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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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6 Reasons For

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most frequently supported storage medium on tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Amazon Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

We checked 245 expert and user reviews for Amazon tablets and found that on average Amazon has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Amazon has good reviews specifically within its tablet computers range.

Two Built-In Speakers

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD is a two built-in speaker tablet. Most of the other tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD have between one and three built-in speakers.

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Fairly Long Maximum Battery Life

The average maximum battery life of tablet computers that have been available for more than two years is 69h. At 11 hours, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD has a fairly long maximum battery life compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD.

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Flash Storage Medium

This tablet has a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

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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 frequently found display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. Across all tablet computers of a similar age and type to the Kindle Fire HD the display resolution ranges from 800 x 480 pixels (worst) to 2560 x 1600 pixels (best).

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2 Reasons Against

Not 3G Compatible

Most comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD are not 3G compatible. The Kindle Fire HD is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

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

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3 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Released Over Four Years Ago

Amazon released the Kindle Fire HD over four years ago.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Kindle Fire HD has a relatively typical internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD.

Tablet computers with a larger internal storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Blackberry Playbook[plb_1907458_price] (64GB and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD has a fairly typical screen size (7 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of other 7" tablet computers currently available which you might also want to look at including a cheaper tablet computer such as the Intenso TAB 714[plb_1832223_price] or you might consider a higher scoring tablet computer such as the Huawei MediaPad[plb_1498227_price].

Tablets with a larger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Billow X100[plb_2530325_price] (10.1") which is also cheaper.

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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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