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New 10" Fire tablet
« on: September 20, 2017, 11:53:04 AM »


All-New Fire HD 10 Tablet with Alexa Hands-Free, 10.1" 1080p Full HD Display, 32 GB, Black - with Special Offers


I do think this is a new device -- it says it will be released October 11. I admit I'm not sure it has enough to entice me off my Samsung 10" tablet. But at $149.99 it's well priced.

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Re: New 10" Fire tablet
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2017, 12:13:58 PM »
My HDX has been getting cranky lately.. freezing, battery getting hot and draining faster than it used to, so I'm glad they did a new 10, I was worried that if my HDX dies I would have to switch brands to get a larger tablet.

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« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2017, 12:17:52 PM »
My old 7" and my original Fire tablet are fine. I have two of the HD8 and they constantly drop off the Internet. I think I'll wait and see if this one is an improvement. I spend a lot of time on my tablets. I watch TV on them every day and frequently access the Internet on them and I want something that will stay connected. The tech that restored my Internet the other day said this is a problem with the Fire tablets.



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Re: New 10" Fire tablet
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2017, 12:21:04 PM »
I agree - looks interesting.  My HDX died several months ago so I bought a Samsung Galaxy S2 and love it so won't be buying this one.

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« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2017, 01:28:24 PM »
I ordered one because my HDX is also acting up! Hope this new one is as good as it was/is.

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« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2017, 04:44:33 PM »
Amazon had me at "1080p"!!! Not that that's so impressive, especially for a 10 inch tablet but its been awhile since Amazon put out a full HD screen on a Fire tablet so it should be a good upgrade from my Fire HD8 2016. But for $150 starting price I think its a steal and improvements across the board from RAM at 2GB to 2 hours more battery life just sweetens the deal. Plus the extra screen real estate is welcome too. I have an IPad Pro 10.5 but I've been using my Fire HD8 or my Oasis to read kindle books so I have something to do while the Pro charges. But I definitely think ill be getting this new HD10!!

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« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2017, 05:03:14 PM »
i have the 8 and the 10 (prev gen) and the 8 always felt snappier and looked sharper, the 10 definitely needed an update

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« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2017, 05:04:16 PM »
I think I'll try it. If it does the drop thing on me, I'll just return it.



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Re: New 10" Fire tablet
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2017, 07:34:21 PM »
I won't be buying one, but I'm glad Amazon isn't giving up on large tablets. Apple and Samsung need the competition to keep them feeling the pressure.

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« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2017, 01:44:34 AM »
Hi all! I just want to buy this tablet, but price - hmm :D Cheap and slow product? :D
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« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2017, 01:49:59 AM »
My original Fire and my Fire 7 are both working just fine AND I REALLY WANT THIS even though I haven't had time to read for pleasure in months now.  I've got new-tech fever, I guess!
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Re: New 10" Fire tablet
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2017, 05:33:21 AM »
Hi all! I just want to buy this tablet, but price - hmm :D Cheap and slow product? :D

See, I don't think so . . . . I think it's probably not as zippy as a high end android or iThing, but I suspect for most people it will be exactly what they need. And the price is right. :)

But, if you're concerned: Amazon always has a 30 day return period, so if you get it and don't like it, you can return it within 30 days and get a full refund less shipping. If you don't buy it until November 1, they usually do a 'holiday return period' which gives you until the end of next January to evaluate the product -- even if you're not giving it as a gift.

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« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2017, 12:10:14 PM »
I ordered it. One of my 7" is not only slow but the battery runs out in just a few hours. The case is also coming apart. One of my HD8's keeps dropping wi-fi. Neither of them are doing the job anymore.


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Re: New 10" Fire tablet
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2017, 03:06:20 PM »


All-New Fire HD 10 Tablet with Alexa Hands-Free, 10.1" 1080p Full HD Display, 32 GB, Black - with Special Offers


I do think this is a new device -- it says it will be released October 11. I admit I'm not sure it has enough to entice me off my Samsung 10" tablet. But at $149.99 it's well priced.
Well I just ordered the All-New Fire HD 10 Tablet with Alexa Hands-Free, 10.1″ 1080p Full HD Display, 64 GB
for  $189.99 Free Shipping for Prime Members
Due 10-11-2017
I have a HD8 with 32GB of memory plus a 64GB microSD card.
But my Grandson loves it so I told him Ok I will give that one to you.
I am looking forward to try reading PDF on this guy
10.1 1080p Full HD display (1920 x 1200) with over 2 million pixels (224 ppi) I can also Enjoy widescreen movies, Youtube videos with wide viewing angles, less glare, and more brightness thanks to a stunning IPS (in-plane-switching) LCD display.
Has 2 quad-core processors. Two 1.8 GHz cores and two 1.4 GHz cores ,and up to 10 hours of mixed-use battery life
One  feature I like on Kindle HD is Blue Shade, an exclusive Fire OS feature that automatically adjusts and optimizes the backlight for a more comfortable nighttime reading experience.
should FLY !!
PS: ordered a case on Amazon too first one I ordered was 40 bucks then I looked around read a article about the cases found on on Amazon  Infiland All-New Fire HD 10 2017 Case - Premium Folio Smart Stand Cover with Auto Wake/ Sleep Function for All-New Fire HD 10 Tablet 10.1" (7th Generation, 2017 Release ) got it for $10.95 with prime shipping beats 40 bucks :-)
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« Reply #14 on: October 10, 2017, 08:28:45 AM »
mine is coming thursday. I'm torn i really like the AMazon case but i don't want to pay $40, i'm waiting for a shell type case

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« Reply #15 on: October 10, 2017, 10:25:00 AM »
I get mine tomorrow. I got it on the five payment plan which is pretty good. Also got the Amazon cover.

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« Reply #16 on: October 10, 2017, 02:35:09 PM »
I'm not getting a cover. The last one I bought kept shutting down my tablet and I'm getting along just fine without one.


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« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2017, 08:04:31 AM »
The Husband and I are seriously considering getting one (or two). Apple products are insanely priced and they are still having lots of problems with the Safari browser, so I don't think we'll be upgrading our iPads any more. I'll just wait a little bit to see the first reviews  :)

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« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2017, 04:34:58 AM »
My Fire 10 tablet arrived yesterday.  Here are my first reactions:
A few things about the Fire 10 that I like very much.

It has a help center that is as good or better than the "Mayday" on my HDX. I used it to help me load the "Insight Timer" app which isn't part of the Amazon apps.  I sideloaded it as an apk for android and it was easy to do.

Hands free Alexa is nice.  Since I have the Echo it will find the nearest device to respond to me. Blueshade for night reading is good and I haven't had that before. I bought the cover that is recommended for it and that is useful. I can't imagine having the Fire 10 in any other cover because of ease of use.  Extra memory, better battery life, and definitely better sound quality. That was very poor on the 7 and 8's.  Just as good as the HDX sound.

Organization is excellent and a real improvement.  On the settings pull down the "Help" section is outstanding. Especially hard things to find in previous Fire's like "Borrowing from the Lending Library" is under "Help Video's.
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« Reply #19 on: October 12, 2017, 05:31:42 AM »
It sure is big!



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« Reply #20 on: October 12, 2017, 06:00:27 AM »
Yes, I agree it is bigger as well as heavier than all my other Kindles.

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« Reply #21 on: October 12, 2017, 06:45:37 AM »
Yes, I agree it is bigger as well as heavier than all my other Kindles.

I've got it on a book stand in my dining room. That's the only place I'll be using it to read or watch videos so I don't have to hold it.


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« Reply #22 on: October 12, 2017, 07:48:00 AM »
got mine yesterday as well, i will be getting a cover and i think i'll just go ahead and get the amazon one i;m tired of the generic chines ones, plus they cannot stand in portrait mode. The back is too slippery for holding without one and its a bit wide to hold comfortably. I think the screen is a tad on the dim side, still much better than the previous gen, it's really nice for Magazines and comics. he sound is a lot nicer than my 2017 iPad and better stereo separation too. Screen is better on the iPad but this was half the price. Put a 128gb card in for content. Had a Hundred dollar gift card so this only cost me $60 so i cannot complain

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« Reply #23 on: October 12, 2017, 07:50:12 AM »
I get mine tomorrow. I got it on the five payment plan which is pretty good. Also got the Amazon cover.

i used to get these offers and always paid it off in time but i have received the offer of payments on any of my new devices which is too bad would like to order an oasis if i did

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« Reply #24 on: October 13, 2017, 06:07:21 AM »
I finally got it. A day late but at least its here. Its nice. A lot better for watching videos on than my 8" . The hands free Alexa is nice to have on a tablet. Overall its a great tablet for a very good price.