NEW Fire Tablets for 2021 - Available Now

Updated: Oct 14th 2023

It's that exciting time of year again, Fire Friends, when Amazon adds some new devices to the family of Fire tablets.

This year it's the turn of the Fire HD 10 to receive a makeover and the new devices for 2021 are (drum roll)...

Here's a look at what's new with each device...

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Amazon has now released new Fire HD 10 tablets for 2023.

See the details here

The All-New Fire HD 10

The All New Fire HD 10 at Amazon

The eleventh generation has arrived and the all-new Fire HD 10 is basically a refresh of its predecessor (released in 2019).

As before, it has a 10.1 inch screen size but the new version is both lighter and slimmer than before. 

Here's the rest of what's changed.

  • The memory - increasing by 50%  from 2 GB to 3 GB RAM for a more responsive performance

  • Brighter display - a 10% increase with over 2 million pixels, giving a more vivid display

  • Split screen option - you can now use 2 apps side by side... super handy if you're used to doing that on your phone

  • Durability - the screen  is now made with strengthened aluminosilicate glass

  • The camera - 5 MP rear-facing camera (previously 2 MP)  plus 2 MP front-facing camera

One thing that HASN'T changed (yet) is the price :)

You still get up to 12 hours of battery life, Dolby Atmos sound and up to 1 TB storage with the microSD card slot. Storage options remain at 32 GB and 64 GB.

The front-facing camera is landscape oriented, so it's ideal for widescreen video calls and Zoom meetings!

Check out The All New Fire HD 10 at Amazon
Available in black, denim, lavender and olive

Click here to read my full review of the 2021 Fire HD 10 and Fire HD 10 Plus

The All-New Fire HD 10 Plus

The All New Fire HD 10 Plus at Amazon

The Fire HD 10 Plus is a brand new device.

It only differs from the standard all-new Fire HD 10 in a few ways, but this is reflected in the price. At the time of writing, it is only $30 more expensive.

Whilst the chipset and options for internal storage remain the same, the Fire HD 10 Plus has an  impressive 4 GB RAM - more than the standard, all-new HD 10 and twice as much as its 2019 predecessor!

This will be especially interesting if you play a lot of games - in fact, Amazon is describing this tablet as its 'most powerful 10 inch tablet ever'.

Other features include

The 2021 Fire HD 10 Plus uses the Qi wireless powering standard, so it will work with most charging docks. 

However, the Wireless Charging Dock for Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus - made by Anker - was designed specifically for this device. You can dock your tablet in portrait or landscape mode, even if it is in a case (up to 5mm thick). 

The benefit of using the dock - beside wireless charging - is that it allows you to use your tablet like an Echo Show. You can ask Alexa for weather updates, recipes etc, and see and hear your results from across the room. 

You can either purchase the dock separately or buy the dock and the tablet together at Amazon as a bundle.

Check Out The All New Fire HD 10 Plus at Amazon
Available in slate, with a soft-touch finish

All-new Fire HD 10 Kids Edition

The All-new Fire HD 10 Kids Edition at Amazon

The Kids Edition - aimed at children between 3 and 7 years old - has had a refresh, with 50% more RAM than before and an improved rear-facing camera.

Your purchase still includes one year of Amazon Kids+, which allows your little ones to access to suitable books, videos, audio books, games and apps. 

The Kids version still comes with a  2 year guarantee, which is an excellent bonus and allows you to buy with a lot more confidence.

Check Out The All-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition at Amazon
Available in lavender, sky blue and aquamarine

Introducing the Fire Kids Pro Tablets 

The All-new Fire HD 10 Kids Pro at Amazon

Another brand new addition to the Fire family, the Kids Pro tablets are designed for older children, aged from 6 to 12.  

As well as the HD 10 Kids Pro (above), there is also a Fire 7 Kids Pro and Kids Pro HD 8.

These are designed to look and feel more like the adult versions of the Fire but have smaller storage options (16 GB and 32 GB).

Like the original Kids Tablets, they come with a 1 year subscription to Amazon Kids+, but Pro tablets also include access to a digital store, where children can request apps. It is then up to you as a parent to approve their downloads and purchases (or not!).

The web browser is built to filter out inappropriate sites - and the good news is that this tablet, like the one designed for younger children, also has a 2 year warranty.

Check Out The All-new Fire HD 10 Kids Pro at Amazon
Available in black, sky blue, Intergalactic and Doodle

Want to Trade-in Your Older Kindle Fire?

If you have an older Kindle Fire and want to upgrade to the latest version, you may have the option of trading it in.

See my article about the Amazon Trade-In Program for Fire Tablets to learn more.

Want to Save Money When You Upgrade?

Then consider buying a refurbished Fire tablet through the Amazon Renewed program. It comes with the same limited warranties as a brand new device!

Find out more

Learn How to Transfer Content from Your Old Fire Tablet

Amazon makes it pretty easy to transfer to transfer content from your old Fire tablet when you upgrade. But it's important to realize that not EVERYTHING can be moved to your new device.

Learn more about how to transfer files from one Fire to another

Tell me about your new device!

I'd love to hear your experiences with the 11th generation of the Fire HD 10.

If you order one of these new Fire tablets for 2021, please let me know what you think - good and bad - so I can share your experiences with other readers.

You can contact me here - or pop over to the Love My Fire Facebook page and message me there. 

I'm looking forward to hearing from you. 

I ♥ My Fire!
- Christine

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