We have good news for kids. Amazon announced that they will release a new version of the popular e-reader called Kindle Fire HD Kids edition. This actually great news for parents as well, if they are concerned that their offspring are spending more time with their tablets and less time reading books. Kindle Fire HD Kids edition is part of the new products Amazon announced recently, the upgraded versions of Kindle Fire HD.
So let’s talk about the features of the new Kindle Fire HD Kids edition. First of all, it comes in two sizes: a 6 inch model and a 7 inch one. The new Kindle will have Gorilla Glass 3 screen with 1280×600 pixels, a 1.5GHz MediaTek processor, 1GB of Ram, 8GB of storage and it will run on the Fire OS 4 Sangria.
Amazon says that the new Kindle Fire HD Kids edition is strong enough for any kind of accidents that kids might encounter, like dropping the tablet. The new Kindle is said to be more reliable than the iPad mini and other budget tablets. The new Kindle Fire HD Kids edition comes with a special rubber case that will protect it even more.
The new Kindle tablet comes with a 1 year free subscription to Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, which will give children access to books, apps, movies and lots more. Kids can share content downloaded previously by the parents with other kids through multiple profiles and the feature called Family Library. Another cool feature about Kindle Fire HD Kids edition is that the parents can actually set it to allow their children to play games only after they have read books on the tablet for a designated amount of time.
Kindle Fire HD Kids edition price and availability
The new Kindle Fire HD Kids edition costs $50 and is expected to be shipped in October.