Amazon Launches $199 Kindle Fire Android Tablet
Amazon launches 7" Android-powered tablet called Kindle Fire. This is a WiFi only model, priced $199. The operating system of this tablet is a customized version of Google’s Android, so it will not be like a normal android tablet. You might not be able to install apps from android market place etc. Kindle Fire will be released on November 15, 2011.
- 7" vibrant color touchscreen that delivers 16 million colors in high resolution.
- Fast, Dual-Core Processor
- Magazines in Rich Color
- Over 100,000 movies and TV shows, including thousands of new releases and your favorite TV shows, are available to stream or download, purchase or rent – all just one tap away. Amazon Prime members enjoy unlimited, commercial-free streaming of over 10,000 popular movies and TV shows.
- Angry Birds, Plants vs. Zombies, The Weather Channel and more, plus a great paid app for free every day.
- Web browsing using Amazon Silk browser
- The Kindle Store offers over 1 million books, including 800,000 titles
- Kindle Fire gives you free storage for all your Amazon digital content in the Amazon Cloud.
- Built-in email app
- Document reader(Text, DOC, PDF etc.)
|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. 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.|
|Documentation||Quick Start Guide(included in box); Kindle User’s Guide (pre-installed on device)|
|Warranty and Service||1-year limited warranty and service included. Optional 2-year Extended Warranty available for U.S. customers sold separately.|
|Included in the Box||Kindle Fire tablet, U.S. power adapter (supports 100-240V), and Quick Start Guide.|