Four New Kindle Fire Tablet from Amazon will compete with Apple’s and Google’s new tablet
Amazon successful enough to make Google and Apple “heat up” with its Kindle Fire tablet announced the presence of a variant of the 7-inch tablet. Unmitigated, Amazon unveiled four new Kindle Fire at once. The announcement was delivered directly by the CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, in Santa Monica, California, USA.
Two variants using a 7-inch screen, while the other two variants using different screen sizes, 8.9 inches.
Four new kindle fire tablet that comes are Amazon Kindle Fire (2012), Kindle Fire HD 7-inch, Kindle Fire HD 8.9 inch and Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch LTE.
As reported by the Reuters, the world’s largest online retailer Amazon give the price tag for four new kindle fire tablet is priced starting at $ 159 USD to $ 599 USD.
The “affordable” prices offered by Amazon is definitely going to heat up the competition in the tablet market. Price war actually started by Amazon itself, which on the last year released the Kindle Fire tablet at a price of $ 199 USD. It immediately responded by Google, with the release of Nexus 7 priced at the same price, $ 199 USD. Apple is confident with his iPad that was rumored to be releasing the iPad mini-expected price is not far from the Kindle Fire or the Nexus 7.
Amazon, which started business as an online bookstore, will start sending the luxurious models of Kindle Fire tablet with 8.9-inch screen on November 20th, 2012.
New Kindle Fire tablet difference and comparison
- New Amazon Kindle Fire 8.9 inches
This premium series tablet has several capacity choice, it is 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB, WiFi or 4G networks, and Android Ice Cream Sandwich priced starting at $ 299 USD.
As for the 7-inch Kindle Fire can already be ordered in the U.S. and begin shipping from September 14th, 2012 .
- Amazon Kindle Fire 7-inch new series.
The price is 159 dollars for the Kindle Fire (2012), $ 199 USD for 16GB and $ 249 USD for 32GB Kindle Fire HD.
Both difference is in the processor and screen technology. Kindle Fire (2012) using TI OMAP 4430 dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, while the Kindle Fire HD using TI OMAP 4460 dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and IPS screen technology with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.
From the price tag that is pegged to four tablets at the top, looks Amazon eyeing the iPad that has a variety of variants with different capacities and certainly with much more expensive.
Although there is no mention the iPad as a primary target, Jim Bezos, during the launch of the new Kindle Fire, was showing comparisons between Kindle Fire HD 32GB and iPad 3. Bezos shows the difference in price between the two, the Amazon tablet is priced at $ 549 dollars and the iPad 3 sold at $ 829 dollars.