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Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX tablets receive upgraded hardware all around, remote on-screen tech...

By Julio Franco
Sep 25, 2013
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  1. Amazon has refreshed its Kindle Fire tablet lineup with two new models sporting upgraded specs, higher resolution displays, slimmer hardware and a "Mayday" button that gets you free tech support 24x7.

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  2. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,599   +110

    100% sRGB is interesting. The 8.9 could become a nice tool for photographers.
     
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  3. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,524   +324

    I wonder how easy it would be to root one of these with a pure version of Android...
     
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  4. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,058   +918

    Looks good. I am not really a big fan of that custom Android version though.
     
  5. ::pushes Mayday button::
    "You are 3729573th in line, please hold"
    While it may sound cute, I'm sure they'll regret that feature...
     
  6. Teko03

    Teko03 TS Enthusiast Posts: 128   +30

    $379 for 2560x1600 resolution, 2.3GHz CPU, 11 hrs battery life and built in LTE/HSPA+

    $449 for 1920x1080 resolution, 1.7GHz CPU, 10 hrs battery life and no built in LTE/HSPA+

    Microsoft Surface 2, you lose. And this is from a Surface owner. Microsoft is playing catch up and failing to offer anything competitive all while charging a premium fee. You would think Microsoft was new to the consumer world.
     


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