Amazon may release 3 Kindle tablets this year, no 10" model

Amazon may release 3 Kindle tablets this year, no 10
The rumors on this one keep bouncing back and forth with very little consistency, so either Amazon is really good at keeping secret its plans for upcoming Kindle tablets, or is really bad at it, and has to make up for that by leaking false info to confuse us all. Either way, it's working because we have no idea what is going on. 

There have been a few reports stating that Amazon would be releasing a 10" Kindle Fire tablet, and also some reports pointing towards an 8.9" Kindle Fire tablet. This time, the report out of Taiwan is claiming that Amazon is preparing 3 new tablets which will be released at some point this year. Word has it that Amazon will release a low-end 7" model with a 1024x600 resolution, a mid-range 7" with a 1280x800 resolution, and a high-end 8.9" tablet with a 1920x1200 resolution. 

LGD and Panasonic are said to be the manufacturers of the flat-panel displays for the 7" devices, while Chimei Innolux will supply the 7" touch sensors, and Prime View will supply the 8.9" displays. 

We really don't know what to believe at this point, but the one relative constant has been that the larger version Kindle Fire tablet should be out in Q2 of this year, which would mean that we'll get an answer within the next three months. 

source: CENS via The Next Web

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7 Comments

1. jmoita2

Posts: 930; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

I had the Kindle Fire,and in all honesty I got rid of it and got me a Nook Color instead. The Nook wins hands down. Since it has a Micro SD slot,I am able to run it on Cyanogen Mod 9,which overclocks it to 1.2 Gigz. The display also is much superior. I keep asking myself,why no expansion slot on the Kindle???

2. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

As the stats predict android tablets will dominate the market within 2 years,these certainly will help this as well as the nexus tablet

6. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

it seems like people are forgetting about windows 8, it could be a real success...

3. appleDOESNT.com

Posts: 456; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Just price it right and most of us are sold. Sure spec whores won't be but *i* believe most of us just want a decent sized HD tab for a decent price.. and i believe that price is $300 tops for mass appeal

4. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Not bad for a market strategy, just need to wait and see

5. NOKIA.8800.ARTE

Posts: 100; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

Its, this is ANDROID, every1 is WELCOMED.......

7. PryvateiDz

Posts: 443; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

I wonder what they mean by high-end?

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