Review Roundup: Amazon Kindle Fire

Submitted by lalit on November 14, 2011 - 1:31pm.

Amazon joined the tablet race with their new Kindle Fire featuring 7-inch IPS LCD touchscreen (1024 x 600), 1GHz dual-core processor, 512MB RAM, 8GB onboard memory (6GB available to user), WiFi and micro USB. The Kindle Fire weighs less than one pound and offers up to 8 hours of battery life. Even though the feature list of Kindle Fire is impressive, its most impressive feature is the price tag, Amazon is selling the tablet for just $199.

Reviews of the Kindle Fire have been mixed with most reviewers appreciating the low price tag and the excellent 7-inch display, but criticizing software bugs, lack of some important features and limited usability. Joshua Topolsky wrote in his review on The Verge, “If you're thinking about getting the Fire, you have to decide not just whether you want a tablet, but what kind of tablet you want. This isn't an iPad-killer. Still, there's no question that the Fire is a really terrific tablet for its price. The amount of content you have access to — and the ease of getting to that content — is notable to say the least. The device is decently designed, and the software — while lacking some polish — is still excellent compared to pretty much anything in this range (and that includes the Nook Color).”

Overall, if you plan to use your tablet for just media consumption like movies, TV shows, magazines, books and browsing web, Kindle Fire is an excellent tablet for its price. Below we have posted links of 10 best Amazon Kindle Fire reviews available online: