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Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-Inch Tablet Now Shipping

 |  |  |  |  November 8, 2013

If you’re in the market for new tablet and you like Amazon’s Fire HDX line, the company announced that its latest tablet began shipping this week. As of yesterday the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX tablet began shipping to customers around the world.


The tablet promises three times the processing power, two times the memory, and four times the graphics performance of previous generation Kindle Fire tablets. Its stunning 8.9-inch screen has resolution of 2560×1600 and a pixel density of 339 ppi. It runs the Fire OS 3.0 Mojito operating system.

The $379(USD) tablet has 16 GB of storage and includes special offers, which are ads. If you don’t want the special offers to show up, the tablet will cost $394 for the Wi-Fi only model. The 32 GB tablet starts at $429 with the 64 GB version starting at $479. Wi-Fi/4G LTE versions are available starting at $494. The top of the line 64GB LTE model goes for $594, which is a steal when you realize that the equivalent iPad goes for $829.