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February 17th, 2012

Pros and Cons of Amazon Kindle Fire

The Amazon Kindle Fire is one of the hottest selling gadgets of the recent times. Within the first week of its release, as far as sales are concerned it started showing promising results. Even though the specs and price of the Amazon Kindle Fire is lower than Apple iPhone specs, tablet PCs and Android smartphones, it does not manage to put up fierce competition.

Here are the pros and cons of Amazon Kindle Fire
Pros of Amazon Kindle Fire
Undoubtedly; Kindle Fire’s price is the first thing that attracts the buyers. It is priced at $199 and there is no other tablet in the market that is priced this low.

Awesome display
The 7-inch display that supports multi-touch is one of the salient features of Kindle Fire. It supports 16m colors and is built with IPS LCD technology that delivers amazing color depth and viewing angles. The color saturation and brightness truly gives you a wonderful viewing experience. Apart from reading eBooks, you will love watching your favorite movies on its amazing display.

Fast CPU
Even the device is powered with customized version of Android OS and supports 3D interfacing and cloud computing, the TI OMAP4 CPU manages to deliver smooth performance.

Amazon Store
The integrated Amazon Store gives you access to your favorite movies, videos, TV shows, songs, magazines and eBooks. With so many entertainment options, you will have a wonderful time using this gadget.

Amazon Silk
The inbuilt browser reduces webpage loading times, downsizes the images and scripts and supports Flash. All these features helps you to browse seamlessly on your Kindle Fire.

Amazon Cloud
The free cloud computing feature from Amazon allows you to store all your favorite ebooks, movies, songs, etc on Amazon’s online storage service – Amazon Cloud.

Cons of Amazon Kindle Fire
Android Market not available
Even though the Amazon Kindle Fire is an Android OS device, it lacks the best feature of Android – the Android Market.

No camera
All tablets that are available in the market has a front-facing or rear camera. However, the Kindle Fire lacks a camera.

3G and 4G connectivity not available
You can surf high speed web through Wi-Fi on Kindle Fire. However, when there is no Wi-Fi network available, you will not be able use the internet and related services. A support for 3G or 4G is missing on this device. If it was available, you browse the web wherever you are.