India to officially get Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD 7, 8.9 on June 27th
Recently Amazon re-branded its operations in India under the Amazon name and the retailer has announced today that it’s launching the Kindle Fire HD 7 and 8.9 there later this month. Due on June 27th, the two tablets will ship for 15,999 ($275) and 21,999 ($380) rupees with access to a reported 1.9
million-plus apps, games and books.
The local Kindle store was opened last year, accessible via the older Kindle device sold at retailer Croma, as well as Kindle Paperwhites currently listed on the Amazon India store. The Kindle Fire will also be sold through “over one hundred” brick and mortar stores in India, with a list available on the Amazon website. There will also be locally-sourced content available with tablet-optimized apps for Indian video services like Big Flicks, Chhota Bheem and more, plus e-book prices that are promised to be the lowest in