this was an upgrade from my first kindle purchased which was one of the best things I have ever purchased
Sharon P. Pocock "Sharon Pocock", Amazon
26 September 2014
Summary: really disapointed, this was an upgrade from my first kindle purchased which was one of the best things I have ever purchased. The Kindle Fire HDX was expensive and has hardly been used probably only read three books, the battery runs out very quickly and when I phoned customer support, well again lets just say the advise was poor.
Summary: Silk browser is really poor quality and lets down an otherwise excellent piece of kit. Using it is like setting out in an old car - you never know if you will get there. You usually do get there in the end but the browser is slow and uncertain and installing a better one is frowned on by Amazon. I will never understand why they protect elements of their products that spoil the overall enjoyment.
Very limited selection of apps. Questionable WiFi at best.
26 May 2014
Summary: The selection of apps is laughable, considering this is based on the Android framework. For a media consuming product, the available apps are just a sliver of what is available for Android tablets. WiFi connection gets lost frequently. Poor design of the "home" button underneath the virtual keyboard's space tab, which suddenly wipes up what you've typed and takes you back to home screen.
Summary: I bought the Kindle Fire because of the good display, but it's a great shame google apps and the play store have been disabled. If I'd known this, I probably wouldn't have bought a kindle after all.
Excerpt: I am very disappointed with this product as it is really only good for downloading books, which is fine for my wife, but not for my needs. The choice of apps available for the Kindle are very limited with most, from what I can see, being for games. Not able to get the Sky Go apps, my banks' app, or anything useful! Not very accessible for anything of any substance, not even that good for web browsing. Certainly not for any office applications/software!
Summary: I purchased this kindle last week for my birthday coming up on the 26th of this month. It has a fault that when Bluetooth is switched on I cannot access the silk browser. After numerous mayday calls I have now been informed that this is a fault with a number of devices and although the tech team are working on a solution there is no date on when it will be released.