Wednesday

Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet


I heard about the announcement Amazon was making about a potential new tablet--one that might rival the iPad--and started following all the rumors and updates. I'm pretty excited about this because it has some great features and the price is right.

Aside from some changes to the kindles we're already familiar with (things like a touch screen model), Amazon announced the release of the Kindle Fire. The Kindle Fire is essentially a small tablet that offers a lot. It's like the Kindle in the sense that it supports electronic reading, but it also offers many other features/benefits.

Overview
  • An impressive color touchscreen
  • Super detailed color displays of magazines
  • User-friendly interface
  • Ultra-fast mobile browsing through Amazon's new Amazon Silk Browser in addition to Amazon Web Services cloud
  • FREE cloud storage! Meaning you don't have to rely on your device for all of your storage!
  • Super durable screen (a special material that's supposed to prevent some of the typical bumps and scratches)
  • Amazon Whispersync provides automatic backup of your data 
  • Email app that combines all of your accounts
  • Document support of documents including PDFs, new and older versions of Word, etc.
  • Free month of Amazon Prime (unlimited streaming of movies and videos as well as free 2-day shipping on qualified items--love this! I did a trial a few months ago and was impressed)
  • Access to 100,000 movies and tv shoes (not new, but a great feature)
  • A dual-core processor (so excited about this!)
  • Access to all of your favorite apps and games
  • Millions of electronic books (again, nothing new, but great all the same)
  • Children's e-books (nothing new, but great for families)
  • 17 million songs (impressive and a good iPad competitor)
Price
This goes for $199 with free shipping. It can be pre-ordered now and will begin to ship Nov 15th.

Where to Buy
This can only be purchased through Amazon. Pre-order HERE

Final Thoughts
I have gotta get one of these!

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