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Amazon Kindle Fire

Amazon Kindle Fire

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74 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
74

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Amazon's first tablet can't quite match the experience of the competition, but for half the price it doesn't have to.

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Pros
  • Incredible price
  • Very solid construction
  • Easy access to lots and lots of premium media
Cons
  • Middling performance
  • No Android Market access
  • Occasionally clumsy interface

Reviews

72
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 11

80
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 80
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Specs

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android
Screen size
722
Storage type
Internal storage
Camera (integrated)
No
Maximum battery life
Up to 820
Form factor
Operating system
Screen size
Storage type
Camera (integrated)
Maximum battery life
Tablet
Android
722
Internal storage
No
Up to 820

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74 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
74

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

74
 

User Reviews

70
Charlie
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
70
carlosvasquez
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
90
Thom92
loved it took it with me always however it was stolen in jan of this year and...read more
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