Amazon Kindle Fire launches as 7-inch Android tablet
Amazon confirms the Amazon Kindle Fire, a 7-inch Android tablet with a colour touchscreen display. A Kindle Fire release date has been set for November
Following months of speculation Amazon has officially unveiled the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet with the 7-inch Android device set to launch on Novemeber 15th.
Amazon Kindle Fire Specs
Sporting a 7-inch LCD touchscreen display with a Gorilla Glass coating and a 1024 x 600p resolution the Kindle Fire lines up at a similar size to the Samsung Galaxy Tab and BlackBerry PlayBook with a dual-core processor landing alongside 8GB of internal storage enhanced by access to the Amazon cloud service.
The tablet’s battery life is touted at 8 hours of reading or 7.5-hours of continued video playbook with a sleek design seeing the device measure up at just 11.4mm thick.
Amazon Kindle Fire Release Date
Set to go on sale in the US on November 15th the Amazon Kindle Fire is lining up to be one of the must-have Christmas gadgets sure to capitalise on the imminent festive shopping rush. Pre-orders for the Android tablet are open now via Amazon.com.
Amazon Kindle Fire Price
With many expecting Amazon to sell the Kindle Fire as a loss leading device in order to forge a place in the market and benefit from content sales, the retailer looks to have done just that handing the Kindle Fire a $199 (£127) price tag.
Amazon Kindle Fire unboxing video