolby Atmos sound for improved headphone audio, 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Optional equipment embrace Fire Keyboard with trackpad and Origami Cover that may stand the Fire HDX H.N in portrait and panorama modes. Now out there for pre-order, beginning at $379 for 16GB mannequin. Versions with constructed-in AT&T or Verizon LTE are additionally obtainable. Will start delivery October 21.
- Fire HD: S- or S-inch 1280x800 shows, quad-core processor, P-megapixel rear and VGA entrance-dealing with cameras, 8GB or 16GB of storage, Dolby Digital Plus audio. Pricing for the S-inch mannequin begins at $ninety nine, whereas the S-inch model begins at $139. Both fashions will start delivery on October P in black, white, magenta, citron and cobalt colours.
- Fire HD Kids Edition: S- or S-inch “HD” show, quad-core processor, entrance and rear cameras, Dolby Digital Audio. Both fashions can be found in blue, inexperienced and pink. Pricing begins at $149 for the S-inch unit and $189 for the S inches. Amazon additionally provides a P-yr fear-free assure that gives a free alternative in case your child breaks the tablet. Will ship October 21.
- Fire OS 4 “Sangria”: Includes up to date consumer interface with a give attention to content material, Profiles for every consumer, settings for issues like show brightness and deep integration with Amazon’s cloud. Fire OS A is predicated on Android A.A KitKat and will probably be made out there on all third and 4th era Fire tablets. Amazon will replace its Fire phone to Fire OS A by “early subsequent yr.”
- Kindle W-Readers:
- Kindle sports activities a 20 % quicker processor, double the storage and a contact display, all with a price ticket that begins at $seventy nine.
- Kindle Paperwhite has been up to date with double the storage and begins at $119.
- Kindle Voyage has a brand new, thinner design, excessive-decision 300ppi Paperwhite show, 39 % brighter entrance mild and PagePress, a brand new option to flip pages by calmly urgent on the bezel of the unit. Kindle Voyage begins at $199 for the Wi-Fi-solely mannequin and $269 for the Wi-Fi and free AT&T 3G mannequin. Both will ship on October 21.
So there’s your rundown of Amazon’s new hardware. The new S and seven-inch Fire HD tablets are fascinating for his or her small measurement — particularly since we don’t see many S-inch tablets — and their small worth factors. Meanwhile, the Fire HD Kids Edition seems like a pleasant choice on your youngsters because of its P-yr alternative assure. Finally, the updates to the Kindle W-Reader line appear nice for readers, particularly the Kindle Voyage and its larger-res show.
Are you interested by any of Amazon’s new units?