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A Certified Refurbished Kindle Fire HD 9" is refurbished, tested, and certified to look and work like new
Stunning 1920x1200 HD display with rich color and deep contrast from any viewing angle
Custom Dolby audio and dual stereo speakers for crisp, booming sound without distortion
Ultra-fast dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi for 40% faster downloads and streaming
Over 27 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, audiobooks, and popular apps and games
The 8.9" screen on Kindle Fire HD features an incredible 1920x1200 HD display. But a truly advanced HD experience doesn’t stop with just a high resolution screen. Kindle Fire HD delivers rich color and deep contrast from every angle with an advanced polarizing filter and custom anti-glare technology. Our custom Dolby Digital Plus audio includes technology to adjust volume, create virtual surround sound, and deliver easier-to-understand dialogue in movies and TV shows.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Let me start out by saying that I am new to the tablet world and have had no experience using any tablets prior to this purchase. That being said, I spent a great deal of time fishing around through reviews and specs of what seemed like countless tablets for months. The obvious cliche conclusion led to all fingers pointing at some variation of an iPad, yet for me, I do not see much sense in purchasing a tablet (regardless of brand) for around the same price as a cheap yet descent laptop that will have more potential.
Enter the Kindle Fire HD.
I will spare you the story on my process of how I ended up choosing a Fire HD and get right to what you all want to know: my thoughts and experience thus far with the product.
Picture: (10/10) I will start with this since obviously that was the first thing i noticed. In a word, incredible. Now its not "eye popping" or anything out of this world, but i can honestly say it exceeded my expectations and i was...
Originally published in November 2012, Updated January 19, 2013 after using this Fire for several months...
As there appears to be mixed reviews of the 8.9' Fires - ones with 4G access and those without - to clarify, this review is for the 8.9" tablet with the 4G connectivity option.
To get the iPad comparison out of the way, I put this tablet side-by-side to my iPad 2 I use for work. Downloads were slightly faster and the video screen resolution and the colors were more vibrant on the Fire vs. the iPad 2.
Screen Display / Video Playback:
With the larger HD screen, if playing video is important to you this is the version of the Fire to get as the screen display is fairly impressive with sharp and crisp colors. The display on this HD Fire was one heck of a lot better in terms of sharpness than last year's model and even this year's smaller HD model.
Amazon also added a cool feature on this one with the HDMI micro connection port...
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