Amazon has announced the release of Amazon Kindle Fire HD Tablet at Media Event in California. The Tablet is of 7-inch with 8.9-inch IPS display.The features and specs are better than its predecessor. The size of the Tab is however smaller than the New iPad. The New iPad has a 9.7-inch screen.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD features and specs
8.9-inch IPS touchscreen display
Resolution of 1920 x 1200
OMAP dual-core Processor
Dual stereo speakers
HD front-facing camera
Battery life of 11 hours
The tablet includes features such as Whispersync for Games which save games progress and continue progress, X-Ray for movies which lets you to find details about movie characters or actors when you are playing a movie, X-Ray for ebooks provides information related to books from the Internet while the Immersion Reading provides you the ability to read book and listen to it simultaneously.
Kindle Fire HD – Price & Availability
Kindle Fire HD will come in two variants – 7 inch and 8.9 inch. The price of 7 inch variant will be $199 and shipping will start from September 14, whereas 8.9 inch is priced at $299 for 16GB Wi-Fi only model shipping will start on 20th November and 32GB 4G LTE is priced at $499. Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE version users will be able to choose data plan of 250MB of data per month, 200GB of cloud storageand $10 Amazon credit for just $49.99 yearly.
Amazon also launched PaperWhite e-reader in two versions – 3G and WiFi and having a screen resolution of 1024×768. WiFi version is priced at $119 whereas 3G version is priced at $179. Shipping starts October 1.