Amazon shook up the tablet scene with the release of the Kindle Fire tablet in 2011. With one of the most popular tablets on the market, rumors are already swirling about Amazon's next move. The release of Google's Nexus 7 tablet at the same price point of the first-generation Kindle Fire has increased the competitive climate; not to mention the seemingly never-ending reign of the Apple iPad as the king of tablets. Will Amazon make another relevant and successful tablet? Will there be three different versions of the Kindle Fire? What about 4G? In anticipation of the expected announcement, here's a collection of all of the Kindle Fire 2 rumors to date.
September 6, 2012
Amazon officially announced its new line of Kindles. In addition to an updated version of the Kindle Fire and a Kindle Paperwhite, there's the Fire HD with the 7-inch screen that will sell for $199, and a Fire HD with an 8.9-inch screen and a $299 price tag. Check out CNET's first take here.