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If you're looking for a pure media consumption experience, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 delivers better than any tablet before it. People looking for something more utilitarian, however, will want to look elsewhere.
The 2013 Kindle Fire HD works perfectly as an e-reader with a few extra tablet features, but users looking to take full advantage of Amazon's ecosystem should pay more for the Fire HDX.
With a beautiful screen, refined interface, and huge coffer of media consumption options, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD is the Kindle Fire as it should have been.
And this isn't the only Fire-sale price: You can also save on Amazon's HDX models.
Armed with a powerful processor and Amazon's exhaustive content library, the Kindle Fire HDX delivers incredible value for its price, especially for Amazon Prime members.
That's an awfully good price on a big tablet -- but is Barnes & Noble still offering the better deal?
If you can get past the clunky design, the Kobo Arc 10 HD offers a unique tablet experience for avid readers.
With an excellent built-in light and Amazon's best-in-class e-book selection, the Kindle Paperwhite rises to the top of the e-reader pack.
It's new, not refurbished, and there's more icing on the cake: You also get a $40 Staples gift card.