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Amazon Kindle Fire HD OMAP4470 1.5GHz 16GB 8.9" Tablet Editor's Choice 4 Star
OMAP4470 1.5GHz 16GB 8.9" Apr 2013
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Beautiful, high-resolution 8.9" screen, perfect for films, apps, games and all your entertainment. Stay connected with web, e-mail, Skype and more. More
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2013 Review

3 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked the reviews from experts and owners of hundreds of tablets to determine an average rating for each tablet computer manufacturer. On average tablet computers from Amazon have good reviews from experts and users.

Quite Long Maximum Battery Life

Tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD have maximum battery life of between 3h and 4,600h, and the average maximum battery life is 57h. The Kindle Fire HD has one of the longer maximum battery life (11 hours) amongst tablets of this age.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The Kindle Fire HD has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Across all tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD the worst display resolution is 480 x 272 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2560 pixels.

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2 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

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

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Not 3G Compatible

Most tablet computers of this type and age 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 Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this OMAP4470 processor tablet was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD has a fairly typical processor clock speed (1.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD has a relatively average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other OMAP4470 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD.

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Average Screen Size

The Kindle Fire HD has a pretty typical screen size (8.9 inches) compared to most of the other tablets that were launched around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD.

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Two Processor Cores

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD is a two processor core tablet computer which is average compared to the other five tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Kindle Fire HD that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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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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