Rumors turned to fact this week at Amazon’s media event, where their upcoming tablet, the Amazon Fire, and 3 other new devices were announced. Details below.
+Kindle: Lighter, smaller, Wi-Fi, B&W, $79. Available now.
+Kindle Touch: 6-inch, B&W, multi-touch display. 4GB internal storage. Wi-Fi. Text-to-speech, audio books and MP3s. $99. Available Nov 21.
+Kindle Touch 3G: Same as Touch, comes with free 3G wireless in over 100 countries and territories, no contracts/monthly fees. $149. Available Nov 21.
+Kindle Fire: 7-inch, color, multi-touch display. 14.6 oz. 8GB internal storage. Free cloud storage for all Amazon content. Android based. Built-in Wi-Fi. Movies, TV shows, music, books, magazines, apps, games, web browsing. Comes with 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime. Uses Amazon’s cloud-accelerated web browser, Silk. No 3G. No embedded camera or mic. $199. Available Nov 15.