Amazon starts shipping the Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch Tablet

Its been quite a while since Amazon has unveiled the new Kindle Fire HDX tablets and they have been up for pre-order as well. Now, Amazon has launched the Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch variant, which is up for sale for just $229 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model.

This is a special offer price which will have ads and sponsored screen savers being displayed on the homescreen of the device. If you don’t want these ads, then by paying an extra $15 which makes it $244 for the 16GB you can get rid of them.

If you want the 32GB Wi-Fi model, then you end up paying $269 and the 64GB variant is priced at $309. For and extra $329 (which is an extra $100) one can get the 16GB LTE version which works with AT&T LTE and a different model which is compatible with Verizon LTE. If you do not want any ads, the you can add an extra $15 for the ad-free version of these tablets.

“With a beautiful 323 ppi perfect-color HDX display, 3x the processing power, 2x the memory, 4x the graphics performance, and Fire OS 3.0, we think customers are going to love the new Kindle Fire HDX,” said Peter Larsen, Vice President, Amazon Kindle. “We can’t wait to get this tablet into our customers’ hands.”

This 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX boasts an 1920×1200 pixels resolution display with a 323ppi pixel density. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor which is clocked at 2.2GHz and has 2GB of RAM. It comes pre-loaded with the FireOS 3.0 operating system which is based on Google‘s Android.

Source: Amazon Media Room

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