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Which one of the new Kindle Fires you like best?

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Which one of the new Kindle Fires you like best?
So there you have it folks - Amazon just introduced the Kindle Fire HD tablet family, an impressive amalgamation of a low-price, quick access to Amazon's ecosystem and contemporary hardware. 

Let's quickly recap what we have. Jeff Bezos went on stage and first announced an upgraded Kindle Fire. No HD moniker here, hence the same 1024x600-pixel screen, but at a lower, $159 price. Not only that, the hardware has been bumped up to include a 40% faster processor and double the RAM memory.

Then Bezos dropped the bomb with the Amazon Kindle Fire HD family. First came the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7-inch with a 1280x800-pixel screen, 16GB of memory and the low price of $199.

Next, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch surprised us all with its big high-res screen, unmatched for the $299 price it sports.

The final member of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD family is the 8.9-inch Fire HD with 4G LTE priced at $499. It packs more internal memory and brings 4G LTE connectivity for only $50 a year - that's right not per month, it's per year. This buys you 250MB of data monthly, fit for only modest use and for greedier users there is the option to upgrade at AT&T. 

So which one do you like best? Are you getting one of them? Let us know below!

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Which one of the new Kindles you like best?
6.91%
36 votes
(36 votes) Amazon Kindle Fire for $159, best bang for the buck
31.67%
165 votes
(165 votes) Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7-inch for $199, high-res screen and 8GB more memory than Nexus 7!
49.14%
256 votes
(256 votes) Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch for $299, unmatched super high-res screen for a low price!
12.28%
64 votes
(64 votes) Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch with LTE for $499 and a $50 LTE data plan for a year. That's right, a year!

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posted on 06 Sep 2012, 15:22 11

1. sarb009 (Posts: 286; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


where is the option NONE ?

posted on 06 Sep 2012, 15:41

2. robocopvn (Posts: 175; Member since: 10 Mar 2010)


yes, of course. If you check amazon website you'll see there is 8gb for kindlefire2, 16GB or 32GB for 7'' and 8.9'' HD WIFI, and 32gb or 64gb for 8.9 HD 4GLTE

posted on 06 Sep 2012, 19:50 2

8. downphoenix (Posts: 2295; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)


Well you could just not vote.

posted on 06 Sep 2012, 15:43 3

3. robocopvn (Posts: 175; Member since: 10 Mar 2010)


And I think Amazonis really the company care about the service and quality, not the profit. Like some try to say the same thing but their so-high profit margin betrays them lolz !

posted on 06 Sep 2012, 17:31

7. Zayuh24 (Posts: 148; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


Exactly! They won't make a profit from the 7" devices, but they'll definitely make some from the content. With the new contracts to show episodes of nearly EVERY show you can think of, as well as the growth of their current app-ecosystem, I can see Amazon keeping a good piece of their pie.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 04:35

9. SlimSoulja86 (Posts: 642; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)


LOL, let's just be honest here, I have no beef against Amazon, but let us not be too gullible here. Ever company wants to make profit, it's how you market yourself, and how you persuade consumers to buy your product and how you want them to view your organisation. In this case Amazon wants consumers to view them as an organisation that deosn't cae about profits, which convinces you that they really care about you. Amazon will make profit from their devices one way or another, in this case, they allure you into buying thier device and in turn, you will be locked into paying for their service. As a marketing student, believe me, I know. And yes Amazon it's more of a Customer Orientated company, which means they strive to please their customers' needs, in turn makes their consumers feels special.

This is just a marketing scheme, and believe me it's not a bad thing, as every company have one. And every product has USP (Unique Selling Point) and for the Kindle Fires, it's that the products are of high quality with low prices, and best services afterwards.

But to say Amazon doesn't care about profit it's just bn too gullible. Every company survives on Profit, thats what all the stakeholders care about. Unless if Amazon it's a Non-Profit Organization. Then, yeah, they would not care about profit

Just saying.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:29

10. robocopvn (Posts: 175; Member since: 10 Mar 2010)


I know, my major is marketing. But the way amazon doing business really make customers satisfy. I am, the person living outside US. But I already buy many stuff on amazon and to be a user of the original kindle fire. Honestly, they serve the me the way no other company does ever !

posted on 06 Sep 2012, 16:04 4

4. sgtdisturbed47 (Posts: 167; Member since: 02 Feb 2012)


The Nexus 7 will easily outperform the Fire.

I was glad to get rid of my Fire after owning it for a month.

posted on 06 Sep 2012, 16:21 4

5. ap1989 (Posts: 144; Member since: 12 Oct 2011)


None, Nexus 7 is better it has Quad core i wouldnt spend $500 for a Knidle fire hd LTE i would rather get a iPad

posted on 06 Sep 2012, 17:00 4

6. rasinhussy (Posts: 87; Member since: 28 Dec 2008)


Yes, you could get a 16GB WIFI only iPad for $500.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:31

11. robocopvn (Posts: 175; Member since: 10 Mar 2010)


haha very specific and make sense !

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 13:47 1

12. skymitch89 (Posts: 1044; Member since: 05 Nov 2010)


Tough choice. GNote 2 so I can have a phone and a tablet, or keep my smartphone and get a Kindle Fire HD 7 and carry around 2 devices. I think that I'll just wait and see.

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