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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 800 2.2GHz 16GB 8.9" Tablet

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Tested In-Depth: Amazon Kindle Fire HDX Tablet Review

18 Reasons For

Eleven Industry Awards

The reviewers at Hothardware.com, Digitaltrends.com, Trusted Reviews, Avforums.com, Tabletzona.es, Itc.ua and Alphr.com all decided that concluded that they would endorse this tablet computer and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites both endorsed this 800 processor tablet computer. This tablet received an "Editor's Choice" award from Laptopmag.com who said it was fantastic and it received an Insidehardware.it "Best Buy" award.

01net.com gave this tablet a "4 Star" award and it received a "Mashable Choice" award from Mashable.com.

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Good Expert Reviews

This Amazon tablet computer has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100 based on eighty-six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar. If all the tablet computers of this type and age are ranked by average expert review score then this tablet computer is in the bottom 100%.

Good Size

Several people who purchased the product mentioned that it was thin. Computershopper.com mentioned “Slim, light” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said in their Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review “The online retail giant has revamped it to make it slimmer, lighter”. Four years ago Goodgearguide.com.au said on expert review site Good Gear Guide.com.au “Amazon's 8.9" Kindle Fire HDX boasts a stunningly thin and light design”.

Five people said that this tablet was lightweight. Expert website Itpro.co.uk said “The Kindle Fire HDX is a powerful tablet, lightweight tablet”. Alphr.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX “The best Android tablet to date, with astounding performance and lightweight design”. Goodhousekeeping.com gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100 and said in their Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review “Lightweight, terrific screen, slimmed down UI, fast processor”.

Some Amazon Kindle Fire HDX reviewers who bought the product considered that it was compact. Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote “There's less competition among compact tablets.”. Expert review site Theregister.co.uk said “Sony's Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet (review coming soon) hit the shelves – so the competition is much stronger” in their review. Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review of this tablet “Small, compact size” .

Three customers who reviewed it thought it was a good body shape. Computershopper.com wrote “Its screen is impressively sharp and its body amazingly light for a larger tablet”. Expert review site Gizmodo.in wrote “It's faux-Android wrapped up in a budget body so beautiful you'll learn to stop worrying” in their review of this tablet. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “The solid body is marred by the shiny plastic piece on the back” in their review of this tablet.

One customer who reviewed it wrote that it was heavy. Two years ago expert website Computershopper.com wrote in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX “Storage ecosystem, which makes the company's tablets the best picks for those heavily vested in Amazon's services like Prime”.

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Good Technical Features

Ten people who bought it said that it had good features. Computershopper.com wrote in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX “Mayday tech support and other helpful software features” . Computershopper.com also wrote “Parental control features are valuable and unique to this device”. Trustedreviews.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said in their review of this tablet “The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 is a great, easy to use 7-inch tablet with some exciting and unique features you won't find on other Android tablets”.

Good Product Quality

Some customers who reviewed this tablet agreed that it was good quality. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net mentioned “Ever since then, quality tablets at reasonable prices from major manufacturers like Samsung, Lenovo” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Digitalversus.com mentioned on Digital Versus two years ago “The display quality is irrefutable, as is the tablet's sheer power”. Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Good screen quality with high resolution” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review.

Easy to Use

Some Amazon Kindle Fire HDX reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “Ease of use doesn't come at the cost of performance”. Expert website Computershopper.com wrote four years ago “The 8.9-inch Fire HDX is easy to use and packs super hardware” . Computershopper.com also wrote “Very easy to use”.

A few Amazon Kindle Fire HDX owners who purchased the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Four years ago Computershopper.com mentioned “Light enough to hold for an entire episode of Breaking Bad without fatigue” in their review. Computershopper.com also said “Superlightweight and easy to hold with one hand”. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said “It's comfortable to hold” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX.

Two people concluded that the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX had a good experience. Expert review site Ubergizmo.com mentioned in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX “It's now able to offer an experience that can easily rival its competitors” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Expert review site Technobuffalo.com wrote “Through a carefully crafted—albeit, imperfect—software experience” and rated it 5 stars.

Several people who reviewed the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX considered that it had a good interface. Goodhousekeeping.com gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned “A focused interface that gives you easy access to the content you want”. Goodhousekeeping.com also mentioned “Great battery life, zippy interface”.

One Amazon Kindle Fire HDX owner who purchased it considered that it was easy to handle. Techreviewsource.com wrote “And it's the best choice for handling your Amazon content” and scored the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 80 out of 100.

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Good Battery Life

Thirteen Amazon Kindle Fire HDX owners who bought it thought it had a good battery life. Computershopper.com rated the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 80 out of 100 and wrote “It's light, with a very high-res screen and excellent battery life”. Computershopper.com also mentioned “Good battery life”. Expert review site Whathifi.com said “Movies and a strong battery life.” and rated the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 80 out of 100.

