Although the Kindle Fire is great in its own right, the device's 7-inch display is a bit of an issue. If Amazon launches an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire, though all those issues will be thrown out the window.
Amazon's Kindle Fire has already taken the tablet market by storm, thanks to its low pricing, fine selection of integrated features, and the kind of marketing that even makes Apple take notice. But the latest rumors claim Amazon is thinking about bringing a new tablet to the market by the end of the second quarter of 2012 that would come with a bigger display -- 8.9 inches -- and feature the many services found in Amazon's current slate. Other than that, though, little is known about the tablet, and so far, Amazon has not confirmed that it even has a new slate in the works. That shouldn't stop us from speculating on the device, though. The 7-inch Kindle Fire is a fine device that has already captivated consumers around the U.S. And there is no reason to suggest the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire flavor won't be able to do the same. In fact, it might just be the most successful Kindle Fire yet. Here's why:
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