In July we reported Amazon’s plan to enter the tablet market with its own slate device. Different from the Kindle, analysts believe the new tablet will be more than just an eReader.

Amazon has started sending out press conference invites to technology journalists. The event is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, September 28 in New York City.

The online retailer didn’t disclose any further information.

Could Amazon’s tablet be the iPad killer? Technology enthusiasts everywhere will find out next week.