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Sounds like a good deal on this 2017 10" Amazon Fire Tablet

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#1 JayJax


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Posted 29 November 2017 - 11:04 PM

I'd appreciate feedback about this tablet.  Other than my Kindle Paperwhite which I got in September, I've only had one experience with touch-screen tablet which was several years ago an Acer that was a total bomb or else I never got the hang of the touch screen.  Ever since I've hesitated trying another tablet.  However, with a serious cash flow deficiency at present and with my aging laptop I have considered getting a tablet.


So today I noticed this

2017 Amazon Fire 10" HD Tablet, 32GB w/ Custom Case & App Vouchers

Today's Special Value on QVC for 119.95.  (Amazon lists it currently for $149).


Anyway I'd appreciate some advice/insight about this tablet.  My main concerns are intuitiveness and touch screen responsiveness as those were huge problems in my one prior experience which did not go well at all.


BTW - what is this "Alexa" hands-free that is listed in the description of this tablet?



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#2 yankeelady2015


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Posted 16 December 2017 - 06:23 PM

Hi JayJax - I just received my 2017 Amazon Fire tablet today.  I ordered it through QVC and paid only 79.00   Thank God for easy pay!  I actually bought it for a friend of mine.  Touch tablet are easy to use and it has a disappearing keyboard too.  Did you buy the ring that goes on the back of the tablet (sold seperatly)?   I wasn't pleased with the shipping as it came from Amazon in California.  UPS made 6 stops before I received it on the east coast.  Responsiveness - anything brand new is going to work great (fast) until you add additional programs and photos which would boggdown the tablet.  I do suggest that you get a good antivirus, such as Webroot antivirus for tablets (Webroot.com).  The reason I suggest Webroot is that I am advocate of there software.  I am confident that there is not a big learning curve on this tablet.


Hope this helps.


Julie  :)

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Posted 28 February 2018 - 04:42 AM

Amazon Fire is only good for e-book reading.

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Posted 28 February 2018 - 06:50 PM


Amazon Fire is only good for e-book reading.


I must offer a correction for that statement. The Amazon Fire is a tablet, perhaps not the World's best or even close but definitely a tablet. The Amazon Kindle is a book reader and a very good one but is not the same product as the Fire.

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