Amazon are having a short lived sale on their fantastic Kindle Fire HDX 7″ tablet / e-reader, giving a decent £40 off the list price, making it just £159.00 until May 5, 11:59 PM for the entry level 16GB WiFI only model.

To get the £40 discount you need to enter the code MAYDAY40 at checkout.The Kindle Fire HDX is the latest high resolution (1920×1200) tablet from Amazon, with a 2.2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, a powerful Adreno 330 graphics processor for gaming, and full Dolby Digital Plus audio for virtual surround sound. Tied in with Amazon’s services like Prime Instant Video if you’re already in the Amazon eco-system its the obvious choice.

See our piece on Your Choice Of Tablet Is Less Important Than The Services It Is Connected To for further information on where you buy your content shapes what device you need.

The Fire HDX made our choice of top gifts for Christmas 2013, and continues to remain an excellent pick for an all round entertainment device.

>> Buy the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7″ now for only £159