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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 tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Amazon Has Good Tablet Reviews

Amazon tablets have good reviews on average and across all tablets Amazon is one of the superior brands.

1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the 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 frequently found display resolution. Across all tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Kindle Fire HD 7 the best display resolution is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 800 x 480 pixels.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Two Coprocessor Coress

The Kindle Fire HD 7 is a two coprocessor cores tablet computer. Most of the other tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 7 have between two and three coprocessor coress.

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Not 3G

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 is not 3G. Most of the other tablets that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3G.

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Not 4G

The Kindle Fire HD 7 is not 4G, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the Kindle Fire HD 7 are also not 4G.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Kindle Fire HD 7 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst tablets of this age. The front camera resolution (numeric)s of tablet computers of this spec and age range from 0.2MP to 5MP.

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Quite Short Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 has a fairly short browsing time (Wi-Fi) (only 8 hours) compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for more than two years. The average browsing time (Wi-Fi) of tablets that were released more than two years ago is 9.6h, and the browsing time (Wi-Fi)s range from 4h to 13h.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Kindle Fire HD 7 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less maximum video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common maximum video resolution.

A 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the worst maximum video resolution amongst all tablets of a similar type and age to the Kindle Fire HD 7.

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

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Very Slow Coprocessor Frequency

With a coprocessor frequency of only 1.2 gigahertz, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has one of the slower coprocessor frequencys amongst tablets of this age. The average coprocessor frequency of tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 7 is 1.3GHz.

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Very Long Battery Recharge Time

When compared to other tablets that have been on the market for more than two years, the Kindle Fire HD 7's battery recharge time of 6 hours is one of the longest. Comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the Kindle Fire HD 7 have battery recharge times of between 3h and 6h, and the average battery recharge time is 4.8h.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet was released over two years ago.

Four Processor Coress

Compared to the other 204 tablet computers of a similar age and type to the Kindle Fire HD 7 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Kindle Fire HD 7 is a four processor cores tablet computer which is average.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.5 gigahertz, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the Kindle Fire HD 7.

We compared this tablet computer to all the other 1.5GHz processor clock speed tablet computers and we think the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7[plb_2569407_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a fairly typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 16GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including the Apple iPad[plb_829095_price], or the Samsung SM-P6000 Galaxy Note[plb_2407629_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 2 megapixels, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 has a relatively typical rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 7 inches, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the Kindle Fire HD 7.

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Specification

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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

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Expert Reviews

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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…

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…

16 January 2015

For its price point of $140, it's hard to go wrong with Amazon's Fire HD 7 ? as long as you know what you're getting into. This is the first Amazon tablet I've been able to put some serious time...

Low Cost
Great Screen
Simplerto use
Tight integration with Amazon's services
179 cost is pretty affordable
Wide and heavy for its size
No microSD card slot
Sluggish processing performance
Boring design that feels somewhat cheap
Smaller size makes it tougher to type with the keyboard
19 November 2014

Amazon's Kindle Voyage is one of the most luxurious and best eReaders money can buy but how does it compare to the new Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 tablets ? Find out in our Kindle Voyage vs Fire HD 7... 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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Product Identifiers

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