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Kindle Fire HD
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All-new Kindle Fire HD. Our 7" Kindle Fire, Now in HD

7" HD Display, Wi-Fi, 8GB or 16GB
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,177 customer reviews)

£119.00
 
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Stunning HD display, Kindle FreeTime and more… all from £119
  • Our most affordable Kindle Fire, now in HD and better than ever. See what's new
  • Stunning HD display with a fast, dual-core processor
  • Simple to use - just one tap lets you watch, read, listen, browse or play
  • Kindle Freetime gives parents peace of mind and kids their own tablet. Learn More
  • Ultra-fast web browsing, plus e-mail and calendar support for Gmail, Outlook and more
  • Light and durable - designed to stand up to accidental bumps and scrapes
  • Free, unlimited Cloud storage for all of your Amazon content
  • Over 100,000 of your favourite apps and games available in the Amazon Appstore
  • All-new Amazon Instant video – instantly watch anytime on your Kindle Fire. Buy or rent from a huge selection of more TV episodes and Films than all TV channels put together. Subscribe to Prime and enjoy unlimited streaming of thousands of popular films and TV shows from Britain's largest subscription streaming service.

Stunning HD Display

Rich, HD video. Beautiful, vivid photos. Crisp, detailed text. Kindle Fire HD features a new 1280x800 high-definition LCD display with over one million pixels that brings your content to life. We've ensured you have a great viewing experience at all angles through an innovative combination of IPS (in-plane switching) technology, an advanced polarising filter and anti-glare technology.

Faster Performance

Kindle Fire HD is over 60% faster than the previous generation Kindle Fire - a fast dual-core processor and an Imagination PowerVR 3D graphics core ensure games and videos run smoothly.

Longer Battery Life

The Kindle Fire HD battery lasts for up to 10 hours of reading, web surfing over Wi-Fi, video watching or music playback.

Streamlined New Design

Kindle Fire HD features a smaller bezel, cleaner lines and optimised button placements. This all-new, streamlined design helps Kindle Fire HD disappear in your hands, so you can lose yourself in your entertainment.

Customised Dolby Audio

Kindle Fire HD uses the power of Dolby Digital Plus to create a world-class audio experience. Dolby Digital Plus includes technology that adjusts volume, creates virtual surround sound and delivers easier-to-understand dialogue in films and TV shows. Kindle Fire HD is designed to optimise the audio profile automatically based on what you're doing (with or without headphones), such as watching a film or listening to music.

Perfect for Parents

NEW - Kindle FreeTime is a new service, built to help give parents peace of mind when it comes to tablet use. Parents can create a profile for each of their children and choose what content they want to give their kids access to. Kindle FreeTime is free on the new Kindle Fire HD.
NEW - Kindle FreeTime now includes Video. Shop for thousands of films and TV shows and add them to Kindle FreeTime.

...And Perfect for Kids

When kids use Kindle FreeTime, it's like they have their very own, personalised tablet. The background colour and fonts change to a kid-friendly design. They only see the titles that they have access to see. The Home screen carousel shows their recently viewed titles. And they can even navigate visually to content based on characters or topics - for example, "Cinderella", "Dinosaurs", or "Puppies".

Put Learning First

NEW - Educational tools help put learning first with Kindle FreeTime. New, more advanced time limits allow parents to set daily educational goals for reading and playing educational games, while blocking entertainment content till the educational goals are met. Parents can also set different time limits for different days of the week, as well as set a new Bedtime so that Kindle Freetime only works during the time of day you choose.

Light and Durable

Weighing just 345 grams, Kindle Fire HD is lighter than ever and comfortable to hold in one hand. It is also designed to stand up to accidental bumps and scrapes. Our state-of-the art display is 20 times stiffer and 30 times harder than plastic, so you can let your child play without worry.

All-New Fire OS "Mojito"

New Kindle Fire tablets are powered by the latest version of Fire OS—Fire OS 3.0 "Mojito", which starts with Android and adds cloud services, a user interface that prioritises content, built-in media libraries, productivity apps and low-level platform enhancements to integrate Amazon's digital content and improve performance for Kindle Fire tablets. See key features

Easier Content Management

New 1-Tap Archive frees up space on your Kindle Fire by identifying items that have not been used recently and provides a 1-tap option to quickly move them to your Cloud for later retrieval. Optimised Download ensures the performance of the app you are using isn't affected by background downloading activity.

