Amazon May Launch Three More Kindle Fires in 2012

By Dan GrazianoBGR

Amazon may bring three new versions of its Kindle Fire tablet to market in 2012, according to a report from Taiwan Economic News.

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Matching up with earlier rumors that have suggested the retail giant would introduce a larger device, the site reports that Amazon is readying an 8.9-inch model with a screen resolution of 1,920 x 1,200 pixels. The publication also suggested that Amazon will introduce a low-end 7-inch model with a resolution of 1,024 x 600 pixels, as well as a medium to high-end 7-inch model that will include a 1,280 x 800-pixel display.

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While Apple CEO Tim Cook claimed that Amazon’s tablet had no impact on iPad sales, the Kindle Fire managed to capture 14% of the tablet market in its debut quarter.

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