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Starting at $379.00

Astonishingly light large-screen tablet, with stunning HDX display, ultra-fast performance, and front and rear cameras.

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It’s very light for its size

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The quality of the screen goes beyond regular high definition

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It works very fast

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You get more features than with the other Fire models like the front- and rear-facing cameras and speakers

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The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9” Tablet has a 2.2GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM. It is lightweight at 13.2 ounces and it comes with an 8.9-inch 2560-by-1600 resolution screen with a high pixel density and high color accuracy. This tablet comes with an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 720p high-definition front-facing camera. 

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HDX Display

The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" has 2560x1600 resolution and 339 ppi pixel density, which is better than any other Kindle Fire tablet.

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  • Rear-Facing Camera - 8MP rear-facing camera 
  • Front-Facing Camera - front-facing 720p HD camera
  • Edit & Share Photos- the photo app allows you to edit and share
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Mayday Device Tech Support

  • Mayday  - The "Mayday" button instantly connects you to support. This service is free and always available. 
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  • Built-In Wi-Fi 
  • 4G Technology - the latest 4G LTE technology 
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Fire OS 3.0

  • Fire OS "Mojito" - has Android with cloud services, a content-forward user interface, apps, media libraries and more
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Social Media

  • You can share easily to social media, including Facebook, YouTube and Twitter 
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Photos & Videos

  • You can import images and video, view them and share them 
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Share Your Screen

  • You can put your Kindle screen onto the television screen with a certified Miracast-enabled accessory or TV
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  • You can listen to audiobooks with Audible, and use Whispersync to switch between reading and listening. 
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  • E-Mail and documents 
  • Printing 
  • Connect to office Wi-Fi 
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Kindle for Kids

  • Parents can use Kindle FreeTime, which allows them to control their children's usage and gives the kids a customized experience. FreeTime Unlimited starts at $2.99 a month for various types of entertainment and education. 
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Technical Details

  • Display: 8.9" HDX touchscreen display, with 2560x1600 resolution at 339 ppi, 100% sRGB color accuracy, video playback up to 1080p, max brightness over 400 nits, Dynamic Image Contrast, reduced glare and advanced polarizing filter
  • CPU & RAM: 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU, with Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB of RAM
  • Storage: 16GB (10.6GB available to user) or 32GB (24.9GB available to user) or 64 GB (54.3GB available to user) of internal storage
  • Battery Life: Up to 12 hours of reading, surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music. Up to 18 hours of battery life when only reading. Battery life will vary based on device settings, usage, and other factors such as web browsing and downloading content. Actual results may vary
  • Charge Time: Fully charges in under 5 hours via the Kindle PowerFast charging accessory (included in the box), or slightly longer with other micro-USB power adapters that you may already have
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity: Dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi (MIMO+HT40) for faster streaming and fewer dropped connections than standard Wi-Fi. Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication; does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks
  • 4G Connectivity: Support for ultra-fast 4G LTE wireless networks with HSPA+, HSDPA, and with AT&T wireless, EDGE/GPRS fallback
  • Ports: USB 2.0 (micro-B connector) port for connection to a PC or Macintosh computer or to charge your device with the included PowerFast charger
  • Audio: 3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio engine
  • Content Formats Supported: Kindle (AZW), KF8, TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, Audible Enhanced format (AAX), DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, OGG, WAV, M4V, MP4, AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, MKV, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HTML5, CSS3, 3GP, VP8 (WEBM)
  • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, GPS (4G)
  • Camera Specs: Front-facing 720p HD Camera. 8MP rear-facing camera with LED flash, Electronic Image Stabilization, and a wide-aperture 5P f/2.2 lens
  • Location Services: Location-based services via Wi-Fi. 4G model also uses assisted-GPS
  • Additional Features: External volume controls, built-in dual microphone, built-in Bluetooth to support a variety of different wireless accessories such as keyboards or controllers, with support for A2DP compatible stereo headphones, headsets, and speakers
  • Accessibility Features: Screen Reader, Explore by Touch, and Screen Magnifier, enabling access to the vast majority of Kindle Fire features. Screen Reader features IVONA’s award-winning natural language text-to-speech voice. Also includes adjustable font sizes/color, and built-in dictionary. 
  • System Requirements: Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" is ready to use right out of the box—no setup, no software to install, no computer required to download content
  • Warranty and Service: 1-year limited warranty and service included. Optional 2-year extended warranty available for U.S. customers sold separately. Use of Kindle is subject to the terms 
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  • 16 GB
  • 32 GB
  • 64 GB


  • Wi-Fi only
  • Wi-Fi + 4G LTE (AT&T)
  • Wi-Fi + 4G LTE (Verizon)
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Compare Chart

  NEW - Kindle Fire HD NEW - Kindle Fire HDX NEW - Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" Kindle Fire HD 8.9"
Price $139 $229 $379 $269
Screen Size 7" 7" 8.9" 8.9"
Resolution 1280 x 800 (216 ppi) 1920 x 1200 (323 ppi) 2560 x 1600 (339 ppi) 1920 x 1200 (254 ppi)
Processor Dual-Core 1.5 GHz Quad-Core 2.2 GHz Quad-Core 2.2 GHz Dual-Core 1.5 GHz
Battery Life 10 hours mixed use 11 hours mixed use
17 hours when reading
12 hours mixed use
18 hours when reading
10 hours mixed use
Audio Dolby Audio,
Dual Stereo Speakers
Dolby Audio,
Dual Stereo Speakers,
Built-in Microphone
Dolby Audio,
Dual Stereo Speakers,
Built-in Microphone
Dolby Audio,
Dual Stereo Speakers,
Built-in Microphone
Wi-Fi Dual band Wi-Fi Dual band, dual antenna
(MIMO) Wi-Fi
Dual band, dual antenna
(MIMO) Wi-Fi
Dual band, dual antenna
(MIMO) Wi-Fi
4G None Optional Optional Optional
Camera None Front-facing HD camera Front-facing HD camera +
8 MP rear-facing camera
Front-facing HD camera
Storage 8 or 16GB 16, 32, or 64GB 16, 32, or 64GB 16GB or 32GB on Wi-Fi device
32GB or 64GB on 4G device
Dimensions 7.5" X 5.0" X 0.42"
(191 X 128 X 10.6 mm)
7.3" X 5.0" X 0.35"
(186 X 128 X 9.0mm)
9.1" X 6.2" X 0.31"
(231 X 158 X 7.8mm)
9.4" X 6.4" X 0.35"
(240 X 164 X 8.8mm)
Weight 12.2 oz (345 grams) Wi-Fi: 10.7 oz (303 grams)
4G: 11.0 oz (311 grams)
Wi-Fi: 13.2 oz (374 grams)
4G: 13.5 oz (384 grams)
20 oz (567 grams)
Customer Support Email, web, and phone On-device "Mayday" button +
email, web, and phone
On-device "Mayday" button +
email, web, and phone
Email, web, and phone
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What's Included

  •  Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" tablet
  • USB 2.0 cable
  • 9W Kindle PowerFast charger
  • Quick Start guide
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