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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch 2014


Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch 2014
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch 2014 (Kindle Fire Series)
Graphics adapter
7.00 inch 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixel, glossy: yes
337 g ( = 11.89 oz / 0.74 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
200 Euro



Average Score: 77% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 80%, features: 70%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch 2014

Amazon Fire HD 7 (2014) Tablet Review
Source: Techgage English version
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 into, and having had owned a bunch of other Android tablets in the past, I’d be fibbing if I said there wasn’t a big learning-curve. One of the most important bullet points buyers need to bear in mind is that Google’s Play Store is not included on Amazon’s tablets. For some, that might not matter, but for me, it’d be a deal-breaker if this was meant to be a primary tablet. But, I’m someone who’s tied into Google’s ecosystem tight.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/16/2015
80% Amazon Fire HD 7 review: the 2014 tablet is overpriced compared to rivals
Source: Tech Advisor English version
While it's relatively easy to recommend the HD 6 at £79 or £99, it's significantly harder to like the HD 7 at £119 or £139. For £129, Tesco's larger Hudl 2 is a much better deal, even if you're buying it for your kids.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/21/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 80% features: 70% workmanship: 80%
80% Amazon Fire HD 7 review
Source: Pocket Lint English version
At £119 for the ad-supported 8GB model (if you don't want adverts then you need to pay an extra £10), the Amazon Fire HD 7 might be affordable but struggles against a Tesco 16GB tablet that's faster, has a higher resolution screen and the full Android experience for just £10 more. Even without ads, the 8GB Amazon model at the same price as the Tesco model pales in comparison. If you would rather keep things simple, it's worth giving Amazon's latest slate a try. There's a sense of Amazon resting on its laurels, but what's worked well before continues to do so now. If only it was a little more affordable given the current competition - but with that in mind the 6-inch Amazon Fire HD 6, priced at £79, is perhaps the better option if you're looking for a bargain.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/17/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
Amazon Fire HD 6 is a really good value tablet. The Amazon Fire HD 7 isn't. Amazon Fire HD 6 and Amazon Fire HD 7 review
Source: Tech Advisor English version
It isn't perfect, but the HD 6 is really good value. Performance is well above the level you'd expect at this price, as is the quality of the screen. Some might find the 6in screen too small, though, so it's worth trying to track one down before buying. It isn't nearly as easy to recommend the HD 7. With both tablets you really need to spend the extra £20 and get 16GB of storage, but that puts the HD 7 in direct competition with 'proper' Android tablets such as the Hudl 2.
video review
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/14/2014
70% Amazon Fire HD 7
Source: Laptop Mag English version
Sporting a vivid display, a zippy processor and access to a wealth of Amazon content, the Amazon Fire HD 7 is one of the better tablets you can get for under $150. The slate's FreeTime parental controls make it the perfect gadget to share with your little one, and its long battery life allows the whole family to get plenty of use out of the tablet on a single charge.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/10/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 (8 GB)
Source: c't - Heft 04/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2015
71% Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 (8 GB)
Source: Connect - Heft 1/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 71%
84% Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 (8 GB)
Source: Computerbild - Heft 23/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/16/2014
Rating: Total score: 84%



The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch is a powerful entertainment tablet with an affordable price. Combined with the capability that Amazon brings through their content, the full-featured tablet becomes a portable media treasure chest. The design is kept simple with clean lines while the entire chassis comes is a matte finish apart from the glossy screen. There are several color options to choose from; black, white, cobalt, magenta and citron.

The Corner are rounded off and the 7 inch HD IPS display features an advanced polarizing filter. At the core of the device is a quad core processor that combines a 1.5 GHz dual-core and a 1.2 GHz dual core chips, 1 GB RAM and either 8 GB or 16 GB internal storage. The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 inch come with a 2 MP front camera.

This tablet is certainly aimed at users looking to access Amazon's entertainment packages and reading material. The full potential of this device is only unlocked with access to the region locked service which mostly includes the US. Battery life is amazing with up to 8 hours of mixed usage but takes up to a staggering 6 hours to fully charge.


These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

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It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

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

Amazon: Amazon is a company that is mainly known as an online retailer, but it also has its own product line called AmazonBasics. This product line includes a wide variety of products, including electronics, housewares, office supplies, sports and leisure items, and more. Amazon also works with other manufacturers to offer products under the "Amazon's Choice" brand, which are recommended by Amazon based on their reviews and popularity.

77%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2014-10-14)