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The Kindle Fire HDX 7 32GB model price dropped to just $209 through Staples.
The retailer is running a special promotion online that gives customers a significant discount on the device that normally costs $260. By entering in the promo code 67067 they will be able to save $50.
This same code slashes the price on the 16GB version to $169 and the Kindle Fire 7-inch HD to $139.
Amazon released the lastest Kindle Fire line at the end of last year which includes the 7-inch and 8.9-inch HDX models.
The 7-inch HDX features a screen with a resolution of 1900 x 1200 at 323 ppi. The device also comes with a new quad-core 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB RAM, Dolby Digital Plus audio, a 720p front-facing camera, and a new Adreno 330 GPU, with up to 11 hours battery life. It can also be extended to 17 hours if it is used solely for reading.
It features the new Fire OS 3.0 "Mojito," and an on-screen "Mayday button that enables live on-device tech support. It allows Amazon technical support to deal with any issue users of the tablet might be having with it through 24/7 one-way video support with tech agents that could remote control the device for support purposes.
The 8.9-inch model features the same specs with bigger display. The 7-inch model is normally priced at $229 with 16GB and $329 with 4G LTE connectivity.
Amazon also released a new version of the 7-inch 16GB Kindle Fire HD this year. This model features a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and sells for $169.
The Kindle Fire HDX is the successor to the original Kindle Fire line that launched in 2011. That model created the market for all of these new smaller low-end tablets.