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9.3 out of 10

Amazon Kindle Fire

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Overall 5
5.0

Amazon Kindle Fire Review

thinkdigit.com
5 March 2012
  • Summary: Yes, it is an expensive tablet, on paper. Yes, it has a very sleek form factor. Yes, the UI looks brilliant. But, this is essentially a U.S. only device at the moment, and you can't even download basic stuff like apps without a valid credit card from a financial establishment in the U.S. We don't think this device makes sense to buy in India.
  • Pros: Sleek design, IPS display is excellent, Eye catching UI, Enticing price, at least on paper
  • Cons: Most features don�t work in India, No expandable memory
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Overall 6
6.0

Amazon Kindle Fire

MobileTechReview.com
12 December 2011
  • Conclusion: The Kindle Fire isn't a game changer in the world of tablets, but it's a very intelligent evolution of the Amazon ecosystem. With one device, Amazon can sell you eBooks, MP3s, videos and apps--they're all just a dangerous "1 Click" away. As an affordable Android tablet, the Fire does a passable job thanks to good quality hardware like the IPS display and dual core CPU, but it lacks the Android Market, Bluetooth, cameras and a GPS, which are all standard fare on general...
  • Pros: Affordable, good quality, excellent Amazon shopping and support experience.
  • Cons: Lacks the features of a general purpose tablet, lags sometimes.
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Overall 6
6.0

Amazon Kindle Fire Review: A True Consumption Device

Tablet PC Reviews
22 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Amazon is putting all its mighty marketing muscle behind the Kindle Fire, suggesting the seven-inch tablet is poised for big holiday sales.
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Overall 5
5.0

Amazon Kindle Fire Misfires

PC World
15 November 2011
  • Excerpt: All eyes are on the Amazon Kindle Fire to provide fresh competition for Apple's iPad 2, today's dominant tablet.
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Overall 6
6.0

Review: Amazon Kindle Fire

Techtree
27 January 2012
  • Excerpt: As evident in the pictures, the screen is quite reflective. However, you can read text and view videos with ease on the crisp and clear screen, provided you are indoors. The touch device is powered by a dual-core 1 GHz TI OMAP 4 CPU and 512 MB RAM. Other bells and whistles include Wi-Fi connectivity, 3.5 mm jack, micro-USB port, 8 GB of internal storage, and a 4400 mAh battery.
  • Pros: Well priced; Perfect for tablet users on a budget.
  • Cons: Cloud services don't work in India; Only Wi-Fi connectivity; Lacks expandable memory.
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Overall 5
5.0

Expert Review

PC Advisor
16 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Because of its low price, and the fact that Amazon is the only company on the planet with the media chops to take on Apple iTunes , the Amazon Kindle Fire has been painted by some as the putative heir to the Apple iPad 2 's throne as king of tablets . Sadly, beneath the Kindle Fire's slick veneer and unparalleled shopping integration lies a tablet that fails to impress as either a tablet or as an e-reader .
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Overall 5
5.0

A tablet that fails to impress, as either a tablet or as an e-reader

Good Gear Guide.au
12 January 2012
  • Summary: The 7in Android-based Amazon Fire will appeal to those who buy books, videos, and music at Amazon, but it will frustrate those looking for a more versatile slate.
  • Pros: Easy shopping for Amazon books, music, videos, Smooth integration of cloud and local storage
  • Cons: Sluggish performance, Interface still has some bugs, Not as flexible and versatile as other tablets
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Overall 5
5.0

Expert Review

lydogbillede.dk
3 May 2012
  • Excerpt: Der er allerede solgt millioner eksemplarer af Amazon Kindle Fire i USA. Den lille 7 tommers maskine koster 200 dollars (1.100 kroner, red.) og giver adgang til Amazons virtuelle butikshylder, der er proppet med bøger, magasiner, film, tv-serier, musik og apps.
  • Pros: Prisbillig, Velfungerende tablet med adgang til masser af indhold
  • Cons: Mangler megen funktionalitet, Lille udvalg af apps i Amazon App Store, Virker ikke udenfor USA
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Overall 5
5.0

Test: Amazon-Tablet Kindle Fire

PCtipp.ch
19 December 2011
  • Conclusion: Zum jetzigen Zeitpunkt kann man das Kindle Fire in der Schweiz nicht empfehlen. Wichtige Funktionen wie App Store und Cloud Player laufen noch nicht.
  • Pros: Preis
  • Cons: Kein 3G, wichtige Funktionen laufen nicht, Speicherplatz
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