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At 30 percent of Amazon's regular rate, tablet offers plenty of bang for your buck

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) is offering a one-day sale of roughly 30 percent off the price of its second generation Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.  The sale applies to all configurations of the tablet device.

The cream of the current Fire OS tablet crop, the 8.9-inch device first launched in Sept 2013, and was refreshed this September. with a starting sticker price of $429 USD.  It packs a 2,560 x 1,600 pixel display, a Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) Snapdragon 805 chip (quad-core, 2.5 GHz), 2 GB of LPDDR3, and 802.11n Wi-Fi.

Kindle Fire HDX
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

The lowest price model (which is on sale for $299) packs 32 GB of internal NAND flash storage and comes with "special offers" (ads from Amazon).

All the various configurations, including models with cellular (LTE) data connections (from Verizon Communications Inc.'s (VZ) Verizon Wireless) and with up to 64 GB of NAND are also on sale for 30 percent off as well.  That trims the most expensive SKU -- the 64 GB LTE edition -- from $594 USD down to $414 USD.

Source: Amazon [sale page]





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