September 25, 2013

Kindle HDX – Amazon releases NEW Kindle HDX, drops price on Kindle Fire HD


Kindle releases NEW Kindle, the Kindle Fire HDX

I didn’t see this one coming! Amazon has released a new Kindle Fire HDX and it seems they’ve dropped the price of the Kindle Fire HD to $139.

What’s new with this version and how os the Kindle Fire HDX is different than the last Kindle Fire HD?

  • Vivid HDX display – Go beyond HD with exceptional pixel density (1920 x 1200 or 323 ppi), perfect color accuracy (100% sRGB), reduced glare and improved brightness
  • Fastest processor on a 7″ tablet – 3x the processing power – the first tablets with the 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 880 processor. Double the RAM (2GB), plus new Adreno 330 GPU for console-quality graphics
  • Battery life – HDX display, powerful processor, yet boasts an 11-hour battery life. Up to 17 hours when you’re just reading!
  • New “Mayday” button – for on-device tech support – Tap “Mayday” to be connected to an Amazon expert who can guide you remotely through any feature. Available 24×7, 365 days a year, and it’s free.
  • Prime instant video downloads – For the first time, Prime members can download popular titles from Prime Instant Video like Downtown Abbey. This allows you to watch them on a plan, in a car or whenever you’re NOT online.
  • All new X-ray – X-ray for Music displays lyrics line-by-line in time with many of your favorite songs and X-Ray for Movies and TV now features trivia and character backstories.
  • More productive apps – New e-mail, calendar and productivity apps. Coming soon – complete enterprise support with VPN integration, encryption support, and the ability to print from your Kindle Fire!
  • Plus more. . .

You can check out the new Kindle Fire HDX here. Looks like it’s currently available for pre-order.

What do you think about the new Kindle Fire HDX? Do you think it’s worth it to get the newest version?

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  1. My daughter saved for almost a year and bought herself a Kindle HD on August 28. When I saw the drastic price drop on the Kindle Fire HD today I called Kindle Support and they gave me a $30 Amazon account credit!

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