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Amazon’s range of Fire tablets is great for Alexa and Prime fans who don’t mind missing out on a few apps. With First day imminently, the retailer offers a 40 percent discount to Prime members on their largest slates for adults and children. The Fire HD 10 model is currently $ 80, down from $ 150, while the Fire HD 10 Kids model is $ 120, down from $ 200.
Both feature a 10.1-inch Full HD screen, a 2 GHz octa-core processor and 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of expandable memory. However, you should note that the business is for u Fire HD 10 with “lockscreen advertising.” This means that you will see personalized ads on the screensaver in sleep mode and at the bottom of the tablet’s home screen. Once purchased, you will need to make a one-time payment to permanently remove sponsored messages.
If you want a tablet to surf the web, check your social media, watch streaming apps and make Zoom calls, then the Fire HD 10 is a solid option. The biggest caveat is the lack of Google apps, and generally far fewer apps than you’ll find in the Play Store or Apple App Store. But, Amazon has the main bases covered: There’s Netflix, Disney +, Roblox for kids, Zoom, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok. In addition, the Amazon app suite, which ranges from Prime Video to Amazon Music and Kindle.
You can also call Alexa to make voice calls, check the news and weather, find clothes to watch and put on some tunes. In fact, the Fire HD 10 features a “Show Mode” that essentially transforms it into a smart display, putting Alexa in front and center. The Kids model, of course, has no ads, filters out mature content (with added parental controls such as screen time presets) and comes with a bright protective case.