Kindle Fire

  • Amazon reduces prices of Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch tablets in India 03-12-2013 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: Global online retailer Amazon has reduced the price of its Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch tablets by up to 18 per cent. The company has priced 32GB Kindle Fire HD 8.9 inch tablet at Rs 21,999 and 16 GB at Rs 17,999, Amazon India said in a statement. Earlier,...
  • Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review: Not good as the iPad Air, but worth its price 07-11-2013 01:08 PM

    New York: On the heels of Apple's new, lighter iPad, Amazon has come out with a full-size tablet that weighs even less yet sports a sharper display and a lower price tag. Although Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 hasn't received as much attention as the iPad Air, it is emerging...
  • Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review: A worthy contendor but falls short in app selection 02-10-2013 12:18 PM

    New York: Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX tablet resembles Google's Nexus 7 in many ways - from its light weight to its sharp display. Both tablets run a version of Google's Android operating system, and they even have the same starting price of $229. The similarities end when you turn...
  • Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review: Not for gamers, apt for ebook reading 26-09-2013 02:58 PM

    Seattle: In the fleeting moments I had with Amazon's new Kindle Fire tablet, I noticed one major thing: It lost a lot of weight. The engineers at Amazon managed to slim down their flagship tablet in every dimension. The new Kindle Fire HDX is lighter by 23 per cent for...
  • Amazon unveils new Kindle Fire HDX tablets with live video helpdesk 25-09-2013 11:59 AM

    Seattle: Amazon.com Inc unveiled two new high-definition tablets on Tuesday with a unique on-screen helpdesk feature it hopes will give it an advantage over devices from rivals Apple Inc and Google Inc. The new Kindle Fire HDX tablets feature what Amazon has called the 'Mayday Button', which instantly brings up...
  • Amazon to launch Kindle range of products in India 13-06-2013 05:58 PM

    Mumbai: Online retailer Amazon, which recently announced its foray into India, said today it will introduce its Kindle range of products, including Fire and Paperwhite in the country by the end of this month. World's best-selling e-readers Kindle Fire and Kindle Paperwhite are coming to Amazon.in, making it easier than...
  • Amazon Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HD 8.9 coming to India on June 27 13-06-2013 12:48 PM

    New Delhi: Amazon has announced to bring its Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablets to India. The company has priced the Kindle Fire HD (16GB) at Rs 15,999, while the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 (16GB) will be available for Rs 21,999. The Kindle Fire HD has a...
  • Apple's iPad mini packs full-sized punch but screen inferior: Reviews 31-10-2012 10:49 AM

    San Francisco: Apple Inc's entry in the accelerating mobile tablet race squeezes about 35 per cent more viewing space onto a lighter package than rival devices from Google or Amazon.com Inc, but it sports inferior resolution and a lofty price tag, two influential reviewers wrote on Tuesday. The iPad mini,...
  • Phil Schiller defends iPad Mini's $329 price 24-10-2012 10:05 AM

    San Francisco: Apple marketing wizard Phil Schiller defended the $329 price of the new iPad mini tablet, saying consumers will be willing to pay for quality not found in less expensive devices from rivals like Google and Amazon. With competition growing from tablets that are smaller and less expensive than...
  • Apple iPad Mini versus Nook, Kindle Fire, Nexus 7 24-10-2012 10:00 AM

    Apple introduced a smaller iPad on Tuesday, putting it in competition with devices from Amazon, Google and others. Here's a look at some of the hardware specs for Apple's iPad Mini, compared with leading rivals and the full-sized iPad. Apple's iPad Mini (available November 2) - Price: $329 for base...
  • Amazon says new $199 Kindle Fire HD is top seller 23-10-2012 10:49 AM

    San Francisco: Amazon.com Inc said on Monday that its $199 Kindle Fire HD tablet has been the best-selling product on the company's website since the gadget went on sale more than a month ago. Amazon started selling a range of new Kindle Fires on September 6 and the company said...
  • Amazon selling over 1 million Kindles a week 16-12-2011 01:46 PM

    New York: Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it is selling more than one million Kindle devices a week, an unusual disclosure from the largest Internet retailer that comes in the wake of some negative reviews of its new Kindle Fire tablet. Amazon said customers are buying "well over" one million...
  • Amazon nearly breaks even on Fire's cost 19-11-2011 03:42 PM

