Kindle Fire HDX begins shipping today in the US

The 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX begins shipping today in the US with the UK to follow from 13 November. But there was no mention of the 8.9-inch model in the recent announcement.

The latest generation of Kindle Fire takes specs to another level.  For £200 you can expect a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM, Adreno 330 graphics and up to 11 hours of mixed-use battery life. A 1920 x 1200 resolution for the 7-inch (323ppi) model should look stunning.

Read: Kindle Fire HDX vs Kindle Fire HD: What's the difference?

The new devices come with Amazon Fire OS 3.0 "Mojito". The original Kindle Fire HD 8.9 is still on sale, now starting at £230. The latest 8.9-inch model will cost £330 and sport a 2560 x 1600 (339ppi) resolution display. It goes on sale in the UK on 19 November.

Read: Amazon Kindle Fire OS 3.0 Mojito: What is it and is it coming to my tablet?



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