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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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At 7.5 X 4.7 x 0.45 inches, the Kindle Fire is at least two inches smaller than the 9.5 x 7.31 x 0.34 iPad2 on two dimensions, but it's actually a tenth of an inch thicker than the Apple device. The Kindle Fire weighs 14.6 ounces, versus 1.33 pounds for the iPad2. The Amazon gadget's size is very similar to that of the 7.48 x 4.74 x 0.47-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 7, which weighs in at 13.58 ounces.

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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
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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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