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Amazon refreshes lineup of low-cost tablets, new kids model

Amazon refreshes lineup of low-cost tablets, new kids model

Amazon is taking pre-orders on a new Element 4k LED TV that comes with an integrated Fire TV platform.

About Element ElectronicsHeadquartered in Winnsboro, SC, Element Electronics offers state-of-the-art technology, advanced design, unwavering quality, reliability and support.all delivered at an affordable price. The Fire 7 will remain at $49.99.

First came the Amazon Fire TV box, then came the Amazon Fire TV Stick, now Amazon has built its Alexa-powered television platform into a full-on television set.

When is the 2017 Fire 7 release date? And while the processor is the same as before, Keith says that battery life has been bumped up from 7 to 8 hours (for mixed use) thanks mostly to software improvements. It can access more than 7,000 channels, apps, and Alexa skills and live TV broadcasts when used with a separate HD antenna.

Although Amazon has freshened up its Fire tablet selection, it has fortunately not raised its prices. There's also a new quad-core 1.3GHz chip inside, as well as 1.5GB of RAM.

The Fire HD 8, meanwhile, looks to be near exactly the same as before.

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Front- and rear-facing cameras-Video chat with friends and family with the front-facing camera; take and share photos, and save them for later with free, unlimited cloud storage for all photos taken on Fire devices. Dual-band Wi-Fi has also been added, and there's an extra hour of battery life. As a special promo, you can buy any three of the new Fire tablets and shave 20% off the total.

Amazon-exclusive features-Alexa, ASAP, X-Ray, Second Screen, Amazon FreeTime, Family Library, Blue Shade, On Deck, Prime Video downloads, and more.

Unlike those devices it will offer up a visual sign of what you're doing as well though. Both tablets are available in black, red blue and yellow finishes and will go on sale from 7 June. "EPIX helps us continue in our mission to make finding and watching your favorite content easier than ever".

We recently asked you to support our journalism. Asking Alexa about the weather not only results in an audio response for the day's weather, but also a card that pops up on-screen showing the outlook for the week.

EPIX will also be making its service free to Amazon Fire TV users through a free trial, before forcing them to commit to paying for a subscription.

Speaking of which, the TV offers a solid mix of ports.

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