Amazon Kindle Fire gets a Price Cut , Improved Specs

Amazon has cut the price of the Kindle Fire to $159 from $199. It also comes with upgraded specs including a 1.2 GHz OMAP4430 processor with 40% faster performance, 1GB of RAM and longer battery life of up to 8.5 hours. Other features remain the same as the original Kindle Fire from the previous year including a 7-inch (1024×600 pixels) IPS display, 8 GB of internal memory, USB 2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack and Wi-Fi support. It weighs 400 grams, few grams lesser than the first Kindle Fire.

It would also come with new features that are available for the new Kindle Fire HD tablets such as X-Ray for Movies, X-Ray for Books, Immersion Reading, Whispersync for Voice, Kindle FreeTime and more.

The Kindle Fire now available for pre-order from Amazon in the U.S. for $159 and would ship on September 14th.

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