Amazon Announced 7 & 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD

Amazon unveiled the successors to its Kindle Fire, the 7-inch and 8.9-inch versions of Kindle Fire HD, 7-inch version comes with twice RAM of its predecessor, The 8.9-inch version comes with 4G LTE support.8.9-inch version has 1920 x 1200 resolution at 254 ppi, powered by a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 OMAP4470 processor, dual stereo speakers (Dolby Digital Plus), a dual-band WiFi chip and two antennas for WiFi reception.

Kindle Fire HD 7-inch
7-inch Kindle Fire HD
Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch
8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD

Specifications

Display 7-inch LCD IPS 8.9-inch LCD IPS
Resolution 1280 x 800 1920 x 1200
OS Android 4.0 Android 4.0
CPU Dual-core 1.2GHz TI OMAP4 4460 Dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP4 4470
Graphics IT SGX544 IT SGX544
Memory TBA TBA
Storage 16GB,32GB 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
Front Camera HD HD
Rear Camera N/A N/A
Cellular N/A AT&T 4G LTE
WiFi Dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n Dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes (TBA) Yes (TBA)
Dimensions 193 x 137 x 10.3mm 240 x 160 x 8.8mm
Weight (WiFi) 395 grams 567 grams
Weight (4G) N/A 567 grams
Battery 11 hours TBA
Ports microUSB, microHDMI microUSB, microHDMI

The 7-inch version of Kindle Fire HD has been priced at $199 and will start shipping from 14th September 2012. On the other hand, the 8.9-inch version will start shipping from 20th November 2012 and priced at $299 for 16GB Wi-Fi only model and $499 for the 32GB 4G LTE model. Both versions can be pre-ordered starting today.

The Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE version customers will be able to choose a new data plan from AT&T will give them 250MB data per month, 200GB cloud storage, and $10 Amazon credit for just $49.99 per year.

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