Kindle Fire was a success when it was released, so it’s no wonder that Amazon decided to release the successor to its famous tablet.
Unlike the older model, Kindle Fire HD 7-inch tablet comes with high-resolution 7-inch IPS touchscreen display that uses 1280×800 resolution, and it’s using Advanced True Wide polarizing filter and custom laminated touch sensor. Speaking of touchscreen, unlike its predecessor, Kindle Fire HD 7 supports 10-point multitouch which is a definitely an improvement from 2-point multitouch that the previous model used.
As for hardware, new Kindle Fire is using 1.2Ghz dual-core OMAP4460 processor and it comes equipped with front-facing camera and dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio. Regarding connectivity, this tablet features dual-band, dual-antenna, MIMO WiFi, as well as Bluetooth connectivity.
New Kindle Fire is running a custom system based on Android 4.0, and it comes with some Amazon-exclusive features.
As for the price, Kindle Fire HD is available in two versions, 16GB and 32GB, and they are priced at $199 and $249 respectively.