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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7-inch 2nd-gen

from  $139.99+

    Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7-inch 2nd-gen

    from  $139.99+
    from  $139.99+
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    76 Global Score
    A good product that falls short of greatness.
    76

    A good product that falls short of greatness.

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    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).

    76 Global Score
    A good product that falls short of greatness.
    76

    A good product that falls short of greatness.

    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).

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    User Reviews

    90
    bkowalski3000
    For $129, I wasn't expecting much when I ordered this Kindle Fire. I was expecting...read more
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    Score Breakdown

     
    73
    Average Critic Score
    Product Review
    Engadget
    This Kindle shares a lot with its predecessor, though there are some notable changes. Namely, the body. See, if we're strictly talking form factor here, this guy is a dead ringer for the 7-inch HDX. Inside, however, you'll find last-gen processing power: a 1.5GHz dual-core processor.
    Product Review
    CNET
    Gone is the subtle curvature of last year's models in favor of a much more angular backside that maintains a clear space between the speakers and your coffee table when laid down flat.
     
    80
    Tech Advisor
    The Amazon Kindle Fire HD (2013) is an Android tablet with great price and specs, but its lack of access to Google's app store could be an issue for some.
     
    70
    phoneArena
    Still, in the back of our minds, it’s the kind of thing some people would give as a stocking stuffer. So depending on the person receiving it, the tablet might be used with care – that or just become a throwaway come next year.

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