The Kindle Fire HD is the new tablet from Amazon and it really is a hell of a good one! While many still call it the Kindle Fire 2, we will slowly begin erasing that name and replacing it with the official one. The Kindle Fire HD is available from Amazon for $199 for a 16 GB model.
Kindle Fire HD Features and Specs:
- A 1280x800 HD display.
- Polarizing filters
- Anti-glare technology
- Rich color and depth
- Dolby audio with dual-driver stereo speaker
- The Kindle Fire HD is also the first tablet ever with dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi. This makes the tablet 40% faster at downloading and streaming (compared to iPad 3)
- Features a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor along with an Imagination PowerVR 3D graphics core
- Comes with over 22 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, audiobooks, and popular apps and games such as Facebook, Netflix, Twitter, HBO GO, Pandora, and Angry Birds Space
- Integrated support for Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo! and more, as well as Exchange calendar, contacts, and email
- Free Skype video calls with front-facing HD camera
- Free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content
- Includes special offers and sponsored screensavers.
- Kindle FreeTime - a personalized tablet experience just for kids. Set daily screen limits, and give access to appropriate content for each child. Free on every Kindle Fire HD. Coming next month
- Prime Instant Video - unlimited, instant streaming of thousands of popular movies and TV shows
- Kindle Owners' Lending Library - Kindle owners can choose from more than 180,000 books to borrow for free with no due dates, including over 100 current and former New York Times best sellers and all 7 Harry Potter books.
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The purpose of this page is to keep you updated to rumors and news on the Amazon Kindle Fire 2 specs and features as they come. We will keep this page updated constantly to make sure you get the latest news about the specs on the Kindle Fire 2 device. Remember to come back every now and then to check for updates.
New information on the Kindle Fire 2 specs:
- Different models - from 7 inch tablet to 8.9 inch version (mostly confirmed)
- Metal casing, yet slimmer than the previous Kindle Fire (confirmed)
- Resolution of 1280 x 800 with ppi of 216 (mostly confirmed)
- New battery supplier (a huge improvement to the first KF - confirmed)
- Faster OS (still a forked version of Android - confirmed)
- Better User Interface (confirmed)
- Physical volume buttons (confirmed)
- Camera on the back (possible, but still a rumor)
- SD Card support (possible, but till a rumor)
- A back camera (rumor)