This is a discussion on Full Specs for the Next Amazon Kindle Fire (non-HD) Detailed within the Amazon Kindle Fire News forums, part of the Amazon Kindle Fire & Site News category; The folks over at BGR have an insider news source at Amazon which tipped them off to the final specs of the new Kindle Fire. ...
The folks over at BGR have an insider news source at Amazon which tipped them off to the final specs of the new Kindle Fire. Last week we shared a leak from them with the full specs of the new Kindle Fire HD lineup, but this one is for the "vanilla" Kindle Fire. Here's a quote with the details,
Despite this rather detailed info we still don't know a firm launch date nor a pricing for the devices. We will continue to keep you apprised as more details arise.Our sources say Amazonís 2013 Kindle Fire model will utilize a 1.5GHz dual-core Texas Instruments OMAP4 4470 processor with PowerVR SGX544 graphics ó the same chipset that currently powers both versions of the first-generation Kindle Fire HD. This is a nice bump from the old 1.2GHz OMAP4 4430 chipset in Amazonís current Kindle Fire, and benchmark tests performed on a prototype yielded scores that were about two times better than the current model.
The new Kindle Fire will likely be the last Amazon device to utilize TI processors. According to a recent report from Taiwan-based Economic Daily, next yearís entry-level Kindle Fire tablet will be powered by a quad-core MediaTek 8135 chipset.
Back to this yearís model, weíre told the third-generation Kindle Fire will also stick with 1GB of RAM instead of getting a boost to 2GB alongside the new HD models, but it will be powered by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean just like Amazonís upcoming high-end tablets. As noted in our earlier exclusive report, the new entry-level Kindle Fire tablet will feature a high-definition display with a resolution of 1,280 x 800 pixels.