Kindle Fire Review
Kindle Fire – Coming Soon!
The soon to be launched Kindle Fire which was recently publicized by Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos on September 28, 2011 has been making a massive hype among technology enthusiasts. This new tablet provides the functionality of an advanced tabled and also a colored e-Book reader in a very low cost compared to its predecessors.
The Kindle Fire is developed as a multimedia gadget which operates on a modified model of the Android Operating System. Does the Kindle Fire have what it takes to compete in the world of tablet and become the tabled to beat or does it fall short? If you want to know more details, then read this Kindle Fire review.
Kindle Fire Video Intro
Here Are the Added New Features of Kindle Fire
- 7 inch color (IPS) touch screen
- 1024 x 6000 display resolution)
- 8GB internal storage memory
- 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity
- Amazon Cloud for unlimited storage of content
- Lightweight, weighs just 413 grams, and more portable
- A single charge can last up to 8 hours
- Headphone jack
- built-in stereo speakers
- Free 1 month trial of Amazon Prime
The Kindle Fire has some similarities to a BlackBerry Playbook when it comes to the weight and feel of the gadget. The structure and design is extremely streamlined, including just a power switch button on the device. With the relatively small dimensions, the Kindle Fire is very small to fit in your pocket or be held one hand.
The seven inches multi-touch screen along with IPS provides the optimum resolution of 1024 by 600 at 16 million colors. The ISP used offers a good range of viewing angles, allowing you to view at 178 degrees and greater.
Despite possessing graphic resolutions lower than iPad, the texts on the Kindle Fire are very crispy and sharp. However, this new model does not use e-Ink technology anymore, so if you need a Kindle for reading purposes, you should acquire the earlier versions that provide an e-Ink display to lessen eye strain over long periods.
The Kindle Fire has its limitations when it comes to connectivity. You can successfully connect to WiFi but not to 3G, GPS, and Bluetooth. The headphone jack is very useful when you need to listen to music or watch your favorite movies in private.
Amazon.com has taken a leaf from iPad and opted for simplicity when developing the Kindle Fire. The GUI (Graphical User Interface) is extremely simple and offers easy usage via the touch screen. There’s a screen to navigate to your digital content and an icon tray to keep your favorite things.
Kindle Fire Summary
Based on the statements mentioned above, the Kindle Fire is not an iPad killer. However, it sure packs a punch with the specs and it is a great entry to the world of tablet. The lack of camera, additional storage, and connectivity will be discouraging to some techy people who are after a full-fledged table experience. But for people who are after a pure multimedia, the Kindle Fire will do.
The very low cost of the Kindle Fire and its multimedia functions are very appealing, making it more considerable for anyone interest in multimedia experience.