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First Look: The Kindle Fire HD tablet is the Kindle Fire as it should have been.
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First Look: The Kindle Fire HD tablet is the Kindle Fire as it should have been.

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We get all up inside the Kindle Fire HD and explore some of its new features.

The original Kindle fire felt like much more successful attempt delivery deeply Amazon video books and music content. -- -- HD doesn't deviate from that goal. -- -- and refinements proved to be even better delivery system. I'm Eric Franklin and today we'll take a first look at the Kindle fire HD seven experts. And those about the Kindle fire was its beautiful Los -- screen. As a 1280. Resolution and actually one of the. -- seven inch tablet screens out there the second thing -- -- was -- interface and new options at the top including games. Audio books. Photos and offers also the carousel schools but -- -- Magazine's newsstand Al -- really cool -- turning animation. Also double tap on a particular article you can read their article -- simple text. There is some performance sluggishness. Certain content apps. It is always respond to finger swipes at them also adds some new software features experts -- -- X -- movies with basically. Functions as integrated IEV. Lets you watch a movie that actually has this function you'll be able to call island nation on certain actors. -- Leave certain scenes. X -- for books -- to see where -- and certain words or characters appear in a book shortcut that each. It also -- read this requires the audiobook -- and over a book. As the audio rate to use each -- -- Texas high. There's also -- -- for audio. Let's -- you're reading a book you might continue listening to the audio offers. Audiobook versions will remember when. Each Kindle fire HD comes with -- you can opt -- -- for an extra fifteen dollars initially I would. You go to you lock screen you'll see two options on right side you'll be able to swipe -- -- and just go to your Kindle fire normally. On the left side. Is the -- Swiping that side will take you to whatever is being advertised -- a coupon or movie trailer oranges. Chance to watch a movie of its kind rate. The HD is a little bit thinner than you regional fire but is a lot lighter also has on the front. 720 EP webcam camera on the sides. Power button and about -- right -- that is at -- On the bottom is a micro HDMI port and micro USB port. On the back at the is of this -- -- here. Two speaker grills. -- speakers actually delivers them that's ever heard. One thing to -- -- Kindle fire HD comes with a USB charging cable but no power adapter. Game's performance is good but nothing to write home about. -- speeds are a little bit slower than the nexus seven also there's some definite noticeable clipping when scrolling through -- -- -- really quickly. Streaming movie performance on the other hand was actually really impressive. Kindle fire HD -- Kindle fire as it should. Apple has limited access the Google -- store it's really an Amazon device -- and an intuitive device. If you have an Amazon prime membership and you look at -- tablet consume media on is your best bet. 200 dollars for sixteen gigabytes it's a great deal once again I'm Eric Franklin has been a first look at the Kindle fire HD. Seven --

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