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

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1.5GHz Fire OS 16GB 6" Nov 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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5 Reasons For

Flash Storage Media

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many tablet computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Amazon Has Good Tablet Reviews

Amazon is one of the superior tablet computer manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Amazon also has good reviews for its tablets.

4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Pixel Density

The lowest pixel density of tablets that have been available for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD 6 is 150ppi and the highest is 360ppi. With a pixel density of 252 pixels per inch, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has a fairly high pixel density compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 290 grams, the Kindle Fire HD 6 is one of the lighter tablets that were launched around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 amongst tablets of this age. Across all the tablets of a similar age and spec to the Kindle Fire HD 6 the weights range from 210g to 8.5kg, and the average weight is 600g.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of tablets that have been on the market for more than two years is 8.7", and the display diagonals range from 3.9" to 19". With a display diagonal of only 6 inches, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has one of the smallest display diagonals amongst tablet computers of this age.

Tablets with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the Linx 7 (7"), or the Hip Street W7 (7").

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Not 3G

Most similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago are not 3G. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 is no exception to this as it too 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 around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6 are also not 4G.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of only 2 megapixels, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has one of the lower rear camera resolution (numeric)s amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age. Across all the tablet computers of this type and age the rear camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 8MP, and the average rear camera resolution (numeric) is 3.9MP.

If this Amazon tablet rear camera resolution (numeric) is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 ($389.95) (3MP) which is also higher rated.

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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 that have been on the market for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 6. The browsing time (Wi-Fi)s of tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HD 6 range from 4h to 13h.

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Quite Thick

At 103 millimeters, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago. Across all the similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago the depths range from 4mm to 280mm, and the average depth is 46mm.

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Fairly Long Battery Recharge Time

At 6 hours, the Kindle Fire HD 6 has a quite long battery recharge time compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than two years. The battery recharge times of tablets that are a similar age to the Kindle Fire HD 6 range from 3h to 6h, and the average battery recharge time is 4.8h.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over two years ago.

Four Processor Coress

Compared to the other 204 tablets of this age and type that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Kindle Fire HD 6 is a four processor cores tablet computer which is average.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has a pretty typical processor frequency (1.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time 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 ($99.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a tablet with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the Xoro Telepad 9730 (1.6GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 has a fairly average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type.

Alternative 16GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available which you might also want to consider include the Apple iPad which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Internal Storage Capacity
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Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Pixel Density
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Audio System
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Document Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
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
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
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
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...

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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16 January 2015

I've spent a good amount of time with the Amazon Fire HD 6 and it has already inserted itself into my regime. The mixture of durability, small footprint and access to Amazon's Prime service...

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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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