Alexa comes to Fire 7 tablet. Now you can press the home button and ask for what you’re after. It’s that simple. And compared to the previous generation, Fire 7 features an improved display with 1024 x 600 resolution (171 ppi) that provides better contrast and sharper text.
How it works: Alexa provides quick access to the entertainment you want, including music, games, audiobooks, and more. You can also ask Alexa questions, check your calendar, get news, find sports scores, and even control your smart home. When connected to Wi-Fi simply press the home button for one second then ask. Alexa will respond to you and will even show visual responses to certain questions
Everyday tasks: Alexa on Fire tablets helps make the everyday easier. Just press and ask to set alarms and timers, check your calendar, to-do or shopping lists, and more. You can also order millions of items with your voice, such as household and personal care products
Be entertained: Whether you’re looking for your favourite playlist or need a quick joke, you can ask Alexa. Just press and ask for a song, artist or genre, and stream directly over Wi-Fi. Alexa also provides voice control for Amazon Music, TuneIn, and more
Stay informed: Now you can ask Alexa a question and get an immediate voice response. When you press and ask, Alexa can pull up your Flash Briefing, Wikipedia articles, news, sports scores, and more
Voice control your smart home: Alexa works with devices such as lights, switches, thermostats, and more from Netatmo, Hive and Philips Hue. Switch on the lamp before getting out of bed or change the temperature on your thermostat while reading in your favourite chair, or dim the lights from the couch to watch a movie - just press and ask
Fast and responsive
The fast quad-core processor consists of 4 high-performance 1.3 GHz cores for quick app launches, smooth games and videos, and great overall performance. Plus, Fire 7 now offers dual-band Wi-Fi with support for more Wi-Fi networks and better network performance.
Crisp and vivid display
Fire 7 features a 7-inch In-Plane Switching display with 1024 x 600 resolution (171 ppi) for a bright display with vivid colours and whiter whites for a great viewing experience at all angles.
Plenty of storage space
Expand your tablet’s storage by up to 256 GB using a microSD card slot to keep your photos, movies and compatible apps and games with you. Plus, enjoy free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content and photos taken with your Fire tablet.
Powered to go
With up to 8 hours of mixed use battery life, Fire 7 gives you the flexibility to go wherever the day takes you.
Fire 7 features a 2 MP rear-facing camera for taking photos or recording 720p HD video. The front-facing VGA camera is perfect for Skype calls with friends and family.
Books, movies, music and more
As well as apps and games, available from the Amazon Appstore, Fire 7 provides access to some of the best consumable content available. There are millions of ebooks available for download from the Kindle Store and more than 200,000 audiobooks from Audible. Users with a Prime Instant Video subscription can access high quality streams of thousands of movies and TV shows, with bonus features like ASAP, Whispersync and X-Ray helping you access your favourite content from any device and further enriching your viewing experience with instant trivia. Videos can also be downloaded for viewing anywhere, even when you're offline.
Enjoy all your favourite movies and TV shows on Amazon Video, Netflix*, BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub and more. Discover hundreds of thousands of TV episodes and movies, plus fling Amazon Video content to your TV using Second Screen. Watch downloaded videos anywhere with a Prime membership or Netflix subscription — on a plane, on holiday, in the car, or wherever you don't have a wireless connection.
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