Amazon has unveiled its newest Fireplace HD 10 tablets, together with a ‘Plus’ mannequin with Qi wi-fi charging. The corporate additionally introduced a brand new pill for school-age kids, referred to as the Fireplace Youngsters Professional.
The brand new Fireplace HD 10, which replaces the 2019 model, includes a slimmer bezel and a 10-inch 1080p display screen mentioned to be “10% brighter than earlier than”. The brand new slate additionally will get 50% extra RAM (3GB versus 2GB) to spice up its attraction to players. Costs begin at £150 ($150, round AU$200) for the 32GB model and £190 ($190, round AU$250) for the 64GB version.
For an additional £30/$30 you may deal with your self to the brand new Fireplace HD 10 Plus, billed as Amazon’s “strongest 10-inch pill ever” (cue oohs and aahs). The Plus mannequin boasts the identical 10-inch show however packs an additional 1GB of RAM. In idea, it is the higher alternative for multi-tasking.
Each fashions help Dolby Atmos and run the newest Fireplace OS consumer interface, which boasts a brand new split-screen multi-tasking function and entry to many of the main apps together with Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and Disney+ (however not Google Play).
The ‘Plus’ model additionally will get Qi wi-fi charging and the choice of a Made for Amazon Wi-fi Charging Dock by Anker (£50, $50, round AU$65). Enjoyable reality: the Fireplace HD 10 Plus mechanically switches into Present Mode, turning right into a countertop show, if you plonk it within the new dock.
Amazon’s Fireplace HD tablets aren’t identified for productiveness however the all-new fashions can be found with ‘Productiveness Bundles’ that embrace a Finite-designed keyboard case and a 12 months’s subscription to Microsoft 365. The bundles begin at £210 ($220, round AU$285) for the Fireplace HD 10 with 32GB.
As for the aforementioned children vary, the Fireplace Youngsters Professional ought to fulfill the pickiest of youngsters. It options grown-up styling, a helpful kickstand and is offered in 7-inch (£100/$100), 8-inch (£140/$140) and 10-inch (£200/$200) variations. Amazon additionally claims “world-class parental controls”.
So, should you’re available in the market for a (a lot) cheaper different to the iPad, you would possibly need to think about Amazon’s newest wares. All tablets and equipment will start transport on 26th Could 2021.
On a tighter finances? It is price noting that the 2019 Fireplace HD 10 is now closely discounted at Amazon. You may decide up the 32GB model, which we awarded five-stars in our assessment, for simply £95 (was £150).
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