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Amazon manufactures the best tablets under the Kindle Fire product line, which is a tablet version of Amazon's Kindle e-book reader. Operating on multi touch, the best Amazon tablets make use of Wi-Fi for high-speed connectivity and rely on Amazon Cloud Drive along with the limited internal storage and 1GB RAM.

Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets run on customized Android versions 2.3 Gingerbread and 1.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Along with this advanced mobile OS and its applications' store, Kindle Fire has got access to numerous apps on Amazon Appstore, facility to stream movies, music and TV shows and purchase Kindle's e-books.

Currently, the two tablet variants from Amazon are Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD.

Kindle Fire tablet has a 7" LCD screen of resolution 1024x600 and an internal storage of 8GB and access to Amazon Cloud Drive for extra online storage.

Kindle Fire HD is available in two different screen sizes of 7" and 8.9" multi touch color HD LCD displays of 720p and 1080p respectively. Kindle Fire HD tablets grant 16GB, 32GB or 64GB based on user requirements.

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Amazon Fire HDX 8.9

Amazon Fire HDX 8.9" (2014)


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Release Date
Oct 2014
Oct 2014
Nov 2013
Oct 2013
Oct 2013
Digital Camera
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
2 MP, 1600 x 1200 pixels
Display
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
8.9 in. HDX
7 in.
7 in. IPS LCD
Display Size
2560 x 1600
800 x 1280
Installed RAM
2048.0 MB
2048.0 MB
2048.0 MB
1024.0 MB
Operating System
Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat - customized)
Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat - customized)
Fire OS 3.0 Mojito
Fire OS 3.0 "Mojito"
Fire OS 3.0 "Mojito"
Screen Size(Diagonal)
8.9 inch
6.0 inch
8.9 inch
7.0 inch
7.0 inch
Weight
0.82 lb.
0.63 lb.
0.825 lb.
0.66 lb.
0.76 lb.

  • The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" is the simplest-to-use high-quality, large-screen tablet, with built-in, on-demand tech support. And it's the best choice for handling your Amazon content.


  • Impressive battery life and comprehensive parental controls are just a couple of great reasons to buy the $379 Fire HDX 8.9. The high-resolution display is stunning, and you get fast performance and a suite of exclusive features for getting the most out of Amazon's vast library of content. On the other hand, you won't get the full Google Play app store and the base model of 16GB doesn't offer enough onboard storage.


  • The new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 sticks with much of the same great hardware but with a few improvements that make it a fantastic tablet for video and reading. Its only downfall is an operating system that still needs some fine-tuning.
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  • The Amazon Fire HD 6 Kids Edition is best understood as a simple container for Amazon's FreeTime subscription kids' books and videos. One that's covered by a no-questions-asked two-year warranty.


  • If you were to purchase the Fire HD 6 for $99 and then try to outfit it yourself with the goodies that Amazon adds with the Kids Edition -- this case and a full year of kid-friendly content -- you'd be paying more than the $50 premium this will cost you compared with the standard version of the tablet. It would cost you $140 more, to be precise, and that's assuming you don't need to replace it after it gets dumped in the bathtub or smothered in a mud pie.


  • With long battery life, a sharp screen and some useful software features, the HD 6 offers impressive value for the money. It's an excellent choice for children, and anyone else looking for a small-screen tablet on a budget.


  • The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" is the simplest-to-use high-quality, large-screen tablet, with built-in, on-demand tech support. And it's the best choice for handling your Amazon content.


  • The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch packs a stunning display, instant tech support and helpful parental controls, plus it offers very long battery life.


  • A great tablet for all things Amazon, but not much else


  • Amazon's 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX is the simplest high-quality small-screen tablet you can buy, and ease of use doesn't come at the cost of performance.


  • The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX packs a gorgeous 7-inch display, a very fast processor and one-touch tech support into a sleeker design.


  • If you're heavily invested in Amazon's ecosystem, or want a hassle free (yet limited) UI, the Kindle HDX 7 could be the perfect tablet, but anyone looking for flexibility in their slate needs to look elsewhere.


  • The Fire HD feels like a step backwards from the model it replaces: there's no camera, no HDMI output, half the storage and shorter battery life. It's faster, though, and has a slicker operating system. But you're still limited to Amazon's app store which lacks the choice you get with Google Play.


  • With a beautiful screen, refined interface, and huge coffer of media consumption options, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD is the Kindle Fire as it should have been.


  • Cheap tablets are everywhere. From the unknown names in the space, to reputable ones like the Google Nexus 7, there’s no shortage of variety. Knowing that, it begs the question of where does the Amazon Fire HD 7 fall in place amongst other things? With its starting price of $139, it’s no doubt affordable enough for any budget, but we can still recommend a handful of other options to choose from – more so when the Fire HD 7’s experience lacks that tight productivity element.