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Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet PC Exclusive Review and Specifications


Posted Date: 13-Nov-2011  Last Updated:   Category: Tablet Computers    
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Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet PC review and specifications are given here. Reviews of hardware, software along with its limitations of Amazon Kindle Fire are provided. We also provide the specifications, details of applications store of Amazon Kindle Fire Android Tablet, Amazon Silk browser and its flash support, limitations and drawbacks, launch date and price of Amazon Kindle Fire. Release date in India and Price in India are also given.



Amazon is bringing web, movies, applications, games and all under one roof through their new tablet PC Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet PC. The tablet PC will be a real opponent for Apple iPad 2. In the first look the tablet looks like Blackberry's Playbook but the cost of Amazon Kindle Fire is far less than Playbook. Amazon Kindle Fire comes with a price tag of $199 but the price of Playbook is $499.

Amazon Kindle Fire will be released in America on November 15. The booking of the Tablet PC have already started. With the launch of Amazon Kindle Fire, the share price of Amazon has increased by 4.9 percentages.

Hardware Review and Specifications of Amazon Kindle Fire


Amazon Kindle Fire comes with 7 inch touch screen with 1024 x 600 resolutions. The screen is excellent for viewing high quality videos, browsing and reading e-papers. Also the touch screen has very good response and also gives you the multi-touch facility. Kindle Fire is using an in-plane switching (IPS) technology which is a similar technology used in iPad. So you get a display of an iPad through Kindle Fire for just $199. Another interesting facility of Amazon Kindle Fire is anti reflection treatment which allows you to view videos in sunlight and in variety of angles. The size of Amazon Kindle Fire is 190 mm x 120 mm x 11.4 mm and weight is 413 grams which is easy to carry in your pockets and easy to hold in your hands.

Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet PC Exclusive Review and Specifications

Amazon Kindle Tablet PC works on 1GHz dual-core processor with 512MB RAM. This gives you a very high speed for your Tablet. You will never observe a hang or slow down in Amazon Kindle fire. The internal memory of Amazon Kindle fire is 8 GB where 6 GB will be available for users and rest is eaten up by default settings and operating system. Amazon Kindle Fire does not allow you to use an external memory. This is one of the greatest drawbacks of the tablet. Many users love to store their movies, music, songs and videos in their tablet. But Kindle Fire will not be sufficient for such users. Anyway Amazon has tried to rectify the problem by giving Free Amazon Cloud Drive Account which allows you to store all your files in Amazon server.

Amazon Kindle Fire will give you 8 hours of continuous reading or 7.5 hours of video playback. By this huge battery back up Amazon Kindle Fire users only need to charge once in 2 or 3 days. The battery get full charged in approximately 4 hours. So simply, Amazon Kindle fire gives you a good battery life.

Lack of camera is another drawback of Amazon Kindle Fire. That means you are not allowed to snap your favorite moment and cannot use the video calling facility.

Software Review and Specifications of Amazon Kindle Fire


Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet PC app store
Amazon Kindle fire comes with a highly personalized Android 2.3 version Gingerbread operating system. The Amazon is designed the operating system in their own way which makes user interface more powerful. Because of this Kindle fire users cannot use Android app store. This is one of the limitations of Amazon Kindle fire. But Amazon has tried to cure this limitation by providing an exclusive app store for Amazon Kindle Fire. The store contains more than 10,000 apps which is nowhere near Apple app store and Android app store. This is a limitation, but don't forget that the Amazon is the creator of Kindle Fire. Amazon is the largest online book retailer in the world. Amazon will provide all these books, movies, TV episodes, music, and magazines through their Kindle Fire. You will not get this feature from any of the tablets. Amazon also offers you a one month free Amazon Prime membership for Kindle Fire users. Amazon Kindle Fire also comes with built-in email app which contains Gmail, Yahoo!, Hotmail, AOL etc.

Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet PC supports Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, Audible (Audible Enhanced (AA, AAX)), DOC, DOCX text formats, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP picture formats and non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, OGG, WAV, MP4, VP8 audio and video formats. Amazon Kindle Fire only allows you to use MP4 videos. That means you have to convert your videos to MP4 format to use Kindle Fire Tablet PC.

Amazon Kindle Fire web browser- Amazon Silk browser Review


Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet PC browser
Amazon Kindle fire comes with a new browser which is Amazon Silk browser. Amazon Silk browser is very high speed web browser which gives you the internet at your finger tip. Amazon uses Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) to make Amazon Silk browser faster and efficient. Amazon uses "split browser" architecture in Amazon Silk browser. Amazon uses a division of labor between the mobile hardware and Amazon EC2.

Connectivity review and Specifications of Amazon Kindle Fire


The tablet offers you to connect other devices through Wifi and USB. But an Amazon Kindle fire does not gives 3G and GSM support. So Kindle Fire will not be a suited for developing countries because of lack of Wifi facility. So Kindle Fire will not make a good move in India.

Amazon Kindle fire has not been officially launched in India. It is expected that Kindle Fire will strike Indian markets in coming months. The price in India of Amazon Kindle Fire will be 10,000 Rupees.
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