Amazon Kindle Fire 2

Announced:
Sep 6, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 14, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

6.5
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Display

Display size:

7.0 inches

Resolution:

1024 x 600 pixels

Pixel density:

170 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

60.86 %

Design

Dimensions:

7.44 x 4.72 x 0.45 inches (189 x 120 x 11.5 mm)

Weight:

14.1 oz (400 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)

Colors:

Black

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

TI OMAP4430

Processor:

Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540

RAM:

1 GB

ROM:

8192 MB

Internal storage:

5.5 GB

OS:

Android (4.0)

Connectivity & Features

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Location:

Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Battery

Type:

Not user replaceable

Shopping information

Warranty period:

12 Months

In The Box:

USB 2.0 cable, and Quick Start Guide

MSRP price:

$ 159

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Lacks a camera on the back
  • Thick body (0.45 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Lacks GPS

Description

The new 2012 Amazon Kindle Fire retains the 7-inch screen of the original, but with a price slashed by $40 and still a better processor, 1GB, or twice as much RAM memory, and overall a 40% faster performance. The new Fire tablet will also come with a larger battery that lasts longer.

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