In line with earlier reports, Amazon has announced the arrival of four new tablets and three updated Fire TV. The company will start shipping the products in October in the US, and the prices for the tablets start as low as $50 (Rs 3,300 approximately). Also Read - Redmi Note 10S with Rs 1,000 discount on Amazon sale: Check offer details, new priceAlso Read - OnePlus Nord CE 5G, OnePlus TV U1S launch in India today: Event time, how to watch the event
First up, the four new tablets are called the Fire HD8, the Fire HD10, the Fire, and the Fire Kids Edition. The Fire tablet has a 7-inch display, and is powered by a 1.3GHz processor paired with 1GB RAM. The price of the tablet is the big highlight, as Amazon is putting it on sale for as less as $50. This is in line with what was reported earlier, that Amazon was working on an ultra-affordable tablet. Also Read - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is going to space next month with his brother Mark
There is also $99 (Rs 6,520 approximately) Fire Kids Edition, which is essentially the Fire tablet, but with a kid-friendly case. Another big plus point is that the Kids Edition comes with a two-year ‘no worry guarantee,’ which provides replacement even if the tablet is broken by the kids.
The Fire HD8 and Fire HD10 have 8-inch and 10-inch display respectively with Gorilla Glass protection. The tablets run on 1.5GHz processor, and the Fire HD8 comes with 8GB of internal storage, while the HD10 has 16GB of internal storage.
Both will run on Amazon’s Fire OS5, support Wi-Fi and come with microSD slots that expand memory up to 128GB. The Fire HD8 is priced at $150 (Rs 9,880 approximately) and the Fire HD10 is priced at $230 (Rs 15,150 approximately).
Amazon also showed off the updated Fire TV Stick for $50 and the Fire TV for $100. The new and improved Fire TV Stick version comes with voice control system Alexa integrated into the voice remote.
The new Fire TV comes with a 75 percent faster processor, 8GB expandable storage and 4K content support. Amazon also introduced the TV Gaming Edition which comes with a new and improved Fire TV game controller, and is priced at $140.
All of these products are available for pre-order and will be shipped in October. There is no word on the availability of these products outside of the US as of now.