Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire HD new 7″ Tablet – Specs, Price & Features
Amazon was expected to bring the Nexus 7 killer this week and here comes the official news from the Amazon team that they have come up with all new range of tablet PC. As rumoured that Amazon will jump into smart phone manufacturing by launching an Amazon smart phone, but nothing was said on this event launch day. So here comes an improved Kindle Fire tablet dubbed as Kindle Fire HD.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD
The new Kindle Fire retains the 7 inches display as that of its predecessor and it comes with HD display screen with improved Wi Fi internet connectivity. It provides better resolution on the screen with HD displaying providing 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and powered with 1.2 GHz Ti OMAP 4460 dual core processor. The tablet includes the custom HD display within plan switching and with Advanced True Wide polarizing filter providing 25 % less glare with rich color and deep contrast. The tablet includes the Wi Fi internet access with dual antenna, dual band providing 40 % faster download and streaming speed.
The tablet is equipped with dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio which is first time introduced on any tablet. It will be available in the two variants of internal memory as 16 GB and he 32 GB priced differently.
7 inches Kindle Fire HD provides an improved 11 hours of battery life providing the high performance. It features new front facing HD camera tailored for various face to face chat capabilities via the Skype, Google Hangouts on Google + for free.
Kindle Fire HD has the following specifications
- 7 inches display providing 1280 x 720 pixel resolution
- 1.2 Ghz Ti OMAP 4460 Dual Core CPU
- Dolby Audio with Stereo Speakers
- Dual Antenna Wi Fi
- 16 GB and 32 GB internal memory storage
- No micro SD card slot
- Amazon Silk Browser
- Bluetooth, micro HDMi out
The Kindle Fire HD is with the following content from Amazon pre-loaded on the tablet –
X-Ray for Books: The X-Ray for books was introduces first on Kindle Touch but now the Kindle Fire tablet gets the power of X-Ray.
X-Ray for Movies: X-Ray for Movies is the newly introduced feature on the Kindle Fire HD. This provides easy to access IMDB power with a simple tap. While the movie been played on your tablet screen you can look up for any actor or movie or clip or photos or biographics and lot more.
X-Ray for Textbooks: Glossary in textbooks provides high and important information for anyone who is learning. With X-Ray for Textbooks, it automatically integrates the glossary on each textbook page relating it from WikiPedia or YouTube.
Immersion Reading: As Kindle are known for best experience of reading complete transforming how you read text books, the Immersion reading as introduced to Kindle Fire HD and Fire HD 8.9 allows customer to narrate the audiobooks providing two senses of sight and sound.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD Price & Availability
Kindle Fire HD will be costing $ 199 for the 16 GB model and $ 249 for the 32 GB model version. The pricing is same as that of the Nexus 7 and it also retains the same price as that of its predecessor but it’s certainly has improved in many segments. The 16 GB variant will be available for the September 14th via Amazon and pre order has already been started. The 32 Gb variant will be arriving on October 25th.
Kindle PaperWhite is another launch of the event in the eReader side. Paper White comes with new display technology called Paperwhilte and so is the name of the device. This includes the font changing option and it will start selling from October 1 for an about $ 120 for the Wi Fi only version and $ 179 for the 3G + Wi Fi model.