Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 (WiFi, 16GB) reviews: Amazon Silk 8.9" Tablet computer

26 customer reviews

+ This tablet PC has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on battery life.

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7.8 out of 10 based on 26 reviews.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 (WiFi, 16GB): tablet with WiFi,1.5 GHz Dual Core Core Processor, and 16GB Storage on Amazon Silk.
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Some customer reviews of Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 (WiFi, 16GB)

Most helpful reviews

Hall, Napier General home user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Kindle Fire is not available in New Zealand yet so you can't use most of the products. BUT it will be great once it is in NZ.
Battery life 7.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 5.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
Overall rating 9.0
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2 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 18 Mar 2013

Ronald , St Arnaud Music, gaming or video fan

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Picture & Sound quality is excellent for a small device
Bad points:
On/Off button could be more tactile
Battery life 6.0
Design 7.0
Size and weight 6.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 7.0
Overall rating 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 Dec 2012

Lloyd, Brisbane Australia Music, gaming or video fan

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Brilliant screen, fantastic as a reader, excellent value for money,
Bad points:
Not able to access all content in Australia due to failure to secure copyright agreements here. This is a major issue with Amazon at the moment.
Battery life 9.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 9.0
Overall rating 9.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 16 Dec 2012

kevin, South woodham ferrers General home user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Layout and design is good and easy to use
Bad points:
None
Battery life 7.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
Overall rating 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Nov 2012

Dave, Australia General home user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Compact & Fast.
Bad points:
Need USA credit card to buy games - this one feature is not suitable for out of USA buyers!
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 9.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 7.0
Overall rating 8.0
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0 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 10 Jan 2013

Michael, Adelaide Often on the move

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Can't download apps from Amazon. Can't use Google apps. It becomes an expense ereader that you get on the Internet. Would not recommend this at all
Battery life 7.0
Design 7.0
Size and weight 7.0
Performance 3.0
Value for money 3.0
Overall rating 4.0
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1 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 03 Jan 2013

Lynne, Pakenham General home user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Great for reading books and surfing web
Bad points:
Cannot download apps outside America
Email a bit slow
Battery life 8.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 9.0
Performance 5.0
Value for money 8.0
Overall rating 8.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 02 Dec 2012

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 8.9
Operating system Amazon Silk
Number of cores Dual Core
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 1.5
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 16
Battery life (Hours) 10
WiFi Yes
Integrated Webcam Yes
Number of HDMI ports 1

Also known as: Amazon Kindle Fire HD WiFi 16GB, Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 WiFi 16GB

 

Manufacturer's Description

Beautiful, high-resolution 8.9" screen, perfect for films, apps, games and all your entertainment. Stay connected with web, e-mail, Skype and more. All from only £229.
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 News, Rightmove, Songpop and 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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