Editors Liked

  • Faster than its predecessors
  • Affordable price
  • Runs the latest and greatest version of the Kindle Fire OS
  • Nearly the same software experience as the Kindle Fire HDX

Editors Didn't Like

  • Its default storage size -- 8GB -- is too little space for most tablet needs
  • Lacks cameras and Amazon's video chat customer support is not available
  • Ad removal still costs an extra $15
  • Sluggish performance
  • Bland design