Faster Access to Apps and Info

Fire OS 3.0 includes an enhanced, content-prioritising Home screen that allows users to easily switch between viewing their recent content and apps in Carousel or Grid View. The new Quick Switch feature uses a side-swipe gesture to easily move between multiple apps or individual content items without navigating to the Home screen.

Accessibility Features

Blind and visually impaired customers can make use of new and improved accessibility tools such as Screen Reader, Explore by Touch and Screen Magnifier. Screen Reader features IVONA's award-winning natural language text-to-speech voice. Learn more

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Price From £119.00 From £199.00 From £329.00
Screen Size 7" 7" 8.9"
Resolution 1280 x 800 (216 ppi) 1920 x 1200 (323 ppi) 2560 x 1600 (339 ppi)
Processor Dual-Core 1.5 GHz Quad-Core 2.2 GHz Quad-Core 2.2 GHz
Battery Life 10 hours mixed use 11 hours mixed use
17 hours when reading
12 hours mixed use
18 hours when reading
Audio Dolby Audio,
Dual Stereo Speakers
Dolby Audio,
Dual Stereo Speakers,
Built-in Microphone
Dolby Audio,
Dual Stereo Speakers,
Built-in Microphone
Wi-Fi Dual band Wi-Fi Dual band, dual antenna
(MIMO) Wi-Fi
Dual band, dual antenna
(MIMO) Wi-Fi
4G None Optional Optional
Camera None Front-facing HD camera Front-facing HD camera +
8 MP rear-facing camera
Storage 8 or 16GB 16, 32 or 64GB 16, 32 or 64GB
Dimensions 191 X 128 X 10.6 mm 186 X 128 X 9.0mm 231 X 158 X 7.8mm
Weight 345 grams Wi-Fi: 303 grams
4G: 311 grams
Wi-Fi: 374 grams
4G: 384 grams
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Ultra-Fast Silk Web Browser

Amazon Silk is a cloud-optimised web browser, exclusive to Kindle Fire. The latest version is faster and packed with new features. Reading View removes all unnecessary images and other website clutter for a clean, easy-to-read version of the site. A new left panel menu makes the browser easier to navigate. And Silk's redesigned content pages—Most Visited, Bookmarks, Trending Now and others—make it easier to find and access web content.

All Your Personal E-Mail

The new e-mail app on Kindle Fire makes it simple to send e-mails, view attachments, group conversations by subject and sync contacts. The app provides full support for the world's most popular e-mail providers—Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo!, AOL and many more.

Facebook & Twitter

Kindle Fire tablets are fully integrated with Facebook and Twitter, making it easy to connect and share with friends and family. Sync Facebook photos, share quotes and passages straight from your book and more.

YouTube

Enjoy your favourite YouTube videos—discover, bookmark and view video content easily.

Enjoy and Share

Relive your most memorable moments in stunning HD. Our beautifully designed photo app makes it easy to view your albums or watch personal videos. And sharing your photos couldn't be easier—just tap on individual images to e-mail them or to post them on Facebook or Twitter.

Import and Edit

Kindle Fire makes it easy to keep your favourite photos and personal videos close at hand. Download your albums from Facebook or add photos and personal videos (up to 20 minutes long) to Amazon Cloud Drive from your PC, Mac or phone. Editing on your Kindle Fire is just as easy: simply select a photo to begin editing or use one of the many popular apps in the Amazon Appstore.

Be Entertained

The Best HD Games

Kindle Fire is built for gaming, with tilt, turn and multi-touch controls. Enjoy best-selling HD games such as FIFA 14, Angry Birds Star Wars 2, Minecraft - Pocket Edition and Plants Vs Zombies.

Your Favourite Apps

Kindle Fire gives you instant access to the most popular apps, including titles such as TVGuide.co.uk, Gumtree, Daily Telegraph and Met Office Weather.

Better Gaming with GameCircle

Earn achievements, compare scores with friends or take on the world with global leaderboards. GameCircle titles with Whispersync store your progress in the Cloud automatically, so you'll never lose an unlocked level or saved game, even if you delete it from your device.

