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Rumor: First details of new Amazon Kindle Fire tablets revealed

Amazon's family of Kindle Fire tablets will get a refresh later this fall, as expected. That's the word from a new article on BGR.com which claims to have the first details on the three new models that will replace the current versions of the Android tablets.

The BGR article cites unnamed sources who claim that the entry-level seven-inch Kindle Fire tablet will have a display with a 1280x800 resolution, versus the current model's 1024x600 display. The seven-inch Kindle Fire HD model will get a display boost from 1280x800 to 1920x1200. Finally, the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD will see its display upgraded from 1920x1200 to a whopping 2560x1600.

The article also states that the new tablets will be redesigned compared to the current Kindle Fire models with a more angular look and less rounded corners. The new versions are also supposed to be lighter than the current Kindle Fire tablets, The article did not have any information on what processor will be running things inside the new Kindle Fire models, nor any info on the amount of memory or storage.

The article claims that Amazon will aim to position the new tablets at the same price point as the current models. The official reveal is expected to be made in September.

Source: BGR.com | Image via Engadget

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