Kindle Fire 2 Release Date: Amazon hints at Thursday Launch with Kindle Fire 'Sold Out'

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Kindle Fire 2 Release Date: Amazon hints at Thursday Launch with Kindle Fire 'Sold Out'

Recently, the creator of Kindle Fire tablet, Amazon started sending invites to the tech world for a press conference on September 6, 2012 in Santa Monica, California hinting that the retailer is going to fire-up the global tablet market with its next Kindle on the way. 

However, now Amazon has almost confirmed the Kindle Fire 2 launch as recently the company has announced that all units of its one of the best selling flagship tablets across the world Kindle Fire have been completely sold out. 

CEO and Founder of Amazon.com, Mr. Jeff Bezos was stated as saying, “We are grateful to the millions of customers who have made Kindle Fire the most successful product launch in the history of Amazon.” He also added, “This has been a big year for digital products on Amazon-all of the top 10 sellers on Amazon.com since Kindle Fire launched just less than a year ago are digital products.” As per the official comments, Kindle Fire units have been sold out fully.

The company is planning to come with an exciting road-map, rolling out new Kindle models incorporating aspects like best hardware and software, price advantage, cross platform inter-operability and best content to take on iPad’s and Galaxy tablets of the world. 

Reportedly, company sources are claiming that Kindle Fire tablet has got 22% of the total tablet share in the US market. As far as the specs are concerned Amazon Kindle Fire tablet was powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system up on its release. It had its own access to the app stores for Android from where users were able to download free apps and paid apps. 

Regarding the new Kindle Fire 2 tablet, rumors are widespread that the device will have a built-in camera, similar to Google Nexus 7. The updated Amazon tablet will also sport a much-improved display with 1,280 x 800-pixel resolution, bigger than the current 1,024 x 600 screen. There will also be an entirely new width-to-height ratio, again following the Nexus 7′s lead. 

If the rumors turn out to be true, Amazon will definitely raise competition to the likes of tablets from Google and Apple.

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