We have been come through some rumors about the new Amazon’s 10.1″ Kindle Fire would be arriving this year, while Amazon suspending 8.9-inch Kindle temporarily. Reports surfaced that it is possible that Amazon would want to redesign its Kindle Fire tablets hardware for 2012, unfortunately we haven’t got any traces yet.
When the rumors circulating for months over the Apple releasing a smaller version of iPad (mini), the rival tablet maker Amazon is readying to do just the opposite. According to DigiTimes report, the market rumors indicate that Amazon is planning to launch a 10.1-inch Kindle Fire in the third quarter of the year, means refreshed from the previous tablet with a 7-inch screen.
What would company thinking about? With its 10.1″ Kindle tablet it can compete with Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad tablet or putting on hold, and planning to launch a speculated 8.9-inch model, which it was reportedly developing to take on Samsung’s Galaxy Tab tablets.
Whatever, Amazon tablet order are apparently expected to ramp up at the end of this third quarter of the year. Reports also said that Amazon is expected to ship 30 to 40 million tablets this 2012 year.
The 10.1” model will supposedly be shipping along with a 7” model and will most likely be launching in the third quarter of 2012. If this rumor becomes a true source result, then you would be seeing Amazon’s Kindle Fire with a 10.1 inch screen tablet in this Q3 2012.