28 Sep '11, 3pm

Amazon launches iPad rival, the Kindle Fire

Amazon launches iPad rival, the Kindle Fire

Amazon unveiled a tablet computer, the Kindle Fire, on Wednesday in a challenge to Apple's market-leading iPad. -- PHOTO: REUTERS NEW YORK (AFP) - Amazon unveiled a tablet computer, the Kindle Fire, on Wednesday in a challenge to Apple's market-leading iPad. The Kindle Fire has a seven-inch (17.78cm) screen, smaller than the iPad's 9.7 inches (24.6cm), and Wi-Fi connectivity, the Seattle-based online retail giant announced at a launch event in Manhattan. Presenting the new tablet to the press, Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos said the Kindle Fire features a new Web browser called Amazon Silk. He said Kindle Fire owners would have access to the 11,000 films and television shows in the Amazon library and the 17 million songs.

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Amazon launches iPad rival, the Kindle Fire

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