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According to some internet sources Samsung is going to expand Galaxy Note family of tablets by releasing new 7-inch Galaxy Note.
Both gadgets equipped by touch screen and special S pen for easy control. S Note application is capable of making notes and drawings on the top of the content of the web browser as well as photo and video materials.
The new 7-inch Galaxy Note most likely powered by 1.6 GHz Exynos 4412 processor and comes with 1280 × 800 pixels high resolution display. New Galaxy Note may run on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
Although the screen size of the new Galaxy Note is not known the majority of analysts expect 7.0 or 7.7 inches touch screen display. The appearance of such a tablet would fill the niche between mini and full size tablets of Samsung. There is a lot of competition on 7-inch tablets market. The most successful models are Amazon Kindle Fire and Google Nexus 7 are currently leading in this segment.
Most likely Samsung will introduce 7-inch Galaxy Note on the second week of January on CES 2013 event.
8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets become available according to a press release on the Amazon official website. The price tag of 16-gigabyte version of the tablet is $299 while 32-gigabyte version cost $369. Sales of 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD with LTE support will start a week later and will be more expensive. A version with 32 gigabytes of internal memory may cost $499, and a 64 GB – $599.
8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD powered by dual-core OMAP 4479 1.5 GHz processor and has a 1GB of RAM. The tablet comes with high resolution 1920×1200 pixels display with 254ppi density. 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD could run on battery power about 10 hours. The tablet weighs 567 grams and equipped by a micro-USB connector and micro-HDMI. The Wi-Fi of the device is accelerated by using double antenna and MIMO technology.
Kindle Fire HD is running on modified Android 4.0 operating system. Amazon has developed its own tablet shell and Silk browser. Applications could be downloaded from the Amazon Appstore.
Amazon announced Kindle Fire HD tablets in early September 2012. 7-inch tablet was available in mid-September. The shipping of 8.9-inch devices was expected on November 20, but Amazon began shipping the device ahead of schedule.