The online retail giant cuts the price of the 7-inch, 16GB Kindle Fire HD by 12 percent in the U.S. and Europe.
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Amazon is cutting the cost of the Kindle Fire HD, knocking 12 percent off the Android tablet's price. The price of the 7-inch, 16GB tablet has been slashed to $169 in the U.S., 139 pounds in the U.K., and 169 euros elsewhere in Europe.
The Fire HD originally cost $199. The discount follows a similar price cut on the rival Nook HD tablet.