Sun. Dec 3rd, 2023

TL;DR: The all-new Amazon Hearth HD 10 pill launches on Oct. 18. Clients can preorder it on Amazon beginning at $139.99.

It was not talked about throughout this week’s jam-packed Gadgets & Providers Occasion, however Amazon dropped a more moderen (and cheaper) model of its flagship 10.1-inch pill this week.

Set for launch on Wednesday, Oct. 18, the brand new Amazon Hearth HD 10 pill is a lighter, “25% quicker,” and barely longer-lasting improve over the earlier mannequin with improved cameras with 1080p HD video recording. It additionally provides help for the Made for Amazon Stylus Pen (bought individually) and handwriting recognition know-how that may learn your rooster scratch as textual content; the one different Amazon pill that gives the identical performance is final 12 months’s $230 Hearth Max 11.


All the brand new gadgets Amazon unveiled at its fall {hardware} occasion, from a brand new Echo Present 8 to a Hearth TV soundbar

The brand new Hearth HD 10 is now accessible for preorder on Amazon beginning at $139.99 for 32GB of storage with 3GB of RAM, which is a $10 lower from the beginning value of its predecessor. You’ll be able to decide from three colours — Black, Lilac, or Ocean — and bundle it with the stylus or a keyboard case.

This is a fast overview of its full spec sheet:

10.1-inch 1080p Full HD show

Octa-core 2.05GHz processor (up from 2.0GHz)


32GB or 64GB of storage, expandable by as much as 1TB by way of microSD card

5MP front- and rear-facing cameras with 1080p HD video recording (up from 2MP cameras with 720p video)

As much as 13 hours of battery life (up from 12 hours)

Suitable with the Made for Amazon Stylus Pen

For no matter motive, the brand new Hearth HD 10 did not get a proper launch throughout Amazon’s Sept. 20 Gadgets & Providers livestream, nor was it talked about in any associated bulletins on Amazon’s weblog or press middle. (I used to be solely made conscious of it as a result of I stumbled upon its Amazon itemizing later that afternoon.) Oddly sufficient, two kid-friendly variations of it did get a share of the occasion’s highlight: the brand new Hearth HD 10 Youngsters and the brand new Hearth HD 10 Youngsters Professional, that are geared towards ages three to seven and 6 to 12, respectively.

Different new {hardware} unveiled through the livestream included an up to date Echo Present 8 sensible show, two new Hearth TV Sticks, a brand new Hearth TV soundbar, new Echo Frames, and a brand new Echo Hub. Most of them have been additionally accessible for preorder on the time of writing.

The introduction of those next-generation gadgets will probably immediate Amazon to promote many older fashions at deep reductions within the coming weeks, particularly because it gears up for Prime Huge Deal Days on Oct. 10 and 11 (its second Prime-exclusive sale of the 12 months).

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