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Amazon unveils 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX tablets

Amazon has launched the next installment in their Fire range of tablets, the Kindle Fire HDX.

Fire HDX

Thanks to the success of both the original Amazon Kindle Fire and the Kindle Fire HD, Amazon’s third addition to the Fire series comes in the form of the Kindle Fire HDX. The tablet comes in either 7 or 8.9-inch variants and both include a major bump in the specs found in their predecessors.

7″ Kindle Fire HDX specifications

  • 1920×1200 display (323ppi)
  • 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 11-hour battery life
  • Fire OS 3.0 ‘Mojito’ pre-installed
  • Front-facing HD camera
  • 16, 32 and 64GB variants
  • Prices start from $229 (no UK price yet)

8.9″ Kindle Fire HDX specifications

  • 2560×1600 display (339ppi)
  • 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 12-hour battery life
  • Fire OS 3.0 ‘Mojito’ pre-installed
  • Front-facing HD camera, 8MP rear-facing camera
  • 16, 32, 64GB variants
  • Prices start from $379 (no UK price yet)

Although neither tablet is currently available for pre-order from Amazon UK, Amazon US are currently accepting pre-orders.

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