Amazon launches Kindle Fire HD tablets\r\n

Global online leader shortly launch e-book reader.

Amazon has recently launched its Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablets in the Indian market, and both these tablets operate on a highly customised version of Android 4.0.3, with apps available through Amazon's Appstore, instead of Google Play. The 16 GB variant of the Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablets are priced at Rs 15,999 and Rs. 21,999, respectively. Amazon will also shortly launch its premium e-book reader, the Kindle Paperwhite specifically for consumers here. Apart from ordering at, consumers can also purchase them at Croma, Reliance Digital and E-Zone, amongst others. Dave Limp, Vice President, Amazon Kindle, said, "The combination of leading apps, the largest book selection and browsing facilities, should help to ensure the success of the product here.”
The Kindle Fire HD is a 7-inch tablet with 1280 * 800 display resolution and is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, and weighs 395 grams.