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Amazon Fire HD 10 inch 2015

Specifications

Amazon Fire HD 10 inch 2015
Amazon Fire HD 10 inch 2015 (Fire Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
1024 MB 
Display
10.1 inch 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixel, capacitive, multitouch, IPS, 149 ppi, polarization filter, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 11.6 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm stereo jack, Card Reader: micro-SD (max. 128 GB), Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, USB OTG, conditional APP2SD
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.7 x 262 x 159 ( = 0.3 x 10.31 x 6.26 in)
Battery
Lithium-Ion, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 8 h
Operating System
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Camera
Primary Camera: 5 MPix , bis 2.560 x 1.920 Pixel, HDR-Funktion, Videoaufnahmen bis 1080p)
Secondary Camera: , bis 1.280 x 720 Pixel
Additional features
Speakers: stereo speakers, Keyboard: virtual, Keyboard Light: yes, included: USB 2.0 cable, 5 W charger, quick start guide, Fire OS 5 (32 bit), Amazon app shop, video, music, photos, games, special offers, books, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
432 g ( = 15.24 oz / 0.95 pounds), Power Supply: 63 g ( = 2.22 oz / 0.14 pounds)
Price
199.99 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 60.27% - poor
Average of 11 scores (from 16 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 56%, features: 55%, display: 64% mobility: 84%, workmanship: 62%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Amazon Fire HD 10 inch 2015

83% Amazon Fire HD 10 (2015) Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
Shopping with style.The 10.1-inch Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet is available for a starting price of just 200 Euros (~$218). Its Android-based Fire OS operating system primarily serves as the shopping platform for Amazon products. It is easy to use - and with a few tricks, Google Play as well as other Android apps can also run on it.
Amazon Fire HD 10
Source: Hot Hardware English
Amazon’s current generation Fire HD 10 may be one of the most powerful tablets the company currently offers but it’s price, specifications, and benchmark scores show this is really a budget tablet with direct ties to Amazon’s ecosystem. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing it’s just important to know what you’re getting into with this device.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/04/2016
50% Amazon Fire HD 10
Source: Laptop Mag English
There are inexpensive tablets, and there are cheap tablets. A chintzy design, low-resolution display, lackluster cameras and sluggish performance make the Amazon Fire 10 feel less than the sum of its parts. For less money, the Lenovo Tab 2 A10 has a higher-resolution screen, better design and much longer battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/02/2015
Rating: Total score: 50%
60% Amazon Fire HD 10 and Fire HD 8 review
Source: Techradar English
Poor performance and sub-par screen resolutions leave you questioning the purpose of these affordable tablets.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 11/14/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Amazon Fire HD 10 review
Source: Stuff TV English
With pixel density that’s years out of date, the Amazon Fire HD 10 just doesn’t offer the screen quality that’ll get us spending upwards of £150. The funny thing is that while the larger display is what’ll get people buying this instead of the Fire tablet or Fire HD 8, those extra inches actually are what make the screen worse.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
50% Amazon Fire HD 10 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Amazon Fire HD 10 doesn’t make any moves that are going to cause people to send the thing back. The sound and battery life are a bit better than you’d expect, the screen is as advertised. However, it’s just not that good, especially when the price is creeping towards the mid-range zone where every single tablet out there offers a far, far better display. It’s the screen resolution that puts me off the most. It's very pixellated.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/15/2015
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 60% performance: 60% features: 60% display: 40% mobility: 80% workmanship: 50%
60% Is this the best cheap 10in tablet around?
Source: PC Pro English
If, on the other hand, you want something a little more versatile, there are more tempting options. Sacrifice 2in and the Tesco Hudl 2 gives you change, just, from £100. If you’re willing to forgo an inch of screen size, and are happy with a 4:3 ratio, then the Google Nexus 9 is your friend. When it costs £200 from Argos, which it does right now, it’s far more tempting, even to Amazon Prime subscribers like me.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Amazon Fire HD 10
Source: PC Mag English
The Amazon Fire HD 10 is a 10.1-inch window to Amazon's vast multimedia library. Unfortunately, its clunky form factor, slippery back, and grainy screen don't justify the jump in price over the Fire HD 8, which offers access to the same content but in a much more manageable body. If you're after a more well-rounded tablet, you'll have to shell out some extra cash for the iPad Air 2, which has an unbeatable app experience.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/08/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Amazon Fire tablet review
Source: Gadget Show English
The Amazon Fire tablet, for £50, does what it says on the tin: it’s a tablet designed to deliver you Amazon products for cheap. And it does it pretty well, to be honest, for the low price tag. While it won’t compete with the higher end Amazon Fire tablets, for a first-time buyer who wants to try a slate out, or wants to get something for the kids and is already clued into the Amazon eco-system, it’s a great buy - but by itself, it’s not quite compelling enough.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
Amazon Fire HD 10 Review: Hands-on
Source: Recombu English
The Amazon Fire HD 10 is a mixed bag, with its design and screen being the most obvious weak points, but respectable real-world performance and an impressive software experience mean that it has a place for certain users. The £169.99 price tag is a little steep for what’s on offer and the keyboard dock adds an additional £99, despite feeling a little flimsy, but if you’re already entrenched in the world of Amazon, this might be worth a look. We’ll pass full judgement come the full review.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/05/2015
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10 First Look
Source: Fudzilla English
In conclusion, as at the beginning, we can only say that Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10 is a device with loads of stuff done right, but amazingly the one or two key things done very poorly. The interface is better than ever before on an Amazon tablet, the MediaTek SoC performs really well for what it is, the tablet is incredibly thin and light and the company claims it will stand up to abuse. We'll talk more about the specs, the benchmarks, the new Fire OS and other aspects of the device in our full review. Stay tuned.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/01/2015
40% Amazon Fire HD 10 review
Source: Expert Reviews English
The Fire HD 10 is one of the cheapest 10in tablets around, but with good reason. Screen quality is only average, performance is mediocre and you’re forced to use Amazon’s Fire OS. While version 5 is a definite improvement over the awful previous releases, it’s still limited compared to vanilla Android and surprisingly buggy at launch. Unless you’re completely invested in the Amazon ecosystem, and have no need for Google apps including Chrome, Maps, YouTube and Drive, you’re signing up for a limited experience.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 40%
The Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablets have started shipping today, so now's the perfect time to check out the new affordable lineup.
Source: GSM Arena English
At the second annual MediaTek Executive forum in London MediaTek gathered journalists and analysts to show them more about the direction their business is going. As part of the event's program we were lucky to get our hands on several products running MediaTek's chipsets.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 09/29/2015
50% Amazon Fire HD 10
Source: Laptop Mag English
There are inexpensive tablets, and there are cheap tablets. A chintzy design, low-resolution display, lackluster cameras and sluggish performance make the Amazon Fire 10 feel less than the sum of its parts. For less money, the Lenovo Tab 2 A10 has a higher-resolution screen, better design and much longer battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 50%
Only Amazon addicts need apply
Source: Slashgear English
Like other Amazon tablets before it, the Fire HD 10 only really makes sense if you're immersed - or willing to be - in the retailer's ecosystem, though. Kindle ebooks, Prime video, and the Amazon Appstore are so tightly interwoven into the slate, while it may be possible to supplant them with third-party alternatives, the resulting experience underwhelms. That fact alone will probably decide whether the Fire HD 10 is for you or not. If Amazon is your go-to store, and your primary need for a tablet is content consumption, its an affordable way to carry Bezos' empire around with you. Everyone else would be better served with a more generic Android tablet or an iPad.Only Amazon addicts need apply.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/28/2015
Amazon Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 hands-on: Superslim entertainment slates for the whole family
Source: Pocket Lint English
Both Fire HD tablet is just 7.7mm thick and the HD 10 will be available with a black or white body. The HD 8 will be available in four colours: tangerine, magenta, blue and black. You will also be able to get a keyboard case for the HD 10 that offers a full-size keyboard and trackpad, much like a laptop. It connects through Bluetooth, but will still last for up to four months on a single charge.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/17/2015

