Amazon has been selling the gadgets made by several handset makers and released its own branded device in 2014 in the category of Fire series named as Amazon Fire, which name carries from the Kindle tablet and is running the Fire OS 3.5. Later, it has been unveiled a bunch of Amazon-branded tablets. Now, this brand has launched new Fire HD 10 tablet which is the upgraded version of its 2015 model. It comes with a hands-free Alexa integration, which is the first time introduced for Amazon Fire Tablets. Users can give ask Alexa to control the functions like launching an application, play your favorite video, read the news, weather report, get traffic and more.
The Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017) Tablet is priced at $149.99 for 32GB model and $189.99 for the 64GB variant, which would be available for pre-order through Amazon.com from October 11th onwards. This tablet is offering a lesser price than its predecessor which also carried double the memory and gives 30% better performance. Still, the Amazon Fire 7 & Fire HD 8 tablets have been most popular devices which offer low-cost price and better performance. Talk about device specifications, the new tablet comes with a 10-inch WUXGA IPS display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution.
It offers a pixel density of 224ppi. Under the hood, it comes packed with a MediaTek quad-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. This tablet would be available in two storage options such as 32GB (25.4GB available to user) and 64GB (54.1GB available to user), which also further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card slot. This new Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet is running on the Amazon based Fire OS 5 out of the box. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth, Micro-USB port, 3.5mm audio jack, dual stereo speakers, built-in microphone and more.
For photography, this new tablet rocks a 2MP rear-facing camera and VGA front-facing camera. It is measured by 262 x 159 x 9.8 mm in dimensions and has 500 grams of weight. It has improved battery than its predecessor from 8 hours to 10 hours for mixed usage. This tablet will be available in Black, Marine Blue, and Punch Red colors. The Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet is offering a less than half price of Apple iPad and 1/8th of Apple iPad Pro.