Amazon's upcoming 7-inch Kindle Fire 2 tablet needs these 10 things to take on the Google Nexus and other competitors.
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Even if the new Kindle Fire doesn't come with more than 8 GB of onboard storage, it can one-up the Nexus 7 by adding a MicroSD card slot, which Google left off its tablet. A Fire with expandable storage would appeal to users who frequently download HD movies and TV episodes from Amazon's video library.
Recent rumors about the next-gen Kindle Fire haven't mentioned a microSD slot, although one report from BGR did say the new Fire would have a microUSB connector and a second jack that may very well be an HDMI-out port. Stay tuned.
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