Saturday, September 20, 2014

Amazon Tablets: New Kindle Fire HD comes in 6 and 7 inches from 100 € – Heise News Ticker

Amazon renews its tablet series Kindle Fire and adds among other things, a mini-tablet with 6-inch display. The cheap Fire HD also gets colored casing which is faster HDX 8.9 and the operating system Fire with Android OS draws the same.

without notice Amazon has revamped its tablet offering strong. The high-end tablet Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 gets a faster processor and flotteres Fi. The cheap Kindle Fire HD is now available with a 6-inch display and colorful housings starting at 100 euros. The operating system was revised Fire OS, Version 4 is now based on the current Android version 4.4

The new Kindle Fire HD come in five different colors on the market
Image: Amazon
The two Kindle Fire HD 6 and HD 7 loosen from the almost unchanged since offered two years Fire HD. In addition to the already known 7-inch display offers the Amazon Fire HD now available with a 6-inch display and therefore below the usual tablet-size. Both screens have a resolution of 1280 × 800, the little tablet is 250 dpi pixel density slightly sharper.

In the colorful housings, a processor infected with two fast and two slow cores of Mediatek. They are clocked at 1.5 GHz and 1.2 GHz and can work simultaneously. To use ARM design called Amazon no details, but promises twice the performance compared to the underpowered predecessor. A GByte RAM available to the system, the internal flash memory is 8 or 16 GB in size. A memory slot does not exist.

The operating system uses Amazon’s Android Fork Fire OS. The devices are primarily focused on the media offer from Amazon, videos will play with a maximum of 720p. There is no higher quality via the built-in USB port SlimPort output. For this you need either the TV or the Fire Kindle Fire HDX.

Five different colors are recently available, yet there was the Amazon tablet in black. The price starts at 100 Euros for the Fire HD 6 and 120 Euros for the Fire HD 7 Therefore you have to accept advertising on the lock screen, otherwise it is 15 euros more expensive. The version with 16 gigabytes will cost the HD 6 20 Euro, the HD 7 30 euros more. From October, the devices are shipped, you can pre-order it from Amazon you already.

More Power for HDX 8.9

A little refresher, the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 get. In the now finds a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 with four cores, 2.5GHz clock and a significant in comparison to its predecessor, faster graphics unit. Thus, it is likely to be the fastest Android tablet in the market. The new chip solves the Snapdragon 800 from which further inside the smaller HDX with 7-inch display

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is new is the support for 801.11ac WLAN, which clearly higher transmission rates achieved than the old wireless modem. The rest of the hardware is the same, the screen continues to 2560 × 1600 pixels and a pixel density of 339 dpi. The price start at 380 Euro continues. Furthermore, only when the HDX there LTE option and the help function Mayday.

Fire OS 4

Also, its operating system Fire OS, Amazon has missed an update. Fire OS 4 (Codename Sangria) is now based on Android 4.4 OS 3 Fire had as a basis still Android 4.2. The new features include support for multiple profiles on one device and Amazon’s video buffer technique ASAP. The design, Amazon has revised the first screenshots According but only subtly. The browser has received printer support and a private mode. The battery life will be with the new system up to 25 percent longer.

Later to follow the family library that lets you access the contents of several interrelated Amazon account kann.Die search Firefly starts in Germany also later and only on the HDX 8.9. It recognizes, for example, movies, music or photographed barcodes and calls for information from Amazon. Is the photographed product available at Amazon, you can also buy the same.

today presented tools Fire OS is already installed 4. Data presented in the past year Tablets get the OTA update later this year. The Fire Phone will only come back next year to enjoy the current version. (


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