Amazon has officially announced the new 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX tablets, which will be launching later this fall, along with a new $139 Kindle Fire HD tablet.
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The specs of Amazon's upcoming Kindle Fire HD tablets have leaked on the internet. It seems the company is looking to launch some very powerful devices for very competitive prices.
A new report, via unnamed sources, claims to have the first details on the upcoming refresh for Amazon's lineup of Kindle Fire tablets, with higher display resolutions for all three models.
Amazon has cut the price of its seven inch Kindle Fire HD tablet by $30 in the US, and is now selling the product for $169.99 for the 16 GB version and $199.99 for the 32 GB version.
Amazon has cut the price of all of the models of the recently launched Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablet by $50 for one day only if you put in the special code FIREHD89 at checkout on Amazon.com.
First, there was no mention of it. Then it emerged that all Kindle Fires would have mandatory ads. Then Amazon said you could opt out. Then they said you can't. Now, they say you can...for a $15 fee.
Amazon's newly announced Kindle Fire tablets will all have "special offers" (i.e. ads) that will show up on the tablets' lock screen, and Amazon is not offering versions without the ads.
As expected, Amazon has announced two new models for its Kindle Fire tablet line, with a seven inch model selling for $159 and a larger 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HD tablet, including one with 4G support.