Posted Fri May 19, 2017 at 05:30 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
The latest Fire tablet models have been revealed.
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The new Fire HD 8 features a widescreen 8-inch 1280 x 800 HD display and up to 12 hours of battery life. Under the hood, the device is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor and 1.5 GB of RAM. In addition, the tablet includes dual stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos tech, Alexa support, a VGA front-facing camera, and a 2 MP rear-facing HD camera. Pre-orders with 16 GB ($80) or 32 GB ($110) of internal storage are now live for a June 7 release.
Compared to previous models, the new Fire 7 uses a thinner and lighter design, an improved 7-inch 1024x600 IPS display, and longer battery life with support for up to 8 hours of mixed use. Under the hood, the tablet is powered by a Quad-Core 1.3 GHz CPU with 1 GB of RAM. In addition, the device includes Alexa support, a VGA front-facing camera, and a 2 MP rear-facing HD camera. Pre-orders with 8 GB ($50) or 16 GB ($70) of storage are now live for a June 7 release.
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