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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch (2nd gen, 2013)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1875 reviews of Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch (2nd gen, 2013). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and portability. The price and screen also get good reviews. There are some less positive reviews about the GPS navigation and apps. Opinions about the touch screen and performance are different.

usability, screen, price, portability, design

storage, camera, apps, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch (2nd gen, 2013) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Gizmodo (gizmodo.com.au)

Kindle Fire HD Review: Everything A Tablet Should Be And Not Much More

 

In some ways, the idea of the first Kindle Fire was more impressive than the product itself. It was a $US200 tablet that actually worked. That alone was mind-blowing. But after Google's Nexus 7 bombshell — and the potential iPad Mini looming — Amazon...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Don't buy this Tablet

 

looks and feels good

Old Android system, can't download Apps or Movies in Australia

Nov, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery life (max):10 / 11
Battery recharge time:14 / 5
Battery technology:Li-ion Polymer
Standby time:17

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Maximum Video Resolution:1280 x 720
Rear camera:No / Yes
Rear Camera Resolution:1280 x 720
Video recording:No / Yes
Video recording modes:720p

Design

Colour of product:Black
Device Type:Mini tablet
Form factor:Clamshell / Slate
Kids tablet: No

Display

Display brightness:400
Display diagonal:17.8 / 22.6
Display Resolution:1280 x 800 / 1920 x 1200
Display Technology:IPS
LED Backlight: No
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Graphics

Graphics adapter:Adreno 330

Memory

Internal Memory:2

Messaging

E-mail: Yes

Networking

3G: No
4G: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Data network:4G / No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

Docking connector: No
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Keyboard supplied: No
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide:No / Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC, AAX, AC3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, EAC3, HE-AAC, MIDI, OGG, PCM, WAV / AAC, AAX, AC3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HE-AAC, MIDI, OGG, PCM, WAV / AAC, AAX, AMR, HE-AAC, LC-AAC, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, PCM, WAV / AAC, AAX, AMR, HE-AAC, LC-AAC, MIDI, MP3, MP4, WAV / AAC, AAX, AMR, HE-AAC, LC-AAC, MP3, MP4, OGG, PCM, WAV
Document formats supported:AZW, DOC, DOCX, HTML, MOBI, PDF, PRC, TXT / AZW, DOC, DOCX, HTML, MOBI, PDF, TXT / AZW, DOC, DOCX, HTML, PDF, PRC, TXT / DOC, DOCX, HTML, MOBI, PDF, PRC, TXT
GPS:No / Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
Position location:No / Y
Subtitle formats supported:MKV
Video formats supported:3G2, MPEG4, VP8 / 3GP, MP4, VP8 / 3GP, WEBM

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out: Yes
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in: No
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): No

Processor

Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor frequency:1.2 / 1.5 / 2.2
Processor Model:OMAP4460 / OMAP4470

Software

Bundled software:Dictionary
Operating system installed:Android
Platform:Android

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Compatible memory cards: No
Internal storage capacity:16 / 32 / 64
Storage Media:Flash

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.8 / 16.4 / 19.3
Height :1.03 / 8.8 / 9
Weight:303 / 395 / 567
Width:13.7 / 18.6 / 24