Amazon refreshed its Fire tablet line in time for the holiday shopping season and ahead of Apple’s expected announcement of new iPads in about a month.
The new Fire HDX 8.9 is available now for pre-order and is priced at $379. Amazon says the Android-based tablet will start shipping in October. A 4G model with faster broadband connectivity will also be available for $479. Both models are the first tablets powered by Qualcomm’s quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor, with each core running at up to 2.5 GHz.
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