    Los Angeles/San Francisco: Amazon.com Inc almost breaks even on every Kindle Fire tablet it makes and sells, IHS iSuppli estimated on Friday, underscoring the aggressiveness with which it tried to rein in the cost of a device that spearheads its foray into the tablet market. The $199 Fire retails for...
  • Amazon in talks with China to bring in Kindle: media 29-10-2011 11:31 AM

    Shanghai: Amazon.com Inc is in talks with Chinese regulators to bring in its popular e-reader Kindle and its recently announced tablet Kindle Fire, local media reported quoting an Amazon executive. Amazon's Senior Vice President Marc Onetto told Sohu IT in an interview on Thursday that the firm's Kindle products are...
  • Amazon's tablet may be hottest holiday gadget 20-10-2011 08:36 AM

    Washington: The Kindle Fire tablet may be the hottest selling gadget this holiday, pressuring Amazon.com Inc's profit margins but giving the world's largest Internet retailer potentially millions of new high-spending customers. Since Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos unveiled the tablet at a lower-than-expected price of $199 on September 28, some...
  • With Kindle Fire, Amazon's digital ambitions burn 30-09-2011 03:51 PM

    San Francisco: Amazon's unveiling of the Kindle Fire tablet computer sends a bright-hot message: The online retailer is ready to rival iPad maker Apple in an effort to be the world's top digital content provider. It may sound odd coming from a company that pioneered online sales of physical products,...
  • Amazon's $199 Fire sparks supply, margin questions 30-09-2011 01:53 PM

    New York: The rock-bottom price of the new Kindle Fire tablet computer is raising questions about Amazon.com Inc's ability to keep up with demand and the device's effect on the company's already razor-thin profit margins. Amazon's billionaire Chief Executive Jeff Bezos unveiled the Fire on Wednesday at a lower-than-expected price...
  • Spec sheet: Amazon's Kindle Fire vs Apple's iPad 2 29-09-2011 06:11 PM

    New York: Amazon.com Inc introduced a new tablet computer on Wednesday called the Kindle Fire, bringing a new competitor to a market that has so far been dominated by Apple Inc. Here is a comparison of the main features of both devices. Price * The Kindle Fire costs $199. *...
  • Amazon pushes Barnes & Noble's back to the wall 29-09-2011 05:26 PM

    New York: Amazon.com Inc's aggressive pricing on its Kindle devices leaves Barnes & Noble Inc little choice but to match the online retailer and update its own devices, even if that means more damage to the bookstore chain's bottom line. Amazon introduced its long expected Kindle Fire tablet on Wednesday,...
  • Amazon to use physical stores to sell tablet 29-09-2011 05:16 PM

    New York: Amazon.com Inc, the world's largest online retailer, is using bricks-and-mortar stores to help sell its new tablet computer. Best Buy Co, one of the largest consumer electronics retailers and a major Amazon rival, said on Wednesday that it will carry the new Kindle Fire tablet in all its...
  • Kindle Fire may force Android tablet makers to cut prices 29-09-2011 12:42 PM

    Seoul: Asian technology companies came under pressure on Thursday to slash prices of their tablet computers after Amazon.com launched its Kindle Fire at a mass market-friendly $199. From Samsung Electronics to Sony Corp, major Asian tablet makers have ambitious plans to take on Apple, whose iPad is the gold standard...
  • Amazon kindles the tablet war with $199 Fire 29-09-2011 07:13 AM

    New York: Amazon.com Inc took the wraps off its long-awaited "Kindle Fire" on Wednesday, tacking on a mass market-friendly $199 price tag that poses a serious threat to the dominance of Apple Inc's two-year-old iPad. The eagerly anticipated gadget, while lacking many of the high-tech bells and whistles common on...
  • Amazon unveils $199 Kindle Fire tablet 28-09-2011 08:32 PM

    New York: Amazon.com Inc unveiled its long-awaited tablet computer on Wednesday with a $199 price tag, potentially cheap enough to give Apple Inc's iPad some serious competition for the first time. At a news conference Wednesday morning in New York, Amazon launched the Kindle Fire, a tablet with a seven-inch...