Kindle Fire HDX Pre-Released

New Kindle Fire

Amazon has decided to invigorate its line of tablet computers with an up dated version of the Kindle Fire called Kindle Fire HDX soon to be on the market, which is considerably quicker and lighter than any of the others coming before. The two newest versions have been pre-released today. Their sizes are 7-inch and 8.9-inch, and also include sharper, brighter presentations than older versions and each one contain more pixels per inch even than the new iPad that is now out on the market.

These new devices have been upgraded in several different ways along with Amazon slashing the price on the entry-level 7-inch tablet down to $139. The Kindle Fire HDX is enclosed in a magnesium blend body yet still contains the same screen resolution and processing power of what the older type models had. They have also been pre-released with a feature added inside called “Mayday”. It will help users get a hold of customer service in a small video screen. It is a convenient way to get a hold of help if the need so arises.

From May to July, Kindle Fire sales amounted to about 17 percent of all tablets purchased in the United States, in comparison to the iPad by Apple, which was about 48 percent for Apple’s iPad.

Kindle Fire HDX models are equipped with a Snapdragon 800 processor, which is at the top for any tablet. Amazon explained this makes them over three times quicker than the older Kindle Fires. For illustrations, the HDX’s just released are also four times faster.

Potential purchasers can start the ordering on the Kindle Fire HDX pre-release. The 7-inch will begin being sent on Oct. 18, but the 8.9-inch will not start going out until Nov. 7.

Written by: Kimberly Ruble


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