Play More, Pay Less

Purchase apps, games, and a broad range of in-app items with Amazon Coins and save up to 10%. All Kindle Fire owners in the UK get 400 Amazon Coins - a total value of £4 for free.

The Best in Film & TV

NEW—Rent or purchase from a selection of the biggest new releases and most popular titles from every major film studio and TV network. Stream instantly over Wi-Fi or download to enjoy later.

Prime Instant Video

NEW—Prime members enjoy unlimited streaming of thousands of popular films and TV shows, such as Extant, Under the Dome, Vikings, The Dark Knight, A Bug’s Life, Peppa Pig, Mad Men, Community and many more.

X-Ray for Movies and TV - Now Even Better

Customer-favourite X-Ray for Movies and TV now shows the names of songs as they play as well as a list of all music in the movie or TV show, and lets you jump to the scene in which a particular song is playing. X-Ray also shows trivia items in context with the action on the screen. X-Ray for TV also provides character back-stories so you can easily remind yourself of the character’s history. X-Ray is offered only by Amazon and is powered by IMDb.

Whispersync for Movies

Start streaming a film on Kindle Fire HD, pause, then resume watching straight from the same scene on your TV. Whispersync remembers the last scene you watched across all your apps and devices, so you can avoid the frustration of having to find the right spot.

Massive Book Selection

Shop in the Kindle Store for over 2 million of the most popular books, or explore millions of free, public domain books such as Pride and Prejudice, A Tale of Two Cities and Oliver Twist.

Vibrant HD Magazines

Enjoy over 600 magazines in brilliant HD, with beautifully detailed illustrations and glossy full-colour layouts. Magazines and newspapers include favourites such as Glamour, Vogue, The Telegraph and Mail Plus. Find our selection of available magazines and newspapers in the Amazon Appstore on your Kindle Fire.

Low Book Prices

We check hundreds of prices every day to make sure our prices are the lowest of any e-book store in the UK. Compare our book prices—you'll like what you find.

Exclusive Kindle Titles

Over 400,000 Kindle exclusive titles from best-selling authors including Michael Ridpath and Phil Rickman.

Read-to-Me

With Text-to-Speech, Kindle Fire can read English-language content out loud to you, when available from the publisher.

Whispersync for Books

Kindle Fire HD uses Amazon Whispersync technology to automatically sync your library, last page read, bookmarks, notes and highlights across all your devices. With Kindle reading apps available for phones, tablets, PCs and Macs, you can keep the story going wherever you are.

X-Ray for Books

Tap on any page as you read to access X-Ray, an easy way to uncover more from the books you love. Instantly find chapters and locations that mention ideas, characters and important places, as well as background info, biographies and more via Shelfari and Wikipedia.

Audiobooks by Audible

Audible is an Amazon company and offers more than 100,000 titles written by bestselling authors and performed by world-class narrators - including thrillers such as Dan Brown’s latest page-turner, Inferno; biographies such as Miranda Hart’s personally narrated memoir, Is It Just Me?; or classics such as The Great Gatsby, narrated by Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal.

Listen to Your Audiobooks Anywhere

It's simple to download, store and manage your collection from your Kindle Fire HD. With wireless delivery of your Audible.co.uk library and Whispersync wireless synchronisation of audio content across your devices, you can enjoy your audiobooks anywhere. Simply download any audiobook to your library using 1-Click™ or become an Audible member and download one book per month for only £7.99/month. If you are new to Audible we’ll give you a one-month free trial.

Huge Music Selection

With over 20 million songs from thousands of artists, Amazon's Digital Music store is home to one of the largest music libraries on Earth. Music you buy from Amazon is saved to the Cloud for free, and you can play or download it at anytime. Available for UK customers only.

Your CD and Vinyl Purchases, Available On Kindle Fire

AutoRip gives you free MP3 versions of eligible CDs and vinyl you purchase from Amazon. With AutoRip, MP3 versions are added to your music library automatically, where they are available for download or playback - free of charge. You’ll find the CDs and vinyl you purchased years ago, as well as your new purchases, available in Your Music Library on your Kindle Fire. No more waiting for the CD to arrive - buy it and listen on your Kindle Fire right away.

Your Music. Everywhere.

