Amazon Announces New Tablets!

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Amazon just announced a massive expansion of its Kindle line up.

  • It will sell a backlit Kindle called the Kindle Paperwhite for $119 with wifi and $179 with 3G wireless.
  • It will sell a ad-supported low-end Kindle e-reader for $69.
  • It will offer the Kindle Fire for $169, compared to the original price of $199.
  • It will also sell the Kindle Fire HD in two sizes — 7-inches, and 8.9-inches. The 7-inch model will be $199. The 8.9-inch model will be $299. It will also sell a Kindle Fire HD with 4G wireless for $499.

Below are our live notes from the event.

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