PROS / The Kindle HDX 8.9 has exceptional battery life for a multimedia tablet.
CONS / Amazon's rear-facing camera has average image quality.
VERDICT / With solid construction and lengthy battery life, the Amazon Kindle HDX 8.9 is a tablet optimized for multimedia applications.
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Within the past few years, Amazon's hardware family has grown quickly, expanding into new markets such as set-top boxes and smartphones. But as significant as these new products have been for Amazon, Kindle tablets remain the focal point for the company's consumer electronics offerings. In a marketplace that has become increasingly focused on shared content and hardware, Amazon's catalog on both fronts have been an emphasis for their Kindles.
As the flagship tablet in Amazon's Kindle family, the Amazon HDX Fire 8.9 takes advantage of the online retailer's assets in order to earn its position as one of the best tablets
The Kindle HDX 8.9's exceptional build quality and slate of exclusive Amazon features safely place it within the top tier of premium tablets. Amazon's high-end Kindle provides a mix of portability and performance that makes it equally suitable for reading or processing-intensive tasks.