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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 1.5GHz 8GB 6.7" Tablet

1.5GHz Fire OS 8GB 6.7" Sep 2014
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9 Reasons For

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly supported storage medium on comparable spec tablets that were released around the same time as it.

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Amazon Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Amazon tablets and also specifically for Amazon tablet computers and found that in both cases Amazon had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Four Processor Cores

The Kindle Fire HD 6 is a four processor core tablet. Most of the other tablets of this type and age have between one and seven processor cores.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 1280 x 800 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. The best display resolution of all comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 800 x 480 pixels.

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Very High Pixel Density

The pixel densities of tablet computers of this age and spec range from 150ppi to 260ppi, and the average pixel density is 220ppi. When compared to other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Kindle Fire HD 6 that we have checked the pixel density of, the Kindle Fire HD 6's pixel density of 252 pixels per inch is one of the highest.

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Narrow

At only 167 millimeters, the Kindle Fire HD 6 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the Kindle Fire HD 6. The average width of tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 210mm.

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Very Light

The lightest tablet that has been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 120g heavy and the heaviest is 8.5kg. At only 290 grams, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that were released around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6.

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Short

The shortest similar spec tablet that was released around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 0.4mm tall, the tallest is 650mm, and the average height is 140mm. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 is very short (only 0.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that came out around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 4mm and the thickest is 280mm. The Kindle Fire HD 6 has a very thin thickness (only 4.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 6.7 inches, the Kindle Fire HD 6's screen size is one of the smallest amongst tablets of a similar age and type to the Kindle Fire HD 6. Across all the tablet computers that were released more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 3.5" to 19".

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Not 3G Compatible

Most tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD 6 are not 3G compatible. The Kindle Fire HD 6 is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that came out more than two years ago are also not 4G compatible.

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Quite Low Rear Camera Resolution

Tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 have rear camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 8MP, and the average rear camera resolution is 3.7MP. With a rear camera resolution of only 2 megapixels, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has one of the lower rear camera resolutions amongst tablet computers of this age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2MP rear camera resolution tablets currently available including the Trekstor SurfTab Xiron 7.0[plb_2139067_price] which has better reviews.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6

Released Over Two Years Ago

Amazon released the Kindle Fire HD 6 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.5 gigahertz, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 8 gigabytes, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a pretty average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

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Storage
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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
Rear Camera
Audio
FM Radio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
WiFi Direct
WiFi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Jack Size
Headphone Output
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Mini-USB 2.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Orientation Sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Design
Size
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Weight & Dimensions
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Cable Included
AC Adapter
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Expert Reviews

(45)
20 November 2015

Before you go buy a tablet, you should ask this question, ?what am I going to use this tablet for.? This seems like common sense, but really, take a moment. What are you going to do with that slab... Read more…

20 October 2015

Amazon has launched a new range of tablets for 2015 and kept its 6in model from last year. Here we compare the new 7, 8 and 10-inch Fire tablets along with the HD 6 so you can decide which to... Read more…

Cheap
Integrates tightly with Amazon services
Compact size
Prime integration
Sharp screen
App selection is limited
Poor camera
A bit too chunky
Awful cameras
Fire OS can be restrictive
17 August 2015

In review: Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 Kids Edition. Review sample courtesy of Amazon GermanyAmazon's Kindle Fire HD 6 Kids Edition is almost 50 percent more expensive than the Fire HD 6, but it...

20 February 2015

The other main drawback, of course, is that these Kindles running Amazon's Fire OS 4 ? a custom version of Android based on version 4.4.2 of the latter. That means you don't get the Google Play... Read more…

13 January 2015

If you're comfortable with a 6-inch display, the Fire HD 6 delivers a high-quality tablet at a sweet price, especially for Amazon Prime members. But at a size closer to phablet than tablet, the...

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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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Manufacturer Part Numbers amazon pw98, amazon pw98v, amazon pw98vm
Barcodes 00848719045628, 08808987352974

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