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Amazon Kindle Fire HD Tablet Review

A refreshing reboot of Amazon's Kindle Fire has a better screen, but the same clunky interface.

November 20, 2012
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Operating System
  • Proprietary
Display Type LCD
Length (short end) 193 in.
Width (long end) 137 in.
Thickness 10 in.
Weight 395 lbs.
Processor Texas Instruments 1.2GHz Dual-core
Composite Output No
Component Output No
S-Video Output No
Product Type Tablet
Original Price 199
Display Width 3.75 in.
Display Height 5.9375 in.
WiFi 802.11n
Display Resolution Height 1280
Display DPI 215
Music & Audio Playback Yes
Music & Audio Output 3.5mm
Audio Input None
Built-in Speakers Yes
Built-in Microphone Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Output Yes
Cellular Network
  • Unlocked
Audio Formats Supported
  • MP3
  • AAC
  • WAV
  • OGG
  • MIDI
Memory Card
  • None
Video Formats Supported
  • H.264
  • Unknown
Display Resolution Width 800
Internal Memory 16
USB Micro USB
EBook Battery Life 6 hours 22 minutes
Audio Battery Life Over 24 hours
Video Battery Life 6 hours, 3 minutes
HDMI Output Yes (cable not included)

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Movies & Video
  8. Email & Web Browsing
  9. Internet Apps
  10. Conclusion
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