We have been hearing rumors for a while that Amazon are getting ready to launch a new version of their Kindle Fire Android tablet, the Kindle Fire 2, and now according to a recent report from Cnet, Amazon is expected to launch the Kindle Fire 2 in July.
Considering that Google are expected to announced their first Android tablet later this week at their Google I/O developer conference, the Asus Nexus 7, which is aimed directly at the Amazon Kindle fire there could be some truth in the rumor.
Amazon’s Kindle Fire has become one of the most popular Android tablets since it was launched last year, mostly due to the tablets $199 price tag, Google are also rumored to be selling their Asus Nexus 7 for $199 as well.
It will be interesting to see if Amazon does launch a new Kindle Fire 2 tablet, and also whether Google’s new Android tablet makes a dent in the sales of the Kindle Fire.
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