(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced the next generation of its
best-selling Fire 7 tablet, built from the ground up for entertainment.
The all-new Fire 7 features a faster processor; 16 GB of internal
storage so you can enjoy even more videos, music, games, and books
on-the-go; and hands-free access to Alexa. Fire 7 is still only $49.99
and is available in Black and 3 new colors: Sage, Plum, and Twilight
Blue. As a special introductory offer, customers who purchase an all-new
Fire 7 before June 6 will receive a $10 credit to buy popular apps and
games from the Amazon Appstore.
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Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire 7. (Photo: Business Wire)
“Fire 7 is our best-selling tablet with tens of millions sold,” said
Kevin Keith, Vice President, Amazon Devices. “For under $50, we’re
making it even better for customers with a faster processor and 2x the
storage, so customers can enjoy even more of their favorite
entertainment at home and on-the-go. And, with hands-free access to
Alexa on Fire 7, it’s never been easier to get the news, find a recipe,
play music, and more.”
The all-new Fire 7 includes:
Faster processor—With a quad-core 1.3 GHz processor, quickly
and easily switch between apps, stream movies, and browse the web.
2x the storage—Fire 7 is now available with 16 GB or 32 GB of
internal storage, plus support for up to 512 GB of expandable storage
via microSD card.
Alexa hands-free—When connected to Wi-Fi, simply ask Alexa to
check the Mariners score, get a recipe, watch a movie, and more –
using just your voice, even when your screen is on standby. Easily
toggle Alexa on or off in your device settings.
Crisp and vivid display—Amazon’s lightest tablet features a
high quality 7” IPS display for accurate color reproduction that looks
great at all angles.
Durability—As measured in tumble tests, Fire 7 is 2x as durable
as the latest iPad mini, and stands up against drops, tumbles, spills,
and everyday wear and tear.
Battery life—Delivers up to 7 hours of reading, listening to
music, watching TV shows or movies, and browsing the web.
Front- and rear-facing cameras—Video chat with friends and
family with the HD 720p front-facing camera. Take and share photos and
save them for later with free, unlimited cloud storage.
Fast Wi–Fi connectivity—Dual-band Wi-Fi support for
seamless video streaming.
Amazon-exclusive features—ASAP, For You, X-Ray, Second Screen,
Amazon FreeTime, Family Library, Blue Shade, On Deck, Prime Video
downloads, and more. For more information, click
Amazon FreeTime—With award-winning parental controls, parents
can use Amazon FreeTime to create child profiles to limit screen time,
set educational goals, and manage content. FreeTime is free on every
Fire tablet—or subscribe to Amazon FreeTime Unlimited to access over
Screen Sharing—Let an Amazon expert guide you remotely through
any feature on your screen, available 24×7, 365 days a year—for free.
Even Better with Prime
Fire 7 is even better with Amazon Prime. In the U.S., Prime members can:
Watch award-winning movies and TV shows, including Amazon Originals
like Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Hanna, and The Marvelous Mrs.
Maisel, and live sports including Thursday Night Football
with Prime Video.
Listen to more than 2 million songs, and over one thousand
hand-curated playlists and stations with Prime Music. To get started,
just ask, “Alexa, play music.”
Enjoy unlimited access to more than 1,000 books and magazines with
Prime Reading, as well as one free pre-released book a month with
Amazon First Reads.
Keep an unlimited number of photos on Amazon Photos, plus 5 GB of
storage for videos, documents and other files.
With Twitch Prime, customers can enjoy free games, in-game content, a
Twitch channel subscription each month, and more.
To sign up or start a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime, visit www.amazon.com/prime.
The all-new Fire 7 comes in Black, Sage, Plum, and Twilight Blue. Still
only $49.99, Fire 7 is available today for pre-order at www.amazon.com/fire7
and will begin shipping June 6. Fire 7 cases are available in Charcoal
Black, Sage, Plum, Twilight Blue, and Desert Orange and can stand in
both landscape and portrait orientations—only $24.99.
In addition to the Fire 7, Amazon today introduced the all-new Fire 7
Kids Edition, available for pre-order today for $99.99. More information
is available at www.amazon.com/Fire7KidsEdition.
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