Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablets go global, now on pre-order in 177 countries

After taking the Amazon Kindle Fire HD

According to a press-release issued by the company, the tablets are available to consumers in over 170 countries. Customers planning to grab Kindle Fire HD and Fire HD 8.9 tablets will have to visit this link and select their country from the drop-down to check whether they can get the tablet or not. We are looking for the full list of eligible countries and will update the post as soon as we find it.

“Kindle Fire HD is the #1 best-selling item in the world for Amazon since its launch, and we’re thrilled to make it available to even more customers around the globe today,” said Dave Limp, Vice President, Amazon Kindle.

“Not only does Kindle Fire feature advanced hardware, it’s also a service. When combined with our content ecosystem, great email and browsing and top-rated customer service, we hope people around the world will agree that Kindle Fire HD is the best tablet for an incredible price,” he added.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD key specifications

  • 7-inch 1280x800p HD LCD with 2 point multi-touch
  • Dolby Audio, dual-driver stereo speakers
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI out
  • 16GB or 32GB on device, Plus free cloud storage for all Amazon content
  • Dual-core, 1.2GHz OMAP4460 processor
  • Front HD camera
  • 1GB of RAM

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 key specifications

  • 8.9-inch 1920x1200p full HD LCD
  • Dolby Audio, dual-driver stereo speakers
  • Dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI out
  • 16GB or 32GB on device, Plus free cloud storage for all Amazon content
  • Dual-core, 1.5GHz OMAP4470 processor
  • Front HD camera
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 6,000 mAh battery

Other features

  • Apps for e-mail, calendar, and contacts, including Gmail, Hotmail, Exchange, and more.
  • Amazon-exclusive features like, Whispersync for Voice and Whispersync for Games.
  • “Buy Once, Read Everywhere” with the free Kindle app available on the largest number of platforms so customers can use their Kindle books on any of their devices.

Pricing

  • Kindle Fire HD 8.9” is available for pre-order starting today for just $284
  • Kindle Fire HD 7” is available for pre-order starting today for just $214

Note: Customers in Ireland and Gibraltar can buy the tablets from www.amazon.co.uk; for customers in Austria and Luxembourg from www.amazon.de; and for customers in Monaco from www.amazon.fr.


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