Import the rest of your music library to Amazon Music and play it wirelessly on your Kindle Fire HD - just tap Music on the Home screen to get started. Browse and search your library, create and manage playlists, play your music from the Cloud, or download for playback offline. All of your Amazon digital music purchases and your first 250 imported songs are stored for free.

Kindle Owners' Lending Library

Kindle Owners' Lending Library - with an Amazon Prime membership, Kindle device owners can choose from more than 400,000 books to borrow - as frequently as one book per month, with no due dates - including current and former top sellers in the Amazon.co.uk Kindle Store and all seven Harry Potter books.

Free Month of Prime

If you haven't tried Amazon Prime in the past we'll give you a free month's trial. Experience what millions of Prime members enjoy: reading a Kindle book a month for free and unlimited One-Day Delivery on millions of eligible items. We think it's one of the best bargains in the history of shopping, and we hope you do too.

Prime Instant Video

NEW—Prime members enjoy unlimited streaming of thousands of popular films and TV shows, such as Extant, Under the Dome, Vikings, The Dark Knight, A Bug’s Life, Peppa Pig, Mad Men, Community and many more.

Prime Instant Video Downloads

NEW—Prime members can now download thousands of Prime Instant Video films and TV shows on Kindle Fire HDX tablets and the Kindle Fire HD 7" to watch anywhere - on a plane, on holiday, or in the car.

Hands-Free Viewing

Whether you are browsing the web at home or working whilst on the go, our ingenious Origami stand folds into landscape or portrait orientation so you can enjoy your content hands-free. The magnetised Origami panels keep your Kindle Fire securely upright for steady viewing.

We've Got You Covered

Thin, form-fitting and hard-wearing, this cover is perfect for taking Kindle Fire wherever you go. When you have finished enjoying your content, simply close the cover to put your Kindle Fire to sleep and you are good to go. The integrated magnetic fastener will ensure your case stays shut whilst in a backpack, handbag or briefcase.

Stay Productive

Your Work E-Mail and Docs

Kindle Fire tablets provide a robust Exchange e-mail experience with ActiveSync, so you can check and reply to work e-mail on the go. You can also view Word, Excel and PowerPoint files.

Print from Your Tablet

Kindle Fire tablets support the printing of documents, spreadsheets, presentations, photos and e-mails via your home or office wireless printer.

Kindle at the Office

NEW—Take your Kindle Fire to the office and get the most out of your tablet. You can connect to your corporate Wi-Fi network and get on your company's intranet, download files, submit expenses and more. Take advantage of Kindle Fire's rich selection of productivity and business apps.

Stay Connected

With Kindle Fire you can now stay connected whether you're at the office or away using remote VPN. Access your company's network on the go and keep your corporate data secure with encryption. Learn more

Share with Your Family

Perfect for Parents...

NEW - Kindle FreeTime is a new service, built to help give parents peace of mind when it comes to tablet use. Parents can create a profile for each of their children and choose the content they want to give their kids access to. Kindle FreeTime is free on the new Kindle Fire HD and HDX.

NEW - Kindle FreeTime now includes Video. Shop for thousands of films and TV shows and add them to Kindle FreeTime.

...And Perfect for Kids

When children use Kindle FreeTime, it's like they have their very own personalised tablet. The background colour and fonts change to a child-friendly design. Children only see the titles that have been selected for them and their most recently viewed titles are displayed on their Home screen Carousel. Children can even navigate to content using pictures based on characters or topics - for example "Cinderella", "Dinosaurs", or "Puppies".

Put Learning First

NEW - Educational tools help put learning first with Kindle FreeTime. New, more advanced time limits allow parents to set daily educational goals for reading and playing educational games, while blocking entertainment content till the educational goals are met. Parents can also set different time limits for different days of the week, as well as set a new Bedtime so that Kindle Freetime only works during the time of day you choose.

Beloved kids' films, TV shows, games and books

On any Kindle Fire tablet, kids can access a selection of thousands of favourites like Peppa Pig, Rio, Smurfs and Up. Kids will also find their favourite books, like Paddington Bear and the Tiger Who Came to Tea. There is also time for playing with great games like Toca Hair Salon and Angry Birds Star Wars.

