Originally Posted by jswinden
I didn't realize they had updated the original Fire (Fire 1) to a Fire 2. Is it just a firmware update to match its big brother the Fire HD, or did they upgrade the hardware too?
From a website somewhere:
"The Fire (SD, some are calling it) has double the RAM of the original, as well as a faster processor and longer battery life"
The claim is a 40% speed boost, yeilding less lag, snappier performance and capability to support many of the new firmware features.