Product code: 80243101
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.
* subscription required
This version comes with Special Offers, which means you'll receive Sponsored Screensavers and special offers directly on to your device. To unsubscribe from this service you will be charged a one-time payment by Amazon.
Additional information: manufacturers often update their Operating System (OS) software over the course of a device’s lifespan – this means that your product might ship with a more advanced OS than specified.
- Accessories Included
- USB 2.0 cable, Quick Start Guide
- Audio Quality
Different manufacturers use different sound systems to improve your audio experience
- Mono speaker, built-in microphone
- Battery life
How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
- Up to 8 hours
- Bluetooth Enabled
Wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
- CD/DVD/Blu-ray Drive
Whether this machine can play/burn Blu-ray discs, DVDs or CDs.
- Camera (front-facing)
Used for making video calls
- VGA webcam
- Camera (rear-facing)
A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
- 2MP HD camera
- Computer Support Helpline
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- Free 90 day computer support
- H192 x W115 x D9.6mm
- Capacitive LED Touch Screen
- Ethernet Port
Allows a connection to a router via a cable (available separately).
- Graphics Card Series
- Graphics card
Generate the images you see on your computer screen
- Graphics card type
Graphics card type
A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
- Hard drive
Stores files and programmes. A portion of this may already be consumed by pre-installed data.
- Internal Storage
- Location Services
- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
- Memory (RAM)
Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask.
- Memory Card Slots
Memory Card Slots
A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card.
- microSD card slot (up to 256GB)
- Model name / number
- Fire 7 Tablet, Wi-Fi, 8GB, 7", Marine Blue
- NFC enabled
Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Operating System Filter
- Fire OS
- Operating system
Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
- Fire OS 5.0 (based on Android 5.0)
- Pixels Per Inch (PPI)
Pixels Per Inch (PPI)
The resolution of an image within a certain space. The more pixels per inch, the higher the detail on the screen.
Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display.
- USB 2.0 (micro-B connector)
The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run.
- Processor Type
Also called CPU (central processing unit) is the circuitry within a computer/laptop/tablet. It carries out the basic instructions that drive a computer/laptop/tablet.
- Processor speed
Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks.
- Fire 7 with Alexa
- SIM Card Type
SIM Card Type
The size of SIM card required
- Wi-Fi Only
- Screen Resolution
Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
- 1024 x 600 pixels
- Screen Size
- Up to 7"
- Screen finish
A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
- Screen size
- Screen sizes (Laptops)
- Up to 10"
- Touch Screen
- Voice Recognition
Can be operated using spoken commands, so no need for typing, scrolling or clicking.
- Yes - Alexa
- Wi-Fi only
- Wireless Display
Wireless Display technology can be used to present your device's display on a compatible TV or display without using wires.
- Wireless networking
- Wi-Fi- 802.11a/b/g/n
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