Enjoy Anywhere

Enjoy your content on many devices

At Amazon, we make it easy for you to access your content on other devices and platforms. Apps and games that you buy for your Kindle Fire HD can be used on other Android devices. Kindle books can also be enjoyed with Amazon apps for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS. Films can also be watched via the Amazon Instant Video app on your smart TV, games console, iPhone/iPad or laptop.

Whispersync

Start streaming a movie on your Kindle Fire HD, pause, then resume watching the same scene on your TV. Whispersync remembers how much you've watched, read, listened, or played, so you can pick up right where you left off, no matter which device you are using.

Free Cloud Storage

With every Kindle Fire tablet, you get free, unlimited Cloud storage for all of your Amazon content, so you can rest easy knowing that you'll never lose the content you love.

Store Your Music

Import your entire music library to Your Music Library and play it wirelessly on your Kindle Fire - just tap the Music tab on your Home screen to get started. Browse and search your library, create and manage playlists, play your music from the Cloud or download for offline playback. All of your Amazon Music purchases and your first 250 imported songs are stored for free.

Store Photos and More

Don't worry about losing your photos or not having access to your important files on the go. Amazon Cloud Drive makes storing your photos, videos, documents and other digital files in the Cloud quick and easy. Get started with 5 GB of free storage: enough space to store up to 2,000 photos.

Cloud Collections

Organise your content library into Collections like "Favourite Books" and "Sports Apps" that are synchronised with your other Kindle devices and reading apps.

Technical Details
Display7" high definition touchscreen; 1280x800 resolution at 216 ppi, video playback up to 720p, with IPS (in-plane switching) technology, advanced polarising filter, and anti-glare technology
Size191 mm x 128 mm x 10.6 mm
Weight345 grams
Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process
CPU & RAM1.5GHz Dual-Core CPU, with 1GB of RAM
Storage8GB (4.7GB available to user) or 16GB (12.0GB available to user) of internal storage, plus free, unlimited Cloud storage for all of your Amazon content
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours of reading, surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music. Battery life will vary based on device settings, usage, and other factors such as web browsing and downloading content. Actual results may vary
Charge TimeFully charges in under 4 hours using the Kindle PowerFast power adapter included in the box, or slightly longer with other micro-USB power adapters that you may already have
Wi-Fi ConnectivityDual-band, single-antenna Wi-Fi. Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA, and WPA2 security using password authentication; does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks
PortsUSB 2.0 (micro-B connector) port for connection to a PC or Macintosh computer or to charge your device with the included power adapter
Audio3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus audio engine
Content Formats SupportedKindle (AZW), KF8, TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, Audible Enhanced format (AAX), DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, OGG, WAV, M4V, MP4, AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, MKV, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HTML5, CSS3, 3GP, VP8 (WEBM)
SensorsAccelerometer, gyroscope
Location ServicesLocation-based services via Wi-Fi
Additional FeaturesExternal volume controls, built-in Bluetooth with support for A2DP compatible stereo headphones and speakers (no microphone support)
Accessibility FeaturesScreen Reader, Explore by Touch, and Screen Magnifier, enabling access to the vast majority of Kindle Fire features. Screen Reader features IVONA's award-winning natural language text-to-speech voice. Also includes adjustable font sizes/colour, and built-in dictionary. Learn more
System RequirementsKindle Fire HD is ready to use right out of the box—no setup, no software to install, no computer required to download content
Warranty and ServiceKindle Fire HD is sold with a worldwide limited warranty of one year provided by the manufacturer. If you are a consumer, the limited warranty is in addition to your consumer rights, and does not jeopardise these rights in any way. This means you may still have additional rights at law even after the limited warranty has expired (for further information on your consumer rights, click here). Use of Kindle is subject to the terms found here.
Included in the BoxKindle Fire 7" HD tablet, USB 2.0 cable, 9W PowerFast adapter, and Quick Start Guide

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
677 of 710 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant product @ a great price 26 Feb 2014
By RosiC TOP 1000 REVIEWER
Configuration:With Special Offers| Digital Storage Capacity:8|Verified Purchase
I am a book lover & for many years the thought of even a e-reader was a total no no! For emailing, docs & apps I used my laptop. However I got totally fed up with having to get out the laptop, sign in etc & when going on holiday my luggage & myself were burdened with either too many books or to lfew to see me through the hols. I crumbled & decided a tablet it was. After reviewing the many tablet options available and also taking into account my requirements I opted for the Kindle Fire 7"HD and what a wise choice it was for me. Remember to take into account your own personal requirements & then decide. My kindle arrived programmed with my account details and was ready to go from the moment I switched on, bliss.

