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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 1.5GHz 16GB 6" Tablet

1.5GHz Fire OS 16GB 6" Sep 2014
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Powerful quad-core processor up to 1.5 GHzThe fast quad-core processor consists of two high-performance 1.5 GHz cores and two lower-power 1.2 GHz cores running simultaneously for optimal load... More
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Amazon Has Good Tablet Reviews

We checked 228 owner and expert 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 for its tablet computers.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly supported storage medium on tablets of this age and spec.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 1280 x 800 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than a 1024 x 600 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common display resolution. Across all tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HD 6 the best display resolution is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 800 x 480 pixels.

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Quite High Pixel Density

Tablets of a comparable type and age to the Kindle Fire HD 6 have pixel densities of between 150ppi and 260ppi. The Kindle Fire HD 6 has a fairly high pixel density (252 pixels per inch) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

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Very Short

The average height of tablets of a comparable age and type to the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 140mm. At only 10.7 millimeters, the Kindle Fire HD 6 is fairly short compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6.

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Narrow

The narrowest tablet that was launched more than two years ago is 100mm wide and the widest is 470mm. With a width of only 167 millimeters, the Kindle Fire HD 6 is one of the narrower tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HD 6 amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age.

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Very Light

Tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HD 6 have weights of between 120g and 8.5kg. The Kindle Fire HD 6 is one of the lighter tablet computers that were released more than two years ago (only 290 grams) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

When compared to other comparable spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 that we have assessed the screen size of, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6's screen size of only 6 inches is one of the smallest. The screen sizes of tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 range from 3.5" to 19".

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Not 3G Compatible

The Kindle Fire HD 6 is not 3G compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HD 6 are also not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

Most tablet computers of a similar age and type to the Kindle Fire HD 6 are not 4G compatible. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Quite Low Rear Camera Resolution

The rear camera resolutions of tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD 6 range from 0.3MP to 8MP, and the average rear camera resolution is 3.7MP. With a rear camera resolution of only 2 megapixels, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a quite low rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Kindle Fire HD 6.

We compared all the other 2MP rear camera resolution tablets to this tablet and we think because of it's better review score, the bq Curie 2, and the IVIEW 780TPC ($74.99) is also worth considering.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The lowest front camera resolution of tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 0.2MP and the highest is 5MP. At only 0.3 megapixels, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Kindle Fire HD 6.

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Quite Short WiFi Browsing Time

With a WiFi browsing time of only 8 hours, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a quite short WiFi browsing time compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years. The average WiFi browsing time of tablet computers that were released more than two years ago is 9.6h, and the WiFi browsing times range from 4h to 12h.

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Quite Thick

The thicknesses of tablet computers of this age and spec range from 4mm to 280mm. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has a fairly thick thickness (103 millimeters) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.

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Quite Long Battery Recharge Time

The average battery recharge time of tablets that are a comparable age to the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 4.8h, and the battery recharge times range from 3h to 6h. The Kindle Fire HD 6 has one of the longer battery recharge times (6 hours) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age.

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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 Cores

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has four processor cores. That's average compared to the other 182 tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD 6 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.5 gigahertz, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec.

If this tablet processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Xoro Telepad 9730 (1.6GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has a fairly standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Kindle Fire HD 6.

Other 16GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available that you might want to look at include the Apple iPad which has better reviews.

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Intel My WiFi Technology
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Expert Reviews

(46)
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
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...

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…

13 January 2015

If you're comfortable with a 6-inch display, the Fire HD 6 delivers a high-quality tablet at a sweet price, especially for Amazon Prime members. But at a size closer to phablet than tablet, the...

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers amazon pl17010, amazon pl17010f
Barcodes 00848719039870, 00848719039962, 00848719045611, 00848719050912, 00848719051063
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