They said it couldn’t be done: an HD tablet that weighs under 11 oz., with a quad-core processor, front and rear-facing cameras, Dolby Digital audio and five color choices, priced at $99. But guess what? With its 8GB Kindle Fire HD 6, now available for order (release date is 10/16/14) Amazon has met the challenge!
And for those who want a memory upgrade, the 16GB Kindle Fire HD 6 is priced at just $119 (select 16GB on the product page). From Amazon:
Our most affordable tablet ever—with fast quad-core processor, HD display, front and rear cameras, Dolby Digital Audio, and five color choices
Fast quad-core processor up to 1.5 GHz—2x the speed and over 3x the graphics performance of previous generation Fire HD for quicker apps and smooth videos
Beautiful 6″ HD display—Crisp, vivid HD display (252 ppi / 1280×800) with over a million pixels—perfect for apps, movies, TV, games, photos, and more
Front and rear cameras—Take photos or capture videos in 1080p HD with a rear-facing camera or Skype with a front-facing camera. Plus, free unlimited storage in Cloud Drive for photos taken with Fire devices.
Best selection of digital content—Enjoy over 33 million movies, TV shows, songs, books, Android apps and games—including Facebook, Netflix, Minecraft, and more.
Great for the whole family—Create unique profiles and set screen time limits for kids with Amazon FreeTime. Coming soon, link two Amazon accounts and share books, games, apps, and Prime Instant Video content across all devices in the household.
Stay connected and productive—Fast web browsing, email and calendar support including Gmail and Outlook. Plus, edit and view Office documents.
Try Kindle Unlimited for free—Choose from over 700,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks for $9.99/month. Try 30 days for free.
Click here to check out the NEW Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, with the same starting price as the previous generation HDX 8.9 ($379) even though it’s faster, lighter, more powerful and has a host of upgrades (including flash for the rear-facing camera!), and a release date of 10/21/14.