I know playstore well via my laptop and for my requirements the Amazon app store more than meets my requirements, I do not feel the need for the thousands of apps that the less than complimentary reviewers complain about. I was able to download the apps I wanted no problem. BBCi player, weather app, brilliant antivirus app etc all were smooth & trouble free installations.

Setting up my various email addresses was also easy & trouble free. Connecting to wifi was easy peasy.

Then there are the books & audio-books- well Amazon is the world leader & with good reason. Fabulous, just fabulous & downloaded in seconds.

For me this Kindle fulfils my needs & more, Amazon make it easy to compare the various Kindles & you can then make your choice. If the table you want is an all singing, all dancing tablet version of your computer/laptop this may well not be the option for you! Do your homework, work out what you want & require before buying, in other words do your research & I am sure that many will like me find this the perfect choice.
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1,276 of 1,356 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Amazing product for bargain price 28 Nov 2013
By J Hinchy TOP 500 REVIEWER
Configuration:With Special Offers| Digital Storage Capacity:8|Verified Purchase
I have historically had iPads - first the iPad 2 and then iPad mini. However, the iPad mini was broken by my son who dropped it and the money that Apple were asking to repair it just wasn't affordable so we sold that as for spares and I turned to Kindle.

I ordered in the afternoon and received it the very next morning.

Packaging was not too fussy and the box contained the kindle, usb lead and power adaptor as well as basic instructions.

It switched on immediately and has about 40% battery which enabled me to have a good old play around before having to charge it up.

My immediate impressions were very good - especially as having had iPads, I found myself comparing it to one and it came up really favourable. Display is very crisp and clear. The Kindle is very easy to navigate, I felt again very similar feel to it of that of an iPad. I was able to quickly download some free apps including Facebook, Netflix and eBay. Better still as the Kindle was linked to my Amazon account, any books I have previously purchased for my iPad Kindle app were already loaded onto the Kindle.

It handles nicely - very easy to sit comfortably for a while and read without feeling any strain.
I use it mainly for reading and Netflix and the display and sound on the Kindle is brilliant. Best of all it fits perfectly in my bag!
I generally have to charge the Kindle about every 3 days – seems to hold its battery well even after watching Netflix for a couple of hours.

Having had iPads at £300+ and paying just £129 for the Kindle, I am absolutely delighted.
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1,228 of 1,370 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great tablet for reading and simple apps 19 Nov 2013
Configuration:With Special Offers| Digital Storage Capacity:8|Verified Purchase
I'm writing this having owned an iPad, iPad mini, Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite, Galaxy Note 8.0. I work for a software company and use tech constantly, so I hopefully write this from an informed perspective.

I waited to buy a Kindle Fire until a model was released that was 'HD' at the lowest point of entry, and that's what we have here. This is a device that is closely tied into the Amazon way of doing things and therefore requires that books, apps, music etc are all purchased from them. The price of this device is amazingly low given the build quality and connectivity offered. Buy a similarly priced 'normal' Android tablet and your experience will not be as smooth.

Look & Feel

The tablet isn't as light or as thin as an iPad mini, but it feels sturdy and is easy to grip without being too heavy. It makes for comfortable reading on my daily commute, but I imagine would get a bit heavy if holding it to watch a whole film. The device is solid - it doesn't bend, creak or flex at all. All the joins are good and buttons feel reliable.

The display is excellent. The bezel (black strip around the screen) is quite wide, but it does serve as a barrier to stop fingers obscuring text on a book page, which I found really irritating on the iPad. Books are easy to read and turning the screen brightness down from the top setting means I've so far not felt any eye strain. Video also looks great; punchy and rich.

A surprisingly great feature is the sound quality. This really is a nice bonus and compared to other tablets of the same size, speaker quality and audio reproduction is top notch. Not at all tinny; loud and bassy. Really very good indeed.

No camera.
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