Friday, September 7, 2012

Amazon Kindle Fire HD - 7 and 8.9-inch Tablets

Amazon has launched the new Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablet which is available in two display sizes 7-inch and 8.9-inch. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch is more powerful , sports higher resolution , and in contrast is quite slim in comparison to its 7-inch sibling.

Key Features  of Amazon Kindle Fire HD :
  • 1920×1200 HD (8.9-inch) and 1280×800 HD (7-inch) display with polarizing filter and anti-glare technology for rich color and deep contrast from any viewing angle
  • Exclusive Dolby audio and dual-driver stereo speakers for immersive, virtual surround sound
  • World’s first tablet with dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi for 40% faster downloads and streaming (compared to iPad 3)
  • High performance 1.5GHz (8.9-inch) , 1.2 Ghz (7-inch) dual-core processor with Imagination PowerVR 3D graphics core for fast and fluid performance
  • Over 22 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, audiobooks, and popular apps and games such as Facebook, Netflix, Twitter, HBO GO, Pandora, and Angry Birds Space
  • Integrated support for Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo! and more, as well as Exchange calendar, contacts, and email
  • Free Skype video calls with front-facing HD camera
  • Free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content
  • Includes special offers and sponsored screensavers.
  • Kindle FreeTime – a personalized tablet experience just for kids. Set daily screen limits, and give access to appropriate content for each child. Free on every Kindle Fire HD. Coming next month
  • Prime Instant Video – unlimited, instant streaming of thousands of popular movies and TV shows
  • Kindle Owners’ Lending Library – Kindle owners can choose from more than 180,000 books to borrow for free with no due dates, including over 100 current and former New York Times best sellers and all 7 Harry Potter books.
  • System Requirements : None. Kindle Fire HD is ready to use right out of the box – no setup, no software to install, no computer required to download content
Specifications of Amazon Kindle Fire HD :
  • Display : 10 point capacitive touch high definition color display with IPS (in-plane switching) technology, advanced polarizing filter, and anti-glare technology
    • 7-inch : 1280×800 resolution, video playback at 720p,
    • 8.9-inch : 1920×1200 resolution at 254 ppi, video playback up to 1080p
  • Dimensions :
    • 7-inch : 193x137x10.3 mm
    • 8.9-inch : 240x164x8.8 mm
  • Weight
    • 7-inch : 395 grams
    • 8.9-inch : 567 grams
  • Storage : 16 GB/32 GB internal
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity : Dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi (MIMO) , 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Ports : USB 2.0 (micro-B connector) , Micro-HDMI (micro-D connector) port for high definition video output to televisions or A/V receivers
  • Audio : 3.5 mm stereo jack , integrated stereo speakers with exclusive Dolby audio engine , Built-in microphone
  • Multimedia Formats Supported : Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, Audible Enhanced format (AAX), DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, OGG, WAV, MP4, AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HTML5, CSS3, MP4, 3GP, VP8(.webm)

Price in India : Expected to be around
  • Rs.15,000 for 7-inch Kindle Fire HD
    Rs.20,000 for 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD
No release date for India yet. 

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