This afternoon, The Verge posted a purported image of Amazon’s upcoming Kindle Fire that is set to be announced next week. The Verge posted two more images of the upcoming Fire to follow up this evening. They rock the same notch at the top, which appears to be a microphone, along with a camera for video chatting. Furthermore, you will notice the Skype instance being run on screen, which we assume is just downloaded form the Amazon Appstore. Other than the camera and mic, all looks to be similar to the original Kindle Fire that was released last fall.

It is not clear at this point if Amazon will release a 7- and a 10-incher, as several reports have mentioned. It looks like we will just have to wait and see at Amazon’s media event Sept. 5, which we will be covering in full. And hey, while on the subject, Amazon revealed earlier today that it “sold out” of the popular Kindle Fire. It is looking like a good time for the Kindle brand, huh? You can see the charger image below: [The Verge]

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