Amazon has introduced its new line surprise tablet Kindle Fire HDX . The new devices, which come in the usual dimensions of 7 inches and 8.9 inches , are faster and lighter than the previous generation, in addition to incorporating sharper screens.
The new tablet Kindle Fire HDX have more pixels per inch than the latest models of the iPad: 1,900 × 1,200 pixels in the 7-inch model, and 2,560 × 1,600 pixels on the 8.9-inch version. Significantly, the company headed by Jeff Bezos has launched new devices just under one month before the date, according to rumors, Apple has chosen to present the new iPad, the next October 15 .
One of the most important news including new tablets is the customer service Mayday , which will allow users to contact Amazon employee to meet the 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via video call to solve any technical questions. Helpers can explain the new features of the tablets or even troubleshoot remotely.
Jeff Bezos believes that this function is “completely unique”, because the system takes advantage of Amazon’s cloud computing infrastructure and extensive customer service.
HDX Kindle Fire using Fire version 3.0 OS, an operating system that Amazon has created based on Android, and includes quad-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 2G Bde 800 and memory RAM. As for the cameras, out the front, eight-megapixel in the case of the version of 8.9 inches, and capable to record HD quality video calls.
Prices are very competitive, as is customary in Amazon devices: $ 229 for the 7-inch model, which will be available on October 18 in the U.S., and $ 379 for the version of 8.9 inches, which will be available on 7 November. Versions with $ 100 4G connectivity are more expensive.