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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 16GB 7" Tablet

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When it comes to HD displays, great resolution is just the start. Unlike other 7" tablets, Kindle Fire HD delivers rich color and deep contrast from every angle, with an advanced polarizing filter... More
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4 Reasons For

Flash Storage Media

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage media, which is the most frequently supported storage media on comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

Amazon is one of the superior tablet brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Amazon also has good ratings for its tablet computers.

Quite Long Battery Life (max)

Tablets that came out around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD have battery life (max)s of between 3h and 2,000h. The Kindle Fire HD has a quite long battery life (max) (11 hours) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD.

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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. The display resolution of all similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Kindle Fire HD ranges from 800 x 480 pixels to 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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2 Reasons Against

Not 3G

Most tablets of this type and age are not 3G. The Kindle Fire HD is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

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Not 4G

The Kindle Fire HD is not 4G. Most of the other tablets of this spec and age are also not 4G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Released Over Four Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over four years ago.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD has a fairly average internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a larger internal storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Linx 7[plb_2666707_price] (32GB and cheaper).

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 7 inches, the Kindle Fire HD has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Kindle Fire HD.

Other 7" tablet computers currently available which you might want to consider include the Huawei MediaPad[plb_1498227_price] which has better reviews.

If this Amazon tablet display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung SM-T330 Galaxy Tab 4[plb_2876252_price] (8") which also has a higher rating.

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Touch Technology
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Touchscreen
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Camera
Second Camera
Video Recording
Built-In Camera
Audio
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
3G
Data Network
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Document Formats Supported
Video Compression Formats
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Volume Control
Wi-Fi
Video Playback
USB Connector Type
Bluetooth Profiles

11 Awards

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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…

Great sound quality
Highresolution screen
Bright and beautiful 1080p display
Great build quality
Huge selection of content
Consumer testers did not like the design and feel
Limited connectivity options
Subpar cameravideo
One of the slowest tablets tested
Occasional OS stutters
5 October 2015

The Amazon Fire HD 10 is a mixed bag, with its design and screen being the most obvious weak points, but respectable real-world performance and an impressive software experience mean that it has a...

1 October 2015

We can't say that Amazon isn't trying. After the utter failure with the Fire Phone (who on Earth came up with the insanely pointless 4.5 cameras on the front?!), the company regrouped and doubled... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers amazon x43z60, amazon p48wvb4

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