We’ll be reporting live from tomorrow’s Amazon Kindle tablet event

By on September 27, 2011 at 5:35 PM.

We’ll be reporting live from tomorrow’s Amazon Kindle tablet event

We’re less than 24 hours away from the unveiling of what many believe to be the iPad’s first real competition: a low-cost Amazon tablet with a customized version of Google’s Android OS that includes with deep integration with a variety of Amazon services. Kindle eBooks, streaming movies and TV shows, Amazon’s MP3 music store, videos on demand, streaming music via Cloud Player, Amazon Prime perks and more are expected from the 7-inch slate, which will reportedly be called the “Amazon Kindle Fire.” BGR reported exclusive details surrounding Amazon’s first tablet back in May — alongside early details surrounding Amazon’s upcoming second tablet, the quad-core 10-inch “Hollywood” slate — and we can’t wait to see the Kindle Fire finally get official on Wednesday morning.

Bookmark this link, which will go live tomorrow morning, and make sure to head there for our live coverage of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet unveiling! Coverage starts at or around 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

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Amazon Kindle tablet due in November for $250, report claims

By on September 2, 2011 at 6:10 PM.

Amazon Kindle tablet due in November for $250, report claims

Amazon’s first Android tablet will launch this coming November at a price point significantly below Apple’s entry-level iPad 2, TechCrunch reported on Friday. According to the site, which claims to have handled a prototype of the device, the Amazon tablet bears a strong resemblance to RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook and it runs a highly customized pre-Honeycomb version of Google’s Android operating system. It also features deep integration with various Amazon services such as the Amazon Appstore and Amazon’s Cloud Player service. All of this has already been reported, however. Read on for more. More →

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