Sun. Sep 25th, 2022

New Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ Launched :Check Features, Price & Specs

Kindle Fire HD 8.9

Amazon has officially launched the three latest Kindle Fire HD devices. So, with the new launches, we get 7 inches display screen Fire HD and 8.9 inch screen Fire HD in 16GB and 32 GB versions. Amazon has even made some crucial design modifications in the latest HD models. Speakers are available on both the sides of the gadgets when you hold it in the landscape mode thereby meaning that you can easily watch movies enjoying the Dolby Digital Plus stereo sound even without the headphones. The owners of earlier model of the Kindle Fire will now be elated to know that the HD models feature the actual volume buttons on right side, just in between power button and the headphone jack.Kindle Fire HD 8.9


The HD versions will feature X Ray to provide insight into movie or book that you enjoy on the Kindle Fire. Amazon has further improved the interface thus adding smoother animations, faster navigation and other customized options. The 7 inches screen model will be available after September 14. On the other hand, the 8.9 inches screen Fire HD with 1920 x 1200 pixel display will be available after November 20 or so.

What’s new and changed?

The customers are really happy to see sharper, richer display on Kindle Fire HD models. The 7 inches Fire HD has the 1280 x 800 pixels resolution while the 8.9 inches version has the 1920 x 1200 pixels resolution. Further, the display screens feature Advanced True Wide polarizing filter along with the fused touch sensor to help reduce the glare by around 25%. At the same time, the screen is able to maintain its colors and contrast from various viewing angles.

Features to enjoy in the new Kindle Fire HDs

The Whispersync for Voice is the great feature in Kindle Fire HDs that helps users keep place in the audio book. Also, the Whispersync for Games can easily store the accumulated points in cloud. So, in case you change the device, you will not lose the accomplishments.

Along with the display size, 8.9 inches model of Kindle Fire HD will have the Texas Instruments OMAP 4470 processor. More so, it is claimed by Amazon that this processor is really fast than the NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 quad core processor.

Better than the rest?

The new Kindle Fire comes attached with 5GHz 802.11n wireless. This same is supported by iPad and other Android tablets as well. But Kindle Fire HD is even available with MIMO wireless technology and 2 radio antennas to boost the WiFi signal strength. Amazon claims that the Wi Fi on Kindle Fire HDs is around 41% faster than iPad and approximately 54% quicker than Nexus 7.

About pricing

The new Kindle Fire HDs are available on pre-orders now. The 7 inches model is available for just $199 and the 8.9 inches one can be purchased for $299 and $499 for the 16 GB and 32 GB versions respectively.

Final words

Amazon has indeed upgraded technology all across the board as well as kept the rates on a low. Software features such as X ray for the movies, Whispersync and Immersion Reading enhance the impressive Kindle Fire models.

So, book your Kindle Fire HD 7 inches or Kindle Fire HD 8.9 inches today and enjoy a world class experience.