Amazon Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE (8.9-inch)

The Kindle Fire HD features an 8.9-inch 1920x1200, 254ppi display. It includes an HD front-facing camera, HDMI output, Bluetooth connectivity, and a laminated touch sensor for better visuals and 25-percent less glare. Under the hood, Amazon has dropped in a Texas Instruments OMAP 4470 processor. This model includes 4G LTE connectivity.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 20, 2012
  • Price at launch: $499.00

What You Need To Know

  • Syncs your book with your audiobook, so you can listen and read in tandem
  • $49.99 per year data plan includes 250MB/month

Verge Review

In September, inside an airplane hangar in Los Angeles, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made a series of bold statements about the company's two brand-new Kindle Fire HD tablets. The Kindle Fire HD 7, he said, was the best tablet at a certain price. But with the larger Kindle Fire HD 8.9, "we made the best tablet at any price," Bezos said, in a not-so-subtle jab at the iPad. When we reviewed the smaller of the two Kindle Fire HD siblings, we found it to be a mixed bag. As a platform, a service, an...

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Basic Specs

Thickness .35 inches
Weight 1.25 pounds
Screen size (diagonal) 8.9 inches
Operating system Android
CPU brand TI
CPU family OMAP 4
RAM size 1 GB

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 9.45 inches
Width 6.5 inches
Thickness .35 inches
Weight 1.25 pounds
Color Black
Speakers Stereo
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 8.9 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Resolution (X) 1920 px
Resolution (Y) 1200 px
PPI 254
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes
Software
Operating system Android
Processor
CPU brand TI
CPU family OMAP 4
CPU model OMAP4470
Clock speed 1.5 GHz
Cores 2
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
Storage
Internal size 32 GB, 64 GB
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz
Bluetooth Yes
Ports
Headphone 3.5mm
Data connections Micro USB, HDMI
Sensors
Sensors Proximity, Ambient Light, Accelerometer
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