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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 800 2.2GHz 64GB 8.9" Tablet

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800 2.2GHz Android 64GB Apr 2014
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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Review
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Tested In-Depth: Amazon Kindle Fire HDX Tablet Review

5 Reasons For

Amazon Has Good Reviews for Its Tablets

Based on 363 expert and user reviews, Amazon has good reviews for its tablets. Amazon also has good reviews specifically within its 800 processor tablets range compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Large Internal Storage Capacity

The smallest internal storage capacity of tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the Kindle Fire HDX is 16GB and the largest is 64GB. With an internal storage capacity of 64 gigabytes, the Kindle Fire HDX has one of the larger internal storage capacitys amongst 800 processor tablets of this age.

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Quite Long Browsing Time

At 12 hours, the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX has a quite long browsing time compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the Kindle Fire HDX. 800 processor tablets that are a similar age to the Kindle Fire HDX have browsing times of between 10h and 12h.

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Quite Short Battery Recharge Time

The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX has a quite short battery recharge time (only 4.5 hours) compared to most of the other 800 processor tablets that have been available for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HDX. 800 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago have battery recharge times of between 4h and 6h, and the average battery recharge time is 4.9h.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet computer has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many 800 processor tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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2 Reasons Against

Not 4G

The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX is not 4G. Most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the Kindle Fire HDX are also not 4G.

If you want a tablet computer that is 4G then you might want to consider the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[plb_2276775_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3G

The Kindle Fire HDX is not 3G. Most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the Kindle Fire HDX are also not 3G.

If you want a tablet computer that is 3G then you might want to consider the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[plb_2276775_price] which is also higher rated.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX

Released Over Two Years Ago

This 800 processor tablet computer was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Kindle Fire HDX.

Alternative 2.2GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available that you might also want to look at include the Nokia Lumia 2520[plb_2144473_price] which has better reviews.

If this tablet computer processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[plb_2276775_price] (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 Kindle Fire HDX has a pretty standard rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Kindle Fire HDX.

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Four Processor Coress

Compared to the other 16 800 processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HDX that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Kindle Fire HDX has four processor coress which is average.

There are a number of alternative 4 processor cores tablet computers currently available which you might also want to consider including the Nokia Lumia 2520[plb_2144473_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8.9 inches, the Kindle Fire HDX has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other 800 processor tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HDX.

We compared this tablet to all the other 8.9" tablets and we think because of it's better review score, the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX[plb_2174842_price] is also worth considering.

If this tablet display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung SM-P9000 Galaxy Note Pro[plb_2276775_price] (12.2") which also has a higher rating.

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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

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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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