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Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch now available in UK

The large screen version of the Kindle Fire HD is now available to buy in the UK, with the Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch offering an 1920 x 1200p resolution and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch packs in Dolby audio technology and 10 hours of battery life, as well as a front-facing HD camera for video calling.

“Kindle Hire HD is already the best-selling product on Amazon worldwide since launch, and we’re thrilled to make the large-screen version of our best-selling tablet available starting today,” said Jorrit Van der Meulen, VP Kindle, Amazon EU. 

“We think customers are going to love web browsing, e-mail, gaming, watching TV shows, reading magazines, and more on the large, stunning HD screen, with fast Wi-Fi and exceptional audio.”

Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Features
Offering a vibrant 8.9-inch 1920 x 1200 HD resolution display with a 254ppi, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch also packs Wi-Fi connectivity and dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio.

The Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch tablet gives a 10 hour battery life. Whilst boasting the latest TI OMAP 4470 processor and Imagination SGX544 graphics engine.

With the Amazon store in-built, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch offers users access to over 22 million movies, Tv shows, apps games, books, songs, audiobooks and magazines to download and use on thetablet. Any content bought via the Amazon store can also be utilised across several devices.

Available to buy with either 16GB or 32GB of internal storage, the slate also offers access to the Amazon Cloud for free. Amazon Silk browser is also included, as is an HDMI output and still weighs just 567grams and is 8.8mm thick.

Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Release Date and Price

Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch is available now for £229.99 from, and several other retailers including John Lewis, Waterstones and Tesco. The 32GB option can be bought for £259.

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