Amazon Introduces Kindle Fire HDX, Tablets Prepared for Business

Amazon unveiled Wednesday a slew of new tablets, all based around its third generation Kindle Fire: the Kindle Fire HDX. As before, there’s a 7-inch model, an 8.9-inch model, and both of them come in Wi-Fi-only and 4G configurations.

The company has officially unveiled its new line of Kindle Fire tablets for 2013. The three new tablets consists of the redesigned Kindle Fire HD (2013), the Kindle Fire HDX 7, and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. Photo: Amazon Inc.

The third -generation Kindle Fire comes in versions 7 and 8.9 inches, both governed by Fire OS 3.0″ Mojito” with quad-core chip at 2.2 GHz , 2 GB RAM and certain features previously unpublished, such as the Mayday button.

We had been waiting a while renewing the portfolio of tablets from Amazon, and it has finally arrived in the form of Kindle Fire HDX; it’s called the third generation of the device, that Jeff Bezos’ company sells.

The HDX is a gadget which, as its name suggests, has an HDX panel that goes beyond high definition display with an exceptional pixel density, as defined by their creators. Specifically are 1920×1200 pixels for the model of 7 inches and 2560×1600 pixels for the largest 8.9-inch .

Both versions are powered by a Snapdragon processor quad core 800 2.2 GHz more graphics Adreno 330 and come with 2GB RAM, resulting in three times the power and twice the memory of the previous Kindle. 4G wireless networks is supported and have an HD front camera system, which is combined with a rear 8 MP, and video recording capabilities in the case of the Kindle Fire 8.9 inch HDX .

The latter is presented as well as one of the lightest tablets, weighing about 374 grams, which compared to its predecessor weights 34% less.

But beyond the physical, Kindle Fire HDX stands for running the latest software update; Fire OS based on Android, i.e. 3.0 “Mojito” which includes support for HTML 5 and certain features like X-Ray, Cloud Collections and Good reads, but also by brand Mayday button that gives access to personalized support with a single touch, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Of course, the new models are a gateway to the collection of more than 27 million books, videos, songs, games and apps that Amazon has. Another prominent feature is that both tablets have been prepared for the business world, with encryption security, Kerberos authentication for Intranet, wireless printing and integration of the VPN client, among other advantages.

Its battery life is estimated at 11 hours of what has been called “mixed use,” that would be up to 17 hours of battery life if you just use the Kindle to read.

The price of the discrete model, which should begin to be marketed from November 14, is at least $29 (or $329 if it comes with LTE), while the 8.9-inch tablet is priced at $379 ($479 with 4G ) and it is not expected to arrive on the market until 10 December.

But these are not the only Amazon tablets that have been introduced during the last hours. Beyond creating a new generation, the Seattle Company has revamped its Kindle HD 1280×800 resolution and dual-core chip with 1.5 GHz clock frequency, valued at $139 and scheduled departure date October 2.

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