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 PCAdvisor on October 04, 2013
The Kindle Fire HD wasn't the best 7in tablet when it launched in 2012, and even at the new lower price, it can't really compete with newcomers including Tesco's Hudl. The Fire HD locks you into Amazon's world, which still lacks the breadth of choice compared with Google Play.70
By SlashGear on October 02, 2013
There’s a lot to like about the Kindle Fire HDX. The screen is superb, the form-factor sober but sturdy, and the processor cutting edge for the market. Amazon’s $229 starting price (with subsidizing Special Offers on the lockscreen, 16GB of...-
By TechTree on June 26, 2013
The Amazon Kindle Fire HD performs great as an e-book reader and also as a multimedia device. The crisp screen makes reading easy and the exclusive e-book reader features such as the amazing text-to-speech and X-Ray sets it apart from other Android...80
By Xtra Gamer on May 08, 2013
Okay, so you might not immediately associate the Kindle with gaming and you’d be forgiven for thinking so. You are indeed correct if talking about the majority of the kindles such as the Kindle, Kindle 2, Kindle DX, Kindle Touch and Kindle...-
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...80
By Gadling on March 18, 2013
There is no doubt that tablet computers have had a dramatic impact on travel over the past few years. These lightweight and versatile devices provide us with all kinds of entertainment options while keeping us in contact with friends and family back...-
By Pen Computing on December 26, 2012
by Daniel Rasmus When the iPad first came out and the mad scramble to create a new tablet market erupted, we reviewers often wondered if the manufacturers had even seen an iPad as they delivered thick, wildly heavy and marginally functional...-
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,...70
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...70
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....70