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Kindle Fire tablets by:
Amazon
Price:
$199

Reviewed by:
Rating:
5
On August 6, 2013
Last modified:August 22, 2013

Summary:

Next Generation Kindle Fire tablets to be released in September are ready to compete with the latest Nexus 7 and current iPad in terms of hardware and price. Will next generation of Kindle Fire become as popular as iPad? We will see it in a few months,

Next Generation Kindle Fire review

Kindle Fire current model: Next Generation Kindle Fire is coming

Kindle Fire current model - $159

Next generation of Kindle Fire tablets by Amazon is under development and coming soon. The company concentrates on all aspects of the tablets in order to be able to compete with the current leader Google Nexus 7.

Second generation of Nexus 7 has been released a few days ago. The tablet come with impressive hardware improvements, runs of the latest version of Android operating system and has competitive price that is just slightly higher than the price of the very successful previous model.

Newest Kindle Fire tablet: Hardware and price expectations

Next Generation Kindle Fire seems to be ready to compete with the latest Nexus 7. According to the latest information from various internet sources newest Kindle Fire tablets may have better hardware than newest Nexus 7. In addition Amazon may keep the price for new tables the same as of low price of previous models starting from $199.
Here are some technical details about next generation of Kindle Fire tablets.

Next Generation Kindle Fire technical specification

Newest Kindle Fire specs

Next Generation Kindle Fire expected to come with new look and feel. 7-inch model of new Kindle Fire is powered by quad-core 2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and graphic accelerator Adreno 330. Such powerful processor and graphic accelerator coupled with high definition 1920×1200 pixels display could easily handle modern games and HD video. Next generation Kindle Fire runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system with Amazon proprietary interface. Newest Kindle Fire comes with 2 GB of RAM and front camera. The camera was missing in the previous Kindle Fire model. Depending on user requirements new Kindle Fire could come with 16/32 or 64 GB of storage. All models have built-in Wi-Fi. Some of next generation Kindle Fire models may come with 3G and LTE support.

Next Generation Kindle Fire HD specs

Kindle Fire HD current model : Next Generation Kindle Fire is coming

Kindle Fire HD current model : CURRENTLY IS ON SALE FOR $159

Kindle Fire HD new models are very similar to above mentioned next generation Kindle Fire models. They run on the same processor and operating system, have the same amount of RAM and storage. Connectivity capabilities are also the same. The differences are 8.9-inch 2560×1600 pixels display and 8 megapixels rear camera. Such additions allow Kindle Fire to compete with the current Apple iPad tablet that is the leader on tablet pc market.

Next Generation Kindle Fire : Design Change

New Kindle tablets come with the new design. The frame around the display of new Kindle Fire becomes thinner. 7-inch Kindle Fire has a frame of 1.25 cm. 8.9 Kindle Fire HD frame is reduced to 1.9 cm. Both models have significantly reduced weight, although exact figures are not available

Newest Kindle Fire vs newest Nexus 7 vs Apple iPad

Although newest Nexus 7 came with impressive hardware and operating system improvements the next generation of Kindle Fire technical details sounds much better. Kindle Fire has a huge potential to win competition in terms of technical specs and price against the latest Nexus 7. However customer preferences are often depends on other factors such as customer loyalty, product design and how well balanced device is. Apple iPad is currently the leader on the tablets market mostly because of above mentioned reasons. Apple has an army of loyal customers, impressive design of their gadgets and technically very well balanced products. Is Amazon next generation tablet able to compete with iPad? We will see it in a few months.
More detailed description of the newest Nexus 7 could be found in one of our previous posts “New Google Nexus 7 tablet – Best Gadgets 2013”.

Newest Kindle Fire: Cost and Availability

Dispute to the numerous additional technical features and improvements next generation of Kindle Fire may keep the same low price as the previous models, i.e. price tag will start from $199. Such price policy is pretty much typical for Amazon. The company makes money on selling digital content while keeping low price on their tablets. The majority of analysts expect that Amazon introduce next generation of Kindle Fire this autumn most likely at the end of September.

Next Generation Kindle Fire tablets to be released in September are ready to compete with the latest Nexus 7 and current iPad in terms of hardware and price. Will next generation of Kindle Fire become as popular as iPad? We will see it in a few months,