Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 go official- Details

Amazon has announced the Kindle Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 tablets. Though the general release is scheduled for October 2, the tablets are available to pre-order in a variety of colors with pricing starting from $99. Check below for detailed specs and features of Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 tablets.

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The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 are powered by a Quad Core CPU with two 1.2GHz cores and two 1.5GHz cores. It comes with 1GB RAM and will be available in 8GB/16GB (onboard) variant.

The Kindle Fire HD 6 sports a 6-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels and 252 ppi. On the other hand, Kindle Fire HD 7 comes with a 7” display screen with resolutions 1280 x 800 pixels and 216 ppi. Both the devices will run on Android based Amazon Fire OS 4.

The 6-inch tablets has dimensions of 169 x 103 x 10.7 mm while the 7-inch tablets measures dimensions of 191 x 128 x 10.6 mm. Both the devices comes with 2 MP rear shooter and VGA secondary camera and also includes connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth with support for A2DP and SlimPort enabled USB 2.0.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 Specifications:

  • 6-inch IPS display at 252 ppi with 1280×800 pixels resolutions
  • 1.5GHz Quad-Core processor (2 x 1.5 GHz + 2 x 1.2 GHz)
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB (5GB available to user) or 16GB (12.2GB available to user) of internal storage
  • 2.0-megapixles rear camera
  • VGA front-facing camera
  • Dimensions – 169 x 103 x 10.7 mm; weight 290 grams
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth with support for A2DP, SlimPort enabled USB 2.0
  • 3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated speaker with Dolby Digital Plus audio engine
  • Accelerometer, gyroscope
  • Battery life of up to 8 hours mixed use

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 Specifications:

  • 7-inch IPS display at 216 ppi with 1280×800 pixels resolutions
  • 1.5GHz Quad-Core processor (2 x 1.5 GHz + 2 x 1.2 GHz)
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB (5GB available to user) or 16GB (12.2GB available to user) of internal storage
  • 2.0-megapixles rear camera
  • VGA front-facing camera
  • Dimensions – 191 x 128 x 10.6 mm; weight 337 grams
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth with support for A2DP, SlimPort enabled USB 2.0
  • 3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio engine
  • Accelerometer, gyroscope
  • Battery life of up to 8 hours mixed use

Price and Availability:

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 will be available starting at $99 for the 8GB version and the 16GB variant costs $119. The Fire HD 7 will be priced at $139 for 8GB and $159 for 16GB variant. Both the tablets comes in Black, White, Cobalt, Magenta and Citron colors and are available for pre-order from Amazon in the US.