New report indicates Amazon has 8.9-inch Kindle Fire for mid-2012

New report indicates Amazon has 8.9-inch Kindle Fire for mid-2012

From just about the first moment we learned that Amazon was getting into the Android-based tablet game, we expected at least two devices.  Initially we were looking to get a 7-inch “Coyote” model followed by a 10-inch, quad-core “Hollywood” shortly thereafter. Somewhere along the line, things got changed a bit and rumor had it that the 10-inch version was getting pushed back in favor of a mid-size edition.  New details surfacing this week are adding weight to that claim as Pacific Crest analyst Chad Bartley tells us a 9-inch model is expected in mid-2012. Raising his 2012 forecast from 12.7 million shipped to 14.9 million units, Bartley wrote a note to his clients essentially confirming the medium-sized tablet.

“We believe there is an upward bias, particularly from the new 7- and 9-inch models, which we expect to launch in mid-2012,” Chad Bartley

Are any of you Kindle Fire owners looking for a larger display?  Happy with yours so far or would you enjoy a couple more inches of Amazon tablet?

Source: BGR

About author

Scott Webster
Scott Webster 6602 posts

Scott has been running AndroidGuys since 2007 and loves nothing more than reading up on the latest smartphone rumors. His other mobile efforts can be found on Android Update (CNET) where he covers Google's mobile platform.

You might also like

News and Rumors

Sunrise Calendar for Android now available in Beta

The popular iOS calendar enters Beta on your favorite mobile platform Sometimes the stock apps on your phone can get tiresome. Though the update to Google’s Calendar app is imminent,

News and Rumors

Picture of Asus TF300T leaks, Transformer Prime successor?

Asus hasn’t even got rid of all the bugs in the Transformer Prime and yet there’s another Transformer on the way bearing the codename TF300T. Given the fact that the

News and Rumors

AT&T to carry Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini on March 20

AT&T this week confirmed the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini. Arriving on March 20, the device features a 4.5-inch 720p display, 16GB internal storage, and 8-megapixel rear

5 Comments

  1. Jeff Shultz
    February 10, 18:51 Reply

    An 8.9 would be nice – but a 10.1 would be nicer.

Leave a Reply