Good Sound Quality

Seven Amazon Kindle Fire HDX owners mentioned in their reviews that this tablet had good sound quality. Expert review site Androidpolice.com said “It's light, thin, has a gorgeous high-resolution display, multiple-day battery life, powerful speakers” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review. Expert website Theregister.co.uk wrote in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX three years ago “The speakers are very good too”. Androidauthority.com mentioned “A beautiful, crisp display, nice speakers” in their review of this tablet.

Nice Design

A few people who purchased the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX thought it was good looking. Computershopper.com said “Gorgeous screen” and rated it 4 stars. Computershopper.com also wrote “It packs excellent hardware into a goodlooking package”. Expert website Notebookcheck.net scored it 4 stars and wrote in their Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review “Control center for the Amazon services, which are pretty comprehensive by now”.

Some Amazon Kindle Fire HDX reviewers reckoned that the product was a good design. Four years ago Computershopper.com wrote “Excellent design”. Expert review site Whathifi.com rated it 80 out of 100 and said “It's got a stunning screen, slim and light design and instant access to a whole world of content” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “The top of the range 8.9" Kindle Fire HDX boasts a stunningly thin and light design and has an excellen” and scored this tablet 75 out of 100.

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was smooth. Expert website Digitaltrends.com said “It has much more powerful internals that result in smooth performance” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX. Expert review site Techradar.com said three years ago “It combines a gorgeous display with stunning sound and silky smooth performance”. Digitalversus.com wrote “The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7" is a good-quality tablet, offering great performances, smooth and speedy operation, plus one of the best displays in the current mobile device market” in their review.

A number of Amazon Kindle Fire HDX reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was neat. Four years ago expert review site Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their review of this tablet “If not, or if you just want it all in summed up nice and neat, allow us to give you the long”.

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Robust

A few Amazon Kindle Fire HDX owners who reviewed the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX wrote that it was well made. Digitaltrends.com scored it 4 stars and mentioned four years ago “The Kindle Fire has been solid choice for novice tablet users”. Expert review site Techradar.com wrote “The design is solid” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “Fast, well-built and great value.” in their review of this tablet.

Some customers who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it was strong and durable. Expert review site Stuff.tv mentioned four years ago “It's a wonderfully neat, compact and sturdy build made up of a soft-touch, matte back” and gave the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX a rating of 5 stars. Also four years ago expert review site Engadget.com said “It was tough to see the tablet as anything more than a content-delivery device designed to keep users locked into the Kindle ecosystem”. Expert review site Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Unlike other tablets that can be tough to read in bright light” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review.

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Reasonably Priced

Some customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good value for money. Expert website Pcmag.com gave it a score of 70 out of 100 and wrote in their review three years ago “Amazon's Fire HDX 8.9" is the best value tablet for media out there.”. Hothardware.com said in their review of this tablet “The refreshed Fire HDX 8.9 is an improvement in just about every way possible, save for price”. Cnet.com.au scored the product 4 stars and said on CNET.com.au “The new tablet is affordable, powerful, comfortable” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX.

A number of customers thought it was a bargain for the price. Wired.com mentioned three years ago “The best deal is an 16GB version with lock-screen ads.”. Expertreviews.co.uk said “It looked a little cheap and the hardware couldn't cope with Amazon's own interface”. Expert review site Reviewed.com said “The world of seven-inch tablets is rife with low-cost options—though some are definitely high-quality, others are simply cheap” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review.

Four people who bought it concluded that it was cheap. Computershopper.com scored this tablet 4 stars and said in their review of this tablet “Not that much less expensive than an iPad”. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said four years ago “Changed the tablet landscape with the launch of its inexpensive 7-inch Kindle Fire series”. Gizmag.com mentioned “Amazon has managed to merge budget pricing” in their review.

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Good Picture Quality

Two Amazon Kindle Fire HDX reviewers who purchased the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX said that it had good picture quality. Expert review site Theregister.co.uk said in their Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review “Great screen, excellent battery life, quick-as-blazes processor and superb graphics”. Goodhousekeeping.com gave the product a score of 70 out of 100 and mentioned “Good processing and graphics performances”.

One Amazon Kindle Fire HDX owner who reviewed it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Expert website Thunderbaylive.com said in their review “The HDX has a 7″, 1920 x 1200 IPS display that's super sharp and has lovely colors”.

One person who purchased the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX reckoned that it was good for watching movies. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote “Great Amazon stores for movies, music, books” in their review.

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Good Connectivity

Three Amazon Kindle Fire HDX owners mentioned in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. Four years ago expert website Androidauthority.com wrote in their review of this tablet “That's understandable – the internet giant took Android”. Expert review site Telegraph.co.uk said in their review of this tablet “First impressionsWorld's highest resolution tabletGoogle Nexus 10 reviewSamsung Galaxy Note 10.1 4G reviewIf you use the internet, you almost certainly us”. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote two years ago “Perfect for general internet use and those who have invested heavily in Amazon's ecosystem” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was wifi compatible. Expert website Goodhousekeeping.com said two years ago “Similar to the Kindle 9", this device includes two WiFi antennas for faster bro” in their review of this tablet.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One person concluded that the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX was quiet. Expert website Engadget.com scored it 4 stars and wrote three years ago “The new tablet trio was quietly shown off to a small gathe”.

