Amazon announced the 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets along with the Kindle Paperwhite eReader on Thursday. Pre-orders are currently being accepted for all three devices. The 8.9-inch Kindle Fire measures 8.8mm thick and weighs in at 20 ounces. It is available in a 16GB Wi-Fi version for $299 or 4G LTE (32GB) version for $499. The 7-inch tablet is $199 for 16GB.
The 8.9 tablet sports a 1920 x 1200 HD display with 254 ppi, and the 7-inch features a 1280 x 800 display. Both tablets feature Dolby audio, a powerful OMAP4 4470 processor, dual antenna for faster Wi-Fi connections, 11 hours of battery life, and a front-facing HD camera with custom Skype application for video calling from anywhere in the world.