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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7-inch and Fire HD 8.9-inch tablets launched in India starting at Rs. 15999

on June 13, 2013 – 12:00 pmNo Comment

Amazon has finally released the  Kindle Fire HD and Fire HD 8.9″ tablets in India. Both these tablets were announced last year. The Kindle Fire HD has a 7-inch (1280×720 pixels) display and is powered by a 1.2 GHz TI OMAP4460 Dual Core CPU. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ has a 8.9-inch (1920 x 1200 pixels) display with 254 ppi. Both these tablets have Dolby audio with dual stereo speakers for immersive, virtual surround sound and Dual-band WiFi with dual-antennas / MIMO for 40% faster throughput than other tablets. These run on a forked version of Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7″ specifications

  • 7-inch (1280×720 pixels) display LCD
  • 1.2 GHz TI OMAP4460 Dual Core CPU with 307 MHz PowerVR SGX540 GPU
  • 10.3mm thick and weighs 395g
  • Dolby Audio with Stereo speakers
  • Dual-band WiFi 802.11 b/g/n with dual-antennas / MIMO which is 40% faster
  • Bluetooth  with A2DP
  • micro USB and micro HDMI out
  • 16GB / 32GB internal memory, No micro SD slot
  • Up to 11 hours of battery life

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ specifications

  • 8.9-inch (1920 x 1200 pixels) display with 254 ppi, polarizing filter and anti-glare technology
  • 1.5 GHz dual-core OMAP4470 CPU with 299 MHz PowerVR SGX544 GPU
  • 8.8 mm thick and weighs 567 grams
  • Dual-band WiFi 802.11 b/g/n with dual-antennas / MIMO which is 40% faster
  • 3.5 mm stereo jack, micro USB, Micro-HDMI
  • Bluetooth with A2DP
  • Integrated stereo speakers with exclusive Dolby audio engine
  • 16GB / 32GB , No micro SD slot
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7-inch and Fire HD 8.9-inch tablets are priced at Rs. 15999 and Rs. 21999 for the 16GB versions and Rs. 18,999 and Rs. 25,999 for the 32GB versions. These tablets would be available starting June 27 on Amazon.in.

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