The dock is available for the Amazon Fire HD 10 and Fire HD 8 tablets

Posted on Sep 13 2018 - 8:42pm by Brian Atkinson

Love the Echo show, but haven’t taken the plunge on Amazon’s coolest smart speaker? Amazon is providing even extra ways to get right of entry to Alexa’s latest and coolest tricks with introduced help for Fire HD 8 and HD 10 tablets with the addition of show Mode, and the show Mode Charging Dock accessory. That’s not all either, as Amazon’s additionally offering a new youngsters package deal for the Amazon Fire HD 10.

The new Show Mode may be to be had on the fire HD 8 and 10 as part of an over-the-air update on July 2, and once it is enabled, show Mode will essentially turn your tablet right into a portable Echo show.

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Amazon All-New Show Mode Charging Dock Features

With this on, you will be capable of ask Alexa to reveal you the weather, get lyrics to your favored songs on prime music, begin a video name with friends and family, and greater. All of the same visual elements from the Echo show and spot are present with Show Mode, and to help you get the absolute maximum out of the new feature, Amazon’s additionally launching show Mode Charging Docks for both the fire HD 10 and 8 that’ll hold your device juiced up and automatically permit show Mode once the tablet is docked.

Additionally, Amazon also announced its new Fire HD 10 Kids edition tablet. Just like different kids version tablet Amazon’s launched, the ten-inch variant comes with a completely-featured fire HD 10 tablet, rugged child-proof case, two-yr “worry-free” assure, and a free 12 months of Amazon FreeTime limitless.

Amazon All-New Show Mode Charging Dock Price

However, the list price for an Amazon Fire HD 10 is $165 (without annoying special offer ads), and the corresponding Show Mode Charging Dock is $55. Buying both together saves you about $10 as compared to buying an Echo Show, so it’s not like you’re getting enormous savings. But if you already have a Fire HD tablet, this Show Mode Charging Dock is a no-brainer.

The charging dock for the Fire HD 8 lists for $40, and the Fire HD 10 dock lists for $55. But if you pre-order one of the docks now, you’ll save $5 on either one. Both docks will ship on July 12 with free shipping for Amazon Prime members.