Kindle Fire got more than a half of the market of Android based tablets in the U.S.
According to research by comScore Kindle Fire became the most popular Android-based tablet in the U.S.
As of February 2012 the share of Kindle Fire in the US tablet of Android based tablets was 54.4 percent.
The device is far ahead from the nearest competitor Samsung Galaxy Tab .with 15.4 percent of the market.
Motorola Xoom is on the third place with 7 percent. Amazon started sales of Kindle Fire in U.S. stores in November 14, 2011 and in a month manage to get 29.4 percent of the market.
Kindle Fire powered by 1GHz dual-core processor and has eight gigabytes of internal memory.
7” display of the device has a resolution of 1024 by 600 pixels. There are no built-in camera and a slot for SIM cards but it can go online via Wi-Fi.
Kindle Fire is running on modified version of Android and has no access to Google services.
Applications for Fire are available in Amazon Appstore only. In order to access the Android Market consumers should get the tablet root privileges.
According to unofficial reports Google is close to release a device that would be competitor of Kindle Fire. New 7’’ tablet from Google expected to have a price below $ 199.
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