Kindle Fire Video

What is Kindle Fire?

In 2007 Amazon introduced the Kindle e-reader that is used to access Amazon’s digital book store. The Kindle became a hugely popular device that allowed for a person to carry their entire book selection in a small lightweight package. Since this success, Amazon has released the Kindle Fire HD. The Kindle Fire HD is a tablet device, not unlike the iPad or Galaxy Tab, that runs on the Android operating system. This allowed for the Kindle to be much more than just an e-reader and more of a multimedia device.

The base price for the Kindle Fire HD is only $200 (Amazon Pricing), much less than other tablet devices on the market. This low price has allowed for the Kindle Fire HD to undercut its new competitors and quickly become one of the top tablets in the world. If you buy from Amazon, it comes with login information already loaded, so all you need to do is confirm that you are who you say you are, and your ready to go.

Kindle Fire Apps

Another thing that the Kindle Fire HD is offering its customers is the huge library of apps that Android provides, including games, GPS navigation, daily planners, and a whole host of nearly limitless tasks and features. Because of the low cost, many parents have been buying the Kindle Fire HD for their children as a gaming device or an educational tool. Being an e-reader, video player, gaming device, and task manager, the Kindle Fire HD has come a long way from its simple book collecting start. The Kindle has evolved from a quiet way to pass the time into a complete media device in one small package.

The home screen has labeled categories: Newsstand, Books, Music, Video, Docs, Apps and Web. All Kindle e-books you have previously purchased will show up in the library archive, and any music or video you bought or uploaded to Amazon’s Cloud Player will shows up as well. Additionally you have access to all the Apps you have previously purchased.

Because of the addition of Android 4.0, many have begun using the Kindle Fire HD for other tasks besides just reading. Netflix can be easily streamed through a wifi or 3G connection and provides thousands of movies and television shows. If you are more interested in watching current shows, then Hulu is another great option that can be downloaded from the Google Play store. Amazon Prime provides access to over 13,000 streaming movies and TV shows. The company pushes the service hard to new Kindle Fire owners, automatically giving them a free month when they activate their new tablet. All of these media options can be accessed from the palm of your hand in one simple device. This is great option for those who are sick of paying the high cost of Cable TV and are looking for cable TV alternatives.


Kindle Fire Specs

Display Second to None – When it comes to HD video, great resolution is crucial  Unlike other 7″ tablets, Kindle Fire HD provides rich color and deep contrast from every angle. Rich, beautiful HD video, vivid photos and crisp text – the Kindle Fire HD is the total package. Kindle Fire HD offers a  1280 x 800 high definition LCD screen that brings your content to life. Kindle Fire HD solves the screen glare problem, through by laminating the touch sensor and the LCD together into a single layer of glass, creating a display that’s easy to view, even in overhead lighting.

Dolby Digital Audio – Kindle Fire HD offers a world class audio experience, with or without headphones. With self optimizing speaker technology the Kindle Fire HD adjusts to what you’re doing: watching a movie | listening to music | or talking on Google Phone. Kindle Fire HD features dual-driver stereo speakers on both sides of the device, providing a deeper bass, and room filling stereo sound without distortion.

Learn More about how the Dual Antennas | HD Processor | and much much more by reading Amazon’s Spec Overview.


The Kindle Fire HD is doing for movies what the original Kindle has done for reading.


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7 thoughts on “Kindle Fire Video”

  1. I would suggest getting a WiFi enabled device. Then you dont have to pay for data plans through your cell phone provider

  2. Hi Julie – Thanks for reaching out. Really glad to hear we were able to save you some money.. every bit counts 😉 As for your question – great one! I should have provided this info originally. The Kindle Fire HD comes in two sizes: 7″ $199 & 8.9″ for $299. And there are more expensive models with enhanced 4g options and larger hard drives.

  3. Thanks. Canceled Cable two months ago because of what i learned on KilltheCableBill. Been looking for a good tablet and cant afford an Ipad. What are the different screen sizes available?

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