The Amazon Kindle Fire was a revolution for the 7-inch tablet market, as it was build on a recipe that simply couldn’t fail: high-end specifications and a really low price.
As you probably know the Kindle Fire comes pre-loaded with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, with a highly-customized user interface that barely looks like Android. If there are some of you out there who got tired of the Kindle Fire’s stock UI and want to flash a custom ROM on your tablet, you should know that you need root access on your device. By rooting your Amazon Kindle Fire you will also be able to install certain apps from the Store that require root access to your device.
There are a lot of advantages coming with the root procedure, but you should also know that some of the companies doesn’t want you to root the device, therefore the warranty might get voided. Fortunately you can unroot the Kindle Fire anytime, by simply installing a stock ROM. We also recommend you to carefully follow all the steps of the rooting tutorials, or else you might seriously damage your Kindle Fire. You should also know that all the root tutorials at Android.gs were tested by our writers and that they are working flawlessly.
Amazon Kindle Fire was launched in November 2011, at a price of only $199. The tablet brings a 7-inch IPS TFT display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels and support for 2 fingers multitouch. The SoC underpinning the tablet is a TI OMAP 4430 unit based on a dual-core 1 GHz Cortex A9 processor and PowerVR SGX540 GPU. The tablet also comes with 512 GB of RAM and has an internal storage capacity of 8 GB.
Because it’s designed as a portable multimedia device, the Amazon Kindle Fire measures 190 x 120 x 11.4 mm and weighs in 413 grams. It also comes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, microUSB and 3.5 mm audio jack and a 4,400 mAh battery.
After the successor of Kindle Fire was launched, the Kindle Fire HD, the first gen Amazon tablet received a hardware upgrade and a cut off in price. The Kindle Fire is now priced $159 and comes with 1 GB of RAM and the same TI OMAP 4430 chipset with a processor clocked at 1.2 GHz.By Alex Dumitru