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Amazon Kindle Fire HD OMAP4470 1.5GHz 32GB 8.9" Tablet

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OMAP4470 1.5GHz 32GB 8.9" Apr 2013
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5 Reasons For

Amazon Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

Tablet computers from Amazon have an average rating of 76 out of 100, which is in the top 52% of all tablet computer manufacturers that we have analysed.

Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

When compared to other tablet computers of a similar age and type to the Kindle Fire HD that we have assessed, the Kindle Fire HD's internal storage capacity of 32 gigabytes is one of the largest. Across all the tablets that were released more than two years ago the internal storage capacity range from 16GB to 32GB.

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Quite Long Browsing Time

The average browsing time of tablet computers of this spec and age is 8.9h. The Kindle Fire HD has a fairly long browsing time (10 hours) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the Kindle Fire HD.

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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 a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet, which is the most common display resolution. Across all tablets that were released more than two years ago the worst display resolution is 480 x 272 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2560 pixels.

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Very Short

At only 8.8 millimeters, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD is quite short compared to most of the other OMAP4470 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD. The average height of OMAP4470 processor tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HD is 150mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

Most OMAP4470 processor tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago are not 4G compatible. The Kindle Fire HD is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD is not 3G compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the Kindle Fire HD are also not 3G compatible.

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Very Thick

Across all the OMAP4470 processor tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD the thicknesses range from 8mm to 170mm. When compared to other comparable spec tablets that were launched around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD that we have assessed, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD's thickness of 164 millimeters is one of the thickest.

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Very Long Battery Recharge Time

The average battery recharge time of tablet computers of this spec and age is 4.7h. The Kindle Fire HD has a very long battery recharge time (14 hours) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.5 gigahertz, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other OMAP4470 processor tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 8.9 inches, the Kindle Fire HD has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

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Two Processor Cores

The Kindle Fire HD is a two processor core tablet. That's average compared to the other five tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the Kindle Fire HD that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Specification

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Internal Storage Capacity
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Display
Screen Size
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
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Camera
Front Camera
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
3G Compatible
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
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Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Micro HDMI Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Performance
Document Format
Video Format
Audio Format
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GPS
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Battery
Battery Recharge Time
Maximum Battery Life
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
WiFi

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Expert Reviews

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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 www.amazon.in. The tablet is available in two variants?16GB and 32GB versions, which are priced...

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Kindle Fire HD vs Kindle Fire HD

Amazon Kindle Fire HD vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD
Amazon Kindle Fire HD
OMAP4470 1.5GHz 16GB 8.9"
Amazon Kindle Fire HD
OMAP4470 1.5GHz 32GB 8.9"
£ 322.53 £401.67
1h Longer Maximum Battery Life
Shorter
Narrower
Smaller Internal Storage Capacity
Does Not Have a Microphone Input
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