A recent Kindle Fire HD tablet sale and user's guide eBook price drop at Amazon's website has consumers wondering if a Kindle Fire HD 2 is going to be announced soon. The latest deals seem to indicate reduced prices in order to clear stock of current items at Amazon. As of this report, it's unknown how long the price drops are going to last.
An Aug 30. report via Tech Media Source indicates that the Kindle Fire HD tablet is currently selling for $159, or $40 off the normal price of $199. The sale is on the standard 7-inch model of the device, which Amazon unveiled about a year ago. The tablet is also available in a larger sized 8.9-inch model, and there are various versions that can be bought in terms of storage/memory space, Wi-Fi or 3G capabilities and those with ads, or without them displayed.
In addition there's several Kindle Fire HD user's guide which appear to offer reduced prices ahead of any new models. The user's manual with tips and tricks by Shelby Johnson was originally $2.99, but now carries a price of $.99 for what appears to be a limited time as well. The guide offers users help in terms of getting the tablet set up, and then taking things to the next level with various apps and other tips to get more out of the device.
Amazon announced the Kindle Fire HD tablet lineup back in September of 2012, with the gadgets quickly selling out on pre-orders. Many are expecting that Amazon is going to announce newly-updated versions of their tablets this month as well, just in time for the holiday shopping season. Stay tuned for word from Jeff Bezos and the crew behind the Kindle tablets.