Amazon Announces New Fire HD 10 Tablet

Amazon’s tablet is looking to get a huge upgrade. Available for pre-order already, the new Fire HD 10 tablet will be 30% faster with 2 times the RAM than previous models. With the use of Alexa, you can achieve a pretty customizable viewing experience with many voice-active features. This device is being boasted as a true hands-free tablet experience.

As promoted by Amazon, features include:

  • Brilliant 10.1″ 1080p Full HD display (1920 x 1200), up to 1.8 GHZ quad-core processor, 2 GB RAM, and up to 10 hours of battery life

  • Our largest display, now with over 2 million pixels, stereo speakers, Dolby Audio, and dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi—perfect for watching Full HD video, playing games, reading magazines, and streaming content seamlessly

  • Use Alexa hands-free mode to pause videos, play music, open apps, show sports scores, display the weather, and more—just ask (available soon via software update)

  • 32 or 64 GB internal storage expandable by up to 256 GB (using the microSD slot). Watch downloaded videos anywhere with a Prime membership, Netflix plan, or Showtime subscription.

  • Enjoy millions of movies, TV shows, songs, Kindle eBooks, magazines, Android apps, and games—including Netflix, Facebook, HBO, Spotify, and more

  • Prime members get unlimited access to over a thousand books and magazines, millions of songs, and thousands of movies and TV episodes—at no additional cost

  • Get exclusive Amazon features, including ASAP, X-Ray, On Deck, Blue Shade, and FreeTime Parental Controls

General Manager of Amazon Devices, Kevin Keith spoke about this huge upgrade to their tablet devices. He stated,

“For less than $150, the all-new Fire HD 10 offers a beautiful 1080p Full HD display, faster performance, more storage, and up to 10 hours of battery life. We’re also excited to introduce Alexa hands-free for the first time on a Fire tablet. Now, you can ask Alexa to play a video, show you your calendar, dim the lights, and much more–using just your voice.”

Do you plan on purchasing the new Fire HD 10 tablet? Let us know below.

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