Amazon moves ahead with Kindle tablets, ereaders (photos) Summary: Amazon takes the wraps off its new tablets, the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD and the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD. They expect to give Apple stiff competition in price and features. By Andy Smith | September 6, 2012 -- 20:12 GMT (13:12 PDT) Previous | Next Image 12 of 13 The Kindle Fire had its price cut to $159. Topics: Amazon, Apple, Tablets Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.