Amazon recently added two new tablets to its Fire range, the Amazon Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 and they devices have started shipping from today.
The Amazon Fire 7 retails for £49.99 and the Amazon Fire HD 8 retails for £79.99, both tablets comes with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant built in.
It just got even easier to enjoy endless entertainment on your Fire Tablet with Alexa, the cloud-based voice service that is the brain behind Amazon Echo. When connected to Wi-Fi, simply long-press the home button and ask Alexa to play your favourite song, open a game, play a video, or read you the latest audiobook—Alexa provides quick access to the entertainment you want. Plus, you can ask Alexa for the news, weather, jokes, questions, and more—Alexa provides natural-language responses, combined with on-screen information on the tablet’s display. Third parties can publish Alexa skills, so you can ask Alexa to play music from services like RadioPlayer, and turn off the lights or adjust the temperature on compatible smart home devices.
Amazon also announced that it is bringing Alexa to some of its other devices and this includes ire tablets from Generation 7 (2014) onward, this will be made available from tomorrow the 8th of June.
You can find out more information about the new Amazon Fire 7 and Amazon Fire HD 8 tablets over at Amazon at the link below.