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.