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Amazon Kindle Fire HD OMAP4460 1.2GHz 16GB 7" Tablet Editor's Choice 4 Star
OMAP4460 1.2GHz 16GB 7" Oct 2012
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Very Short

The shortest comparable spec tablet computer that has been around for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD is 10mm tall and the tallest is 18mm. With a height of only 10.3 millimeters, the Kindle Fire HD is fairly short compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for more than two years.

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Not 4G Compatible

The Kindle Fire HD is not 4G compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD are also not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

Most OMAP4460 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD are not 3G compatible. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Amazon released the Kindle Fire HD.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.2 gigahertz, the Kindle Fire HD has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Kindle Fire HD.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Kindle Fire HD has a relatively typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

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Two Processor Cores

Compared to the other five tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the number of processor cores on the Amazon Kindle Fire HD is two which is average.

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Average Screen Size

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD has a fairly average screen size (7 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

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2 Awards Editor's Choice 4 Star

Expert Reviews

17 December 2015

The $99 Amazon Fire Kids Edition tablet comes with tons of kid-friendly content, impressive parental controls and a two-year guarantee, but it won't last long on a charge...

29 September 2015

No one product can be all things to all people, that's the point of variety. It's why Apple now has multiple sized iPhones and iPads and why Amazon continues to try filling in the gaps on its... Read more…

Thin Light Big Screen Excellent content consumption platform Great price
Too wide Design is average No carousel Average performance

Edition 6-inch tablet comes with 8GB or 16GB storage and gives you full parental controls, while allowing your kids to learn, grow and have fun using the latest portable technology. The tablet... Read more…

Powered by Android, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" has a single layer of glass for the touch screen that reduces glare, making it easy to see even in overhead light. It features two WiFi antennas for... Read more…

7 November 2014

When the Amazon Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition Tablet was announced, I was intrigued by the ?Everything Kids love. Everything Parents Want.? tagline, and I immediately preordered. These 6? and 7? HD...

17 January 2014

Amazon's Kindle Fire HD 8.9 is slightly larger and slightly faster than the 7-inch version, but other than optional LTE it doesn't bring much more to the table...

21 October 2013

What was so recently the very height of sophistication has quickly become the norm, and there's an increasing demand for tablets as day-to-day workhorses rather than status symbols or... Read more…

8 October 2013

Here we're comparing the new 7in Tesco Hudl against both the 7in Amazon Kindle Fire HD and its bigger brother the Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch . The Hudl costs £119 inc VAT in the UK, and the Kindle... Read more…

15 August 2013

IPad mini vs Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablet comparison review iPad mini vs Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablet comparison review The iPad mini and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 share similarities. They are both...

26 June 2013

The Kindle Fire HD will be available from June 27, 2013 in the Indian market and can be purchased on The tablet is available in two variants?16GB and 32GB versions, which are priced...

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