Wednesday 25 September 2013
Amazon introduces two new tablet computers with 7 and 8.9-inch screens. The Kindle Fire HDX devices offer excellent technology at a very reasonable price. So favorable that the U.S. online retailer probably earned little by selling the tablets.
tablet competition takes up speed shortly before the start of the holiday shopping season. Once presented with the new Google Nexus 7, Amazon now has two new Kindle Fire devices presented. The HDX models appear with 7 and 8.9-inch displays, which provide a very high pixel density. Amazon Apple comes with it before, probably in October presented the new iPad.
Amazon tablet has 7-inch on 2560 x 1600 pixels, which is 323 ppi. The Kindle Fire HDX with 8.9-inch display comes with 2560 x 1600 resolution even at 339 ppi. The capacitive touch screen of the layer sits directly on the display glass, which could make the Amazon tablet thinner. Apple continues with its new iPads is expected to reach the same technique.
Both devices are of four-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 800 is driven, which can operate at a clock speed of up to 2.2 GHz. According to Amazon, the chip is more than three times as powerful as the processor of the previous devices. The Adreno 330 graphics unit will outperform the current Fire HD tablets as much as four times. The memory of the new Amazon device has been doubled to two gigabytes.
Even the great Tablet is a lightweight
Kindle Fire HDX 7 measures 186 x 128 x nine millimeters and weighs 303 grams The 8.9-inch tablet has a magnesium housing, measures 231 x 158 x 7.8 mm and 374 grams in weight. The larger unit has to receive an 8-megapixel camera with LED flash on the back, the videos in 1080p resolution alongside a front camera.
Amazon is the average maturity of its new tablets with eleven hours. If you read e-books on the devices, the CPU itself down automatically and the battery will hold up to six hours longer. As a special service feature, the tablets have a so-called “Mayday button”. About him are to be connected directly with an Amazon expert users around the clock, 365 days to help them with problems. He has full access to the tablet and can even draw on the screen marks or notes.
users remain Amazon’s shopping world
These hardware specs Amazon probably deserves very little on the sale of the equipment. For online retailers, this is only secondary. Amazon wants to make his first video, music and books to men and women. Therefore, the Android tablets running the latest version of Amazon’s own user interface to be delivered. Fire OS 3.0 aka “Mojito” does not force the user might like to consume the company’s offerings, but it makes them very light and tasty to access it.More about
competition content can be at Fire tablets difficult, often only indirectly, consumed. Although Android apps run fine on Amazon’s devices, but also for applications of super-seller has its own store, which Google has nothing of this business.
Amazon offers initially only in the United States both HDX Fire tablet with either 16, 32 or 64 gigabytes of internal memory to. The lowest price for the 8.9-inch model is $ 379, the LTE version will cost $ 479. The Kindle Fire 7 HDX is available with 16 gigabytes of memory for 229 or $ 329. The devices can be pre-ordered in the U.S., the 7-inch model without 4G delivers Amazon from mid-October, the big wireless models 7 November. When and at what prices the company launches the new tablets on the market in Germany is still open.
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