In pictures: Amazon's iPad rival, the Kindle Fire HD

Sep 7, 2012
Amazon has lifted the curtains on a new Kindle Fire which is expected to compete directly with the Apple iPad. The new device, which was unveiled by Amazon at a US press event, boasts an 8.9in display with a native resolution of 1920x1200 pixels. Other highlights include dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio, vastly improved Wi-Fi speeds and optional 4G LTE (US compatible). A smaller 7in version was also unveiled at the same event. [Image credit: Getty Images]  
 
Amazon has lifted the curtains on a new Kindle Fire which is expected to compete directly with the Apple iPad. The new device, which was unveiled by Amazon at a US press event, boasts an 8.9in display with a native resolution of 1920x1200 pixels. Other highlights include dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio, vastly improved Wi-Fi speeds and optional 4G LTE (US compatible). A smaller 7in version was also unveiled at the same event. [Image credit: Getty Images]
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