Both these Kindle versions have an Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) pre-installed OS. They also have the same GPU – IT SGX544 but they differ in processor. The 7-inch Kindle Fire HD has dual-core 1.2GHz TI OMAP4 4460 while the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD has better with dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP4 4470. Their RAM was still undisclosed.
There is no clear statement about these Kindle’s camera aside from they’re “HD”. The 8.9-inch is available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB storage capacity. On the other hand, the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD don’t have a 64GB version, just 16GB and 32GB. They both have dual-band Wifi, bluetooth, microUSB and microHDMI ports.
The 7″ Kindle Fire HD and 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD weighs 395 grams and 567 grams respectively.
These two new devices from Amazon will start shipping on November 20, 2012. Check the image for the pricing.
7-inch Kindle Fire HD price starts at $199 for the 16GB model.
The 8.9-inch model price starts at $299 for the 16GB model. There is also a 4G LTE version with 32GB storage but exclusive to AT&T’s network and cost $499.