Meet the new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, packs Snapdragon 805 CPU, QHD display for $379


It’s official folks. Amazon is not quitting the tablet segment, and boy they have a beast on their hands. The giant online retailer announced the release of the new Kindle HDX 8.9, a true flagship tablet.

I know you guys are dying to know what’s under the hood. Here is the list:

  • Display: 8.9-inch with a 2560 x 1600 resolution (339 ppi)
  • Processor: 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor
  • OS: Fire OS “Sangria”
  • Graphics: Adreno 420 GPU
  • Memory: 2GB of RAM
  • Camera: Rear 8MP w/ LED Flash, front HD camera
  • Storage: 16, 32, 64 GB
  • Dimensions: 9.1″ X 6.2″ X 0.3″
  • Weight: 375 grams (WiFi), 389 grams (4G)
  • Connectivity: WiFi or 4G (optional)

Folks who buy the new Kindle tablet will get a free month of Amazon Prime which can be added to current Prime members. Amazon also revealed the fire Keyboard weighing a mere 7 ounces and is 4.8mm thin -priced at $60.

Interested? The Kindle Fire HDX WiFi models can be pre-ordered now starting at $379. The 4G LTE model start at $529. Shipping will start sometimes next month.

Pre-order: Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (WiFi) | Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (4G LTE) | Fire Keyboard