New Amazon Kindle Fire is here: $159, more bang for the buck

New Amazon Kindle Fire is here: $159, more bang for the buck
The new Amazon Kindle Fire has just arrived and it’s virtually upgraded, snappier hardware in pretty much the same plastic wrapper for a noticeably cheaper price of only $159.

The Kindle Fire retains the 7-inch screen but with the slashed price comes a better processor, 1GB, or twice as much RAM memory and overall a 40% faster performance. The new Fire tablet will also come with a larger battery that lasts longer.
One of the best things about the new Amazon 7-incher is the fact that you can order yours today and expect to have it shipped on September 14th, in just two weeks.

Unlike the two new Kindle Fire HD models, this one has no front-facing camera or HDMI output.

source: Amazon

Images courtesy of TheVerge.

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Kindle Fire
  • Display 7.0" 1024 x 600 pixels
  • Processor TI OMAP4, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB



1. belovedson

Posts: 1061; Member since: Nov 30, 2010


2. savien808

Posts: 59; Member since: Aug 27, 2011

K im waiting lol

3. jmoita2

Posts: 930; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

Awesome!!! Now, they will take the market by storm. Any news on extra memory/card slot?

4. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

After having a Nook Color for a year.. this is interesting, but I just can't see myself buying one when I can get a Nexus tablet for a bit more that does everything..

5. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

But the Kindle Fire won't have the Play market... right?

6. josephnero

Posts: 780; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

good price

7. noim1

Posts: 297; Member since: May 15, 2012

Nexus 7 has every thing... For stome extra bugz...

8. Zayuh24

Posts: 149; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

For 200, you get the HD screen, for 300, you get the Super HD 8.9" screen.

9. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

so just add $40 then you'll get a kindle HD with front facing camera and bigger memory...

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