|Introducing Fire OS 4 “Sangria”|
Starts with Android and improves on performance and ease of use with features like ASAP and Smart Suspend
Deeply integrates software, content, and the
Fire OS 4 will come pre-loaded on the new Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets, and will be available as a free, over-the-air update for all 3rd generation Fire tablets
The new Fire tablet family (Photo: Business Wire)
“When we think about Fire OS, we start with what matters to
customers—ease of use and performance,” said Dave Limp, Senior Vice
President, Amazon Devices. “Fire OS 4 improves in both of these areas,
and deeply integrates software, content, and the Cloud to deliver
services that are only available from
The latest version of Fire OS, “Sangria,” continues Fire OS’
content-forward user interface that delivers easy and fast access to
your favorite books, songs, videos, and games—open them with one tap
rather than hunting through folders and apps. Fire OS 4 updates the
visual design of the UI and adds Profiles so each family member can have
their own individual email,
Fire OS 4 is based on KitKat and adds features and services to make it faster and easier to use. For example, Fire OS includes ASAP (Advanced Streaming and Prediction) which predicts the movies and TV episodes you’ll want to watch and starts them instantly, and Smart Suspend develops a device-specific profile for when the tablet is typically not in use and proactively turns wireless off and on to deliver up to 25% more standby battery life.
Fire OS is not just a device OS—it deeply integrates with the
Fire OS 4 will be available on all 4th generation Fire tablets and will be available for all 3rd generation Fire tablets via a free, over-the-air software update. Firefly will be available on Fire HDX 8.9. Fire OS 4 will be available on Fire phone early next year.
Learn more about Fire OS 4: www.amazon.com/fire-os.