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Initial post: May 19, 2013, 7:04:16 PM PDT
Tim Green says:
I have a Kindle Fire HD and would like to read at the beach. I live in Myrtle Beach, SC. The glare makes reading impossible. Any suggestions?

Posted on May 19, 2013, 7:16:26 PM PDT
C. S. Jones says:
Short of turning the brightness up all the way and staying in a very well shaded area then no. The Fire is a tablet and just like all the other tablets, smartphones, computer screens out there aren't designed for usage in bright light.

In reply to an earlier post on May 19, 2013, 7:19:24 PM PDT
Jazzy_Jeff says:
Get an e-ink Kindle.

In reply to an earlier post on May 19, 2013, 7:36:39 PM PDT
B. Marks says:
The Fire has an LCD screen and they just don't work well in sunlight. My suggestion is to get an e-ink Kindle for those times.

Barry

Posted on May 19, 2013, 7:40:08 PM PDT
GnomeEd says:
I agree with Jeff, best advice is to buy an eInk kindle.

In reply to an earlier post on May 19, 2013, 7:47:59 PM PDT
MikeJW says:
The fire outside in the sun is just like taking your computer monitor or cell phone out in the sun. Of course, it doesn't work so well. My suggestion: the Paperwhite! What a wonderful ereader.

Posted on May 19, 2013, 11:10:13 PM PDT
musicmomma says:
I have tried changing the angle of the Fire HD to read in bright light and it just does not work. My son has a Nexus 7 and he has the same problem. The Fire just does not work well for reading or viewing in bright light. Even if you are by a window and the sun is shining through. It is still like reading in the sunlight.

I have two ereaders that I use to read. I have a Kindle Keyboard and Paperwhite and they are easier to read any where. They are a lot easier on my eyes also. I would suggest you get an ereader if you want to read at the beach.

In reply to an earlier post on May 20, 2013, 1:28:20 AM PDT
Dragi Raos says:
This ad suggests that, too, and I agree:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnmDlk6F3d0
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