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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 1.5GHz 16GB 7" Tablet

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1.5GHz Fire OS 16GB 7" Oct 2014
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3 Reasons For

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Amazon Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Amazon tablet computers have good reviews on average and across all tablets Amazon is one of the better rated brands.

1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 is 1280 x 800 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than a 1024 x 600 pixels tablet, which is the most common display resolution. The best display resolution of all tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 800 x 480 pixels.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Two Coprocessor Coress

The Kindle Fire HD 7 is a two coprocessor cores tablet computer.

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Not 3G

Like most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the Kindle Fire HD 7, the Kindle Fire HD 7 is not 3G.

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Not 4G

The Kindle Fire HD 7 is not 4G. Most of the other tablet computers that were launched 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 also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the tablet computers that have been available for more than two years the display diagonals range from 3.9" to 19". With a display diagonal of only 7 inches, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst tablet computers of this age.

There are a number of other 7" tablet computers currently available that you might also want to look at including the Trekstor SurfTab Xiron 7.0[plb_2139067_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 0.3 megapixels, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the Kindle Fire HD 7. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD 7 is 0.2MP, the highest is 5MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.1MP.

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Quite Short Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)

At only 8 hours, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a fairly short browsing time (Wi-Fi) compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a similar age to the Kindle Fire HD 7. The average browsing time (Wi-Fi) of tablet computers that are a similar age to the Kindle Fire HD 7 is 9.6h.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The biggest maximum video resolution of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less maximum video resolution than the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This tablet computer's maximum video resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) is in fact the worst maximum video resolution across all tablet computers of this age and spec.

The best maximum video resolution amongst comparable types of tablet computer is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Very Slow Coprocessor Frequency

With a coprocessor frequency of only 1.2 gigahertz, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 has a quite slow coprocessor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the Kindle Fire HD 7. The average coprocessor frequency of tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 7 is 1.3GHz, and the coprocessor frequencys range from 1.1GHz to 1.3GHz.

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Very Long Battery Recharge Time

The average battery recharge time of tablet computers that came out more than two years ago is 4.8h. When compared to other tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 7, the Kindle Fire HD 7's battery recharge time of 6 hours is one of the longest.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over two years ago.

Four Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the Kindle Fire HD 7 is four. That's average compared to the other 210 tablets of this age and spec that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.5 gigahertz, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.5GHz processor clock speed tablets currently available including the Samsung SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3[plb_1955439_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a fairly average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that were launched around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 7.

We compared all the other 16GB internal storage capacity tablet computers to this tablet and we think because of it's better review score, the Apple iPad[plb_829095_price], and the Samsung SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S[plb_2476381_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 2 megapixels, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a pretty typical rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Coprocessor Cores
Coprocessor Frequency
Coprocessor
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Pixel Density
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Modes
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Audio System
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Messaging
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service)
E-Mail
Performance
Document Formats Supported
Subtitle Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
Video Compression Formats
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Battery
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Life (max)
Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Other Features
Kids Tablet
Technical Details
Number of Colours

8 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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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…

5 March 2015

This is a 7" HD tablet from Amazon, which they hope will put a dent into what is now a very crowded and competitive market. Samsung and Apple have been dominating the tablet world, pretty much... Read more…

20 February 2015

The other main drawback, of course, is that these Kindles running Amazon's Fire OS 4 ? a custom version of Android based on version 4.4.2 of the latter. That means you don't get the Google Play... Read more…

5 February 2015

Less practical and with lower endurance than its 6? equivalent, the Kindle Fire HD 7 nevertheless offers the same quality user experience, with solid performance and a range of features for its...

19 January 2015

When the first Fire Tablet came out, I was an early adopter. I purchased the initial one within weeks of its release, hoping that it was the new competitor that would give Apple a run for their... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 19 August 2014 by Alex D.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this without considering the lack of Google services support, but It's still a great device for media and reading. The Amzn app store is absolutely terrible, but you can install 1Mobile... Read more…

Screen, responsiveness, feelbuild quality, audio, free month of Amzn Prime (apparently naming a competitor to Newegg in the review is "offensive" even if they're the manufacturer of the device; come o
Great display and intuitive interface. I am still learning parental control policies so I had to stop that for now. My daughter is 8 and knows her way around the appstore from using old ipads and ipho
Amzn flavor of androidAmzn app store, memory can't be expanded, no rear camera
Micro USB adapter connects to device at an angle. I am worried it will wear down if my four year old or I plug it in wrong. My daughter will probably be fine with it

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Manufacturer Part Numbers amazon sq46, amazon sq46c, amazon x43z60, amazon sq46cw
Barcodes 00848719039900, 00848719039924, 00848719050028

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