AT&T intros Kindle Fire HD 8.9 with LTE, will sell it for $249
AT&T has just announced the upcoming availability of a 4G LTE-ready Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9.
The tablet will be released on April 5 (this Friday), normally costing $399 with a new 2-yr data plan – however, AT&T says that customers who buy it “will receive up to $150 off, for a limited time, lowering the overall cost to $249.”
You’ll be able to connect the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 to AT&T’s LTE network for as low as $10 per month with the carrier’s Mobile Share plans.
“We’re excited to work with AT&T to offer the 4G LTE version of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 to customers across the country. Customers tell us they love our large-screen Kindle Fire HD for browsing the web, writing emails, watching movies, reading magazines, and more – and with AT&T’s 4G LTE technology, everything is faster and more convenient,” declared Mike McKenna, Vice President, Amazon Kindle.
Initially unveiled by Amazon in September 2012, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 features an 8.9 inch IPS display with 1920 x 1200 pixels (254 ppi), front-facing HD camera, dual band Wi-Fi, Dolby Digital Plus sound, dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4470 processor, PowerVR SGX544 GPU, 1GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory, and up to 10 hours of battery life.
Naturally, you also get Amazon-exclusive features, including Immersion Reading, X-Ray for Movies, X-Ray for Textbooks, and Whispersync (for Voice and Games).
Via Press release