As eagerly anticipated, Amazon has announced three new models of their popular Kindle Fire including a large-screen model. In addition, there are three improved black and white e-readers to choose from as well. Below is a rundown.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ 4G – $499 (32GB) or $599 (54GB)
Features an HD tablet with an 8.9″ display, Dolby audio, dual stereo speakers, Wi-Fi, and ultra-fast 4G LTE wireless. And for $49.99, you can get a one-year 4G data package. This model is expected to begin shipping on November 20.
Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ – $299 (16MB) or $369 (32MB)
Features same as above model except includes only WiFi connectivity. Released on November 20th.
Kindle Fire HD 7″ – $199 (16GB) or $269 (32GB)
Features an HD display, Dolby audio, dual stereo speakers,and Wi-Fi. Released on September 14th.
All of the Kindle Fire HD models include dual Wi-Fi antennas and Multiple In/Multiple Out (MIMO) technology for increased capacity and reliability. This could mean fewer dropped connections, up to 40% faster streaming, and increases in the distance you can travel from your wireless hotspot. Screens offer a 1920×1200 touchscreen display with reduced glare even under overhead lighting.
Also newly introduced:
Kindle Paperwhite -$139 or $119 (with Special Offers)
Wi-Fi, Paperwhite Display, Higher Resolution, Higher Contrast, Built-in Light and 8-week battery life. Released on October 1st.
Kindle Paperwhite 3G – $199 or $179 (with Special Offers)
Free 3G + Wi-Fi, Paperwhite Display, Higher Resolution, Higher Contrast, Built-in Light and 8-week battery life. Expected to ship on October 15th.
The paperwhite models are NOT backlit but use a technology that guides light to the surface of the e-ink display from above so light never shines into your eyes.
Kindle – $89 or $69 (with Special Offers)
Wi-Fi, 6″ Display, less than 6 ounces, updated with faster page turns and darker text.
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