Amazon Reveals Details On The New Kindle Fire HD

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/ September 7, 2012

For all you Kindle Fire lovers, prepare for a nice update to your tech gear.

Amazon has officially released information on the updated Kindle Fire HD, boasting 44 percent more power than previous models.

Here’s what you get with the new Kindle Fire HD:

—1280×800 HD display with polarizing filter and anti-glare technology for rich color and deep contrast from any viewing angle
—Exclusive Dolby audio and dual-driver stereo speakers for immersive, virtual surround sound
—World’s first tablet with dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi for 40% faster downloads and streaming (compared to iPad 3)
—High performance 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor with Imagination PowerVR 3D graphics core for fast and fluid performance
—Over 22 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, audiobooks, and popular apps and games such as Facebook, Netflix, Twitter, HBO GO, Pandora, and Angry Birds Space
—Integrated support for Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo! and more, as well as Exchange calendar, contacts, and email
—Free Skype video calls with front-facing HD camera
—Free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content
—Includes special offers and sponsored screensavers. Learn more
—Kindle FreeTime – a personalized tablet experience just for kids. Set daily screen limits, and give access to appropriate content for each child. Free on every Kindle Fire HD. Coming next month

Shipping starts on September 14th, with pre-orders being accepted now at Amazon.com