New slimmer and lighter design, HD display, high-performance processor,
dual speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio and Fire OS 3.0 "Mojito"
Kindle Fire HD comes with access to the exclusive benefits of the Amazon
ecosystem and a vast selection of millions of apps, games and books
SEATTLE, WA, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) - Today, Amazon.ca
introduced the new CDN$149 Kindle Fire HD. Kindle Fire HD is available
for pre-order starting today at www.amazon.ca/fire-hd.
"CDN$149 now gets you a 1280x800 216 ppi HD display, a dual-core 1.5 GHz
processor, Fire OS 3.0, dual speakers with Dolby audio, vast selection
and Amazon-exclusive features ," said Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Founder
and CEO. "We're excited to offer customers this great hardware at a
Here's what you get for CDN$149:
High-definition display with 1280x800 resolution and 216 pixels per
inch, making videos, games, and books vivid and detailed. 66 per cent
more pixels than the previous generation Kindle Fire.
Powerful, dual-core 1.5 GHz processor, 60 per cent faster than the
previous generation Kindle Fire.
Dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio—the standard in
All-new slim design that matches the look and feel of the new Kindle
Fast downloads and web browsing with built-in dual-band Wi-Fi.
Powered by the latest version of Fire OS—Fire OS 3.0 "Mojito"—with
hundreds of new and upgraded features, platform updates and
Stay connected and productive with all-new email, calendar and Silk web
Millions of apps, games and books, including Angry Birds Star Wars II,
FIFA 14, Plants vs. Zombies, Songza, and Netflix.
Goodreads integration— Join over 20 million other readers and see what
your friends are reading, share highlights and rate the books you read
with Goodreads on Kindle, available exclusively from Amazon. Available
starting later this year.
The new Origami covers feature an innovative design that allows you to
stand Fire HD in both portrait and landscape.
In addition to the new Kindle Fire HD, Amazon also today announced that
the new Kindle Fire HDX tablets are coming to Canada.
The new Kindle Fire HD is available for pre-order starting today and
will begin shipping October 24. Visit www.amazon.ca/fire-hd to learn more.
Amazon.ca (www.amazon.ca) is part of the global family of Amazon Web sites that have become
known for great prices, selection, and convenience. Amazon.ca customers
can find and discover millions of English and French books, Kindle
books, CDs, videos, sports and outdoors products, DVDs, electronics,
watches, tools, baby, beauty, health and personal care items, home and
garden, and pet products, as well as a vast array of software, video
games, and consoles--all at everyday low prices. Amazon.ca offers FREE
Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime, and FREE Super Saver Shipping on
qualified orders of $25 CAD or more delivered to a single Canadian
address. Amazon.ca sources products directly from Canadian publishers
and distributors, ensuring a rich offering of Canadian titles and
content. Features such as original editorial reviews in English and
French and product recommendations help Amazon.ca customers find the
right products for them among the site's broad selection. Kindle
Paperwhite features new display technology with higher contrast, the
next generation built-in light, a faster processor, the latest touch
technology, and exclusive new features designed from the ground up for
readers. Kindle, the lightest and smallest Kindle, features improved
fonts and faster page turns. The new Kindle Fire HDX features a
stunning exclusive 7" or 8.9" HDX display, a quad-core 2.2 GHz
processor, 2x more memory, and 11 hours of battery life, as well as
exclusive new features of Fire OS 3.0. The all-new Kindle Fire HD
includes an HD display, high-performance processor and dual speakers at
a breakthrough price.
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