Amazon’s new Kindle Fire: the evidence grows

New Kindle Fire lead

Today has been a boon for Kindle leaks: we saw some sort of new Kindle Fire earlier followed by a Kindle Touch refresh with “Paperwhite” technology. Now we’ve been sent a large collection of additional images of a new Fire — from the same source as the Paperwhite model — that corroborate the last image of the Fire that we’d posted.

Though these images bear a hard-to-ignore resemblance to the Fire that’s currently on the market, there’s a very important difference: this device has a prominent notch along one of the long edges which may be a front-facing mic for video calling. You can also see a front-facing camera in several of the images, and some show Skype being demonstrated — it’s an important feature even for a budget tablet,…

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