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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 1.5GHz 16GB 6" Tablet

1.5GHz Fire OS 16GB 6" Sep 2014
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Powerful quad-core processor up to 1.5 GHzThe fast quad-core processor consists of two high-performance 1.5 GHz cores and two lower-power 1.2 GHz cores running simultaneously for optimal load... More
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7 Reasons For

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly supported storage medium on tablet computers of this type and age.

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Good Brand

We checked 245 expert and user reviews for Amazon tablets and found that on average Amazon has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Amazon has good reviews specifically for its tablet computers.

4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on tablet computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite High Pixel Density

With a pixel density of 252 pixels per inch, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has one of the higher pixel densities amongst tablets of this age. The pixel densities of tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 range from 150ppi to 260ppi.

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Very Short

At only 10.7 millimeters, the Kindle Fire HD 6 is quite short compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for more than two years. The heights of tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 range from 0.4mm to 650mm.

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Narrow

The widths of similar spec tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago range from 100mm to 470mm. At only 169 millimeters, the Kindle Fire HD 6 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been around for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD 6.

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Very Light

Across all the tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 the weights range from 120g to 8.5kg. At only 290 grams, the Kindle Fire HD 6 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

The Kindle Fire HD 6 has one of the smallest screen sizes (only 6 inches) amongst tablet computers of this age. The smallest screen size of comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years is 3.5" and the largest is 19".

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Not 3G Compatible

The Kindle Fire HD 6 is not 3G compatible. Most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the Kindle Fire HD 6 are also not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

The Kindle Fire HD 6 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Kindle Fire HD 6 are also not 4G compatible.

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Quite Low Rear Camera Resolution

The average rear camera resolution of tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago is 3.7MP. With a rear camera resolution of only 2 megapixels, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has one of the lower rear camera resolutions amongst tablet computers of this age.

If this tablet rear camera resolution is too low for you then you might want to look at the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4[plb_2740094_price] (3MP).

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

At only 0.3 megapixels, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for more than two years. The lowest front camera resolution of tablets of this spec and age is 0.2MP and the highest is 5MP.

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Quite Short WiFi Browsing Time

The WiFi browsing times of tablet computers of this spec and age range from 4h to 12h, and the average WiFi browsing time is 9.6h. The Kindle Fire HD 6 has one of the shorter WiFi browsing times (only 8 hours) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Quite Thick

At 103 millimeters, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the Kindle Fire HD 6. The thinnest thickness of tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 4mm, the thickest is 280mm, and the average thickness is 51mm.

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Fairly Long Battery Recharge Time

The battery recharge times of tablet computers of this age and type range from 3h to 6h, and the average battery recharge time is 5h. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has one of the longer battery recharge times (6 hours) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer has been on the market for over two years.

Four Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the Kindle Fire HD 6 is four. That's average compared to the other 183 tablet computers that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.5 gigahertz, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers of this type and age.

If this tablet processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Xoro Telepad 9730[plb_2672764_price] (1.6GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has a fairly average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age.

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Specification

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Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Coprocessor Core
Coprocessor Frequency
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Pixel Density
Reading Mode
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Audio System
FM Radio
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
Near Field Communication (NFC)
WiFi Direct
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Mini-USB 2.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Document Format
Video Format
Video Compression Format
Image Format
Audio Format
Orientation Sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel My WiFi Technology
Battery
Battery Recharge Time
Maximum Battery Life
WiFi Browsing Time
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
AC Adapter
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Kids Tablet
WiFi

Expert Reviews

7 December 2015

Fot. ?ukasz JózefowiczAle brak silnej obecno?? Amazona w Polsce chce wykorzysta? pozna?ska firma Legimi. To spó?ka, która oferuje abonamentowy dost?p do ogromnej bazy e-booków - 12 tys.... Read more…

Responsive touch screen
Increased storage capacity
Excellent ebook store
Cheap, brilliant reading device
Amazon's book store is fantastic to use
No front light
No memory card slot or ePub support
Ads cost 20 to remove
You're trapped Wireless range is poor
Converso de arquivos

User Reviews

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Reviewed 7 December 2015 by BartK
BartK would recommend the Amazon Kindle 6 (Verified Purchase)

Buy this one if you wish a good ereader at a low price. Amazon has the best ebooks library and this connects to it. I use it to read in sunlight as a color tablet is not too legible in the sun...

Easy To Set Up
Never Freezes
Quiet
Cheap
Easy To Use
Ads
Too Simple
Very Simple
Hot
Without Wall Charger

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers amazon pl17010, amazon pl17010f
Barcodes 00848719039870, 00848719039962, 00848719045611, 00848719050912, 00848719051063

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