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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 1.5GHz 16GB 7" Tablet

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1.5GHz Fire OS 16GB 7" Nov 2014
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6 Reasons For

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablets of this spec and age.

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Amazon Tablets Have Good Reviews

On average Amazon tablet computers have good ratings compared to other brands as do all tablets produced by Amazon.

Quite Long Maximum Battery Life

Tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the Kindle Fire HD 7 have maximum battery life of between 3h and 1,700h, and the average maximum battery life is 69h. With a maximum battery life of 11 hours, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a fairly long maximum battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 7.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Kindle Fire HD 7 is 1280 x 800 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. The worst display resolution of all tablet computers of this type and age is 800 x 480 pixels and the best is 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Very Short

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 is one of the shorter tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HD 7 (only 10.3 millimeters) amongst tablet computers of this age. Across all the tablet computers that were released more than two years ago the heights range from 0.4mm to 650mm, and the average height is 140mm.

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Very Narrow

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 is one of the narrower tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD 7 (only 137 millimeters) amongst tablet computers of this age. Across all the tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 7 the widths range from 100mm to 470mm, and the average width is 210mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

Like most of the other similar spec tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HD 7, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 is not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

Like most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 is not 4G compatible.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 7 is 3.5" and the largest is 19". The Kindle Fire HD 7 has a quite small screen size (only 7 inches) compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The Kindle Fire HD 7 has a quite low front camera resolution (only 0.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Kindle Fire HD 7. The front camera resolutions of similar spec tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HD 7 range from 0.2MP to 5MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1.1MP.

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Quite Short WiFi Browsing Time

At only 8 hours, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a fairly short WiFi browsing time compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that came out more than two years ago. The WiFi browsing times of tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Kindle Fire HD 7 range from 4h to 12h, and the average WiFi browsing time is 9.6h.

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Quite Thick

At 193 millimeters, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other tablet computers that came out more than two years ago. The thinnest thickness of tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Kindle Fire HD 7 is 4mm and the thickest is 280mm.

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Very Long Battery Recharge Time

The shortest battery recharge time of tablets of a comparable age and type to the Kindle Fire HD 7 is 3h and the longest is 6h. With a battery recharge time of 6 hours, the Kindle Fire HD 7's battery recharge time is one of the longest amongst tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD 7.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7

Released Over Two Years Ago

Amazon released the Kindle Fire HD 7 over two years ago.

Four Processor Cores

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 has four processor cores which is average compared to the other 183 tablet computers of this age and type that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.5 gigahertz, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Kindle Fire HD 7.

If this tablet processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (1.7GHz).

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a fairly typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 16GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SM-T9000 Galaxy Tab Pro.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 2 megapixels, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 has a pretty standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the Kindle Fire HD 7.

If you would prefer a tablet computer with a higher rear camera resolution then you might also want to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (5MP).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Coprocessor Core
Coprocessor Frequency
Coprocessor
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Pixel Density
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Mode
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
Near Field Communication (NFC)
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Micro HDMI Port
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Messaging
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service)
E-Mail
Performance
Document Format
Subtitle Format
Video Format
Video Compression Format
Image Format
Audio Format
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
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
Manual
Other Features
Kids Tablet
Technical Details
Number of Colours

8 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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29 September 2015

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablets have started shipping today, so now's the perfect time to check out the new affordable lineup.At the second annual MediaTek Executive forum in London MediaTek... Read more…

5 March 2015

This is a 7" HD tablet from Amazon, which they hope will put a dent into what is now a very crowded and competitive market. Samsung and Apple have been dominating the tablet world, pretty much... Read more…

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…

5 February 2015

Less practical and with lower endurance than its 6? equivalent, the Kindle Fire HD 7 nevertheless offers the same quality user experience, with solid performance and a range of features for its...

19 January 2015

When the first Fire Tablet came out, I was an early adopter. I purchased the initial one within weeks of its release, hoping that it was the new competitor that would give Apple a run for their... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 19 August 2014 by Alex D.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this without considering the lack of Google services support, but It's still a great device for media and reading. The Amzn app store is absolutely terrible, but you can install 1Mobile... Read more…

Screen, responsiveness, feelbuild quality, audio, free month of Amzn Prime (apparently naming a competitor to Newegg in the review is "offensive" even if they're the manufacturer of the device; come o
Great display and intuitive interface. I am still learning parental control policies so I had to stop that for now. My daughter is 8 and knows her way around the appstore from using old ipads and ipho
Amzn flavor of androidAmzn app store, memory can't be expanded, no rear camera
Micro USB adapter connects to device at an angle. I am worried it will wear down if my four year old or I plug it in wrong. My daughter will probably be fine with it

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Manufacturer Part Numbers amazon sq46, amazon sq46c, amazon x43z60, amazon sq46cw
Barcodes 00848719039900, 00848719039924, 00848719050028

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