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1.0 out of 5 stars A waste of 63p, 17 Nov. 2013
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When Kindle gave a choice of a two-way camera or a one- way my partner and I assumed it took outward photos not self-portrait only. Who, I wonder, is that vain that they only want to take self-portraits! I am happy with my Kindle Fire, but I feel somewhat cheated as Kindle should have been clearer on the camera description. To pay for it, although an extremely small price is a rip-off too. My partner's tablet comes automatically with a camera that takes outward facing photos. Sorry, but a big dissapointment
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Initial post: 10 Jan 2014, 19:59:43 GMT
pam says:
My family bought me my kindle for Christmas I was really looking forward to taking photos of my family on Christmas day no chance!!!! it only took a photo of me and that looked like an advert for a horror film a waste of money and a waste of time don't bother with it.

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Jan 2014, 13:28:24 GMT
M Stoner says:
Surely u must've realised that with no camera lense on the back of the Kindle that it wouldn't take photos like a mobile phone or ipad would...
Doh.....

Posted on 20 Feb 2014, 13:29:30 GMT
Exactly my reaction to having bought Kindle fire!

Posted on 10 Apr 2014, 17:47:41 BST
Last edited by the author on 10 Apr 2014, 19:15:39 BST
Scaredycat says:
Had a kindle bought for me and it is taking some getting used to. Internet connection can be unreliable and email account confusing. I am sooo disappointed with the camera too. Why make it with just a front facing camera???? What is the use of that! I am really disappointed that I can't take any decent pictures, especially on holiday, special occasions etc. Am jealous of those who have a decent camera on their device!
It is good for downloading books etc and other applications. Just the camera issue really.
The help desk are very good at helping with problems as well

Posted on 16 Jun 2014, 06:09:23 BST
Last edited by the author on 16 Jun 2014, 06:27:31 BST
sally rankin says:
I totally agree. My husband bought mine for Xmas 2013,and was delighted , but like you felt let down ,as all set to take lovely family pics but no camera! Doh! Rest of family+friends Kindles come already included, so disappointed!

This was in response to captainsw20 13/1/2014

In reply to an earlier post on 16 Jun 2014, 06:22:57 BST
sally rankin says:
As a Kindle virgin ,I wasn't thinking of things so obvious ,Xmas morning was to busy preparing Xmas dinner,getting rid off all the xmas wrapping paper that my 1yr old grandson had strewn everywhere etc , just expected to charge +use ,I am not the only one who has been let down by this product ,but as my husband bought it for me you'd expect a man would have checked all the aspects out before buying Doh!!!

Posted on 23 Jun 2014, 01:30:58 BST
jan hughes says:
I assumed that the camera is just for 'face time' type use, not as an actual camera??
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