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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 1.5GHz 8GB 7" Tablet

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1.5GHz Fire OS 8GB 7" Nov 2014
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8 Reasons For

Nice Design

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 was good looking. Techgage.com wrote “Screen is pretty bright for outdoor viewing”. Some Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 reviewers concluded that it was a good design. Techgage.com wrote in their review of this tablet “Sturdy design with multiple color options” .

Robust

One Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. One Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 owner who reviewed this tablet considered that it was well made.

Good Technical Features

One Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 reviewer considered that this tablet had good features. Techgage.com wrote “Amazon's Sangria OS is userfriendly and new features make the tablet easily shareable for families” in their review of this tablet.

Good Battery Life

One customer concluded that this tablet had a good battery life. Techgage.com said “Solid battery life”.

Good Sound Quality

One customer considered that it had good sound quality. Techgage.com wrote “Decent sounding speakers”.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many tablets that came out more than two years ago.

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Amazon Has Good Reviews for Its Tablets

Tablets manufactured by Amazon have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all tablet computers (not just tablets) and found that Amazon also has good reviews across its entire range.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many tablets of a comparable age and type to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who purchased the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 concluded that it was not heavy and bulky. Techgage.com mentioned “Wide and heavy for its size” in their review of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7.

Only Two Coprocessor Coress

Most tablets that have been around for more than two years have between two and three coprocessor coress, including the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 which has two coprocessor coress.

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Not 3G

The Kindle Fire HD 7 is not 3G, although this is within the context that most of the other tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 7 are also not 3G.

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Not 4G

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 is not 4G. Most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the Kindle Fire HD 7 are also not 4G.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 7 inches, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst tablets of this age. Similar spec tablets that have been around for more than two years have display diagonals of between 3.9" and 19", and the average display diagonal is 8.7".

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Kindle Fire HD 7 has one of the lower rear camera resolution (numeric)s (only 2 megapixels) amongst tablets of this age. The average rear camera resolution (numeric) of similar spec tablets that have been around for more than two years is 3.9MP.

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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, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution.

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

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

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Quite Thick

With a depth of 128 millimeters, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Kindle Fire HD 7. The depths of tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Kindle Fire HD 7 range from 4mm to 280mm, and the average depth is 46mm.

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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 tablet computers of this age. The slowest coprocessor frequency of tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Kindle Fire HD 7 is 1.1GHz and the fastest is 1.3GHz.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Amazon tablet has been on the market for over two years.

Four Processor Coress

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 has four processor coress which is average compared to the other 204 tablets that have been around for a similar time to the Kindle Fire HD 7 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.5 gigahertz, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Kindle Fire HD 7.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 8 gigabytes, the Kindle Fire HD 7 has a fairly typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

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Specification

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Compatible Memory Cards
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Storage Media
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Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
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Touchscreen
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Pixel Density
Camera
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Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
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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)
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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Microphone in
Headphone Out
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Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
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Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
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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
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Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
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Cables Included
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Keyboard Supplied
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Wi-Fi
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Number of Colours

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Expert Reviews

(124)
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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