Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX
Amazon’s third generation of the Kindle Fire line of tablet devices. The Kindle Fire HDX is available in both 7″ and 8.9″ editions, with the 7″ version offering a 1920×1200 resolution display with 323 pixels-per-inch (PPI) density and the 8.9″ version providing a 2560×1600 resolution display with 339 PPI density.
Kindle Fire HDX Processing Power
The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablets deliver triple the processing power of the previous Fire HD tablet with their 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon processors, and double the memory. The Kindle Fire HDX also runs “Mojito,” the 3.0 release of Amazon’s customized Android-based Fire OS.
Kindle Fire HDX Options & Pricing
The 7″ Kindle Fire HDX starts at $229 for the Wi-Fi-only edition, and the 8.9″ Kindle Fire HDX starts at $379 for the Wi-Fi-only edition. When stacked up against its main competition, Apple’s iPad Air, the Kindle Fire HDX is less expensive, lighter and faster, and it also offers innovative features like the “Mayday” button, an on-device tech support system that connects users to a live Amazon expert any time of the day.
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