AllThingsD is reporting that the next Kindle Fire will be thinner and lighter than the current Kindle Fire with a better display, boosting the pixels to a 1280×800 resolution. Supposedly, Amazon is targeting the second half of the year for the release — late in the third quarter, to be a little more specific.
AllThingsD also expects a camera to be added in the next Kindle Fire, which should help make more people look like hilarious fools for taking pictures with their tablets. The thing about a new 1280×800 screen though is that it changes the aspect ratio of the Kindle Fire from 1.71 to an aspect ratio of 1.60. The 1280×800 display is actually used in the Nexus 7 tablet, so we could be looking at similar screens here.