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Amazon Kindle Fire HD

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD review: specs and price

Amazon Kindle Fire HD
Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Why is Amazon Kindle Fire HD better than the average?

  • Weight
    395gvs515.86g
  • Width
    190mmvs233.03mm
  • Height
    120mmvs161.81mm
  • Volume
    259.92cm³vs37705.77cm³

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Design

1.thickness

11.4mm

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2.weight

395g

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3.width

190mm

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4.height

120mm

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5.volume

259.92cm³

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6.has a QWERTY keyboard
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Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

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Display

1.resolution

800 x 1280px

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2.pixel density

170ppi

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3.screen size

7"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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4.has branded damage resistant glass
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Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

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5.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
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IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

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Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.2GHz

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8 x 2.36GHz

2.RAM

0.5GB

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16GB

3.internal storage

32GB

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1000GB

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Cameras

1.megapixels

1.3MP

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24MP

2.Can create panoramas in-camera
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It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

3.has a BSI sensor
Amazon Kindle Fire HD

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

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4.has a front camera
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A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Kindle Fire HD

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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Battery

1.battery power

4400mAh

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11560mAh

2.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a removable battery
Amazon Kindle Fire HD

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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2.USB version

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

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3.Is free and open source
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Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

4.Supports widgets
Amazon Kindle Fire HD

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

5.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

6.Supports Java
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Miscellaneous

1.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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2.has a dedicated Facebook key
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Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

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