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Amazon takes Kindle Fire HD tablets to 170 countries, pre-order now

kindle Fire HD Tablets

Amazon has announced that both its 7 inch Kindle Fire HD and 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HD tablets are available globally in about 170 countries. You can pre-order both from Amazon site and the shipping will start from June 13. The news comes a few days after Amazon took its Appstore globally in over 200 countries. The list of available countries can be checked from this link from the drop down menu.

kindle Fire HD Tablets

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch tablet Specifications:

  • 7 inch 1280 x 800p IPS LCD display with anti-glare technology
  • 1.2 GHz dual core OMAP4460 processor
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 16/32 GB onboard storage with free Amazon Cloud storage for Amazon content
  • Front-facing HD camera
  • Connectivity: Dual band WiFi for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks, Bluetooth, HDMI Out jack
  • Dual driver stereo speakers with Dolby Digital audio
  • Average battery life of 11 hours with reading, surfing and music/videos.
  • Dimensions: 193 x 137 x 10.3 mm and weight of 395 grams
  • Pre-order for US$214

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 inch tablet Specifications:

  • 8.9 inch 1920 x 1200p Full HD IPS LCD display with anti-glare technology
  • 1.5 GHz dual core OMAP4470 processor
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 16/32 GB onboard storage with free Amazon Cloud storage for Amazon content
  • Front-facing HD camera
  • Connectivity: Dual band WiFi for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks, Bluetooth, HDMI Out jack
  • Dual driver stereo speakers with Dolby Digital audio
  • Average battery life of 10 hours with reading, surfing and music/videos.
  • Dimensions: 240 x 164 x 8.8 mm and weight of 567 grams
  • Pre-order for US$284

Dave Limp, Vice President of Amazon Kindle added:

Kindle Fire HD is the #1 best-selling item in the world for Amazon since its launch, and we’re thrilled to make it available to even more customers around the globe today. Not only does Kindle Fire feature advanced hardware, it’s also a service. When combined with our content ecosystem, great email and browsing and top-rated customer service, we hope people around the world will agree that Kindle Fire HD is the best tablet for an incredible price.

Jeff Bezos Kindle Fire HD launch

The tablets also pack a lot of Amazon exclusive features such as Whispersync for Books which automatically syncs last read page, highlights and notes across all your devices and a similar feature for games and audio. They come with pre-loaded apps for email, calendar, and contacts for work or home, including Gmail, Hotmail, Exchange, and more. You will also get access to Amazon ecosystem (for a fees)  including millions of apps, games, magazines, books, and Audiobooks along with unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content.

Till date, Amazon has been selling these two tablets in the US, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Japan with Brazil next in line. Now with global availability, everyone can enjoy their devices. Follow us on Twitter, Google+ and Facebook for more such news on phones and gadgets.

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