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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 1.5GHz 16GB 7" Tablet

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Twelve Industry Awards

This Amazon tablet computer is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites of all the tablet computers of this age and spec.

This tablet was given a "Recommended" award by Thinkcomputers.org, Pcauthority.com.au and Mobi-test.de all of whom concluded that this Amazon tablet computer was good.

This tablet computer was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both Laptopmag.com and Vrworld.com, both of which wrote that this tablet was marvellous.

The reviewers at Techradar and Itpro.co.uk both concluded that this tablet was great for its price and gave it their "Value for Money" award.

Hardwareheaven.com gave this tablet computer "" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on one hundred and seventeen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar this Amazon tablet computer has an overall expert rating of 74 out of 100.

Nice Design

Some customers wrote that this tablet was good looking. Five years ago Laptopmag.com said “A $199 tablet that delivered all of the megaretailer's content in a stylish and sturdy design” and scored it 80 out of 100. Laptopmag.com also wrote “The Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch 4G LTE has a gorgeous 1920 x 1200-pixel display, powerful speakers”. Two years ago Pc Advisor.co.uk said on PC Advisor.co.uk “Bright and beautiful 1080p display”.

A number of people reckoned that the Amazon Kindle Fire HD was a good design. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned “Attractive design” in their review of this tablet. Pc Advisor.co.uk also wrote “Slim and portable design”. Pc Advisor.co.uk also mentioned “Modest sturdy design”.

Several people considered that it was smooth. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD on PC Advisor.co.uk “Performance is smooth and its OS features a variety of familyfriendly functions”. One customer said in their reviews that this tablet was luxurious. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote “Amazon's Kindle Voyage is one of the most luxurious and best eReaders money can buy” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review.

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Good Sound Quality

Nineteen customers thought the product had good sound quality. Computershopper.com mentioned “With its excellent 1080p screen, impressive speakers”. Expert review site Laptopmag.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said five years ago “Amazon's affordable tablet boasts the best screen in its class, booming sound and a great selection of content”. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “Has stereo speakers rather than mono” in their review.

Easy to Use

Some people who bought the Amazon Kindle Fire HD agreed that it was easy to use. Cnet.com scored it 4 stars and said on CNET.com “The Fire HD 7 satisfies with a practical, family-friendly operating system.”. Computershopper.com said “The Fire HD 7 is a handy mobile window into the Amazon content you own, with a good display, fine audio”. Expert review site V3.co.uk wrote “Amazon's tablet is a great buy for Kindle fans, has some handy features for business users” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review however despite that they only scored it 60 out of 100.

Some Amazon Kindle Fire HD reviewers considered that it had a good experience. Cnet.com said on expert review site CNET.com five years ago “If you're looking for a pure media consumption experience” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert review site Trusted Reviews “In other respects if offers a good tablet experience for not much cash” in their review of this tablet. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus “The Kindle Fire HD 7 nevertheless offers the same quality user experience, with solid performance” in their review of this tablet but in spite of that they only gave the product a score of 3 stars.

Several customers concluded that the Amazon Kindle Fire HD had a good interface. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “The new 7-inch model from the super-retailer offers up a well-designed interface that provides an easy way to” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned in their review of this tablet on PC Advisor.co.uk two years ago “Low cost, screen quality, carousel interface, audio”. Digitalversus.com said on expert review site Digital Versus “The user interface, while sleek, doesn't offer everything Android has to offer” in their review of this tablet nonetheless they rated it 60 out of 100.

A number of Amazon Kindle Fire HD reviewers said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “The Amazon Fire HD 6 ($99, 8GB) is the first under-$100 tablet we feel comfortable recommending.” in their review. Expert website Computershopper.com mentioned “If you're comfortable with a 6-inch display” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review. Two years ago Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review “Nice sharp display, lovely to hold, integrated with Amazon from the off, allows sideloaded content, price, speaker performance”.

One customer concluded that the product was easy to handle. Expert website Digitalversus.com said two years ago “The only notable differences are handling” in their review.

