Amazon may have an 8.9” Kindle Fire in the works

The Amazon Kindle Fire has taken the slate world by storm ever since the 7-inch, sub-$200 Android tablet hit virtual shelves back in September. While, based on its success, we would expect Amazon to create another iteration of the budget slab; we haven’t heard must in the way of a successor...
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28. belovedson

Posts: 1060; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

obviously what android does is working if apple is introducing a cheaper tablet. android covers the poor and uber rich crowd apple has always been about ripping people off gallitoking you pretty much said android users are cheap. not all android users are cheap and buying a fire that can pretty much do what the ipad does isn't cheap, it's actually really smart, cost effective, and budget friendly i live in seattle and there are alot of gadget people here. whenver i watch people with ipads, most of the time they are playing some sort of game at the same time i notice the fire users are actually being productive. they read stuff. im not implying that all ipad users are stupid but when someone spends 400-600 dollars to play sodoku or angry birds... it just makes me wonder. how dumb can you be

33. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

1st trust me not going into details but the Fire cannot do what the ipad can.. and viceversa.. we will see how good the Fire really is once Apple releases a mini tablet... and we will continue our conversation. most android users like free stuff and who doesnt.. but you get what you pay for.. and with the fire. well you pay 200 for a 7 inch tablet.. and thats what you get...

30. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

i had the Droid X and have a soft side for moto devices .. if i ever go back to Android I always said it will be a Moto device... motoblur made me go to Apple...

32. belovedson

Posts: 1060; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

i like motorola but they lock down their phones its soooooooo annoying. they have original design, great engineers, probably the best radio, pretty ok tech wise but they simply suck at developer support and their marketing is a joke. how they can make 4 razrs in a span of 1 year is attrocious. razr razr maxx droid 4 or whatever it is called and now razr maxx hd? seriously? motorola. unlock the bootloaders you ass. i want to mod the xyboard!!!!! and change that name to xoom 2. what the heck is a xyboard. jeez

8. shamataa

Posts: 257; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

It might sell more than the 7 inch version

14. belovedson

Posts: 1060; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

i think so. for portability sake 8-9 inches is perfect. 7 is too small. 10 is too big


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

That's what she said. LOL sorry I had to.
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