Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 now shipping, 4G model will begin shipping next week

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Those waiting for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 to begin shipping, we have some good news. Yup, Amazon has begun shipping the Wi-Fi only version of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9. The 4G model will begin shipping “next week.” And in addition to buying direct from Amazon, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 will be available with Best Buy on November 16 and with “additional retailers like Staples and Radio Shack in the coming weeks.”

The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 is priced at $299 (16GB) or $369 (32GB) and is sporting features to include an 8.9-inch (1920 x 1200) display, a front-facing HD camera, dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital audio and up to 10 hours of battery life. Additionally, the device weighs in at 20 ounces, has Bluetooth, a 3.5mm headphone jack and micro-HDMI out.

Bottom line here, those who were waiting for the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD to come available — now is the time to part with your money.

Via [Amazon]

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