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Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 Kindle Fire.
Kindle Fire is in full color 7 inches multi-touch display and comes with Wi-Fi and Amazon's revolutionary cloud-accelerated web browser.
Here are some of the great features of the Kindle Fire:
1) Stunning color touchscreen that delivers 16 million colors in high resolution.
2) Magazines in rich color that comes with built-in video, audio and other interactive features.
3) Beautifully simple and easy to use.
4) 100,000 movies and TV shows that are available to stream, download, purchase or rent.
5) Fast dual-core processor for fast and powerful performance.
6) Your favorite apps and games like Angry Birds and Plants vs. Zombies.
7) Ultra-fast web browsing, Amazon Silk that is supported by Adobe Flash Player.
8) Millions of books to choose from including over 2 million of free and out-of-copyright titles.
9) Free cloud storage for all your Amazon digital content.
10) parental controls that can restrict access to web browsing and content purchasing.
11) 20 Million songs to choose from in the Amazon MP3 store.
12) Easy to hold in one hand.
13) Extra durable display that is resistant to accidental bumps and scrapes.
14) Built-in Email app that you can simulateously access your webmail in one inbox.
Technical Details of Kindle Fire
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.
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.
On-device Storage: 8GB internal (approximately 6GB available for user content). That's enough for 80 apps, plus 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 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, or enterprise networks 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.
Documentation: Quick Start Guide (included in box); Kindle Fire User's Guide (pre-installed on device). Additional information available online.
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.
Included in the Box: Kindle Fire device, U.S. power adapter (supports 100-240V), and Quick Start Guide.
Here are some of the reviews from Kindle Fire users:
"Outstanding Value at $199 and Full of Functionality / Bells / Whistles" - Michael Gallagher
"Great device, you will enjoy it" - jjceo
"very pleased with this small tablet. easy to navigate, excellent color, screen adjust to my needs. not too heavy so easy to hold for reading.would recommend!!" - junen
If you prefer a Kindle that reads like real paper, Kindle DX is the right e-reader for you with a large 9.7 inches E-ink display and physical keyboard.
This post was written by: Mark Ferdinand Tayag
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