Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com, poses for a photo with the 8.9-inch version of the new Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com, poses for a photo with the 8.9-inch version of the new Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
01/09 Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com, poses for a photo with the 8.9-inch version of the new Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer is shown at left next to the 7-inch Amazon Kindle HDX, shown at right on the optional folding 'Origami' stand that also protects the screen when not in use in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
02/09 The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer is shown at left next to the 7-inch Amazon Kindle HDX, shown at right on the optional folding 'Origami' stand that also protects the screen when not in use in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer is shown at left next to the 7-inch Amazon Kindle HDX, right in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
03/09 The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer is shown at left next to the 7-inch Amazon Kindle HDX, right in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
The new 'Mayday' button is shown with an icon that features a question mark and the word 'Help,' on the screen of a new Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
04/09 The new 'Mayday' button is shown with an icon that features a question mark and the word 'Help,' on the screen of a new Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer is shown in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
05/09 The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer is shown in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer is shown at left next to the 7-inch Amazon Kindle HDX, shown at right on the optional folding 'Origami' stand that also protects the screen when not in use in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
06/09 The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer is shown at left next to the 7-inch Amazon Kindle HDX, shown at right on the optional folding 'Origami' stand that also protects the screen when not in use in Seattle. Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer, center, the 7-inch Kindle HDX, left, and the updated Kindle HD. Photo: AP/Amazon.com
07/09 The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer, center, the 7-inch Kindle HDX, left, and the updated Kindle HD. Photo: AP/Amazon.com
Amazon.com Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos introduces the all-new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9'', right, and Kindle Fire HDX 7'' tablet in Seattle.' Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
08/09 Amazon.com Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos introduces the all-new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9'', right, and Kindle Fire HDX 7'' tablet in Seattle.' Photo: AP/Ted S. Warren
The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer, much faster and lighter than the previous generations, in Seattle. (AP Photo)
09/09 The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer, much faster and lighter than the previous generations, in Seattle. (AP Photo)