Amazon to hold press conference on September 6th

Early September is shaping up to be quite busy for press conferences! Following the September 5th Nokia and Microsoft and Motorola and Verizon events, you can now add one for Amazon on September 6th. The invitation reveals little about what Amazon has planned but the expectation is that it will refresh it Kindle device lineup, including a follow-up to its Kindle Fire tablet.

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Rumours have swirled for some time that Amazon was working on different-sized tablets, including 8.9 and 10.1 inch ones. The original 7-inch Kindle is also likely to be replaced with a new thinner and lighter model with a WXGA (1280×800) display. Its Kindle eReader lineup is also likely to be refreshed with new models with some possibly sporting backlit and perhaps even colour e-ink displays.

Could we also see an Amazon smartphone? It appears unlikely but you never know.

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