What’s the Best Kindle Fire? A Kindle Fire Comparison

A Kindle Fire is more than a handheld electronic device — it’s a way of life.

Okay, so maybe that’s a bit dramatic, but the truth is that Kindle has brought a great deal of happiness and entertainment to a worldwide audience by creating a unique and engaging product for book-lovers everywhere.

There are a few different Kindle Fire options out there, and finding the best model for you will largely depend on your personal preference. The Kindle experience is customizable and can serve a lot of different needs. This article will compare the Kindle 7, 8 and 10, examining their various features and capabilities.

A Brief History of Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire was first launched at the beginning of 2012. After the success enjoyed by the original Kindle, the Kindle Fire HD was easy to introduce to the public, and quickly gained a lot of fans.

The Kindle Fire broke the mold of a traditional ebook reader. The advanced ebook experience is highlighted by a high-resolution multi-color touchscreen. The Kindle Fires also offers a wider range of capabilities. Let’s take a look at what each of the latest three Kindle Fire Models has to offer.

Kindle Fire 7 Review of Features and Capabilities


  • $49.99
  • 8 Hour battery life
  • 7-inch Non HD display
  • 1024 x 600 IPS display with 171 ppi
  • Equipped with Alexa
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
  • Micro SD card slot
  • 8GB or 16GB internal storage, up to 256 GB of expandable storage

The Kindle Fire 7 display screen is 7 inches and delivers a crisp, clear image making the text easy to read. The Kindle Fire 7 does come fully equipped with Alexa as a virtual assistant. The introduction of Alexa allows for the opportunity to use your Kindle Fire 7 hands-free.

Inside the Kindle Fire 7, you’ll find 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. You’ll also be able to choose between 8GB of internal storage or 16GB of internal storage. There is a slot for a Micro SD card. Your Micro SD card can expand your storage up to 256 GB.

The convenience and portability of this lightweight model have helped it to quickly become a best seller on Amazon. The hands-free capability is also great for making phone or video conference calls. Users can simply request for Alexa to complete a variety of tasks. You can also automatically connect to any enabled Echo devices.

For prime members there’s a lot of free music, videos and books available on the Kindle 7, 8 and 10. (Hint, here’s one of the best places to browse for free books is JustKindleBooks.com.) If you won’t be in a good internet service area you can also download videos and watch them anywhere (as long as you have Netflix, Prime or Showtime)

Kindle Fire 8 Review of Features and Capabilities


  • $79.99
  • 12 Hours of battery life
  • 8-inch HD display screen
  • 1280 x 800 high-definition display with over a million pixels (189 ppi)
  • Equipped with Alexa
  • 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
  • 1.5 GB of RAM
  • 16GB or 32GB internal storage, up to 400 GB of expandable storage.
  • Micro SD card slot
  • Dolby Audio

A Kindle Fire HD 8 will have all of the same features offered on the 7th edition plus more. The battery life is one of the first things users will be excited about. The battery life on the Kindle Fire 8 HD is 12 hours long. In addition to a longer battery life, the Kindle Fire 8 HD offers additional structural improvements. This model is also more durable, even more, durable than than certain Ipad models.

The Kindle Fire 8 HD is lighter and thinner than the Kindle Fire 7 model. The experience is greatly enhanced with a larger and better screen. The 8-inch screen offers a better quality of HD resolution. In addition to a better screen, the sound system is also equipped with Dolby Audio.

Kindle Fire 10 Review of Features and Capabilities


  • $149.99
  • 12 Hours of battery life
  • 10-inch 1080p Full HD display
  • 1920 x 1200 high-definition display with 2 million pixels (224 ppi)
  • 1.8 GHz quad-core processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 32GB or 64GB internal storage, up to 256 GB of expandable storage.
  • Micro SD card slot
  • Dolby Audio

The Kindle Fire 10 comes equipped with all of the features on the 7th and 8th. You’ll have Alexa as an assistant, HD quality visual and sound and access to free services. However, this is really the ultimate device with a more efficient internal processing system and storage capabilities.

The Kindle Fire 10 has an upgraded 10.1-inch display screen with over 2 million megapixels (1080p full HD). With a Kindle Fire 10, you’ll be able to play games in addition to watching or reading movies and books. This is because of what’s inside this updated model.

The Kindle Fire 10 has a 1.8 GHz quad-core processor and can store up to 2 GB of RAM and up to 64GB of internal storage. The battery life will last 10 hours on this model and the storage can be expanded (256GB) with a Micro SD card.

Which Kindle Fire Is Best?

Which Kindle Fire is right for you? Factor in price, screen size, memory, and screen resolution to make your choice. Once you make your decide, consider waiting until Price Day or Black Friday, to buy it. You can often get the Fire a deep discount at these two times of the year. 

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