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Amazon Fire 8GB OMAP4430 1.2GHz 8GB 7" Tablet

OMAP4430 1.2GHz 8GB 7" Jun 2013
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12 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This OMAP4430 processor tablet computer received a rating of 72 out of 100 from tablet computer expert review site PC Mag.

Reasonably Priced

A few people thought this tablet was good value for money. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag five years ago “While the entry-level Kindle Fire is a price leader at $159” in their Amazon Fire 8GB review and scored it 4 stars. Also five years ago Pc Mag said “Affordable price point” in their review of this tablet. Pc Advisor.co.uk said on PC Advisor.co.uk “Incredible price” in their review of this tablet.

One Amazon Fire 8GB owner wrote in their reviews that it was cheap. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote two years ago “13 best budget tabletsStarting at only £49, t” . One Amazon Fire 8GB owner thought the Amazon Fire 8GB was a bargain for the price. Pc Advisor.co.uk said in their review “Very cheap asking price” .

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Robust

A few Amazon Fire 8GB reviewers who bought it considered that it was well made. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned in their review on PC Advisor.co.uk “Very solid construction”. Pc Advisor.co.uk also wrote “Solid web browser for basic web browsing”. Pc Advisor.co.uk also said “Solid performance on all fronts”.

Easy to Use

A few Amazon Fire 8GB owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use. Pc Mag mentioned five years ago “Easy to use”.

Two customers said in their reviews that this tablet had a good experience. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “Reading the WSJ (in the Newsstand, not in the WSJ app) was a miserable experience” in their review of the Amazon Fire 8GB. Pc Advisor.co.uk also mentioned “Affordable, good quality, excellent Amazon shopping and support experience”.

A few Amazon Fire 8GB reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good interface. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “A better interface with cool new features”.

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Good Product Quality

A few Amazon Fire 8GB owners who bought it concluded that it was good quality. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned on PC Advisor.co.uk “Good build quality”. Pc Advisor.co.uk also mentioned “Great screen quality w Gorilla Glass”.

Nice Design

One Amazon Fire 8GB reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was a good design. Two years ago Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned “Sleek design”. One person who reviewed this tablet said that it was good looking. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned two years ago “Eye catching UI”.

Good Technical Features

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the Amazon Fire 8GB had good features. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote on PC Advisor.co.uk two years ago “There are virtually no features from a camera, to 3G, to a decent cho” in their review of this tablet.

Good Connectivity

One Amazon Fire 8GB reviewer who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Pc Advisor.co.uk said “Excellent connectivity to Amazon services”.

Good Sound Quality

One customer concluded that the Amazon Fire 8GB had good sound quality. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote in their review of this tablet “Good speakers”.

Good Battery Life

Several people who bought the product concluded that it had a good battery life. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “Snappy performance and great battery life”. Pc Advisor.co.uk also said “Acceptable battery life”.

Amazon Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

Tablet computers produced by Amazon are some of the better tablet computers according to average reviews from users and experts.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

When compared to other tablets that have been around for more than two years that we have checked the processor frequency of, the Amazon Fire 8GB's processor frequency of 1.2 gigahertz is one of the fastest. Similar spec tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Fire 8GB have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 1.2GHz.

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5 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

Four Amazon Fire 8GB owners said in their reviews that the product was not heavy and bulky. Two years ago Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote on PC Advisor.co.uk “The Kindle Fire's design is looking and feeling evermore chunky next to the Kindle Fire HD”. Pc Advisor.co.uk also said “If you're already a heavy Amazon user andor a Prime subscriber”. Pc Advisor.co.uk also wrote “Too heavy to be a serious reading device like the other Kindles”.

Not 4G

The Amazon Fire 8GB is not 4G, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Fire 8GB are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

Like most of the other OMAP4430 processor tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the Fire 8GB, the Fire 8GB is not 3G.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 9 hours, the Fire 8GB has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the Fire 8GB. The battery life (max)s of similar spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Fire 8GB range from 9h to 1,700h.

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Very Thick

Tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years have depths of between 9.6mm and 190mm, and the average depth is 35mm. When compared to other tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the Fire 8GB that we have checked the depth of, the Fire 8GB's depth of 189 millimeters is one of the thickest.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Fire 8GB

Released Over Three Years Ago

This OMAP4430 processor tablet computer was released over three years ago.

Two Processor Coress

The Amazon Fire 8GB is a two processor cores tablet. That's average compared to the other eight similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Fire 8GB that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 7 inches, the Amazon Fire 8GB has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other OMAP4430 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the Fire 8GB.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 8 gigabytes, the Fire 8GB has a pretty standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the Fire 8GB.

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Specification

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Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
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Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
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Second Camera
Front Camera
Video Recording
Built-In Camera
Rear Camera
Audio
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Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
3G
Data Network
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
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Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Document Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Accelerometer
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
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Docking Connector
Wi-Fi
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Expert Reviews

(1)
24 November 2011

It would only be natural that our first case review for Amazon's latest budge Kindle Fire tablet would be Amazon's very own protective sleeve, the Zip Sleeve. As most of you Kindle Fire users may... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers amazon p48wvb4
Barcodes 00848719002621, 00848719003499, 00848719003772, 00848719008630

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