Kindle Fire Information and Buying Guide

The tablet market domination by Apple’s iPad just met it’s first real competitor with Amazon’s Kindle Fire. The Fire is burning a new path in the market by combining simplicity with affordable pricing. With the cheapest iPad carrying a $499 price tag, the Fire offers the same simplistic user experience for only $199 at Amazon.com. Even the Nook tablet runs around $249.  Our Kindle Fire buying guide and information includes some comparisons with the iPad but with so many sold recently, we'll focus primarily on what Kindle can do for you.

It's already making a huge impact on web traffic, too.  One group of about 30 local TV stations reported that visits to its websites from the Kindle Fire grew at an average daily rate of 19% since its launch in mid-November 2011 and for them, the Fire has slightly outpaced the impression numbers from the launch of the original iPad in early 2010.  That's quite an impact.

The Kindle Fire is a 14.6 ounce, 7.5 inch tall (4.7 inches wide) tablet with built in stereo speakers and a gorgeous touchscreen display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 (169 ppi). It features an Android operating system with 8GB of integrated flash memory and a dual core processor. Included software is an Amazon Silk browser with e-mail and Whispersync technology. It also comes with a U.S. power adapter that recharges a battery within four hours and a limited one-year warranty.

Amazon’s strategy is that of genius. They prefer to minimize (or do away with) the profit in an effort to expand their digital sales market, offering free cloud drive storage for all book, music, movie or television episode digital purchases and for Fire owners who only carry an 8GB hard drive, that is of grave importance, especially if they were to stop buying content due to lack of storage.

The Kindle Fire links directly to an Amazon user’s account after registration. You can shop for all your digital content right from your Fire. You can buy Kindle e-books and download over Wi-Fi and you can also access your cloud drive and enjoy your musical playlist or your movies and television episodes directly from the cloud, without having to store them on your Fire. Your books can also be stored on your cloud, or easily stored on your Fire with relatively small file sizes.

Content on your Fire can be stored in the palm of your hands, stored on the cloud and removed from the Fire to make room for more, all while comfortably realizing that you will never lose or delete your content. The cloud will also store up to 5GB of content from your CD or DVD collection, which can be uploaded to the Amazon Cloud drive.  You can buy more storage for your uploaded content if desired and when you buy digital content from Amazon, they are stored for free and that content is not taken away from your free 5GB of external storage.

Our Kindle Fire review wouldn't be complete without mentioning that the Fire is also a great web browsing experience with beautiful colors and excellent download speeds. The Android App store includes a lot of the must have apps of today, such as Hulu, Pandora and Netflix.

The Kindle Fire is a little smaller than the iPad and only has an 8GB option for it’s users. The iPad has an 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB option for it’s users, but the price for the 8GB starts at $499 and goes up with the more storage you get. The price for the Kindle Fire 8GB is $199 and definitely gives users a comparable experience as to the iPad, with both using 512MB of RAM. Another downside to the Kindle Fire is it has no front or rear cameras, nor does it carry 3G coverage.

The iPad has both cameras and an option for 3G coverage (at a premium price of course). For the Tablet user who is on a budget but still needs to make good use of a tablet, the Kindle Fire is without a doubt the way to go. You can find the Kindle Fire in Amazon's Kindle Store and you can also click the links below to find special bargains, including accessories, on eBay.


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