New Amazon Kindle Fire Tablets Now Up for Pre-order

Posted Tue Oct 1, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT by

The company has updated its Kindle Fire line of tablets with three new models.

Amazon is now taking pre-orders for an updated version of its popular Kindle Fire HD tablet. The revised model features a new design and includes a 7-inch 1280x800 display with 216 ppi. The device is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and runs the new Fire OS 3.0. 8GB and 16GB versions will start shipping on October 2 for a suggested retail price of $139 and $169 respectively.

Likewise, the company has also introduced two brand new additions to the Kindle family, the Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch tablet and the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch tablet.

The 7-inch model features a 1920x1200 display with 323 ppi and is powered by a 2.2GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM running Fire OS 3.0. The device is rated for 11 hours of mixed battery use and will be available on October 18th in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models with various Wi-Fi and 4G LTE options starting at $229.

The 8.9-inch model features a 2560x1600 display with 339 ppi. Like its smaller sibling, the tablet also includes a 2.2GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM running Fire OS 3.0, and is rated for 12 hours of battery life during mixed use. 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB modes will be available on November 7th with various Wi-Fi and 4G LTE options starting at $379.

Source: Amazon

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