A refresh to the Amazon Kindle Fire is coming this year, which isn’t news to us. But now we have some information about the specs of the tablet as mentioned by BGR. The 7 inch Kindle Fire will apparently sport a 1280×800 resolution display and feature a TI OMAP 4470 dual core chipset clocked at 1.5 GHz. The tablet will also pack 1GB of RAM, it is claimed.
Since we’re talking about the entry level Kindle Fire here and not the Kindle Fire HD, we feel the upgrade is justified. The chipset here is incidentally the same as the one used in last year’s Kindle Fire HD tablet. This means there won’t be any sort of competition against the 2013 Nexus 7, which fought a tough battle with the Kindle Fire last year. However, we can see the upgraded Kindle Fire HD compete closely with the new Nexus 7, provided it is priced appropriately. The 8.9 inch tablet is believed to sport a 2560×1600 resolution display, the Snapdragon 800 chipset and 2GB of RAM.
Amazon has come a long way since the launch of the Kindle Fire two years ago and it will take it a notch further this year. However, the lack of the Google Play Store and proper software support makes us skeptical, as it always has.
Via: Android Community