Los Angeles (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos takes the stage in Los Angeles to announce the closely guarded details of the next generation Kindle Fire.
The event began at 10:30 a.m. PST / 1:30 p.m. EST where he announced the new Kindle e-reader “Paperwhite” which will have a higher resolution screen, light for reading and a price of $119. If the 3G model is purchased, it will include free 3G service for content downloads.
Bezos also added that the entry-level Kindle will start at $69.
Moving on to the hot topic in the Fire category, Bezos said that the updated Fire will have a faster processor, longer battery life and more RAM for $169.
And for the big reveal Bezos announced the Kindle Fire HD. The tablet will come in two sizes, 7 and 8.9-inchs, each with an IPS display and a 1900 x 1200 resolution, dual stereo speakers, two antennas to boost WiFi performance, front facing HD camera with Skype included, Bluetooth and HDMI out.
The 7-inch with 16GB starts at $199 and Ships Sept. 14th, the 8.9-inch with 16GB starts at $299 and ships Nov. 20th.
Those wanting more storage space and 4G LTE were offered a Fire HD as well. An 8.9-inch Fire HD with 32GB and AT&T LTE will sell for $499. A non-HD tablet will be offered as well.
For more details from the event check out ABC’s Live Blog from the event, Here.
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