Amazon announces its first-ever Kindle Kids Edition

Amazon today announced the new Kindle Kids Edition, its first ever dedicated reading experience targeting kids.

The new Kindle Kids Edition comes with the latest Kindle device featuring a six-inch, 167 ppi e-ink display, a kid-friendly available in different case colors and patterns, one year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee. Yes, Amazon will replace the for free if its gets damaged.

Also, Kindle Kids Edition comes with the following features that encourage kids to build their skills:

  • Achievement Badges—kids can earn badges like Book Worm and Over Achiever when they make progress towards pre-defined goals.
  • Easy Discovery—with enhanced browsing and search, kids can locate titles without the exact spelling. And with smart recommendations, kids can find books related to the genres, authors, and characters they love.
  • Word Wise—kids are automatically provided short and simple definitions above difficult words, so they can keep reading with fewer interruptions.
  • Dictionary—if kids come across a difficult word, they can select the word to look up the definition via the built-in Kindle dictionary.
  • Vocabulary Builder—words looked up in dictionaries are automatically added to Vocabulary Builder and turned into flashcards for future review and learning.
  • Kid-friendly Wallpaper—included are a unique set of lock screen wallpapers, specifically designed for kids.

The new Kindle Kids Edition can be pre-ordered here for $109.99 and starts shipping October 30. For a limited time, buy two Kindle Kids Editions and save 25 percent.

Amazon today also announced the updated Fire HD 10 Kids Edition featuring a 10.1” 1080p Full HD display, 32 GB of storage with up to 512 GB of expandable storage via microSD, up to 12 hours of mixed-use battery life, and USB-C. It also comes with a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a kid-proof case with new adjustable stand in blue, pink or purple, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee for $199.99. You can pre-order it here from Amazon.

Another good news is that Amazon FreeTime and FreeTime Unlimited are now available on Fire TV devices provide access to thousands of kids’ TV shows and movies, plus parental controls, on TVs.

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