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Release date- 25092013 -
* Low-level platform enhancements, including: the Optimizing Download Manager, re-designed graphics pipeline, Reading Mode, and improvements to touch latency for better performance.
* Productivity apps with enhanced email, documents, and enterprise support with hardware and software data encryption.
* Deep integration of the hardware, software and services to deliver features like X-Ray, the Mayday button, Second Screen, and more.
* Built-in media libraries for instant access to music, movies, apps, and games both stored on the device or in the cloud, and automatically syncs between them.
* Content-first user interface with both Carousel and Grid views.
* Cloud services like Whispersync, 1-Tap Archive and Cloud Collections.
Fire OS 3.0 is available exclusively on the all-new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX-read a separate press release at: www.amazon.com/kindle-pr.
'Fire OS includes the core email and productivity apps, but we take a different approach when it comes to content,' said Dave Limp, Vice President, Amazon Kindle. 'Our content-first approach shapes the design of Fire OS-the home screen makes the most recent content items available instantly on the Carousel or Grid and customers can move between their media libraries both on the device and in the cloud with a simple tap. We've also deeply integrated
'Fire OS lets developers offer their Android apps on Kindle Fire with little to no work,' said
Fire OS features for Android apps and games:
Native Android App Compatibility is supported by Fire OS, so if an app runs on Android it can run on Fire OS with little to no work. Fire OS is built from the Android open source kernel and runtime libraries and is consistently tested for Android app compatibility.
Support for HTML5 Apps allows developers to offer their web apps and mobile websites on Kindle Fire tablets to customers in the same, convenient way as mobile apps. As one of the only platforms to offer this level of HTML5 support, developers can submit and distribute mobile web content without using third-party software or any mobile development.
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