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Summary: A look at the 4 new Kindle Fire models
Amazon.com Inc. started shipping a large-screen version of its Kindle Fire tablet computer on Thursday, ahead of schedule. Here is a look at the new Fires announced in September:
_ Kindle Fire, with 7-inch screen, 1024 by 600 pixels. $159, with 8 gigabytes of storage. Weighs 14.1 ounces. Battery life of 8.5 hours. Started shipping Sept. 14.
_ Kindle Fire HD, with 7-inch screen, 1280 by 800 pixels. $199 with 16 GB of storage or $249 with 32 GB of storage. Weighs 13.9 ounces. Battery life of 11 hours. Started shipping Sept. 14.
_ Kindle Fire HD 8.9”, with 8.9-inch screen, 1920 by 1200 pixels. $299 with 16 GB of storage or $369 with 32 GB of storage. Weighs 20 ounces. Battery life of 10 hours. Started shipping Thursday.
_ Kindle Fire HD 8.9” 4G LTE Wireless, with 8.9-inch screen, 1920 by 1200 pixels. $499 with 32 GB of storage or $599 with 64 GB of storage. Can connect to AT&T Inc.’s 4G LTE wireless network. Weighs 20 ounces. Battery life of 10 hours. Will start shipping Tuesday.
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