Amazon Looking To Release Kindle Fire Sequel and 10-inch Version Later This Year [Rumor]

According to Digitimes, sources from within the supply chain are reporting that Amazon is moving away from their original plans to release an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire, instead moving straight to a follow up, 7-inch Kindle Fire sequel. It wasn’t mentioned exactly what kind of enhancements we could expect in the next model but I’d be willing to wager a camera would make it to the Fire this time around.

Sources also mentioned the larger 10-inch model (codenamed “Hollywood”), is still in the works and that both The New Kindle Fire and 10-inch versions would ship in the second half of this year. Amazon’s competition once again is the iPad 2 after Apple decided to keep the tab in production and reduce the price to $400.

[Digitimes]

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  • http://www.geekpakistan.com/ Asif Nafees

    Waiting for the 10-inch kindle!

  • B2L

    I’d rather wait for the Nexus tablet.

  • Aeires

    I’m still good with my Transformer TF101 and would probably buy another Asus or whoever will make the Nexus tablet.  I doubt I’d buy an Amazon tablet but I applaud them for impacting the pricing landscape though.

  • http://www.facebook.com/aarontrevor Aaron Sentell

    I wouldn’t buy a tablet with a forked version of Android.  I have to get my Google services!

  • Montisaquadeis

     My next pruchase may be the padphone from ASUS depending on price and carrier here in the US.

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