Kindle Fire HD tablets from Amazon- Specs, Pictures, Video & Price

Amazon has introduced a few new Kindle Fire HD tablets yesterday since it launched the first Kindle Fire last year. The new tablets are- Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ and the Kindle Fire HD. Unfortunately, the Kindle Fire HD may not be available in Malaysia, officially.

All the new Kindle Fire HD comes with free unlimited cloud storage for all the Amazon content, access to over 22 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, audiobooks, and popular apps and games such as Facebook, Netflix, Twitter, HBO GO, Pandora, and Angry Birds Space.

Kindle Fire HD 8.9? and the Kindle Fire HD specifications, pictures below.

Kindle Fire HD 8.9″

The Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ comes in 4G LTE and WiFi only version. It will be available starting  November 20.

Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ 4G cost $499(about RM1553) for the 32GB storage and $599(about RM1864) for the 64GB storage. The Fire HD 8.9″ comes with a large-screen with a stunning 8.9″ display, exclusive Dolby audio, dual stereo speakers, the fastest Wi-Fi(says Amazon), LTE connectivity.

The Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ Wi-Fi only model cost $299(about RM931) for the 16GB storage and $369(about RM1149) for the 32Gb storage.

Specifications of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″:

  • Display- 8.9″ 10 point capacitive touch high definition color display; 1920×1200 resolution at 254 ppi, video playback up to 1080p, with IPS (in-plane switching) technology, advanced polarizing filter, and anti-glare technology
  • Processor- Dual-core 1.5GHz OMAP4470 with Imagination PowerVR 3D graphics core
  • OS- Customised version of Android
  • Camera-  front-facing HD camera
  • Memory- 16GB or 32GB on Wi-Fi device, 32GB or 64GB on 4G device
  • Connectivity- 4G LTE 10 band wireless modem with HSPA+, HSDPA, and EDGE/GPRS fallback. Dual-band,dual-antenna Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Ports- USB 2.0 (micro-B connector) port for connection to a PC or Macintosh computer or to connect to the Kindle PowerFast charging accessory. Micro-HDMI (micro-D connector) port for high definition video output to televisions or A/V receivers
  • Audio- 3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated stereo speakers with exclusive Dolby audio engine. Stereo Bluetooth (A2DP) support for streaming audio to compatible headphones and speakers. Built-in microphone
  • Dimension- 9.45″ x 6.5″ x 0.35″  (240 mm x 164 mm x 8.8 mm), weight 575 grams

Kindle Fire HD

Kindle Fire HD cost $199(about RM620). It has a 7″ screen with a stunning HD display, plus the exclusive Dolby audio, dual stereo speakers, dual Wi-Fi, antenna and 16 GB of storage.

Specifications of the Kindle Fire HD 7:

  • Display- 7″ 10 point capacitive touch high definition color display; 1280×800 resolution, video playback at 720p, with IPS (in-plane switching) technology, advanced polarizing filter, and anti-glare technology
  • Processor- Dual-core 1.5GHz OMAP4470 with Imagination PowerVR 3D graphics core
  • OS- Customised version of Android
  • Camera-  front-facing HD camera
  • Memory- 16 GB internal memory (approximately 12.6 GB available for user content) or 32 GB internal memory (approximately 26.9 GB available for user content)
  • Connectivity- 4G LTE 10 band wireless modem with HSPA+, HSDPA, and EDGE/GPRS fallback. Dual-band,dual-antenna Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Ports- USB 2.0 (micro-B connector) port for connection to a PC or Macintosh computer or to connect to the Kindle PowerFast charging accessory. Micro-HDMI (micro-D connector) port for high definition video output to televisions or A/V receivers
  • Audio- 3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated stereo speakers with exclusive Dolby audio engine. Stereo Bluetooth (A2DP) support for streaming audio to compatible headphones and speakers. Built-in microphone
  • Battery- Over 11 hours of reading, surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music. Battery life will vary based on device settings, usage, and other factors such as web browsing and downloading content. Actual results may vary
  • Dimension- 7.6″ x 5.4″ x 0.4″ (193 mm x 137 mm x 10.3 mm), weight 395 grams

The Kindle Fire will be available starting  September 14, 2012.

Pictures of Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ & Kindle Fire HD 7 below:

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