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Amazon has managed to develop a fairly wide range Fire HD tablets, Echo Show Devices, Kindles and Echo Glow Lights for Kids. It has now launched big sales of all of these products with discounts of as much as 40 percent on its Fire 7 Kids Pro tablets, with the latter product now available for just $ 60 instead of $ 100.
The Fire HD Kids Pro lineup features bright colors, child-friendly cases, and a two-year “carefree” replacement warranty if it breaks, but as Amazon says, these are real tablets, not toys. For this purpose, the Fire 7 Kids Pro tablets come with 7-inch screens of 1,024 x 600, front and rear cameras of 2 megapixels, Micro USB ports and 16 GB of RAM, expandable to 512 GB. You also get a one-year subscription to Amazon Kids + with over 20,000 apps, game books, videos, songs and audio books from National Geographic, Rabbids Coding, LEGO and others.
The Fire HD 8 Kids Pro model enhances the screen to a 1280 x 800 model, with 32 GB of storage that can be expanded to 1 TB, while the Fire HD 10 Kids Pro offers a 10.1-inch 1,920 x 1,200 screen with a front part of the 2 megapixel and 5 megapixel rear camera. All models come with a digital store when children can request apps and parents can approve them.
Amazon also offers a smart multicolor Echo Glow lamp (above) for kids at a price of $ 20, not $ 30, for a 33 percent savings. Paired with Kids Echo Dot (available together for $ 55 or $ 35 full price), your kids can change the color of the light with their voice or “ask Alex to play music, read stories, and invite approved friends and family,” Amazon notes.
Of course, Amazon does Echo Show 5 (2nd generation) in a children’s version with parental supervision, and that device is available for $ 80 or $ 15 off the regular price. It features a bright “chameleon” cover and allows kids to ask Alex to play videos, help with homework, and make video calls to approved contacts. As with tablets, it comes with a year of Amazon Kids + with access to 15,000 videos, audio books, games, music stations and more. You can also get it bundled with Echo Glow for $ 95 for a 24 percent savings.
Finally, for all the young readers in the family, Amazon is offering a Kindle Kids edition for $ 70, not $ 110, for savings of 40 or 36 percent. This model is a 10th generation Kindle (again not a toy) with a child-friendly cover and a two-year worry-free warranty. It offers a black-and-white screen with no glare, a week of battery life and a one-year subscription to Amazon Kids +, with access to the complete Harry Potter series and others like Artemis Fowl.