New Kindles coming July 31?


By Andrew Hudson Published: June 26, 2012 Updated: October 18, 2016

UPDATE (Aug 23, 2012): The new Kindles may be launched on September 6, 2012, according to All Things D.

A higher-resolution Kindle Fire may get launched by Amazon next month, according to CNet and >DigiTimes. >ZDNet says the announcement may come on July 31 with shipping on August 7. Several models may debut:

  • Kindle Fire 2: For $199, a new 7-inch tablet with a higher resolution 1280 x 800 pixels and a camera.
  • Kindle Fire 1: For a lower price of $149, the existing 7-inch Kindle Fire with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels.
  • Kindle Touch 2: a new ebook reader with a 6-inch display and integrated backlight.

A new 10.1-inch tablet is reportedly in development for an early 2013 launch.

Meanwhile, the new Google Nexus 7 is available for pre-order.

Source: CNet via The Verge.

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