Kindle Fire HD
Kindle Fire HD
Kindle Fire HD

Consumers aren’t nearly excited about Amazon’s latest tablet as they were for the original. The Kindle Fire was the first tablet aside from the iPad that saw widespread success, capturing 14% of the tablet market in its debut quarter. The Kindle Fire HD doesn’t seem to have the same effect on consumers, though. According to a study conducted by CouponCodes4U, nearly half, or 45%, of those polled are “unimpressed” with the Fire HD. In addition, 54% of respondents said they would opt for an iPad mini instead of Amazon’s tablet. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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