Adding to the list of new devices Amazon has unveiled this week, as well as their new operating system Amazon Fire OS 4 Sangria. Amazon has also launched their new Fire HD 7 tablet with prices starting from $139.
Amazon has equipped the new Fire HD 7 tablet with their latest Amazon Fire OS 4 Sangria operating system, that also launched this week and a 7″ HD display offering 216 ppi and a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.
The new Fire HD 7 tablet is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor and can be equipped with either 8 or 16GB of internal storage priced at $139 and $159 respectively. The new Amazon tablet is now available to pre-order and will start shipping early next month on October 2nd.
Other features of the Amazon Fire HD 7 tablet include a VGA front facing camera for video calling, together with a 2 megapixel rear facing for video and photographs. As well as providing twice the speed and over three times the graphics performance of the previous generation Fire HD tablet that it replaces. Amazon explains a little more:
“Fire HD 7 with dual stereo speakers is 1.5x louder than other tablets under $150, while still delivering crisp, clear audio without distortion. Innovative Dolby Digital Plus technology emulates a 5.1 multi-channel sound field that dynamically adjusts volume to audio content—creating powerful virtual surround sound and easier-to-understand dialogue in Amazon Instant Video movies and TV shows.
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For more information on the new Fire HD 7 tablet jump over to the Amazon Store website for details.