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Will the Kindle Fire be hot?

Techstination feature for Monday, October 10, 2011

Will the Kindle Fire be hot?   I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.    Amazon’s upcoming Kindle Fire gives consumers yet another choice in the tablet market.   Most people buying tablets by far have been choosing the iPad.   But Amazon may make a significant dent with the 200 dollar price of the Kindle Fire…even though it is smaller and lacks Bluetooth and a camera.     Still there is plenty to like.   Amazon Kindle director Jay Marine…

“I think what’s different about this product is we’ve integrated everything at Amazon.  Eighteen million pieces of content across music, movies, TV shows, magazines… and we’ve brought that all into a beautiful, high color, IPS screen for only a hundred and ninety nine dollars.   And I guess the last thing I would add is we invented a whole new Web browser called Amazon Silk, which improves mobile Web browsing by using Amazon Cloud to accelerate your Web browsing.”

It may not be an iPad killer, but it will be a worthy competitor.  You can find us at  I’m Fred Fishkin.

Categories: Consumer Electronics | Mobile Devices