With e-books, you can easily download the book you want from the Amazon Kindle e-book store without leaving the comfort of your couch. The Kindle Fire HD X43Z60 combines the functionality of a tablet with the ability to download books directly from the extensive Amazon Kindle inventory of books and content only available on the Kindle. The Kindle Fire HD 7 is a family-friendly device that allows users to stream videos, play games, and access the Internet in addition to using it for reading e-books. The Fire HD has better performance capabilities than previous generations of Kindles. This Kindle Fire is also equipped with a dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 CPU and a PowerVR SGX540 GPU. The fast processor in the Kindle is partnered with a TI OMAP 4460 chipset from Texas Instruments. In addition to the higher-performing processor, the Fire HD runs on the Amazon Android OS, v4.0. The Kindle Fire is Wi-Fi enabled, and with the Android OS, you have an efficient browser and can download a wide variety of apps at the Amazon Kindle App store. The 16 GB of integrated storage gives you plenty of room without being full.Whether you are streaming video, reading an e-book, or playing a game on your Kindle Fire, you'll see it clearly on the high-definition display. With its 800 by 1280 pixels and a pixel density of 216 ppi, you will have a gorgeous picture with vivid colors, readable text, crisp images, and fast loading times. Audio comes through clearly via the stereo speakers, or you can plug in your favorite headphones to listen to an MP3. The IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen lets you scroll, swipe, and type with ease on the Fire screen. With the 1.3-megapixel front camera, you can easily capture life's moments or take selfies with your Kindle.Additional features on the Kindle Fire HD model include a micro-HDMI port and a USB port, which is a SlimPort-enabled USB to plug in accessories. The tablet battery lasts an impressive 11 hours, so the whole family can take a turn with the Kindle. The Fire is a convenient size at 7.6 inches by 5.4 inches. It's less than 1/2 inch thick, and it weighs less than a pound, which allows you to take the Kindle with you when you are mobile. With a matte black exterior and sturdy bezels around the display, the Kindle keeps its slim and stylish profile. The Kindle Fire is easy to grip and is comfortable for both a child and an adult to use for extensive periods of time.If you are on the search for a tablet that is easy to use, has numerous functions, and allows you to access the vast Amazon Kindle library, the Fire HD is an excellent option. With the ability to download popular software and apps like Skype, Google Calendar, Facebook, and more, you can use the Fire HD 7 like a tablet as well as an e-reader. The Fire HD has high-definition capabilities, updated technology, and even a camera to suit your needs.