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85
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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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).

Engadget Review

Amazon's latest Kindle Fire brings a lot of welcome upgrades and is sure to be a big seller this holiday season.

Pros
  • Great screen
  • Long battery life
  • Lots of welcome enhancements to Fire OS
Cons
  • No Google Play access
  • Starting price includes Special Offers
  • No video-out port
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Scores

Engadget

85
 

User Reviews

90
Michael Parks
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
Matt Anderson
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
Joel Thoman
I was really wanting a tablet was my grad school class. I had bought my textbook...read more
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82
Average Critic Score

Design and form factor

79
 

Features

80
 

Durability

80
 

Ease of use

80
 

Storage capacity

67
 

Battery life

78
 

Portability (size / weight)

80
 

Display

96
 

How It Stacks Up

82

Engadget

82
 

Critic

88
 

User

83
 

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82

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Critic

80
 

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90
 
74

Engadget

74
 

Critic

74
 

User

81
 
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How It Stacks Up

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