By Anton D. Nagy | February 17, 2012 6:21 AM
We’ve recently heard rumors of Amazon preparing a new 9-inch Kindle to join the updated 7-inch tablet as a follow-up to the popular Kindle Fire. Now China Times reports that a certain Kindle Fire 2 might land as soon as May.
Amazon is reportedly planning on reducing production costs for the upcoming Kindle Fire 2 which will be necessary for the company to sell the tablet and also get a profit out of it. The Kindle Fire is being sold in a way which makes Amazon lose money just to maintain the competitiveness of the tablet. However, the Kindle Fire 2 is rumored to contain lower-priced internals. The specs aren’t yet known but according to reports the Kindle Fire 2 might be shipping in May or June, with components hitting manufacturers sometime in March.