Kindle Fire HD

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7″ reviewed at SlashGear

Budget price doesn't not have to mean budget specs and dismal performance, as Google has once again proven with its 2013 model of the Nexus 7 tablet. Amazon has similarly put out its own take on the high-performance, low-price category with the 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX. Now, courtesy of our sister site SlashGear, we get to see how the new tablet not only stacks up even against Google's masterpiece but, at the same time, is in a league of its own.

Amazon details Mayday, 24/7 live video tech support for Kindle Fire HDX line

Along with all of the excellent news from Amazon this evening regarding their new Kindle Fire HDX lineup is something called Mayday. You might be wondering what exactly that is, and we'll tell you. Mayday! Mayday! We have a problem! Amazon will be offering 365/24/7 (all day every day) live video remote tech support on their new Kindle Fire HDX tablets. This is free for the new tablet owners, and is rather interesting.

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 and 8.9 official: Snapdragon 800, starting at $229

When Google announced their new Nexus 7 we knew the folks from Amazon would have something to say about it. Considering they were their biggest competitor last year, we expected something impressive, and now we know all the details on their new tablets. Just announced this evening is the all-new Kindle Fire HDX lineup. Coming in both a 7-inch and 8.9-inch model, with WiFi and 4G LTE options (Verizon included) we have all the details below.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD refresh rumored to run on MediaTek chips

With every major tablet manufacturer planning or releasing new tablet lines, it seems only natural to expect Amazon to soon update its popular Kindle tablets. But one big question concerns who Amazon will choose as its system-on-chip provider. Although earlier speculation revolved around Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800, there are rumors that Amazon might banking on MediaTek's MT8135 instead.
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