Rumor: Amazon building 9-inch Kindle Fire

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.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 12 Feb 2012 19:52
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  • Dragon3000

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

    13.2.2012 02:37 #1

  • hearme0

    I got yo 9 inches right HERE Amazon!

    13.2.2012 12:27 #2

  • Dragon3000

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

    14.2.2012 02:34 #3

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