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Ports! We've got ports! Get 'em while they're hot.
Headphone jack up top, Micro-USB on the bottom. Like the flounder, Amazon seems to be shifting its vitals around.
Contrasting last year's Fire HD, which had ports on the side and bottom, this year's port layout was assuredly driven by some internal component shifts. We look forward to finding out what they are!