Amazon has just announced that its Kindle Fire HD tablet – both the 7” and 8.9” HD display-sporting versions – are now available to customers in over 170 countries and regions around the world for pre-order through its flagship website.
The devices will start shipping June 13, the company says.
More specifically, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9” is available for preorder starting today for $284. The Kindle Fire HD 7” is also available for preorder, and retails for $214.
Kindle Fire HD is available with 16 GB or 32 GB of on-device storage.
Dave Limp, VP of Amazon Kindle, says in a statement:
“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.”
The content he speaks of encompasses millions of apps, games, magazines and e-books, including more than 300,000 books that are exclusive to Amazon’s Kindle Store.