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Amazon Kindle Fire HD with 8.9-inch screen launching Nov. 20 for $299

In addition to announcing an improved follow-up to its Kindle Fire tablet, Amazon is also releasing a bigger and better tablet known as the Kindle Fire HD. The Kindle Fire HD features an 8.9-inch screen with 1920×1200 resolution, delivering a high-quality 254ppi display. The HD theme continues as the tablet also has an HD front-facing camera for video chat and picture taking. The Kindle Fire HD also upgrades the internal specifications of the device. The tablet has a dual-core TI OMAP processor, 16GB of internal storage, dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi, dual stereo speakers, MIMO radio technology, Bluetooth, and HDMI out. Amazon will release three versions of the Kindle Fire HD, which is now accepting pre-orders ahead of November 20th shipping date. All three models will have the same features with the exception of screen size and connectivity. A 7-inch Kindle Fire HD will cost $199, the 8.9-inch model will cost $299, and an 8.9-inch model with 4G LTE connectivity will sell for $499. Why buy the LTE model? Well, for $49.99 per year, users will get 250MB of data per month, 20GB of cloud storage, and a $10 Amazon credit.

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