Amazon will launch its second Kindle Fire tablet in the US at the end of the year, with the device to carry an 8.9in display, according to a report.
Amazon's original Kindle Fire boasts a 7in display, suggesting the company has positioned its second-generation tablet to directly take on Apple's 9.7in iPad.
Reuters reports Amazon will launch the Kindle Fire 2 in time for Christmas.
Specifications and pricing have not been released. Amazon's first-gen Kindle Fire currently retails for $199. Apple's latest iPad ranges from $539 to $899.