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Robust

Some Amazon Kindle Fire HD reviewers who purchased this tablet concluded that it was well made. Pcmag.com rated it 70 out of 100 and said on expert review site PC Mag “The Amazon Fire HD 6 is a well-built, reliable small-screen tablet for under $100.”. Expert website Cnet.co.uk said in their review five years ago “The Kindle Fire HD is a solid choice for someone looking for something like an iPad” but they gave it a rating of 3 stars. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned two years ago “Good workmanship and quality for the cost” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD.

A few customers who bought it said that it was strong and durable. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net mentioned “Plastic chassis both look and feel sturdy and impressive for the siz” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review and rated it 4 stars. Pc Advisor.co.uk said on PC Advisor.co.uk “Sturdy build” in their review of this tablet. Pc Advisor.co.uk also wrote “Sturdy construction”.

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Reasonably Priced

A number of Amazon Kindle Fire HD owners said in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Expert website Cnet.com scored this tablet 70 out of 100 and wrote “A great tablet will cost you at least $200”. Cnet.com also mentioned “It's at a great price and if all you plan to do is stream videos”. Expert review site Pcmag.com said five years ago “With a solid design, top-notch media store, affordable data plan” in their review.

A few Amazon Kindle Fire HD owners who purchased this tablet agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Cnet.com wrote in their review of this tablet on CNET.com “Feature-filled Amazon Fire HD 6 is unrivaled in the bargain tablet category”. Expert review site Pcmag.com said in their review of this tablet three years ago “It's a good deal.” . Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD “The Fire HD 6 is a true bargain and it's not pretending to be anything other than what it is” but in spite of that they only gave the Amazon Kindle Fire HD a score of 3 stars.

Some customers said in their reviews that it was cheap. Cnet.com said in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review on CNET.com three years ago “For an inexpensive tablet”. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote “Amazon has built a killer budget media tablet in the new Kindle Fire HD 8.9” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com wrote “If you've got a grandma or a 7-year-old who's been nagging you for a tablet, this little guy is inexpensive and sturdy” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review.

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Good Product Quality

Some Amazon Kindle Fire HD reviewers wrote that this tablet was good quality. Three years ago expert review site Cnet.com said in their review of this tablet “Those interested in a 7-inch tablet can find models with better build quality in the same price range”. Notebookcheck.net scored the product 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this tablet “Everything we praised about the HD 7 has made its way here, including the (very) bright display, strong build quality for the pr”. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote on PC Advisor.co.uk “Great sound quality”.

Good Technical Features

A number of Amazon Kindle Fire HD owners who reviewed the Amazon Kindle Fire HD concluded that it had good features. Expert review site Techtree.com wrote in their review “The crisp screen makes reading easy and the exclusive e-book reader features such as the amazing text-to-speech”. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned on PC Advisor.co.uk “Amazon Kindle features are very good” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD. Pc Advisor.co.uk also said “Useful features such as family sharing”.

Good Connectivity

Some Amazon Kindle Fire HD reviewers said in their reviews that the product was wifi compatible. Pc Advisor.co.uk said on PC Advisor.co.uk “Excellent Wi-Fi reception” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review. Goodhousekeeping.com wrote in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD “It features two WiFi antennas for faster browsing”.

Two Amazon Kindle Fire HD reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Pc Advisor.co.uk said two years ago “Decent connectivity options”. Expert review site Gadgetride.com mentioned “The Amazon kindle fire HD is most certainly a tablet to look for-sporting a 1.5 GHz dual core processor, 64 GB of storage, faster data connectivity” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review.

Two customers considered that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this tablet five years ago “A good value tablet with an excellent screen, HDMI output and LoveFilm support”. Expert review site Thunderbaylive.com wrote “It also has HDMI out and a front video cha”.

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Good Value for Money

Techradar and Itpro.co.uk highlighted in their review that this tablet computer provided a good bang for your buck.

Acceptable Noise Level

Several customers considered that the Amazon Kindle Fire HD was quiet. Three years ago expert website Gizmodo.com said “Recently, Amazon made some quiet updates to the Kindle line, including two tiny HD tablets”. Expert website Gqindia.com said four years ago “The new Kindle Fire HD 8.9 might have made a quiet debut in India” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD.

