Reviews Amazon Kindle Fire
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The Kindle Fire from Amazon is a 7-inch tablet featuring a custom operating system based on Android that links to the wide world of Amazon digital content. It has a dual core processor, 8GB of internal storage and a roughly eight-hour battery life. The Fire retails for $199.
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A Grown-up E-Reader With a Spark
At $199, and with Amazon's content ecosystem behind it, the Fire is an attractive alternative for many people who might otherwise have bought an iPad or another Android device,...
Wall Street Journal.com
 
Kindle Fire: Yes, It's That Good
I've had it since Thursday - reading, watching video, listening to music, checking email, even playing some games - and I can say it's tight. Turn it on and you know what to do, like...
MSNBC.com
 
Finally, the iPad Has Serious Competition
The Kindle Fire is stuck between e-ink minimalism and gleaming iPad decadence. That could either make it the goofy middle child in the tablet family, or a singular wunderkind. But the...
Gizmodo.com
 
Forget the Fire
The Fire does not have anything like the polish or speed of an iPad. You feel that $200 price tag with every swipe of your finger. Animations are sluggish and jerky - even the page...
New York Times.com
 
Kindle Fire Review
The Kindle Fire is quite an achievement at $200. It's a perfectly usable tablet that feels good in the hand and has a respectably good looking display up front. Yes, power users will...
Engadget.com
 
Amazon Kindle Fire
Though it lacks the tech specs found on more-expensive Apple and Android tablets, the $199 Kindle Fire is an outstanding entertainment value that prizes simplicity over techno-wizardry.
CNET.com
 
The Kindle Fire Misfires
The 7-inch, 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.
PC World.com


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