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Kindle Paperwhite 3G Kindle Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Kindle Fire HD Kindle Fire
£169 £69 from £229 from £159 from £129
Screen size 6" 6" 8.9" 7" 7"
Display Technology Paperwhite Built-in light E Ink Pearl HD LCD HD LCD LCD
Resolution/ Pixel density 212 PPI 167 PPI 1920x1200
up to 1080p HD
1280x800,
up to 720p HD
1024x600
Audio - - Dolby Audio,
dual stereo speakers
Dolby Audio
dual-driver stereo speakers
Stereo speakers
Connectivity Free 3G + Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Dual-band, dual-antenna
Wi-Fi
Dual-band, dual antenna Wi-Fi Wi-Fi
Storage 2 GB on device

Plus free Cloud storage for all Amazon content
2 GB on device

Plus free Cloud storage for all Amazon content
16GB or 32GB on device

Plus free Cloud storage for all Amazon content
16 GB or 32 GB on device

Plus free Cloud storage for all Amazon content
8 GB on device

Plus free Cloud storage for all Amazon content
Dimensions 16.9 cm x 11.7 cm
x 0.91 cm
16.5 cm x 11.4 cm
x 0.87 cm
23.9 cm x 16.3 cm
x 0.9 cm
19.3 cm x 13.7 cm
x 1.03 cm
18.9 cm x 12 cm
x 1.15 cm
Weight 222 g 170 g 567 g 395 g 400 g
Processor - - Dual-core,
1.5GHz OMAP4470
Dual-core,
1.2GHz OMAP 4460
Dual-core,
1.2GHz OMAP 4430
Battery life (wireless off) 8 weeks Up to 1 month Over 10 hours'
continuous use
Over 11 hours'
continuous use
Almost 9 hours'
continuous use
Web Experimental
browser
Experimental
browser
Cloud-accelerated
browsing using Amazon Silk
Cloud-accelerated browsing
using Amazon Silk
Cloud-accelerated browsing
using Amazon Silk
Interface

2-point
multi-touch


5-way controller


10-point
multi-touch


10-point
multi-touch


2-point
multi-touch


Want to know more? Device Details

Kindle Fire HD 8.9”

Beautiful, high-resolution 8.9" screen, perfect for films, apps, games and all your entertainment. Stay connected with web, e-mail, Skype and more

  • Large 8.9" HD display has the highest resolution of any Kindle Fire, with rich colour and deep contrast; customised Dolby audio and dual-stereo speakers for crisp, rich sound
  • Ultra-fast web browsing and video streaming thanks to dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi
  • Easy-to-use e-mail app that syncs your Gmail, Outlook and other accounts; full integration with Facebook for updating friends and staying in touch
  • Front-facing HD camera for Skype video chats and taking HD pictures
  • Over 22 million films, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, audiobooks, apps and games, including favourite apps such as BBC News, Rightmove, Songpop and Tumblr
  • LOVEFiLM Instant video streaming for unlimited access to thousands of films and TV series. New to LOVEFiLM? You'll get a one-month free trial
  • Great deals on apps, including a paid app for free every day, plus thousands of other free apps and games
  • Amazon's vast selection of e-books offers bestsellers, exclusive content, thousands of free classics and great savings with Kindle Daily Deal, plus Prime members borrow for free - as frequently as one book per month, with no due dates - with Kindle Owners' Lending Library
  • Read in vibrant colour with a large selection of magazine apps and colour books including comic books, cookbooks and kids’ books

 from £229

Kindle Fire HD

Stunning 7" HD display for web, apps, books, games, e-mail, Facebook, movies, and more

  • 1280x800 HD display with polarising filter and anti-glare technology for rich colour and deep contrast from any viewing angle
  • Exclusive Dolby audio and dual-driver stereo speakers for immersive, virtual surround sound
  • World's first tablet with dual antenna, dual-band Wi-Fi for ultra-fast downloads and HD streaming
  • Access to over 22 million movies, TV shows, songs, books, and magazines, plus tens of thousands of popular apps and games
  • Ultra-fast web browsing and e-mail over built-in Wi-Fi, with integrated support for Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, and more, as well as Exchange calendar, contacts, and email
  • All the extras, including a front facing HD camera for free Skype-to-skype calls plus an HDMI port for viewing your content on your TV or other devices

 from £159

Kindle Fire

The perfect family tablet – beautifully simple, built to last and perfect for playing, reading, browsing and more

  • Simple to use – One tap gives you instant access to apps, games, books, web, e-mail and more
  • Perfect portability; durable construction for worry-free playtime
  • Over 22 million movies, TV shows, songs, books, and magazines, plus tens of thousands of popular apps and games
  • Large selection of children's books, apps, games, films and TV series, plus easy-to-use parental controls
  • Great deals on apps, including a paid app for free every day, plus thousands of other free apps and games
  • Amazon's vast selection of e-books offers bestsellers, exclusive content, thousands of free classics and great savings with Kindle Daily Deal, plus Prime members borrow for free - as frequently as one book per month, with no due dates - with Kindle Owners' Lending Library

 from £129

Kindle Paperwhite

Our most advanced e-reader - higher resolution, higher contrast touchscreen with built-in light and 8-week battery life.

  • Patented built-in light evenly illuminates the screen to provide the perfect reading experience in all lighting conditions
  • Paperwhite has 62% more pixels for unsurpassed resolution
  • Even in bright sunlight, Paperwhite delivers clear, crisp text and images with no glare
  • 8-week battery life, even with the light on
  • Holds up to 1,100 books - take your library wherever you go
  • Built-in Wi-Fi lets you download books in under 60 seconds

 £169

Kindle

Small, light and fast

  • Less than 170 grams - lighter than a paperback, fits in your pocket
  • New darker, hand-tuned fonts for easier reading
  • Reads like paper with no glare, even in bright sunlight
  • Download books in 60 seconds with built-in Wi-Fi
  • Holds up to 1,400 books - take your library wherever you go

 £69