Today Amazon has announced that their new Kindle Fire HD 8.9 will be launching in Europe and Japan and is now available in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain throughout Europe.
The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 inch tablet is the largest in Amazon’s range and provides the highest resolution at 1920 x 1200 @ 254 ppi, and includes a front facing HD camera together with a battery life of around 10 hours from a single charge.
With the launch of Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD 8.9” tablet to Europe and Japan, Amazon also lowered the price of Kindle Fire HD 8.9” in the US, with the Wi-Fi version now starting at $269 and the 4G version starting at $399. Dave Limp, Vice President, Amazon Kindle explained in todays press release:
“We’re thrilled with customer reaction to Kindle Fire HD 8.9”. Customers tell us they love our large-screen version of Kindle Fire HD for web browsing, email, gaming, watching TV shows, reading magazines, and more,”-“As we expand Kindle Fire HD 8.9” to Europe and Japan, we’ve been able to increase our production volumes and decrease our costs. Across our business at Amazon, whenever we are able to create cost efficiencies like this, we want to pass the savings along to our customers.”
For more information on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 launch in Europe and Japan jump over to the Amazon press release website for details.