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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 1.5GHz 8GB 6" Tablet

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1.5GHz Fire OS 8GB 6" Nov 2014
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The all new Amazon Fire HD 6 Tablet is more powerful than before, highly portable and packed full of fantastic features to suit the whole family. Fire OS The Fire HD tablet runs on fourth... More
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4 Reasons For

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is the most frequently supported storage media on tablets of a similar age and spec to it.

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Amazon Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Amazon tablet computers have good reviews on average and across all tablet computers Amazon is one of the superior manufacturers.

4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 290 grams, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 is one of the lighter tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Kindle Fire HD 6 amongst tablet computers of this age. The average weight of tablets of this age and spec is 590g.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Small Display Diagonal

When compared to other tablets that are a similar age to the Kindle Fire HD 6 that we have checked, the Kindle Fire HD 6's display diagonal of only 6 inches is one of the smallest. The average display diagonal of tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 8.7", and the display diagonals range from 3.9" to 19".

If this tablet display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6[plb_3809757_price] (6.7"), or the Linx 7[plb_2666707_price] (7").

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Not 3G

Like most of the other tablet computers that have been available for more than two years, the Kindle Fire HD 6 is not 3G.

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Not 4G

The Kindle Fire HD 6 is not 4G. Most of the other tablet computers that came out more than two years ago are also not 4G.

Tablet computers which are 4G that might also be worth considering include the Samsung SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3[plb_1955439_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of only 2 megapixels, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has a quite low rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD 6. The average rear camera resolution (numeric) of tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 3.9MP, and the rear camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 8MP.

If this tablet computer rear camera resolution (numeric) is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the Samsung SM-T330 Galaxy Tab 4[plb_2876252_price] (3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Short Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)

At only 8 hours, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a fairly short browsing time (Wi-Fi) compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and type to the Kindle Fire HD 6. The browsing time (Wi-Fi)s of tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 range from 4h to 13h, and the average browsing time (Wi-Fi) is 9.6h.

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Fairly Thick

The thinnest depth of tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 4mm, the thickest is 280mm, and the average depth is 46mm. The Kindle Fire HD 6 has a quite thick depth (103 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6.

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Fairly Long Battery Recharge Time

Across all the tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Kindle Fire HD 6 the battery recharge times range from 3h to 6h. With a battery recharge time of 6 hours, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a quite long battery recharge time compared to most of the other tablets that were launched around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this tablet computer was released.

Four Processor Coress

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has four processor coress. That's average compared to the other 210 tablets that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.5 gigahertz, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the Kindle Fire HD 6.

We compared this tablet computer to all the other 1.5GHz processor clock speed tablets and we think the Amazon Kindle Fire HD[plb_2174852_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 8 gigabytes, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a pretty typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 8GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available including the Samsung GT-P3110 Galaxy Tab 2[plb_2161365_price] which has better reviews.

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Touchscreen
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Camera
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Networking
4G
3G
Wi-Fi Direct
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Bluetooth
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Microphone in
Headphone Out
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Performance
Document Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Orientation Sensor
Gyroscope
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GPS (satellite)
Position Location
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Device Type
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Colour of Product
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Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)
Power
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Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
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Wi-Fi

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Expert Reviews

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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
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Compact size
Prime integration
Sharp screen
App selection is limited
Poor camera
A bit too chunky
Awful cameras
Fire OS can be restrictive
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...

28 May 2015

One of the best budget tablets we've seen, but Amazon's design choices won't suit everyone...

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I f you're looking for a tablet you could confidently give to your children or use as a shared family device, Amazon may have come up with the answer: the Fire HD 6, the latest in the company's... Read more…

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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
Reviewed 7 December 2015 by BartK
BartK would recommend the Amazon Kindle 6 (Verified Purchase)

Buy this one if you wish a good ereader at a low price. Amazon has the best ebooks library and this connects to it. I use it to read in sunlight as a color tablet is not too legible in the sun...

Easy To Set Up
Never Freezes
Quiet
Cheap
Easy To Use
Ads
Too Simple
Very Simple
Hot
Without Wall Charger

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