Kindle Fire HDX tablets will be more powerful and lighter than its predecessor. Amazon announced the Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 tablets with a price tag of $229 and $379 respectively.  The 8.9 inch tablets also come in 4G LTE variant for $479.

The Kindle Fire HD tablet prices had already dropped a few days back, that was an indication of new arrival’s. These tablets run on Fire OS 3.0 Mojito with new features, platform updates from time to time and access to Amazon exclusive services.

The Kindle Fire HDX 7 sports a 7 inch screen with 1920×1200 pixels resolution i.e. 323 ppi. It is powered by 2.2GHz quad core processor. The 7 inch version may also come with optional 4G which will cost more.

The 7 inch Fire HDX supports Wi-Fi, comes with front facing HD camera, optional 16/32/64GB storage space, Dolby audio and dual stereo speakers. This tab is 9mm thick and weighs 303 grams for Wi-Fi version and 311 grams for 4G version. On a full charge the tab gives 11 hours of usage and up to 17 hours when reading. The price is $229.

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 too is powered by quad core processor clocked at 2.2GHz. It houses a 8.9 inch screen with 2560×1600 pixels resolution (339 ppi). Other features are Wi-Fi, optional 4G, optional 16/32/64 GB storage, Dolby audio / Dual stereo speakers, front HD camera and 8MP rear camera. On a full charge this 8.9 inch tab gives 12 hours usage and 18 hours of reading.

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 inch and  8.9 inch tablets

The HDX 8.9 inch tab is slimmer with 7.8mm thickness and weight is 374 grams and the 4G version is 384 grams. Price is $379 for Wi-Fi and $479 for 4G. These tablets will also get listed on the website soon, however the price in India is not known.

By Rajeev Rana

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