Amazon has announced couple of tablets on Wednesday dubbed Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7. The duo is available for pre-order and is slated to hit the retail shelves on October 2, 2014.
In terms of technical specifications, the Amazon Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 are stuffed with a quad-core processor that comprises of dual-core 1.2 GHz and dual-core 1.5 GHz processors. This processor is assisted by 1 GB of RAM and arrives in two configurations – 8 GB and 16 GB of internal storage options.
As their name indicates, the Amazon Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 are fitted with 6 inch and 7 inch displays that house HD 1280×720 pixel resolution translating to pixel densities of 252 and 216 pixels per inch. Also, in terms of imaging, both the handsets flaunt a 2 MP primary camera at the back and a front-facing VGA camera for video conferencing and clicking selfies.
Connectivity aspects onboard these devices are single-band Wi-Fi and micro USB 2.0 with support to SlimPort. Though the battery used in these tablets is not known, the company claims that they will be capable of lasting up to 8 hours of backup. Other features onboard the Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 include a mono speaker and dual stereo speakers respectively along with Dolby Digital Plus enhancement.
Both the Amazon tablets run on Android based Amazon Fire OS 4 and they are expected to come with complete integration of the Amazon’s shopping and content services.
Amazon has made these slates available in a slew of color options and the Fire HD 6 is priced at $99 and $134 for the 8 GB and 16 GB variants, whereas the Fire HD 7 is priced at $139 and $174 for the 8 GB and 16 GB models respectively. With such reasonable pricing, these slates will take affordability to a new level and these tablets from the retail giant to be perfect gifts for this holiday season.
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