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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 0.45 inches thick, the Kindle Fire is fatter than the old 0.3-inch Kindle e-reader and the 0.34-inch iPad2, but it's thinner than the 0.5-inch-thick Blackberry PlayBook. All four sides are spare, with a small round power button, an HDMI micro USB plug (for charging by USB or AC adaptor,) and a mini audio plug on the bottom. The top has two speaker slots. Sorry, no memory expansion slot or external connectivity of any kind (other than audio).

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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!
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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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