Full Details on Kindle Fire
Amazon has now officially unveiled its 7-inch tablet, the Kindle Fire. It definitely looks like a Blackberry PlayBook. However, the Kindle Fire is heavily tied to the Amazon store. This device will be available on the 15th of November for $199.
The tablet has 1024×600 pixel IPS Gorilla Glass display, dual core processor, weighs around 14.6 oz. Amazon wants the Fire to become the de facto tablet for media consumption.
The original Kindle devices were simply catering for eBook apps, however Amazon is not just a bookstore anymore, actually, for a long time now. Amazon offers over 100,000 movies and TV shows for download. Amazon Prime member ship allows subscribers to stream 11,000 of them for $79 per year.
There are more than a million songs in the Amazon MP3 music store too. And millions more of books in the Kindle eBook store. Amazon is also the strongest-cloud-based platform provider. With a lot of websites being hosted in their cloud service. You can download your content and access it anywhere running Amazon software and that includes any iOS and Android devices). You can even sync the last page you’ve read across all of your devices. Videos work the same way too. You can delete any of your content and re-download it later or anytime.
Amazon also introduces a new kind of browser exclusive for the Kindle Fire. It’s called Amazon Silk and it uses Amazon’s EC2 to accelerate web pages on remote servers before sending them to the device.