Good Picture Quality

A few customers who bought this tablet concluded that it was good for watching movies. Techradar.com mentioned on expert website Techradar “Access to Amazon's Prime service combine to make a device that's great for watching movies on the” in their review and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned in their review on PC Advisor.co.uk “The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 are grown up e-readers that are also great for watching movies and films, browsing the web, sending”. Computerworld.com said in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review five years ago “It offers significantly improved hardware, useful new features for watching movies and reading books” .

Good Support

One Amazon Kindle Fire HD reviewer who reviewed it wrote that it had good technical guidance. Pc Advisor.co.uk said “Lacks Mayday button for instant help” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many similar spec tablets that were released around the same time as it.

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Amazon Has Good Reviews for Its Tablets

Amazon has good average reviews for its tablets as well as across its entire tablet range.

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Good Battery Life

A number of people thought it had a good battery life. Pc Advisor.co.uk said on PC Advisor.co.uk two years ago “Good battery life”. Pc Advisor.co.uk also mentioned “Decent performance and battery life”.

Good Size

Some people who reviewed this tablet thought it was thin. Expert website Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD “The Amazon Fire HD 6 would be better if it was thinner and lighter.”. Expert website Stuff.tv mentioned in their review of this tablet “It's slimmer and lighter than its US predecessor, of course.”. Pcauthority.com.au wrote in their review of this tablet “Jeff will be hoping a slimmer, sharper, speedier Fire HD can hold” .

Several Amazon Kindle Fire HD owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good structurally. Pc Advisor.co.uk said in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review “The plastic construction feels cheap and girthy” .

A few people who purchased the product agreed that it was compact. Pc Advisor.co.uk said on PC Advisor.co.uk “Compact size” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD. Pc Advisor.co.uk also mentioned “Produit compact”. Expert website Telegraph.co.uk wrote “Apple's compact tablet is powerful, beautifully designed”.

Several Amazon Kindle Fire HD owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good physically. Stuff.tv rated it 80 out of 100 and said “There are now physical volume buttons” in their review of this tablet. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote on PC Advisor.co.uk “Its physical design is fairly plain with buttons that are too flush with its chassis” in their Amazon Kindle Fire HD review.

One Amazon Kindle Fire HD owner who reviewed it considered that it was a good size. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD on PC Advisor.co.uk “Good size for reading”. One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was a good height. Wired.co.uk wrote “What was so recently the very height of sophistication has quickly become the norm”.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD is a two number of built-in speakers tablet computer. Most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the Kindle Fire HD have between one and three number of built-in speakerss.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The Kindle Fire HD has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. Across all tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD the display resolution ranges from 800 x 480 pixels (worst) to 2560 x 1600 pixels (best).

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6 Reasons Against

Inferior for Games

A few Amazon Kindle Fire HD reviewers mentioned that it was not good playing games on. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned two years ago “Not the best gaming or productivi tablet” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD.

Not 3G

Most tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD are not 3G. The Kindle Fire HD is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

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Not 4G

Most tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Kindle Fire HD are not 4G. The Kindle Fire HD is no exception to this as it too is not 4G.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD has a fairly small display diagonal (only 7 inches) compared to most of the other tablets that were released around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD. The average display diagonal of tablets that were released more than two years ago is 8.7".

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Only Two Processor Coress

The Kindle Fire HD is a two processor cores tablet computer.

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Quite Thick

With a depth of 128 millimeters, the Kindle Fire HD has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec. The depths of similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Kindle Fire HD range from 4mm to 280mm, and the average depth is 44mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.5 gigahertz, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD has a fairly average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Audio System
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Document Formats Supported
Subtitle Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
Video Compression Formats
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Battery
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Life (max)
Power
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Wi-Fi

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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...

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
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…

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...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 18 August 2015 by Papa John
Papa John would recommend the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 Kids Edition Tablet 6 inch (Verified Purchase)

Haven't had an issue yet, works as described. Felt like giving 4 stars because I wish it had more storage, but there's a version that does, so I can't knock this for being what it is since it was... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful

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