Amazon Kindle Fire

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD is now available in the UK (plus Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Japan). The Kindle Fire HD has been on sale for a while in the US and it’s finally come to the UK. The 16GB costs £229 and the 32GB version costs £259. If you’re invested in the Amazon ecosystem and looking for a tablet then this may be a good option. Personally I prefer standard Android like the Nexus 7 and 10 tablets.

Anybody thinking of getting one?


  • Large 8.9″ HD display has the highest resolution of any Kindle Fire, with rich colour and deep contrast; customised Dolby audio and dual stereo speakers for crisp, rich sound
  • Ultra-fast web browsing and video streaming thanks to dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi
  • Easy-to-use e-mail app that syncs your Gmail, Outlook and other accounts; full integration with Facebook for updating friends and staying in touch
  • Front-facing HD camera for Skype video chats and taking HD pictures
  • Over 22 million films, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, audiobooks, apps and games, including favourite apps such as BBC NewsRightmoveSongpopand Tumblr
  • LOVEFiLM Instant video streaming for unlimited access to thousands of films and TV series. New to LOVEFiLM? You’ll get a one-month free trial
  • Great deals on apps, including a paid app for free every day, plus thousands of other free apps and games
  • Amazon’s vast selection of e-books offers bestsellers, exclusive content, thousands of free classics and great savings with Kindle Daily Deal, plus Prime members borrow for free – as frequently as one book per month, with no due dates – with Kindle Owners’ Lending Library
  • Read in vibrant colour with a large selection of magazine apps and colour books including comic books, cookbooks and kids’ books
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