Meet Fire HD 10
While there has been lot of hype about 2-in-1 PCs by brands like Apple, Google and Microsoft; Amazon stands apart from the competition with its range of tablets. The tablets are primarily built for consuming content. Amazon has the largest content library around and its Fire OS has been designed to offer easy access to Amazon eBooks, Prime Movies and more. Amazon Fire HD 10 offers you one of the affordable ways to get Amazon Prime perks on the tablet. Let’s check out its features:
Amazon Fire HD 10 is a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 pixel IPS LCD screen. The resolution is low for the tablet of this size. It comes with 149ppi density and its IPS panel provides good viewing angles. The tablet is thin and light with just 7.7mm thick and weighs 432g. It is a widescreen tablet with 16:10 aspect. It features all the controls and primary sockets along the top edge.
Audio and Performance
The tablet features dual speakers on the bottom which produce excellent sound. It comes with the quad-core MediaTek processor and 1GB of RAM. It consists of two high-performance 1.5GHz cores and two 1.2GHz cores running simultaneously to offer fast performance. As far as the battery life is concerned, it offers up to 8 hours of mixed-use.
It debuts Amazon’s latest Android-based operating system, Fire OS 5. It comes with a fresh design that is easy to navigate. It comes with a customized interface to let you surface the content you own as well as music, movies, books and apps. There is a row of different categories such as Recent, Home, Books, Video, Games, Shop etc. You just need to swipe right or left to get to each category. The tablet also comes with Word Runner feature to display the text of a book one word at a time.
Fire HD 10 Tablet is compatible with most Android apps. You will find almost all popular apps here such as Facebook, Twitter etc. Amazon Underground is an app store where more than $20,000 in apps, games and in-app items are free including extra lives, unlocked levels, and more.
- Good parental controls
- Expandable storage
- Vast selection of content
- Decent battery life
- Good speakers
- Low resolution display
- Design feels cheap
- Performance could be better
A quick look at Amazon Fire HD 10::
|Dimensions||10.3″ x 6.3″ x 0.3″|
|Resolution||1280 X 800 pixels|
|Processor||MediaTek Quad-Core: 2 @ 1.5 GHz
and 2 @ 1.2 GHz
|Camera||Rear Camera: 5MP
Front Camera: 720p
|Battery Life||Up to 8 hours|
|Audio||3.5 mm stereo jack|
|What’s included||Fire HD 10 tablet, USB 2.0 cable,
power adapter and quick start guide
Amazon Fire HD 10 makes it easier to find content. It also comes with good parental controls. For viewing Prime digital content, it is a great choice. The only downside is the low resolution display as compared to the competitors in the similar price range. The tablet may feels cheap owing to the plastic construction but actually it is not! It costs $229.99 and is lighter and more durable than latest iPad Air. You can also check out Fire HD 8 tablet review here.
You can get one for yourself from Amazon.com and enjoy your favorite movies, TV shows, apps, games and lots more.
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