Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ 4G LTE will be available through AT&T stores, for only $249
One of the most popular versions of Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD line will be available at your local AT&T store starting next week, wit a limited time price-cut of $150.
The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE 32GB tablet will hit store shelves “of select AT&T company-owned retail stores nationwide” on April 5, 2013. Anyone who purchases the $399 Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE with a two-year data plan agreement at AT&T retail stores will receive up to $150 off, for a limited time, lowering the overall cost to $249.
“Being the first carrier to connect Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD to our 4G LTE network provides the best mobile internet experience,” said Chris Penrose , senior vice president of emerging devices, AT&T. “Combining our 4G LTE with Kindle Fire HD’s rich features at an incredible price point yields a great value and experience for our customers.”
“We’re excited to work with AT&T to offer the 4G LTE version of Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ to AT&T customers across the country,” said Mike McKenna , Vice President, Amazon Kindle. “Customers tell us they love our large-screen Kindle Fire HD for browsing the web, writing emails, watching movies, reading magazines, and more – and with AT&T’s 4G LTE technology, everything is faster and more convenient.”
Amazon remind customers in a press-release sent out today that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ display supports (1920×1200, 254 ppi), custom Dolby audio and dual stereo speakers. The “Buy Once, Enjoy Everywhere” slogan is for Amazon apps, which are available on “the largest number of platforms” allowing customers to use their Amazon content on any of their devices.
Data plans start at $10 per month, customers can connect the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ with AT&T’s Mobile Share plans. The Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE is the first Kindle Fire to run on AT&T 4G LTE.