Amazon launches Kindle Fire HD & HDX tablets in Australia

Amazon Kindle Fire HDXAmazon has announced that it is bringing the Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch tablets to Australia. While the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD tablet is available starting today from Dick Smith, Big W and Amazon.com (via International shipping), the Kindle Fire HDX tablets will be arriving in the next few weeks.

“It’s been just two years since we introduced the first Kindle Fire, and we are grateful for the overwhelmingly positive response from customers. The team is innovating at an unbelievable speed, and we’re excited to bring our new Kindle Fire HDX to Australia,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Founder and CEO.

Amazon has also introduced the Kindle eBook store in the country, which can be accessed from Amazon.com.au.

“Millions of Australians are already Kindle customers, and we’re delighted to make it even easier for them to enjoy the Kindle experience,” said Neil Lindsay, Vice President, Amazon Kindle. “The new Kindle Store is customised for Australian customers, with local best sellers and curated lists relevant to Australians, and many titles from local publishers and authors such as Tim Winton, Karly Lane and Kate Morton.”

Here is quick look at the pricing, specifications and exact availability details of Kindle Fire tablets in Australia.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD: 7-inch 1280x800p 216 ppi HD display, a dual-core 1.5 GHz processor, Fire OS 3.0, dual speakers with Dolby audio and Wi-Fi

  • Price: AU$189
  • Buy From: Dick Smith, Big W and Amazon.com
  • Availability: Starting today

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX: 7-inch 1920x1200p 323PPI display, 2.2 GHz processor, Fire OS 3.0, Wi-Fi

  • Price:  Starting AU$329
  • Buy From: Dick Smith, Big W and Amazon.com
  • Availability: November 26

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9: 8.9-inch 2560x1600p 339PPI display, 2.2 GHz processor, Fire OS 3.0, Wi-Fi

  • Price: AU$479
  • Buy From: Dick Smith, Big W and Amazon.com
  • Availability: December 10

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