The Amazon Kindle Fire is an Android-based tablet from the online giant retailer, which is having all the mid-range specifications. It looks a lot like a BlackBerry PlayBook.
Amazon Kindle Fire runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS with Amazon’s own eye-candy overlay on top of it, sporting a 7″ IPS-LCD backlit display with 1024 X 600 pixels of resolution with Gorilla Glass coating, powered by a 1GHz dual-core TI OMAP4 processor, 8GB of internal memory storage, 512MB RAM to keep things running, 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity, top-mounted stereo speakers, access to the Amazon’s own App Store, Kindle books, full-color magazines, etc. — all stored for free via Amazon Cloud Storage, access for 100,000 movies and TV shows, 17 million songs and much more. Amazon is also throwing a 30-day trial of Amazon Prime. Whispersync works with movies and TV Shows. Kindle Fire is also bringing an incredible computational horsepower of Amazon EC2 to accelerate mobile browsing with the help of “Amazon Silk” browser.
Sadly, Amazon kindle Fire is lacking camera and 3G connectivity and there is no access for Android Market.
Specifications Of Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet
|190 mm x 120 mm x 11.4 mm
|14.6 ounces (413 grams)
|Candybar Touch Tablet
|1024 X 600 pixels
|Input/ User Interface
Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
|Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
|TI OMAP4 Dual-Core 1GHz Processor
|– 8GB Internal Memory Storage
|Browser & Messaging
MMS, SMS, IM, Email, RSS
|v2.0 Micro USB
|3.5mm stereo headset jack
|802.11 Wi-Fi b/g/n
|Video & Audio
|Audio & Video Formats
|Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, Audible, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, OGG, WAV, MP4, VP8.
|Li-Ion Standard Battery
|Video Playback Time
|Up to 7.5 Hours
|Up to 8 hours of Continuous Reading
|Android Flash Support
G-mail, Google Maps, G-Talk
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Picasa
Free Cloud Backup
Price & Availability
The Amazon Kindle Fire tablet will be available to purchase for just $199.99 without your signature on any contract plans. The tablet will be shipping from November 15th.
Users will be getting 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime, which is $79-a-year membership service that includes streaming video and free two-day shipping.
Pre-Order: You can now Pre-order Amazon Kindle Fire at Amazon (hit the link) for $199.