Amazon Drops Kindle Fire HD Price, Starts At $159

One of the best 7 inch tablets in the market today may be new Nexus 7 but that does not mean that you shouldn’t consider any good deal that other brands are offering. One such deal is happening at [easyazon-link asin=”B0083PWAPW” locale=”us”]Amazon right now and it’s for a limited time only[/easyazon-link]. The Kindle Fire HD just had its price slashed by $40 making the $199 16 GB model now cost only $159. The price drop applies to all versions of the 7 inch Kindle Fire HD.


While the device has certain limitations in terms of hardware and software its price drop does make it look attractive right now. If you are looking for gift to give to someone then this makes a perfect choice. This also is a perfect device to use for someone heavily invested in Amazon’s services.

Kindle Fire HD Technical Specifications

  • OS: Android 4.0.3
  • Display: 7-inch screen, 1280px x 800px (supports 720p “HD” resolution)
  • CPU: Dual Core TI OMAP4 (4460) HS, 1.2 GHz
  • GPU: Imagination PowerVR
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Internal storage: 16 GB, 32 GB
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a ; Bluetooth

If you don’t want special ads to be displayed on the device then you can get one for $174. The 32 GB version with special offers costs $189 while the one without special offers costs $204.

Considering that its hardware is a little bit outdated one of the best reasons to get this device is to have access to Amazon Prime. Right now the company still hasn’t given access to Google-equipped Android devices access to its streaming videos.

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