Amazon has launched its long awaited next generation of Kindles, but Kindle Fire has been the one to steal the spotlight for its full color, full feature tablet form, priced at a reasonable $199 it is suspected to pose a threat on the Apple iPad dynasty.
The Kindle Fire, which will be released on Nov.15, has been hailed for his elaborate features and reasonable price.
The Screen: It comes with a vibrant 7 color touchscreen that delivers 16 million colors in high resolution. It used technology similar to that of the iPad to enable extra wide viewing angles.
Easy Spin, Easy use: The tablet uses a fast an effective quick touch component that brings the content you are looking for straight to your fingertips without having to wade through all your content.
Magazines in Rich Color: Magazines can be pulled up with their full glossy rich colors. Many of the magazines come with multimedia components that can easily be accessed straight from the Kindle Fire.
100,000 Movies and TV Shows: Thousands of new releases can be streamed, downloaded or rented with Amazon Prime members able to view commercial-free content.
Fast Dual-Core Processor: The Kindle Fire uses a fast state -of-the-art-core processor for fast allowing users to multi-task and browse the web while listening to music or downloading videos.
Millions of Books: After all Amazon started with selling books, now its tablet allows easy access to the Kindle Store where you can download your favorite bestsellers.
17 Million Songs: With books and videos come music. Music can be streamed from Amazon's Cloud Drive, or bought from the Amazon MP3 store, home to 17 million songs.
Free Cloud Storage: This is one of the Kindle's most talked about features. Without using memory you can store all Amazon content in the Amazon cloud for quick and free access.
Email: Gmail, Yahoo!, Hotmail, AOL-access your email from anywhere
HootSuite: This application brings all your favorite social media outlets to one location. Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Google Buzz are all available.
Twitter: You can tweet on an app solely dedicated to twitter that can be downloaded for free.
Evernote: The free note-taking and organizational tool that saves your information, photos and audio in a cloud service can be downloaded in the Amazon app store for free.
Angry Birds: The game of the year only costs 99 cents for the ad- free version and can be downloaded easily to start the well known and loved Angry Bird challenge.
Wi-Fi analyzer: This free app gives you a full report of Wi-Fi signals with the best signal closest to your tablet.
Kindle Fire Technical Features:
Display: 7 multi-touch display with IPS (in-plane switching) technology and anti-reflective treatment, 1024 x 600 pixel resolutions at 169 ppi, 16 million colors.
Size: 7.5 x 4.7 x 0.45 (190 mm x 120 mm x 11.4 mm).
On-device Storage: 8GB internal-80 apps plus 10 movies or 800 songs or 6,000 books.
Cloud Storage: Free 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.