Kindle Fire 2 Features Review

Kindle Fire 2 is now available at Amazon.

Available for preorder now. Ships September 14th.

Please Note: We’ll keep updating this Kindle Fire 2 post as more information comes out.

Kindle Fire 2 Features Review – Top 10 Features

More details as Amazon reveals them.

  1. Price – $159. Definitely the killer feature. Ships September 14th.
  2. Screen – LCD. Not HD but that’s the price you pay for the $159 price. 7″ screen. 1024 by 600 pixel resolution at 169 ppi. IPS technology.
  3. Content Availability – All Amazon Content.
  4. Size (Weight and Compactness) – 14.1 ounces weight. 7.44″ by 4.72″ by 0.45″ dimensions.
  5. Option for Ad Supported Kindle Fire 2 – Only Ad Supported Kindle Fire 2 is available. Guess that’s how they reduced the price to $159.
  6. New Features – Faster Processor, 40% faster performance, double the RAM (so 1 GB RAM), longer battery life.
  7. Design – Seems very similar.

You can get more Kindle Fire 2 details at The Verge.

Kindle Fire 2 Features Review – Specifications

  1. Screen -
  2. RAM Memory – 1 GB RAM.
  3. Storage Memory – 8 GB of which 5.5 GB is available for user content.
  4. Processor – Faster Processor. Dual-Core 1.2 GHz OMAP 4430.
  5. Touch – 2 point multitouch.
  6. Weight – 14.1 ounces.
  7. Dimensions – 7.44″ by 4.72″ by 0.45″.
  8. OS – Same OS.
  9. Battery Life – 9 hours battery life. Also lists 8.5 hrs.
  10. WiFi – Single band WiFi.
  11. Audio – Stereo Speakers and 3.5 mm stereo jack.
  12. USB Port – No. Just a micro-USB port for charging.
  13. Durability – Gorilla Glass screen.
  14. Included – USB 2.0 cable. No power adapter.

Kindle Fire 2 Thoughts

What are my personal five favorite things about the Kindle Fire 2?

  1. Price. $159 is really good.
  2. Double the RAM and 40% faster performance is good.
  3. Not that many improvements.

What are the things I don’t like?

Still looks too boxy. They should have redesigned it. Perhaps that’s asking too much.

Inclusion of Ads sucks.

Will update this post as more information comes out.

Kindle Fire 2 is available at Amazon for $159.

7 Responses

  1. Any word if Kindle Collections (from the Kindle 3) will be integral to the Kindle Fire 2? It’s a sticking point for me, as I want a reader first and a tablet second

    • They only showed the carousel and did not mention Folders or Collections. I doubt they will add Folders – they want us buying and consuming, not organizing.

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