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Kindle Fire HD 8.9", 8.9" HD display, 16 GB or 32 GB, Wi-Fi or Optional 4G LTE Wireless (Previous Generation - 2nd)

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16 GB
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  • Stunning 1920x1200 HD display with rich color and deep contrast from any viewing angle
  • Custom Dolby audio and dual stereo speakers for crisp, booming sound without distortion
  • Ultra-fast dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi for 40% faster downloads and streaming
  • Over 27 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, audiobooks, and popular apps and games

Technical Details

Technical details

Display

8.9” 10 point capacitive touch high definition color display; 1920x1200 resolution at 254 ppi, video playback up to 1080p, with IPS (in-plane switching) technology, advanced polarizing filter, and anti-glare technology

Size

9.4” x 6.4” x 0.35” (240 mm x 164 mm x 8.8 mm)

Weight

20 ounces (567 grams)

System Requirements

Kindle Fire HD 8.9” is ready to use right out of the box - no setup, no software to install, no computer required to download content

Storage

16GB (12.7GB available to user) or 32GB (27.1GB available to user) of internal storage

Battery Life

Over 10 hours of reading, surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music. 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, or slightly longer with other micro-USB power adapters that you may already have. Charges in under 14 hours from your computer via the included USB charging cable

Wi-Fi Connectivity

Dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi (MIMO) 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

Ports

USB 2.0 (micro-B connector) port for connection to a PC or Macintosh computer or to connect to the Kindle PowerFast charging accessory. Micro-HDMI (micro-D connector) port for high definition video output to televisions or A/V receivers

Audio

3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated stereo speakers with exclusive Dolby 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, MP4, AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HTML5, CSS3, MP4, 3GP, VP8(.webm)

Sensors

Ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope

Location Services

Location-based services via Wi-Fi

Additional Features

External volume controls, front-facing HD camera, built-in microphone, built-in Bluetooth with support for A2DP compatible stereo headphones, headsets, and speakers

Accessibility Features

Voice Guide, Explore by Touch, Text-to-Speech, adjustable font sizes and color, built-in dictionary. Learn more about these features

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 found here

Included in the Box

Kindle Fire HD 8.9” tablet, USB 2.0 cable, and Quick Start Guide. Power adapter sold separately

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