Computers are more and more powerful now,but it has a shortcomig, a little heavier, the battery can’t apply long-time running. So we can’t take it by handle for portable use, thus mini tablet came out and quickly go popular. There are many such mini tablet at present, today we just talk about Kindle Fire from Amazon.
The Kindle Fire is a mini tablet computer version of Amazon.com’s Kindle e-book reader. It’s announced on September 28, 2011.
The Kindle Fire’s external dimensions are 7.5×4.7×0.45 inch (190×120×11 mm), with the visible area of the screen a little smaller than a standard 4×6″ photograph. It has a 7″ multi-touch display with IPS (in-plane switching) technology, anti-reflective treatment, 1024 x 600 pixel resolution at 169 ppi, 16 million colors. And it supports multi-touch, silimar with Apple iPad.
It has 8GB on device, includes 80 apps amouted by default, plus either 10 movies or 800 songs or 6,000 books, seems very valuable. Furthermore, it supports free cloud storage for all Amazon content, so you can save the files on the server, and never have to worry about running out of space
It runs a forked version of Google’s Android operating system, so you are easy to get large amout of soft or games freely on this larget market. And it also supports users to access to the Amazon Appstore to get streaming movies,TV shows, and electronic books easily. It supports mp4 video format, so you can also rip your DVDs, movies into mp4 format and transfer the ripped files to your Kindle Fire for personal use. Longo DVD Ripper can help you rip DVDs to Kindle Fire easily, if you use mac os, you can use its mac version Longo Mac DVD Ripper. This can save you some money for other uses.
The battary is very powerful, Amazon announced that the Kindle Fire can apply 8 hours continuous reading or 7.5 hours
video playback 14.6 ounces.
The present price of Kindle Fire is US$199. This price is very competitive, it may force other competitor like iPad to lower the price, good ideal to customers. Amazon already has so many users, so its business strategy is to make money on the selling of digital content on the Fire, rather than through the device itsel.