Kindle Fire HD (2012)

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Amazon has three new Kindle Fire HD tablets!

Update: Amazon has released newer tablets: 2013 Kindle Fires (3rd generation) and 2014 Kindle Fires (4th generation)! The follow page has details for the Kindle Fire tablets released in 2012 (which are all called 2nd generation).

Kindle Fire HD 8.9 ESPN App on Carousel

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 4G

Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Apps

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Wi-Fi

Kindle Fire HD 7 Email App on Carousel

Kindle Fire HD 7" Wi-Fi

Kindle Fire HD Features

Each Kindle Fire HD tablet comes with the following features:

  • HD resolution
  • Anti-glare = 25% less glare
  • Dolby audio with dual stereo speakers
  • "Fastest Wi-Fi" with TWO antennas and 5GHz bandwidth
  • Front-facing web camera
  • Bluetooth
  • HDMI out
  • 10-point multi-touch
  • Amazon Kids+, a built-in app to limit the time a child can use the tablet (supports multiple users)
  • Whispersync for voice (audio books), games, and movies
  • New favorites icon at bottom right corner
  • Free unlimited cloud storage for all Amazon content

In addition to all of these features, each individual tablet has the awesome specs listed below.

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Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Sporting Taylor Swift CD

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 4G NEW LOWER PRICE!

  • 1920x1200 large screen HD
  • 1.5 GHz dual-core processor
  • 32GB or 64GB memory options
  • Data plan only $50/YEAR with 250 MB/month
  • Original Price when first released (2012):
    $499 for 32GB
    $599 for 64GB
  • New Low Price: (2013)
    $399 for 32GB
    $499 for 64GB
  • Even Newer Low Price: (2014)
    $299 for 32GB
    $399 for 64GB
  • On Amazon: Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 4G

Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Wi-Fi 

  • 1920x1200 large screen HD
  • 1.5 GHz dual-core processor
  • 16GB or 32 GB memory options
  • Original Price at release (2012)
    $299 for 16GB
    $369 for 32GB
  • New Low Price: (2013)
    $269 for 16GB
    $299 for 32GB
  • Current Price: (2014)
    No longer available
  • On Amazon: Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Wi-Fi

Kindle Fire HD 7" With Carousel

Kindle Fire HD 7" Wi-Fi

  • 1280x800 HD screen
  • 1.2 GHz dual-core processor
  • 16GB or 32GB memory options
  • Original Price: (at 2012 release)
    $199 for 16GB
    $249 for 32GB
  • Current Price: no longer available
  • This Kindle Fire HD 7" is no longer for sale on Amazon, see my note below for the latest release.

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Learn more about the Kindle Fire HD 7" and the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" tablets! You'll see brilliant pictures of these amazing HD devices, the packaging and everything that comes in the box, how to view the "Getting Started" tutorial, and much more!

Kindle Fire 7" Twice Memory, 40% Faster, Longer Battery Life

Second Generation Kindle Fire 7" (non HD)

If you would like to save a little cash but still get a Kindle Fire you now can!

The original 7" Kindle Fire (NON HD) has been upgraded with twice the memory (RAM, not storage, it still has only 8GB space), is 40% faster, and has a longer battery life. Us fans are calling it the "second generation" Kindle Fire.

And it's ONLY $159! What a deal!

UPDATE: This tablet is no longer available, see the 2014 Kindle Fires for the latest releases.

Not sure if you want one of these "older" tablets? How about learning all the Kindle Fire can do!

Kindle Fire HD Background Images

Kindle Fire HD Backgrounds!

See pictures of all the new Kindle Fire HD Backgrounds! These images come pre-loaded on the HD tablets, although there are less of them then the original Kindle Fire Backgrounds.

One cool new features is that the background (opening screen) now rotates, so the photographs are shown in both portrait and landscape.

(To see the pics you need to opt-out of the ads. More on that in this article.)

These Kindle Fire HD 7" and HD 8.9" tablets are amazing! I'm thrilled with mine and use it ALL the time.

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If you buy a new Kindle Fire be sure to check out the extra Kindle Fire Warranty which comes with accident protection in case you (or someone else) drop or break it. You only have 30 days to qualify for this warranty so don't miss out!

Although I bought the new Kindle Fire HD tablets, I'm still keeping my original 7" device. It will always hold a special place in my heart- it was my first!

I will still use it for specific things too, which I'll be sharing with you later, so sign up for my Kindle Fire Alerts so you don't miss out!

Which Kindle Fire Do I Have? Flow Chart

Do You Know Which Kindle Fire You Have?

If you have a Kindle Fire but aren't sure which one you have, then see my article on Which Kindle Fire Tablet Do I Have?

I've also created a really cool flow chart that visually shows you how to figure out which device you have. There's an extra large image of the chart you can open up to see all the details.

It was quite a lot of fun to create, I hope you enjoy it! :)

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