Amazon has been known for the production of Kindle tablets powered by a modified version of Android OS from Google. The company is reported to build its own OS, which is focused more on enterprise Greeks, where the Fire HD & HDX tablets are shipped with a new OS from Amazon, the Fire OS’s third iteration, Mojito. This new OS is loaded with a number of features suitable for enterprise users.
The new OS from Amazon offers a number of features like enterprise email support, Office document compatible productivity suite pre-installed, wireless printing and an inbuilt VPN client. Security related features included in this new OS from Amazon include the use of Silk for secure browsing, native APIs for device management services support, better authentication and security for hardware data encryption.
Cost Comparison with Apple’s iPad
The cost factor for the new Kindle lineup from Amazon offers a higher appeal due to its cost, where the deployment fees of a single unit related to the launch of this tablet at an enterprise level is far less than that of iPad from Apple. With a new OS from Amazon, the company is looking forward to ass Whispercast like services, offering enterprises with a free native MDM solution. With the latest OS update, Amazon offers an easy addressability to enterprises with already built provisioning network, without any requirement for the spending of a particular IT infrastructure spending.
The Mayday Button
Along with a new OS from Amazon, there is another feature called the mayday button, which offers a tech support service for the HDX owners. This service offers an immediate response from Amazon’s tech advisor and can be accessed by simply pressing the mayday button. The communication with the representative is made through a live video window, thus offering a one-on-one care.
Thus, the new Kindle line-up is built with a new OS from Amazon and more features that are suitable for enterprise level users.