Amazon sets its sights on iPad with fully loaded Kindle Fire HD at $499

Amazon has clearly set its sights on the market leading iPad with the introduction of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 fully loaded at $499, a price set to compete against Apple’s entry level model


KJ-slate-02-lg._V389691478_ Amazon has clearly set its sights on the market leading iPad with the introduction of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 fully loaded at $499, a price set to compete against Apple’s entry level model. The previous generation Kindle Fire was priced at half the price of the iPad but this new revision is set to compete against the iPad in both specs and price.

Fully loaded vs entry level

The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 4G offers a fully loaded 32 GB 4G LTE model at $499 to compete against iPad’s 16 GB wi-fi only version at the same price. To get a comparable iPad, you will have to pay $729 for the iPad 3 with 32 GB with 4G LTE. Continue reading “Amazon sets its sights on iPad with fully loaded Kindle Fire HD at $499”