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Posted: 26 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (4.2.2), Fire OS 3.0 UIAndroid (4.0) 
Dimensions7.52 x 5.04 x 0.42 inches (191 x 128 x 10.6 mm)7.65 x 5.00 x 0.43 inches (194.4 x 127.1 x 11 mm) 
Weight12.17 oz (345 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
11.11 oz (315 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
 
ColorsBlack  
Display
Physical size7.0 inches7.0 inches 
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels1440 x 900 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

216 ppi243 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

IPS LCDIPS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

58.11 %57.58 % 
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass  
Camera
Front-facing cameraYes  
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

 TI OMAP4470 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual-core, 1500 MHzDual-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

YesPowerVR SGX544 @ 384 MHz 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1 GB RAM1 GB RAM 
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

8 GB8 GB 
Maximum User Storage5.1 GB5 GB 
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

 microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
TypeNot user replaceableNot user replaceable 
Video playback 9.00 hours 
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Multimedia
Music player   
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Dolby MobileAlbum art cover, Background playback, SRS TruMedia 
SpeakersStereo speakersStereo speakers 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, GyroscopeAccelerometer 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, dual-band802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
HDMI Yes 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

Wi-Fi positioning  
OtherComputer sync, OTA sync  
Availability
Officially announced25 Sep 201326 Sep 2012 
Shopping information
Warranty period12 Months  
AccessoriesUSB 2.0 cable, 5W power adapter, and Quick Start GuideNOOK Tablet, USB Cable, Quick Start Guide, Power Adapter 
MSRP price$ 139$ 199 

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