Today, Amazon has revealed the launch of its Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablets in India. The Kindle Fire HD is a 7 inch tablet and the other one as name suggests boasts 8.9 inch screen with full HD screen resolution.
Kindle Fire HD comes with 7 inch display screen with a screen resolution of 1280*800 pixel resolution resulting in a pixel density of 215 ppi. The device is powered by 1.2GHz dual core processor and Imagination SGX540 GPU. It has 4400 mAh battery and weighs 395 grams.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 features 8.9 inch display screen with a screen resolution of 1920×1200 pixels with 254 ppi pixel density.
Kindle Fire HD is powered by 1.5GHz dual core processor and Imagination SGX 544 GPU. The device boasts 6000mAh battery and weighs 567 grams.
Both Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 comes with 1GB of RAM, Dual-band WiFi, Dolby Audio with dual speakers,Bluetooth 3.0. The devices comes in 16GB and 32GB storage variants.
These Amazon tablets runs on customised Android 4.0.3 with apps available through Amazon’s appstore, instead of Google play.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Amazon Kindle Fire HD Tablets
Pros of Kindle Fire HD
- Bright and Crisp Display screen
- Decent Connectivity Options
- Attractive price
- Dual band WiFi and HDMI Output options
Cons of Kindle Fire HD
- Lacks Core Tablet Functions
- No access to Google Play store
- Limited services in India as of now.
- Non expandable memory
Amazon Kindle Fire HD Pricelist: The prices range of Kindle Fire HD is ₹15,999 to ₹25,999. The detailed prices of different variants are given below.
- Amazon Kindle Fire HD 16GB:₹15,999
- Amazon Kindle Fire HD 32GB:₹18,999
- Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 16GB:₹21,999
- Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 32GB:₹25,999
The devices will hit the Indian stores on June 27 in over one hundred retail outlets across India including Croma, Reliance Digital, E-Zone and Vijay Sales stores located in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad and Pune.