Foreign Reviews

70% Was taugt die neue HD-Klasse?
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/16/2015
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 60% features: 70% display: 70%

Comment

Model: For anyone who is shopping for a cost-friendly tablet which serves occasional laptop duty, the Amazon Fire HD 10 inch 2015 can be put on the shortlist. This tablet is equipped with a quad-core processor, a 5 MP rear camera, an HD front camera and Dolby-enhanced stereo speakers. Due to a 10.1 inch widescreen display, it is heavier and thicker than other tablets. The wide screen is just enough to support an on-screen keyboard with full-sized keys. With 149 ppi and 1280x800 resolution, the image is notably blurry towards the edges, but it remains legible. Hence, it might not be ideal for those who use it for reading.

The cool thing, though, is the tons of entertainments given by Amazon. Subscribers to Amazon Prime can have a worthwhile privilege to access unlimited content of music, movies, TV shows, books, games and much more. Its 16 GB or 32 GB internal storage, coupled with a microSD expansion slot, definitely eases your mind, too. Non-subscribers can experience the first-of-a-kind Amazon Underground, which presents a huge collection of free apps and games valued at $10,000. Overall, the Fire HD 10's fair performance makes it a decent choice for budget leisure.

Imagination PowerVR G6200: Multi core (2 cluster) graphics card for ARM processors that supports OpenGL 4.x and ES 3.0 Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
MT8135:

Dual-core Cortex-A15 combined with a dual-core Cortex-A7 "big.LITTLE" SoC that integrates a PowerVR G6200 GPU.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
10.1":

This is a typical display size for tablets and small convertibles.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.432 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.


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Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition
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Amazon Fire HD 10 2017
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Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition 2017
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Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition 2017
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Amazon Fire HD 8 2017
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Amazon Fire 7 2017
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Amazon Fire HD 8 inch 2016
unknown, unknown, 8", 0.341 kg
Amazon Fire Kids Edition Late 2015
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Amazon Fire HD 7 inch 2015
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2015-10-11)