<![CDATA[Touch Panel Control]]> http://www.touchpanelcontrol.com/news/ Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:49:20 +0000 http://www.touchpanelcontrol.com/skin/frontend/default/tpc2/images/rss-png.png Touch Panel Control http://www.touchpanelcontrol.com/news/ Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Higher resolution touch panel displays for new Kindle Fire tablets]]> http://www.touchpanelcontrol.com/news/Higher-resolution-touch-panel-displays-for-new-Kindle-Fire-tablets/ 7ef605fc8dba5425d6965fbd4c8fbe1f Amazon's Kindle Fire HD range is about to get a little larger with the impending announcement of at least two new tablets expected in the near future.

While they will stick with the same 7 and 8.9 inch panel iterations as the preceding products, the touch panel displays are likely to get a higher pixel count squeezed into this established area, according to TechRadar.

The seven inch Kindle Fire HD 2 will pack a 1920x1200 resolution, giving it the ability to handle full HD 1080p content with ease. Meanwhile, the 8.9 inch model will have an even higher 2560x1600 resolution, putting it in the same league as the iPad's Retina Display, while actually exceeding it in terms of pixel density, thanks to its smaller area.

Extra pixels are always welcome, particularly if they are endowed upon tablets, because this means that the clarity and quality of the image can be improved without also meaning that the size and weight of the device is on the increase.

A September launch for the new Kindle Fire HD models is anticipated and they should be on sale just before Christmas, to make the most of the heightened consumer interest around this time of year.

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