An alleged press render of the yet to be announced Amazon Kindle Fire, shows that the tech vendor is planning to update its tablet line up in the near future. Famed Twitter leakster @evleaks has come up with a leaked image of supposed Amazon Kindle Fire 2. The tweet reads, "another upcoming model ".
This means that tablet vendor is almost ready to unveil next gen Kindle tablet hardware. Interestingly, the design of upcoming Kindle HD 2 gels with above mentioned non-HD Kindle hardware. A closer look at the above mentioned image does not show off a front facing camera. More or less, the Kindle Fire 2 would be an affordable affair.
As per rumor land, the device would have a 7-inch display having a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Moreover, the tablet is said to have Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC and a customized version of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The tablet will be made available in three storage options: 16GB/32GB/64GB with no external memory supported.
Going by the above mentioned specifications, it is hard to believe that Amazon would go for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset, as it makes the device expensive. We expect the tablet to flaunt dual-core processor to keep the cost under control.
Meanwhile, Amazon is also planning to introduce Kindle HD 2 before Holiday season. This very model will be premium without any doubt. Industry insiders say that the Kindle HD 2 to arrive with a 7-inch display having resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB/64GB of ROM. The tablet is said to ship with customized version of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Amazon is also planning to release an 8.9-inch model with beefy internals. The resolution boasts off 2,560 x 1,600FHD display and an 8-mega pixel rear facing camera. The actual release date of above mentioned tablet devices are unknown at this point of time. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates.