Are Amazon slashing the price of Kindle Fire before adding new models?

20 June 2012

Amazon-Kindle-FireAmazon's Kindle Fire could be seeing a drop in price to $150/£100 as they prepare to launch new models of the tablet. That's exciting isn't it?

It has been reported that there's going to be a new 7-inch Kindle later on in the year as well as 8.9-inch and 10.1-inch models.

The spec on the new 7-inch Kindle is vague, but sources say that the 7-inch tablet will have an improved screen resolution of 1200 x 800 and 'a more competent computing platform.'

We'll be the judge of that.

Of course, if this transpires to be the case, then there could be something of a price-war with all the tablets (Android, naturally. Apple aren't ever going to indulge in such practises are they?), which could see a number of bargain priced tablets on the shelves.

Do we need more Kindles?

TOPICS:   Technology   Gadgets


  • Northern M.
    Or because the Nexus 7 is just around the corner!
  • Liam
  • Alex
    The Fire hasn't launched outside of America and it's obsolete. I'd imagine Fire 2 will be the beefed up international version?
  • The D.
    Is Mike off watching the footie or bumming badgers?
  • Tom's H.
    Perhaps amazon should have released this globally before a price drop. No doubt shoppers would have jizzed all over this and happily parted with the stupid markup in price it would have cost them

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