No one product can be all things to all people, that’s the point of variety. It’s why Apple now has multiple sized iPhones and iPads and why Amazon continues to try filling in the gaps on its Kindle Fire tablet lineup with an increasingly eclectic lineup of shapes and sizes

The new Kindle Fire HD 10 is of a piece with that strategy. It’s not a high-end tablet like the Fire HDX 8.9 and not a truly a low-end model like the $99 Kindle Fire HD 6. Instead, the new device sits somewhere in the middle, offering the larger screen consumers want with a $229.99 price more can manage. It’s $244.99 without sponsored lock screens. Read more…

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Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD 10 tablet is wide but not wonderful