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


Dis­play 7‑inch LCD IPS 8.9‑inch LCD IPS
Res­ol­u­tion 1280800 19201200
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, 32GB64GB
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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