Amazon offers a huge discount on last year’s Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ tablet.
Amazon offers the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ tablet for $259 today only in early Black Friday sales. This is $140 off the regular price says Amazon. This is not really true as the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ tablet on sale is last year’s model.
The new 2014 Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ tablet sells for $379.
Is today’s Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ tablet deal a good deal or not? Amazon did not change too much in the new Fire HDX 8.9″ compared to last year. The main improvement is CPU and sound. The new Fire HDX has more performance, but everything else including the stunning screen are also available in the 2013 Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″.
The 2013 Fire HDX 8.9″ can also be upgraded to the new Fire OS 4.0 for free over over-the-air software update
The fact that not much changed and that you can run the new Fire OS 4.0 makes the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ for $259 a great deal. You save $120 compared to the new Fire HDX 8.9″ tablet.
The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ is Amazon’s iPad Air challenger. The key features of the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ tablet include:
- Exclusive 8.9″ HDX display (2560×1600) with incredible pixel density (339 PPI) and perfect color accuracy (100% sRGB) for vivid, lifelike images that go beyond standard HD
- Breakthrough ultra-light design—weighing just 13.2oz, it’s 34% lighter than the previous generation
- Ultra-fast 2.2GHz quad-core processor—3x more powerful than previous generation—with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 330 GPU for fast, fluid gaming and video
- Introducing the “Mayday” button—revolutionary, on-device tech support, exclusive to Kindle Fire HDX tablets. Connect for free to an Amazon expert 24×7, 365 days a year
- 8MP rear-facing camera with LED flash for high-resolution photos and 1080p HD video, plus a front-facing 720p HD camera for Skype video calls and more
- Stay productive on the go with ultra-fast web browsing, built-in OfficeSuite, plus e-mail and calendar support for Gmail, Outlook, and more
- Over 100,000 apps and games available in the Amazon Appstore, including a new paid app for free every day
The $259 Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ Black Friday deal is only avaiable today and while supplies last. This Kindle Fire deal could sell out very quickly today.