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9/28/2011
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Amazon Kindle Fire: Visual Tour

Take a closer look at Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire tablet, as unveiled Wednesday by CEO Jeff Bezos. One clear goal: Steal millions of hearts--and dollars--from Apple.
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Kindle Fire doesn't match iPad2 head-on: Performance, storage, screen size and resolution, the availability of 3G connectivity, and price put that device in a different league. But how many people who might have saved and eventually splurged on an iPad will now opt for Kindle's $199 tablet experience? The killer ingredient here is Amazon's content. There may well be Android apps that don't work on Amazon's heavily customized version of the operating system. But as for video, audio, book, and periodical content, Amazon has a bigger and broader collection available than Barnes & Noble does with its Android-based Nook Color.

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Cconway2361
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Cconway2361,
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1/24/2012 | 2:02:18 PM
re: Amazon Kindle Fire: Visual Tour
I am disappointed with Amazon Fire. Battery life will not even let met read 1 book.
Why? cconway2361@hotmail.com
johnpaul1943
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9/30/2011 | 1:52:13 AM
re: Amazon Kindle Fire: Visual Tour
Yes, I forgot, no sdcard, 8gb, no 3G, no camera. Taps was already played before it was even released. I wonder who does the thinking for these people. Dumb and dumber!
johnpaul1943
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9/30/2011 | 1:51:02 AM
re: Amazon Kindle Fire: Visual Tour
8gb and no sdcard slot. I can already hear taps being played!
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9/29/2011 | 11:47:15 PM
re: Amazon Kindle Fire: Visual Tour
I am disappointed. I was holding out, waiting for Amazon to deliver something truly amazing. A 7" device with no 3G, no camera and ok battery life just doesn't do it for me. I think I will be moving forward with an iPad.
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