Kindle Fire and HD UK price and release date
As we reported yesterday, Amazon has now delivered the info on the new Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablet, which will be available in both 7-inch and 8.9-inch flavours, with the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD releasing in the US on the 14th of this month, while the 8.9-inch model comes on November the 20th. But what about over here in the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe?
Well according to a report over at Slash Gear, Amazon has now confirmed that both the Amazon Kindle Fire, and Amazon Kindle Fire HD will be released in the United Kingdom and across Europe on the 25th of October, and this will be the first time Amazon’s Android slates have launched outside the United States.
As for how much the Android based tablets will cost UK customers, the 7-inch Amazon Kindle Fire will command a price tag of 129-quid for an 8GB model, whilst if you would like to purchase the 7-inch Amazon Kindle Fire HD, the device will set you back 159-quid for the 16GB model, or 199-quid for the 32GB version.
Currently the 7-inch Google Nexus 7 tablet goes for Â£159 in the United Kingdom, which means that Amazon is offering a larger tablet for the same price or a similar sized tablet for roughly 20 percent less.
As for the European price, the Amazon Kindle Fire will command a price tag of â‚¬159 , whilst the 16GB Amazon Kindle Fire HD will cost â‚¬199, and the 32GB Kindle Fire HD will cost â‚¬249, again all shipping as of the 25th of October.
For those that might be interested in snapping up the UK Kindle Fire you can pre-order the tablet from here, or if you prefer the Amazon Kindle Fire HD, you can pre-order the device from here. And just so you can check out the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD we have a quick hands-on video for your viewing consideration below…enjoy
Will any of our UK or European readers be grabbing the Kindle Fire or Kindle Fire HD as of the 25th of Oct?