Amazon Kindle Fire

  • Amazon Kindle Fire
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Based on 42 scores, 109 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    16
  • Average:
    9
  • Bad:
    11

Amazon sent a wave crashing through the mobile industry when it announced its Kindle Fire would land with a price of $199. This is likely the best value in a tablet on the market, and will make tablet computing accessible to many people that either couldn't afford an iPad or couldn't tolerate Honeycomb tablets.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on 70

My out of the box experience with the Kindle Fire was not as good as I had expected. Sure, the very initial setup was a breeze, since it logged in my Amazon account automatically (which it won't do with devices bought at retail stores or ordered from ...

By PC Advisor on -

UPDATE: With the launch of the Kindle Fire HDX tablets, Amazon has now discontinued the original Kindle Fire. The Kindle Fire HD remains on sale at £119, as a 'previous generation' product. There are no configuration options for this model: it has 16GB...

By Wired UK on -

What's the best size for a tablet? The 7-8-inch standard may be too big for a pocket, but it's lightweight and compact enough to fit in a bag or even the glove compartment of a car, and of course it can do pretty much everything the big boys can do, just...

By micromart.co.uk on 80

Amazon's Kindle-branded Fire was one of the first 7" devices to gain any traction in a market that was, at the time, heavily tilted towards 10" tablets. Its successor, the Kindle Fire HD, is the third and final of the 'big three' 7" tablets -...

By AsiaOne on 40

Though it will be two years old in September, the Kindle Fire is still one of the better 7-inch tablets in the market. Those with Amazon accounts can use it to access movies and TV shows, as well as books and magazine subscriptions.Its biggest draw is...

By techradar.com/au/ on 80

The Amazon Kindle Fire still represents astonishingly good value for money. Perhaps the best gadget bargain of this era. The company has unquestionably succeeded in doing what it set out to; to produce a brilliant media consumption device that doesn't...

By PC Advisor on -

Rather than using the tired bus analogy, let's just say that it's been a rather long wait for UK buyers to be offered the chance to buy a Kindle Fire. It was available in the US, but however tempting the price was, it wasn't possible to use one with a UK...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Some limitations, but the Kindle Fire offers a lot for not much money...

By geeksquad.co.uk on -

Amazon's Kindle Fire is designed to take their ebook reader to the next level to compete with devices such as the Nexus 7 or the iPad mini. For its price point of £109 at Carphone Warehouse it comes in at the lowest price among the three but does it have...

By itproportal.com on 70

If you're really focused on budget, and absolutely want the cheapest tablet possible, then priced at £129 you can't argue with the fact that the Kindle Fire is a great starter slate. It's also very easy to use, and suitable as a gentle introduction to...

By AnandTech on -

The Fire HD 7" is a likable candidate in the race for best media tablet. The closed-OS mentality of Amazon's highly-modified version of Android may steer some users awry, but Prime users who enjoy the benefits of the thousands of TV shows and Movies that...

By Phone Arena on -

Eight months ago, the Amazon Kindle Fire ignited an explosion in the tablet universe, as it came to the table bearing one competitive price point that was regarded as unheard of at the time. Essentially, it opened the flood gates for a totally new...

By Chip Chick on -

The much anticipated Amazon Kindle Fire (2011) finally made it into people's homes this week. After months of anticipation, this super affordable e-reader come tablet has finally landed. But is it all that it's cracked up to be? Will it turn both the...

By GSMArena on -

The Amazon Kindle Fire is a 7" Android tablet and one might think it's in the same league as some of Samsung's Galaxy Tabs, the HTC Flyer, the BlackBerry PlayBook, the Acer Iconia tabs, the Toshiba Thrive, you name it. The list goes on but most of...

By What Mobile on 80

Welcome to the world€s most expensive disposable razor. Amazon€s business model for its first all-streaming, all-dancing colour Kindle device is just like your triple-bladed shaver: sell the hardware at a loss, lock in your customer base and get rich on...

By CNET Asia on 73

Though it lacks the tech specs found on more expensive Apple and Android tablets, the US$199 Kindle Fire is an outstanding entertainment value that prizes simplicity over techno-wizardry....

By The Gadgeteer on -

The Kindle Fire is already a wildly popular device because of its sub $200 price tag and Amazon’s brand reputation. The reasons why I like the Fire are its price, compact size, nice display, snappy performance and good battery life. The reasons why I...

By TechTree on 60

Expert Review MRP: Rs 16,000 Rs 13,900 () Is it an ebook reader or is it a tablet? Marketed as a tablet, Amazon's Kindle Fire has finally made its way into the Indian market. The tablet has been priced higher for India as compared to the $200...

By custompcreview.com on -

Overall, the Kindle Fire is an excellent tablet – one of the better ones out there right along with the Apple iPad 2. It does not have as many features as the iPad; however, in my opinion these were never products that were meant to compete against each...

By pocketables.com on -

Specifications Despite its cheap price, the Kindle Fire still has very decent specs. It packs 7-inch 1024 x 600 IPS display, 1GHz dual-core processor, and WiFi b/g/n, but Amazon did cut corners by leaving out any cameras or extra ports, there's not...