Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Amazon Kindle Fire

Amazon's New Tablet, Kindle Fire

The Kindle Fire has been released and people want to know if it is as good as they say. We think: Yes. The Fire is best for people that want a tablet PC that handles all of the most important functions without some of the least used functions found on other tablet PCs come with extra expense. This has allowed Amazon to offer the Fire at an incredible price-point of only $199.

So this is a summary of features this new Android based device.

Basic Specs of Kindle Fire

Dimensions & weight: 7.5 x 4.7 x 0.45 inches (HWD) 14.6 ounces
Processor: Unknown
Operating System: Custom Android
Storage Capacity: 8GB

Screen: 7” 169 DPI
The screen is a big plus,  it’s very clear, the clarity will impress you.

Cameras: No

Resolution: 600 x 1,024 pixels

File Formats Supported: Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, DOC, DOCX, Audible (Audible Enhanced (AA, AAX)), MP4, VP8, Non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, OGG, WAV, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP

Storage & Expandable Memory Unit SD: NO
No SD support buy it includes 8GB of storage which is generally enough for around 800 songs or 6,000 books. The actual usable space for the user is close to 6.5GB rest is taken up by the operating system. Limited memory seems to be a limitation of the Kindle Fire, but here Amazon Cloud storage comes to stage.

Amazon Cloud Storage
The Amazon Cloud allows you to store your files on Amazon’s servers and access them by any computer connected to the Internet. You get 5GB for free to store anything you want and extra GBs for $1 per year.

Adobe Flash support: Yes

3G: No

Wifi: Yes

Price: $199

Unlimited Free Cloud Storage
Very Light weight
Small, portable, easy to use

Cons: No cameras and it won’t have thousands of applications like Ipad since it is based on Android.

When we look to the latest tech gadgets and tablets, on the paper, this seems a great product with a really good price. If you are not sure to spend about $500 for an Apple iPad 2 or $430 for a Samsung Galaxy Tab you can wait for The Kindle Fire which will cost only $199.

Questions About Fire:

-Can I watch tv on a Kindle Fire?
Yes you can. It allows you to watch movie, youtube, or TV via Amazon site.

-Is Kindle Fire is a good tablet for old people too?
Definetly. They can read books, rent movies, and read their favorite magazines.It is very simple to use so it is the best tablet for older people.


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