The new Kindle Fire HD tablets will compete with the Apple iPad, the Google Nexus 10 and the Microsoft Surface.
Amazon Kindle vice president Dave Limp said: "Kindle Fire HD has been Amazon’s best-selling product worldwide since launch, and that was before we even started shipping the best tablet we’ve ever built."
"With the holiday season upon us, we’re excited to make our $299 Kindle Fire HD 8.9" available early – we think customers are going to love web browsing, email, gaming, watching TV shows, reading magazines, and more on the large, stunning HD screen, with fast Wi-Fi and exceptional audio," Limp said.
The retailer said that the new 4G Kindle Fire HD tablets will begin shipping from 20 November this year at $499.
Amazon started shipping the smaller version of the Kindle Fire HD, which has a 7-inch screen in September this year.
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