Poll results: Lukewarm reception to Amazon's new tablets
As we noted then, that kind of money gets you no more than an entry-level device, with a specs sheet that doesn't exactly read like a science fiction novel. We've got mediocre quad-core system chips, 1 gig of RAM, and fairly low-res displays. In addition, you get Amazon's fork of Android on the software side, called FireOS, which means that you won't be getting access to goodies such as Google's Play Store. Instead, you'll be limited to Amazon's app marketplace, or any other, third-party one that you mange to download.
Unsurprisingly, only 17% of voters indicated that they're definitely getting a unit, while the majority of people (50%) say that these simply aren't what they're looking for. The remaining ~33% of votes are accounted for by folks that are only considering their options for now. Proof: