Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD family: The highs and lows you need to know

There’s no doubt that Amazon’s original Kindle Fire tablet was a huge hit. It earned over 10,000 5-star customer reviews, it remained the number-one best-selling product on Amazon since its introduction, and it captured 22 percent of U.S. tablet sales in nine months, says ZDNet. Amazon hopes to duplicate the success it has with original Kindle Fire with its family of Kindle Fire HD tablets. There’s certainly a lot of high-end technology packed into every Kindle Fire HD tablet. First, there are new displays. The 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD comes with a 1920×1200 1080p HD display with in-plane switching, Advanced True Wide polarizing filter, and featuring a 1280×800 720p display. 254 pixels per inch that Amazon says are “indistinguishable to the human eye” — in other words: it’s a retina display. Both screen sizes feature 10-point multi-touch support…

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