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The Amazon Kindle Fire HD features an 8.9-inch, 1,920 x 1,200 IPS display rated at 254 PPI, inside is a Texas Instruments OMAP 4470 processor. Other key features include dual stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus, front-facing HD camera, HDMI-out, dual-band Wi-Fi technology with MIMO (2.4GHz and 5.0GHz) and 16GB of onboard storage.
Bright and colorful display with wide viewing angles.
Long battery life.
Incredibly fast 4G LTE speeds.
Seamless streaming performance.
Unmatched media library.
Highly streamlined UI.
No memory expansion.
Removing ads from lock screen costs 15.
Power adapter sold separately.
Web performance is lacking compared with that of other tablets.
It's physical design is fairly plain with buttons that are too flush with its chassis.
The curated Appstore means many games and non-entertainment quality apps are not available.
Lack of core tablet functionality.
By The Inquirer on April 19, 2013
ONLINE RETAILER Amazon has added to its tablet family with the Kindle Fire HD 8.9. The tablet is a larger version of the 7in model introduced by Amazon last year, and aims to please those users looking for a high-quality screen in the more traditional...
By LaptopMag on April 15, 2013
Now with 4G LTE, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 has an added layer of...
By Expert Reviews on April 12, 2013
Great hardware for the money, and a great range of content to buy, but Amazon’s take on Android still feels comparatively inflexible...
By NotebookCheck on April 11, 2013
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 As the third iteration of Amazon's Kindle Fire series, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 offers no surprises. Everything we praised about the HD 7 has made its way here , including the (very) bright display, strong build quality for...
By PC Advisor on April 05, 2013
The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 is the big brother of the 7in version, which is simply called the Kindle Fire HD. See our Kindle Fire HD review . Both tablets share an identical design, with the 8.9 being larger because of the 8.9-inch screen. ...
By Channel Pro on April 05, 2013
Amazon upgrades its Android-based tablet with a bigger, better screenRating: 3Average: 3 (1 vote) The Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablet made its UK debut in 7in form last September. Now, the 8.9in variant is here. With prices starting at £229 for the...
By PC Pro on April 04, 2013
Amazon upgrades its Android-based tablet with a bigger, better screen...
By CNET UK on April 02, 2013
The Kindle Fire HD 8.9's Full HD screen and easy access to Amazon's streaming services makes it an attractive choice for media lovers who don't want to fork out for an iPad. Its lack of offline video is annoying however and the Nexus 7 still...
By PCAdvisor on April 01, 2013
The hardware is hard to fault – excepting the hard-to-find buttons – and the screen is great for the money. The app store is lacking compared to Google Play, but undemanding users will find almost everything they need.
By PC Advisor on April 01, 2013
Launched in the US back in November 2012, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" tablet has now arrived this side of the pond. It's the biggest Kindle Fire to date, being the big brother of the 7in Amazon Kindle Fire HD . (For more, see: Amazon Kindle Fire vs...
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