Reviews and Problems with Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Tablet
30 March 2015
Excerpt: The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, Amazons latest tablet device, continues to threaten Apple's dominance with its super fast performance, a sharp screen, as well as Amazon's own expansive content library.
Summary: I’ll end where I began. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 sets squarely between the lower and higher end of the markets from the perspective of price and feature set. For my usage it lacks productivity possibility that I now expect from a Tablet. But as I said, for most I don’t think that matters.
Excerpt: With so many tablets on the market, it’s tough to decide which one to choose, though at the end of the day, a lot of it comes down to personal preference, whether it’s due to the operating system, size or loyalty to a particular brand.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Is the iPad Air's Nemesis
25 February 2014
Excerpt: As we slide anxiously into the holiday buying season, it may be smart to start narrowing your gift-buying options. It’s true, there are many choices across of wide spectrum of gadgets. Even as you try to zero in on one category — say, tablets — the options can appear overwhelming.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review (8.9-inch): a high-end tablet at a mid-range price
22 February 2014
Conclusion: The latest Fire tablet has some top-of-the-line specs and nice software enhancements, but Amazon's closed-off ecosystem will continue to be a sore spot for shoppers who prefer regular Android.
Pros: Great screen, Strong performance, Mayday tech support and other helpful software features
Cons: No Google Play access, $80 more expensive than its predecessor
Summary: With everything that was great about the HDX 7 and more, the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 isn't just a great value, it sets the standard for a media consumption tablet.
Pros: The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is a performance monster that speeds through Web sites and UI navigation at a frantic pace. Its screen is impressively sharp and its body amazingly light for a larger tablet. The Mayday feature gives personal and near-instant customer service. Some small but smart U...
Cons: The remote video viewing feature won't be ready at launch, and ad-free versions still cost an extra $15. The 16GB of space runs out quickly when storing HD movies, and there's no built-in storage expansion. Lack of Google Play access means many apps still aren't available. The buttons on the back...
Conclusion: The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is undoubtedly the best tablet in Amazon's range, and arguably the best tablet the company has released to-date. The design may be on the sober side of discrete, rather than the more premium-feeling metal of some rivals, but it's a solid and slimline device nonetheless.