A few days ago we learned that Amazon is going to unveil two 7-inch Kindle Fire 2 models during its September 6 media event, with one of them being similar to the first-gen tablet released last year, and the other set to offer better features and thus compete against the Google Nexus 7 and the iPad Mini.
The same report revealed that Amazon’s first 10-inch tablet, the kind of device that would take on the iPad, will not be announced at this time, with Amazon being more interested in solidifying its presence in the 7-inch market before making the jump to a bigger tablet.
The Wall Street Journal seems ready to corroborate these recent [...]
Earlier today we told you that Amazon has run out of Kindle Fire stock and that the popular non-Google-approved Android tablet accounts for 22% of the U.S. tablet market – and that’s the only place the device is available in.
At the same time, word on the street is that Amazon is expanding its Amazon AppStore to several international markets, a move that definitely previews the launch of its Android tablets in non-U.S. markets.
These are all direct signs that the Kindle Fire 2 model(s) are coming – in fact, we already know that Amazon has scheduled a special media event for September 6 to officially announce its new Kindle [...]