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Sharp, warm screen.
Highly streamlined UI.
Full access to Amazon content.
Poor app store.
Lockscreen ads are blatant and annoying.
Amazon goes overboard upselling products.
Interface is laggy at times.
Amazon email/calendar apps don’t match Google’s.
No homescreen customization.
By Tech Digest on March 28, 2013
Name: Type: Specifications: Despite being priced low enough to be considered a "budget" tablet, there's nothing cheap about the Kindle Fire HD 8.9's construction. Measuring 239mm x 163mm x 9mm, and weighing 567g, it houses a gorgeous 8.9-inch...
By 3G UK on December 12, 2012
All in all the Kindle Fire HD is made for viewing and buying content – in effect it’s a personal shop window that costs £150 to buy. But it’s still an impressive device. If you’re just after something on which you can read,...
By Business Computing World on November 29, 2012
Amazon’s goal is to put a Kindle in everybody’s hands, and as part of its work towards that aim it has augmented its e-reader only devices with a couple of tablets. Both all colour and both running Android (after a fashion), the aim is to...
By Computer Shopper on November 26, 2012
Families and others looking for a simplified tablet to serve up content from Amazon.com will appreciate the Kindle Fire HD, but for the same $199, the Nexus 7 is a more versatile device for those familiar with Google's Android OS....
By TechRadar on November 20, 2012
Unusually, given its populist design philosophy, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD is a bit of a niche product, aimed at those who feel intimidated by typical tablet interfaces or who just want to be left alone to their media consumption.
By Whathifi.com on November 19, 2012
Amazon’s Kindle gave bookworms across the world a warm glow and the ability to carry thousands of paperbacks in their pockets. The online giant now hopes the can blaze a similar trail for multimedia enthusiasts.The Fire HD’s specification...
By 5FWD on November 19, 2012
The Amazon Kindle Fire HD is caught between a hard place, and one seriously strapping rock. On the one hand, the iPad mini is almost the same size, far sexier, with countless apps. On the other, you’ve got the Nexus 7 - think the Kindle Fire HD...
By PC Advisor on November 15, 2012
The Amazon Kindle Fire HD (review here) is as much an over developed eReader as it is a cut-down, 7in Android tablet . Here's our Kindle Fire HD review. The Kindle Fire HD has 7 inch 1280 by 800 screen. It has a dual-core processor, dual-band...
By Computeractive on November 15, 2012
We've long been fans of Amazon's cheap but well-made Kindle ebook readers. The Kindle Fire HD is the colour touchscreen tablet model and it's finally arrived in the UK.The original Kindle Fire is available for £129, but £30 more...
By PC Advisor on November 14, 2012
It's been a long time coming, but the Kindle Fire is available to buy in the UK. This is the Kindle Fire HD, which is very similar to the standard Kindle Fire (review) - both tablets have the same interface and 7in screen- but the HD, as you'd...
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