Amazon Launches New Kindle PaperWhite e-Reader, Kindle Fire And Kindle Fire HD Tablets
As Amazon was expected to launch a new e-Reader, because it wants to get such devices into as many hands as possible, then sell higher-margin digital content. It has launched the new Kindle Paperwhite e-Reader, the Kindle Fire tablet and the Kindle Fire HD tablet which look awesome and will be a great competitor for Nexus 7 and the new iPad. Amazon is fighting with Apple Inc, Google Inc and other technology giants for a foothold in the growing tablet market. People “dont’ want gadgets anymore, they want services.”
- It’s measures 9.1mm, for 7.5oz with a thin bezel, that’s not bad for an e
- It has an HD screen and is front-lit. It is actually slimmer than a magazine, fonts all seven of them can be adjustable in size.
- This is a way longer battery life than the Nook with GlowLight and much longer than Kobo Glo. 8 weeks of battery life with light on.
- The user can change the font size on the fly using a pinch and zoom.
- The Kindle Paperwhite also has FREE 3G, as Amazon puts it, there is no need to hunt for a Wi-fi hotspot and the 3G is global over 100 countries.
- 62% more pixels. which means whites are whiter, 25% more
- contrast, 212DPI high-resolution display.
- “Time to read” feature shows how much time is left to read a chapter and a book. It tracks reading speed and adjusts for you.
- Another feature called X-Ray provides author bios and allows you to jump back into the part of a book where they are first introduced.
- There’s a price drop in the old Kindle eReader to $79 only. The Kindle Paperwhite 3G will cost you $179 and $119 for Wi-Fi only. It will be shipping from October 1st onwards.
Kindle Fire Tablet Specs And Features : Here we have an update to the old Kindle tablet, The Kindle Fire tablet, a 10-inch device whose hardware looks to be improved a lot. It comes with a all new faster processor, 2X RAM than the previous one, 40% faster performance and a longer battery life. : The new Kindle Fire tablet will be available for $159 and will be shipping from September 14 onwards.
Kindle Fire HD Tablet Specs And Features
- The Kindle Fire HD will be available in 7″ and 8.9″ IPS HD displays, 1920×1200 resolution, it’s 8mm thin and weighs 20 ounces only.
- The Kindle Fire HD is powered by an OMAP 4470 powerful processor, which is found in many smartphones and tablets. It’s not the most powerful but it’s better than the Kindle Fire tablet.
- It comes with a laminated sensor with no air gaps. It has a sharper, clearer and better contrast with 25% less glare.
- Kindle FIre HD has dual stereo speakers, Dolby Digital Plus, first tablet to ever have it. Also too many devices operating in the 2.4GHz band, 5 GHz is newer and cleaner.
- Only a small number of high-end laptops incorporated MIMO until now. Kindle Fire HD has 41% faster WiFi than latest iPad and 57% higher than Nexus 7.
- “Kindle FreeTime” feature lets parents place time limits on various types of activites on the device, you can also set a time limit so that your kid doesn’t play all the time on the tablet. It also supports multiple accounts.
- It has a front facing HD camera and also allows Skype integration. Supports HDMI, bluetooth connectivity.
- Users will now be able to sync books with audiobooks with “Whispersync for Voice” feature. X-Ray feature for movies that adds meta-data directly on top of movies.
- WhisperSync for games is a cloud service that will store game scores and other in-game data that developers want to save across devices.
- The Kindle Fire HD can be pre-ordered today for $199, it will ship on Sept 14. Fire HD 7″ 16GB is priced at $199 while the Fire HD 8.9″ 16GB will be available for $299.
- Kindle Fire HD with 4G LTE Wireless with 250MB of free data per month, 20GB of cloud storage and $10 Amazon Appstore credit. This $499 model can be purchased today, and it will ship on November 20th.