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E-Readers Overview: Kindle Fire

Screen

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.

Features

  • Amazon's Silk Browser
  • Full compatibility with Android applications

Pros and Cons

Best Features

" The Kindle Fire is a 7-inch tablet that links seamlessly with Amazon's impressive collection of
digital music, video, magazine, and book services in one easy-to-use package. It boasts a great
Web browser, and its curated Android app store includes most of the big must-have apps
(such as Netflix, Pandora, and Hulu). The Fire has an ultra-affordable price tag, and the screen
quality is exceptional for the price." - CNET
 

Content Management

8GB internal (approximately 6GB available for user content). That's enough for 80 apps, plus 10 movies or 800 songs or 6,000 books.

 Transfering e-content files to Kindle Fire

Kindle makes it easy to take your documents with you. You can e-mail documents - including Word, PDF and more - directly to your Kindle so you can read them anytime, anywhere. You can also send documents to your Kindle using Send to Kindle, available for free download at www.amazon.com/sendtokindle.
 

Kindle Fire Introduction

Tech Specs

Size: 7.5" x 4.7" x 0.45" (190 mm x 120 mm x 11.4 mm).

Weight: 14.6 ounces (413 grams).

On-device Storage: 8GB internal (approximately 6GB available for user content). That's enough for 80 apps, plus 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.

Compatibility

Formats

Document: Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, DOC, DOCX,

Audio/Video: Audible (Audible Enhanced (AA, AAX)),  non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, OGG, WAV, MP4, VP8.

Image: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP,