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Old 17-11-2013, 12:16
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Has anyone bought or tried the new kindle yet? Seems very quiet considering the noise made with the release of the Hudl.
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Old 17-11-2013, 16:47
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Well I think both sizes of the HDX screen match the Nexus 7 for having the highest quality screen available.

Its just happens to be restricted solely to the Amazon app and media stores.
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Old 17-11-2013, 17:08
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Has anyone bought or tried the new kindle yet? Seems very quiet considering the noise made with the release of the Hudl.
The 'noise' for the Hudl came from it being cheap and also from Tesco so it was something a bit different.
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Old 01-12-2013, 19:05
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Anyone bought a new kindle yet?
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:44
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Special offer just for today, it's £169 on Amazon or £159 at Curries with cash back.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:43
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These new Amazon tablets have good spec hardware but I'm just not interested in any device with such a locked down operating system. It would have to be a Hudl for me.
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:48
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A main reason to choose the Fire is to select its highly curated (Culled) apps store.
Less choice means a bit less malware.
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:58
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The processor and PPI seem on par with the 2013 Nexus 7.
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:38
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The processor and PPI seem on par with the 2013 Nexus 7.
By all reports the HDX is slighter faster. It really depends if you want the full Android experience with the Nexus 7 or if you want the full Amazon experience!
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:55
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The processor and PPI seem on par with the 2013 Nexus 7.
Screen resolution is the same; processor should be considerably faster - N7 is running a 1.5gHz Snapdragon 600, HDX has a 2.2gHz Snapdragon 800.
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Old 02-12-2013, 15:27
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The 'noise' for the Hudl came from it being cheap...
and looking a more rounded successor to the Nook HD.

It could turn into being the UK's number one car GPS .
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Old 11-12-2013, 20:49
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Had a try out of the 8.9 " HDX in Waterstones today. Must say I was very impressed. It's a great size and has a quality build. It's just the £330 price that is stopping me going for it. Considering the 7" version with the same spec's is £199.
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Old 12-12-2013, 07:54
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The term 'Swiss Army Knife' has been bandied around quite a bit.

But despite the very top quality screen, the Kindles are another one with a fair set of those tool attachments missing.
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Old 12-12-2013, 09:13
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The term 'Swiss Army Knife' has been bandied around quite a bit.

But despite the very top quality screen, the Kindles are another one with a fair set of those tool attachments missing.
Surely, anything that is missing you can just install?
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Old 13-12-2013, 11:23
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http://www.knowyourmobile.com/amazon...n-lot-7-inches

The HDX 7 review states

"I love the look and feel of the 7-inch Kindle HDX a lot more than I do the 8.9-inch model. It just feels “right” in the hand" ....."I don’t think that lock out is as limiting on the 7-inch model. That’s because those that buy this model, or gift this model, probably aren’t heavy tablet users. "

So reading between the lines it really says of the two, 'get the 8.9'.
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Old 13-12-2013, 15:55
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I've just bought a kindle fire hd and love it. I also have an ipad mini and comparing the two I would say that the kindle has a much better sound and screen quality than the ipad - even better than the retina display mini. Colours are richer and it justs sound so much louder and better.

I still love the ipad for various reasons but I think that if I were starting from scratch and using the Fire as i use the ipad then i would be more than happy with it.
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Old 13-12-2013, 17:51
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I've just bought a kindle fire hd and love it.
Is this last year's or the new HDX models?
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Old 13-12-2013, 18:31
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Price drop on Amazon now. The 7" HDX £169 from £199.
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Old 15-12-2013, 23:44
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Is this last year's or the new HDX models?
It's the HD version. I looked at the HDX but couldn't justify spending the extra money on it.
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Old 20-12-2013, 12:57
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I have the kindle fire and my husband has the HD kindle fire. Both are great. HIs appears to be larger than mine, but I think that both are wonderful for anyone that loves to surf the net or read or wants something portable to take with them.
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Old 21-01-2014, 15:56
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20% of all Kindle HDX tablets now at Selfridges.
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Old 21-01-2014, 19:28
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I have one for media use when travelling. Great little device, and easy enough to avoid the Amazon limitations if you ok with trying (instructions on the web are so simple even I understood them)
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Old 21-01-2014, 22:35
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20% of all Kindle HDX tablets now at Selfridges.
And £25 off if ordering from amazon.
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Old 18-09-2014, 08:15
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New Kindles announced.
http://www.theverge.com/2014/9/17/63...e-announcement
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Old 18-09-2014, 12:23
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I think you're justified in staring a new thread for this. Someone else will otherwise.
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