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Amazon Kindle Fire HD gets dissected

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD gets dissected
Remember in high school when you would be forced to dissect a frog? Most students didn't like doing something so gross. On the other hand, there were the minority who got off on the assignment. Those were the kids who grew up to become doctors or who ended up working for iFixit, tearing down mobile electronic devices. The latest product to go through a teardown is the Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablet.

This version of the online retailer's tablet line has a 7 inch screen with resolution of 1280 x 800 and features a dual-core 1.2GHz TI OMAP 4460 processor driving the tablet. A 1.3MP front facing camera comes with the device, which is available with 16GB or 32GB of native storage. The former will cost you $199 while the latter wears a $249 price tag.

Both the entry level Amazon Kindle Fire 2 and the Amazon Kindle Fire HD are now shipping. The other two models, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 and the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 4G LTE will be released on November 20th, just in time for the holiday shopping season.

source: iFixit

Kindle Fire HD Teardown

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posted on 17 Sep 2012, 08:48 1

1. AppleIsGod (Posts: 49; Member since: 27 Aug 2012)


How many mAh is the battery?

posted on 17 Sep 2012, 09:51

2. Yaldabaoth (Posts: 34; Member since: 06 Jun 2012)


As per the slideshow, "The Kindle Fire HD gets its spark from a 3.7 V, 4400 mAh, 16.43 Wh Li-ion battery"

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