The Kindle Fire is a tablet computer version of Amazon.com's Kindle e-book reader. Announced on 28 September 2011, the Kindle Fire has a color 7" multi-touch display with IPS technology and runs a forked version of Google's Android operating system. It includes access to the Amazon Appstore, streaming movies and TV shows, and Kindle's e-books. It was scheduled to be released in the US on November 15, 2011, but was released a day earlier, on November 14.
The Kindle Fire's external dimensions are 7.5 X 4.7 X 0.45 inch (190 X 120 X 11 mm), with the visible area of the screen a little smaller than a standard 4×6" photograph.
Content formats supported are Kindle Format 8 (KF8), Kindle Mobi (.azw), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, Audible (Audible Enhanced (AA, AAX)), DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, OGG, WAV, MP4, VP8.
The Kindle Fire now supports the video playback, and the MP4 is the best choice. If you can't play the videos on your Kindle fire, you can convert them into MP4 format first. You can ask iCoolsoft Total Video Converter to help you.(Both H.264/MPEG4(*.mp4) and HD MP4 are preferred)
Parameters of Kindle Fire for Reference
Operating system: Android OS 2.3 (customized)
CPU: 1 GHz TI OMAP 4 4430 (dual core)
Storage capacity: 8 GB
Memory: 512 MB RAM
Display: 7" multi-touch Gorilla Glass display, 1024×600 at 169 ppi, 16 million colors. Capacitive touch sensitive.
Graphics: PowerVR SGX540
Connectivity: Micro-USB 2.0 (type B), 3.5 mm stereo socket, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
Online services: Amazon Prime, Amazon Cloud Storage, Amazon Cloud Player, Amazon Instant video, Amazon Silk, Amazon App Store, Amazon Kindle Store