Reviews and Problems with Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7
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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7
4 October 2014
Excerpt: Three of the latest smaller-sized slates were put to the test in our tablet round-up, including Amazon’s £179.99 Kindle Fire HDX 7. Can Amazon’s latest tablet pull through the rigorous testing of hotel inspector Alex Polizzi? Take a look at the video above!
Summary: Amazon isn’t the first name that comes to mind when you think of Android devices, and that’s understandable – the internet giant took Android and stripped it down to a basic operating system that is geared primarily to consuming Amazon content.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 vs Apple iPad Mini with Retina
Good E-Book Readers
28 November 2013
Conclusion: The iPad Mini with Retina and the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 are often used for reading digital content. We look at magazines, comics, eBooks, and newspapers to give you a sense on how they perform head to head. As an added bonus we show you how both units handle video and audio.
Excerpt: In 2011, Amazon surprised us with the Kindle Fire, an Android-based 7-inch tablet that made it easier than ever to watch video, read books, and of course buy stuff from Amazon. It came at a time when smaller tablets were not very common or popular, and it provided a way to access Amazon's content...
Pros: Gorgeous high-res screen, Super lightweight, Great battery life
Cons: Doesn’t have Play Store access, Fire OS is a tad too basic, Isn’t a looker
Conclusion: The Kindle Fire HDX 7 is the best tablet they have ever produced. The software side of things is very slick and refined over a few generations of constant refinement. The hardware makes everything hum along very quickly.
Pros: Robust Hardware, Tremendous Resolution, Deep Ecosystem, One of the best eBook experiences, Front facing 720 P camera with duel microphones, Mayday and Quiet Time
Cons: Speaker quality is not as good as prior models, Magazines are down scaled and don’t look as vibrant as they do on the iPad, Single Issue Comics and Manga is non-existent, you need 3rd party apps, Does not support Live Wallpapers or Widgets
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2013
Good E-Book Readers
4 November 2013
Conclusion: In our heads to head comparison we show you everything these guys can do or can’t do. We put the same magazine, eBook, newspaper, comic book and videos side by side so you can get a sense on any differences and gauge what device might be best suited to you.
Summary: A brighter Fire. Now in its third generation, the Kindle Fire series shows no signs of burning out. It is still the go-to tablet for Amazon shoppers, but are the new hardware and software updates enough for Android fans to jump ship?
Pros: Bright 1920 x 1200 IPS display, Powerful SoC for the price, Smooth performance all-around, Good outdoor usability and contrast, Better build quality than the previous generation, Improved aesthetics, Now includes WWAN options and a front-facing camera, Silk browser "Reading View" is very handy, G...
Cons: Moderate backlight bleeding, Build quality not as rigid as the first generation, No direct access to Android apps or Youtube videos, Rubberized surfaces attract dust and grease and can be hard to clean, No SD reader and the dedicated HDMI-out port has been removed, Launch price is $30 higher than...
Conclusion: The Kindle Fire HDX’s improvements are all welcome. It has much more powerful internals that result in smooth performance, and an updated OS that makes it feel more like a tablet and less like a cluttered storefront for Amazon’s services.
Pros: Mayday video tech support works, Great screen, Snappy performance, Improved Fire OS, Feels more like a full Android tablet
Cons: Isn’t as comfortable to hold as the Nexus 7, Funky button and port layout, App selection lags Google Play and iPad, No rear-facing camera, X-Ray for Music doesn’t work with most songs