The kindle fire is the next generation of the kindle. The device now will have a full color touch screen with many new features. It is designed to compete with the nook color which is already sold with a color touch screen. Some of the new features of the kindle fire include web browsing, movies, apps, and games. Click the above link for more detailed information about this new device. There is also going to be a new kindle touch which will be black and white with a touch screen. This is cheaper than the full color model and also a great new device.