14 June 2013

Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire HD Tablets In India

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Amazon has unveiled its internationally successful Kindle fire HD and Kindle Fire HD range of tablets in the Indian market.


The Kindle Fire HD comes with a 7-inch screen with a resolution of 1280*800 display, powered by 1.2GHz dual-core processor and Imagination SGX540 GPU. A 4, 400mAh battery makes it lasts for 11 hours.


On the other hand, Kindle Fire HD 8.9 features an 8.9-inch display with a pixel density of 254 ppi and resolution of 1920*1200 pixels. Powered by 1.5GHz dual-core processor and Imagination SGX544 GPU, it offers 10 hours of usage with a 6000mAh battery.


Both tablets come with 1GB RAM, dual-band Wi-Fi, Dolby Audio with dual stereo speakers, Bluetooth 3.0, and are available in 16GB and 32GB variants. The tablets run on a highly customized version of Android 4.0.3 with apps available through Amazon’s Appstore, instead of Google Play. It also consumes Amazon’s large library of audio, video and books content, although only books are available in India at present.


The 16GB variants of the Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablets will be available for 15,999 and 21,999 respectively. The 32GB storage variants of the Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablets will be available for 18,999 and 25,999 respectively.


The tablets will be available online at Amazon and at over one hundred retail outlets across India including Croma, reliance Digital and various other stores located in cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune starting from June 27.