Amazon Launches 3rd Gen of Kindle Fire

Sept 25, 2013 (Wed): Amazon today introduced Kindle Fire HDX, the third generation of Kindle Fire which combines groundbreaking hardware, the latest version of Fire OS, and exclusive new features and services like X-Ray for Music, Second Screen, Prime Instant Video downloads, and the revolutionary new Mayday button.

The 7” Kindle Fire HDX is sold at US$229 (RM737.39), while 7” with 4G is US$329 (RM1,060.12), 8.9” is US$379 (RM1,221.52) and 8.9” with 4G is US$479 (RM1543.74). Starting today, all models are available for pre-order at Amazon.com.

Resolution:

  • 323 ppi (1920 x 1200) for 7”
  • 339 ppi (2560 x 1600) for 8.9”

Processor:

  • 2.2 GHz, Quad-Core Processor and 2x the RAM

Weight:

  • 13.2 ounces

OS:

  • Fire OS 3.0 “Mojito”

Amazon-exclusive services:

  • X-Ray for Music
  • Cloud Collections
  • Goodreads

Battery:

  • Up to 11 hours of mixed use
  • 17 hours of reading

New enterprise features:

  • Hardware and software-encryption
  • Kerberos Intranet
  • Secure Wi-Fi connections
  • VPN integration
  • Wireless printing.

Network:

  • 4G LTE wireless

Stereo:

  • Dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio
  • Virtual 5.1 multi-channel surround sound

Camera:

  • 8MP Rear-Facing Camera for Kindle Fire HDX 8.9”
  • Both the 7” and 8.9” Kindle Fire HDX feature a front-facing HD camera to help you stay in touch with friends and family withSkype
  • LED flash
  • Electronic Image Stabilization
  • Wide-aperture 5P f2.2 lens

Others:

  • New origami-style cover
  • The Mayday Button

Author: VSDaily Editor

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