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Our newest release of Fire Tablets includes three powerhouse tablets at breakthrough prices. The Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 come with crisp and vivid HD displays, front- and rear-facing cameras, and a powerful quad-core processor. Fire HDX 8.9 is built for speed, with faster game performance, app transitions and download speeds than ever before. There is 70% more graphics processing power and Wi-Fi downloads are up to 4x faster than the previous generation. The Fire HDX 8.9 is also the first tablet with Firefly, enabling users to identify and take action on over 100 million items, including movies, songs and products. Our new Fire Tablets will ship with Fire OS 4.

Submit your apps now to make sure you’re on Fire Tablets in time for the holidays. According to Flurry Analytics, we have historically seen a big boost in device activations on Christmas day – 24 times the typical number for any other day in 2013. Plus, you can submit the same app to Fire phone during the submission process without extra work.

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Reach Customers around the World

This year’s Fire Tablets will be available to customers worldwide in the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, China and Australia. The Amazon Appstore is also available on Android devices in 236 countries to give your apps even more reach. According to an Amazon sponsored IDC survey, 76% of developers say that Fire helps them connect with new customer segments that may be difficult to find on other platforms.

Easy Android-Based Development

Most Android apps work on Fire tablets without any changes. Test your Android app using our App Testing Service by dragging and dropping your APK in the box to the right and receive feedback on your app's compatibility within 90 seconds. If you haven't registered for a developer account yet, you can create a free account here and get started with testing your app on Fire tablets.

Monetize Your Apps

Amazon’s merchandising and easy payment options are built into Fire Tablets, enabling customers to take advantage of the convenient shopping experience they know and trust with Amazon. There are even more ways to monetize with services like IAP and Mobile Ads. According to an IDC study, many developers building apps and games for Kindle Fire experience revenue parity with other mobile platforms. Specifically, 74% of the developers said that Average Revenue per App/User is the same or better than other platforms. Learn more about what services we offer for monetizing your apps.

Fire OS 4

Fire OS 4, “Sangria,” is the next generation of software that powers Amazon’s Fire Tablets. Fire OS 4 is based on KitKat and adds features and services to make it faster and easier to use. Fire OS 4 introduces hundreds of new upgrades, platform enhancements and exclusive Amazon services like Household Sharing, Amazon FreeTime, Prime Music, and more.

Fire Tablet Specs

The below chart compares the latest generation of our Fire Tablets (4th Generation). To compare device and feature specification on all tablets, click here.


Fire HD 6

Fire HD 7

Fire HDX 8.9”

Processor

Quad-core up to 1.5 GHz

Quad-core up to 1.5 GHz

Quad-core up to 2.5 GHz

Screen Size

6"

7"

8.9"

Resolution (pixels)

1280 x 800

1280 x 800

2560 x 1600

Aspect Ratio

16:10

16:10

16:10

Pixels per Inch (ppi)

252

216

339

Memory

8, 16GB

8, 16GB

16, 32, 64GB

Front-Facing Camera

VGA

VGA

1MP

Rear-Facing Camera

2MP

2MP

8MP + Flash

Accelerometer

Yes

Yes

Yes

Gyro

Yes

Yes

Yes

Ambient Light Sensor

No

No

Yes

WAN Option

No

No

LTE

Compass

No

No

Yes (WAN)

GPS

No

No

Yes (WAN)

Dimensions (mm)

164 x 103

191 x 128

231 x 158

Thickness (mm)

10.7

10.6

7.8

Weight (g)

270

345

375

Starting MSRP

$99

$139

$379