Good Support

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX had good customer support. Computershopper.com said “Videochat customer support is helpful, easy”.

Amazon Has Good Reviews for Its Tablets

Amazon has good average reviews for its 800 processor tablets as well as across its entire tablet range.

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Very Long Browsing Time

The Kindle Fire HDX has a very long browsing time (12 hours) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Kindle Fire HDX. The average browsing time of tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HDX is 11h.

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Very Long Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)

The Kindle Fire HDX has one of the longest browsing time (Wi-Fi)s (12 hours) amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age. The average browsing time (Wi-Fi) of similar spec tablets that have been available for more than two years is 11h.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3G

The Kindle Fire HDX is not 3G, although this is within the context that most of the other 800 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago are also not 3G.

Tablets which are 3G that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro, or the Nokia Lumia 2520 (£180.00).

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Not 4G

The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX is not 4G, although this is within the context that most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the Kindle Fire HDX are also not 4G.

Tablet computers which are 4G that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro, or the Nokia Lumia 2520 (£180.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacitys of tablets of a comparable age and type to the Kindle Fire HDX range from 16GB to 64GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX has a fairly small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other 800 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Long Battery Recharge Time

At 5 hours, the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX has a fairly long battery recharge time compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for more than two years. Comparable spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HDX have battery recharge times of between 4h and 6h, and the average battery recharge time is 4.9h.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX

Released Over Three Years Ago

This tablet computer has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and type to the Kindle Fire HDX.

Alternative 2.2GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Nokia Lumia 2520 (£180.00).

If you are looking for a tablet with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 8 megapixels, the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX has a fairly typical rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this type and age.

Other 8MP rear camera resolution tablets currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro.

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Four Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the Kindle Fire HDX is four. That's average compared to the other 16 tablets of this spec and age that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

We compared all the other 4 processor cores tablet computers to this tablet computer and we think the Nokia Lumia 2520 (£180.00), and the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8.9 inches, the Kindle Fire HDX has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other 800 processor tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HDX.

If you want a tablet computer with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro (12.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Video Stabilizer
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Bluetooth
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Headphone Out
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E-Mail
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Subtitle Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
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Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GPS (satellite)
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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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Wi-Fi

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Expert Reviews

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This latest-gen Fire strikes a satisfying balance between display size and weight. Family-friendly features and tight integration with Amazon's store make it a good pick for Amazon-hopping...

Unlike other tablets that can be tough to read in bright light, the Android-powered Kindle Fire HD has a single layer of glass for the touch screen that helps to reduce glare. Similar to the... Read more…

Good screen quality with high resolution
Sturdy design
Great screen quality
Mayday service helps with technical problems
Enormous Amazon content library
Consumer testers didn't like the design and feel
Screen is small for the size of the tablet
Heavy for its size
Limited connectivity options
Poor cameravideo
6 March 2015

Avforums.com

This is Amazon's latest flagship device, coming from their fourth generation of tablets and it comes in both 7-inch and 8.9-inch screen size options. Further choices exist, in terms of in-built... Read more…

12 February 2015

We review the Amazon Fire HDX 8.9, a brilliant slim-n-light rival to the iPad Air - providing you buy into Amazon's ecosystem.Amazon's Fire HDX range received a refresh at the end of 2014, with a... Read more…

7 February 2015

Amazon has made tablet buying incredibly easy. It's no longer necessary to give up an entire paycheck for an overpriced iPad just to have good performance and screen quality. Amazon's Fire HDX... Read more…

2 January 2015

There's a lot to love about the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. In terms of performance, it's up there with the best of them, with a great screen, a good way with music and movies and a strong battery life....

18 December 2014

Your cousin/nephew/niece/sibling/whatever got you one of those Chromecast things, but honestly, you don't even want to try how to learn to use it, so it's still in the box. You read eBooks on your... Read more…

16 December 2014

Good things about the new HDX 8.9: great screen, excellent battery life, quick-as-blazes processor and superb graphics. The speakers are very good too. Bad things: no Google apps, no Google Play...

12 December 2014

There are two kinds of tablets. On one side, you have the expensive ones, the iPads and Galaxy Notes designed to either replace your computer or at least be a really awesome sidekick. If you want... Read more…

11 December 2014

Find The Fire HDX 8.9 @ Amazon.comThe Fire HDX 8.9 is a lesson in tablet redemption. Whereas we were less than enthused about Amazon's entry-level Fire HD 7, the refreshed Fire HDX 8.9 is an...

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