Looking for an Android (well, sort of) tablet on the cheap? Retailer Newegg, through its eBay store, is offering the 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX for an attractive $149.
Released in September 2013, the Kindle Fire HDX 7 features a crisp Full HD display featuring quantum dots technology for vivid colors, a powerful Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage. The tablet features Dolby audio and the battery should be good for up to 11 hours of mixed usage or up to 17 hours of reading. More info in our video review above.
Newegg is offering the Wi-Fi only, 16GB variant, with special offers, meaning that the device will display Amazon ads on the lockscreen. The device is brand new and is covered by a one-year full warranty.
At $80 less than Amazon’s current best price, the Kindle Fire HDX 7 is an excellent deal, if you can live with the fact that you don’t get a true Android experience. Even so, this may still be a good choice if you only need a tablet for casual media consumption or as a gift for a less technical relative. Plus, CyanogenMod has recently added support for some Kindle Fires, so we wouldn’t be surprised to see custom ROM builds for the Fire HDX as well.
Head over to eBay for the deal.