Exciting news today is, Amazon announces its upcoming Kindle Fire, a 7-Inch Multi-touch Tablet, said to be a killer to Apple iPad 2. Sure, it does deliver loads of eye-catching features, people will be crazy about them. So let’s find out why it is so cool.
The Kindle Fire has Stunning Color Touchscreen that delivers 16 million colors in high resolution, it uses IPS (in-plane switching) technology – similar technology to that used on the iPad – for an extra-wide viewing angle, perfect for sharing your screen with others.
You can enjoy your favorite magazines with glossy, full-color layouts, photographs and illustrations. Its simple, intuitive interface puts the content you love at your fingertips – spin effortlessly through your recent titles and websites straight from the home screen.
These are over 100,000 movies and TV shows out there waiting for you to watch, if you are a prime member of Amazon, that’s much better, you can enjoy unlimited, commercial-free streaming of over 10,000 popular movies and TV shows. This is super cool, huh?
You love playing Angry Birds, Plants vs. Zombies? No problem, you can play them on Kindle Fire too, all apps are Amazon-tested on Kindle Fire for the best experience possible. The Fast, Dual-Core Processor makes it smooth to play any kind of games you want.
Browsing websites using Kindle Fire is a wonderful experience, Amazon Silk is a revolutionary, cloud-accelerated browser that uses a “split browser” architecture to leverage the computing speed and power of the Amazon Web Services cloud. I’m sure you are going to love this.
Of course, there are over 1 million books offered by Amazon Store, and they are very affordable, under $9.99, and a large number of free ebooks too. What’s more, Kindle Fire gives you free storage for all your Amazon digital content in the Amazon Cloud. So you don’t need to worry about the storage at all.
Let’s sum up now.
- Fast, powerful dual-core processor
- Amazon Appstore – thousands of popular apps and games
- 18 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, and books
- Free cloud storage for all your Amazon content
- Vibrant color touchscreen with extra-wide viewing angle
- Ultra-fast web browsing – Amazon Silk
- Amazon Prime members enjoy unlimited, instant streaming of over 10,000 popular movies and TV shows
These are just the key features this Amazon tablet delivers, you’ll find out more when you get the tablet.
- Display: 7″ multi-touch display with IPS (in-plane switching) technology and anti-reflective treatment, 1024 x 600 pixel resolution at 169 ppi, 16 million colors.
- Processor: State-of-the-art dual-core processor for fast, powerful performance.
- On-device Storage: 8GB internal. That’s enough for 80 apps, plus either 10 movies or 800 songs or 6,000 books.
- Cloud Storage: Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
- Battery Life: Up to 8 hours of continuous reading or 7.5 hours of video playback, with wireless off. Battery life will vary based on wireless usage, such as web browsing and downloading content.
- Charge Time: Fully charges in approximately 4 hours via included U.S. power adapter. Also supports charging from your computer via USB.
- Wi-Fi Connectivity: Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, or 802.1X standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication; does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks.
- USB Port: USB 2.0 (micro-B connector)
- Audio: 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, top-mounted stereo speakers.
- Content Formats: Supported Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, Audible (Audible Enhanced (AA, AAX)), DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, OGG, WAV, MP4, VP8.
- Size (in inches): 7.5″ x 4.7″ x 0.45″ (190 mm x 120 mm x 11.4 mm).
- Weight: 14.6 ounces (413 grams).
- System Requirements: None, because it’s wireless and doesn’t require a computer.
- Warranty and Service: 1-year limited warranty and service included. Optional 2-year Extended Warranty available for U.S. customers sold separately. Use of Kindle is subject to the terms found here.
Now let’s watch a video.
Kindle Fire & New Kindles – Recap & Impressions
As to price, you can’t believe, it’s only $199.00! Have you ever seen a cheaper price for such a tablet?
The Kindle Fire is now available for pre-order, you can make a pre-order at Amazon Official Website
So what do you think about the Kindle Fire? Do you think it would be iPad killer?