Information: Amazon Kindle Fire (1st Gen) ("otter")

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Kindle Fire (1st Gen) Specifications
Codename: otter
Vendor: Amazon
Release date: 2011 September 28
Type: tablet
Platform: TI OMAP4430
CPU: 1 GHz dual-core Cortex A9
GPU: PowerVR SGX540
RAM: 512MB
Weight: 413 g (14.6 oz)
Dimensions: 190 mm (7.5 in) (h)
120 mm (4.7 in) (w)
11.4 mm (0.45 in) (d)
Screen size: 178 mm (7.0 in)
Resolution: 600×1024
Screen density: 160 ppi
Screen type: IPS LCD
Internal storage: 8GB
SD Card: none
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n
Power: 4400 mAh (6-7 hours of use)
CM supported: 10.1, 10.2, 11

Get CyanogenMod for the Kindle Fire (1st Gen)

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How to install CyanogenMod on the Kindle Fire (1st Gen)

Or build CyanogenMod yourself

Build guide

How to build CyanogenMod for the Kindle Fire (1st Gen)

Source code


Additional resources

Special boot modes

  • Recovery: During bootloader splash screen (blue Kindle logo), press Power repeatedly to open boot menu and move selection from Normal Boot to Recovery.
  • Fastboot: Use fastboot cable or pre-enter fastboot command during bootloader to enter fastboot mode.

Known Issues

To see a list of known issues, or to submit an issue, visit the Known Issues page for the Kindle Fire (1st Gen).

Find help online

You may find assistance with the Kindle Fire (1st Gen) on Internet Relay Chat or on the CyanogenMod forums.


The following people are maintainers for this device: Hashcode

Edit the otter device template

This wiki has a "master" device template for adjusting settings pertaining specifically to the Kindle Fire (1st Gen) (learn more). To change these master settings, edit the wiki device template at Template:device_otter.

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