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CNET News Video: Amazon unleashes Kindle Fire HD

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CNET News Video: Amazon unleashes Kindle Fire HD

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Amazon takes on Apple's iPad with the launch of its new Kindle Fire HD tablet line. CEO Jeff Bezos reveals three versions, a 7-inch version for $199, a larger 8.9-inch version for $299, and a 4G LTE-enabled version for $499. The tablets are expected to ship November 20.

And we were incredibly happy. Last year. To have the best tablet. At certain price. This year. We want to have the best tablet. At any price. Kindle fire. -- And we decided -- So when you get with the Kindle fire HD. -- the best hardware. Seven inch eight point nine inch HD display is the fastest Wi-Fi. Dual stereo speakers. Dolby sound. Powerful processor and graphics engine. Front facing HD camera and HDMI out and Bluetooth. Also got the best features. X -- for movies. Expect for books and for textbooks. Whisper sync for games. Whisper -- for voice. Immersion reading. Great connectivity. And Kindle free time for parents. It's got the best content. -- is a huge content ecosystem 22 million different things to choose from and if your prime member. It's even better. So Kindle fire HD. Seven inch. Eight gigabytes. What's the price that gonna be. Oh wait sorry. I forgot. Eight gigabytes is dead on arrival. Sixteen gigabytes. Kindle fire. HD. Seven inch sixteen gigabytes. How much what's the price for this device all those features. -- 199 dollars. Okay a. Since September 14. I don't alert what. 299. Dollars. -- -- Since November 20 Kindle fire HD with four GL TE wireless. This by the way this is an unbelievable amount of work on our engineering -- part. The bulletins -- -- -- fine for four G the wireless notice reported would not fit in our eight point eight millimeters acts. We hear our -- wireless modem it's 2.2 millimeters thick. Dual antennas for -- All in advance. Check your. Update your status. Stay connected with friends. -- calendar. All it is and you can do that anytime. Anywhere. Kindle fire each -- With four GL TE. Is only 499. Dollars that is -- --

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