Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 updated with Snapdragon 805

Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 updated with Snapdragon 805

Along with the Fire HD 6 tablet, Amazon has also introduced their most powerful tablet in the lineup which sports an 8.9-inch HDX (2560 x 1600) display, LTE connectivity, and powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 quad-core CPU – the new Fire HDX 8.9.

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Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 specs:
8.9-inch HDX (2560 x 1600) IPS display, 339ppi
2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core CPU
Adreno 420 GPU
16GB (8.8GB usable) / 32GB (25.6GB usable) / 64GB (54.3GB usable) internal storage
8 megapixel rear camera w/ LED flash
720p HD front camera
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth w/ A2DP
Dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos Audio
Built-in microphone
Fire OS 4
12 hour battery
231 x 158 x 7.8 mm
375 g (WiFi) / 389 g (4G LTE + WiFi)

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The Fire HDX 8.9 (WiFi, sponsored screensavers) has a price tag of $379 for the 16GB, $429 for the 32GB, and $479 for the 64GB. The unlocked 4G LTE model (with sponsored screen savers) sells for $529 for the 32GB and $579 for the 64GB.

fire keyboard

Should users wish to be more productive with the Fire tablets, Amazon is also selling the Fire Keyboard for $59.99. It is compatible with the new Fire HDX 8.9, and other Fire HD and HDX tablets.

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This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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