Amazon has announced an all-new Fire 7 tablet and an equivalent new Fire 7 Kids tablet. These new tablets are upgraded in many ways compared to the outgoing Fire 7 that was released 3 years ago. THey have faster processors, double the RAM, longer battery life, and, finally, a USB-C port. Read more ›
Along with today’s announcement of the rebranding of Amazon FreeTime into Amazon Kids, Amazon has revealed that a new home screen option will be coming to Fire tablets. The new home screen will be an alternative to the current kid-friendly FreeTime experience available for child profiles. The new interface is meant to be closer to a more traditional tablet for children ages 8 and up. Read more ›
Amazon has been trickling out previews of Prime Day deals that we’ll be seeing next week. The latest is a look at the discounts you can expect on their Kids Edition hardware. The Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet will be on sale for $69.99 during Prime Day. That’s $30 off its regular price and it matches the lowest price it has ever been. The Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet will be $89.99 on Prime Day. That’s $40 off its regular price and it also matches the lowest price it has ever been. Amazon has not yet revealed whether the Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet, which was just released yesterday, will be on sale for Prime Day. They have, however, revealed that the Echo Dot Kids Edition will be on sale for $59.99 during Prime Day. That is $20 off the regular price and will be the new lowest price it has ever been. All of Amazon’s Kids Edition devices come with a 2-year worry-free guarantee, kid-proof case, and a 1-year subscription to FreeTime Unlimited.
Amazon has both of their Fire Kids Edition Tablets on sale for Prime Day. The Fire 7 Kids Edition is on sale for $69.99, which is $30 off the regular price, and the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition is on sale for $89.99, which is $40 off the regular price. These tablets are identical to their non-kids edition counterparts except you get a 2-year worry-free guarantee included, which means Amazon will replace these tablets if anything happens to them, no questions asked. Also included is a kid-proof case and a 1 year subscription to Amazon FreeTime, which costs about $36 a year on its own. If you’re planning to buy more than one, you can save an extra $30 on a pair of Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablets for $149.98. Check out the other Prime Day deals that are now live and check back here often because I’ll be posting all the best deals all night tonight and all day tomorrow.
As expected, Amazon has announced refreshed versions of their Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets, as well as an updated Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet and an all-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet. The new tablets are good, but not dramatic, updates to the tablets they’re replacing. If you purchase any combination of 3 tablets, regardless of which you select, you can receive 20% off if you use promo code FIRE3PACK at checkout. Read more ›