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Rumor: Amazon building 9-inch Kindle Fire

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 12 Feb 2012 19:52 User comments (3)

Rumor: Amazon building 9-inch Kindle Fire According to Pacific Crest analyst Chad Bartley, Amazon is building an 8.9-inch model of the Kindle Fire for release this year.
Additionally, the company will release an updated 7-inch model sometime "during the summer," less than a year after the launch of the first generation tablet.

For the year, Bartley has raised his shipment forecast to 15 million in 2012, up from 12.7 million.

Adds the analyst: "We believe there is an upward bias, particularly from the new 7- and 9-inch models, which we expect to launch in mid-2012."

There have been rumors of a family of Fire products for some time now, including a 4-inch smartphone, a 10-inch tablet and the "in-between" 8.9-inch tablet.

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3 user comments

113.2.2012 2:37

Oh dear, I think I see another Apple company. Yawn.


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213.2.2012 12:27

I got yo 9 inches right HERE Amazon!

314.2.2012 2:34

Originally posted by hearme0:
I got yo 9 inches right HERE Amazon!
LOL!

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