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New 6- and 7-inch Kindle Fire HDs hit a low-price milestone for Amazon tablets, while still maintaing a unique identity.
While the design and price of the Kindle Fire HDX hasn't changed on the outside, it's been redesigned inside with a new 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor and 802.11ac MIMO Wi-Fi.
The 7-inch Amazon budget tablet boasts a new design in a variety of different colors.
The 6- and 7-inch pair of tablets are a cheap alternative to toy-like kids tablets.
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 everything that was great about the HDX 7 and more, the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 isn't just a great value, it sets the standard for a media consumption tablet.
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.
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 Kindle Fire (2012) takes it up a notch in value, but is tethered to the same design oversights of the original.
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.