Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7"

  • Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7
74
Based on 59 scores, 114 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    33
  • Average:
    14
  • Bad:
    8

Pros:

  • Sharp, warm screen.
  • Media library.
  • Highly streamlined UI.

Cons:

  • Poor app store.
  • Lockscreen ads are blatant and annoying.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Advisor on -

UPDATE: With the launch of the Kindle Fire HDX tablets, Amazon has now discontinued the original Kindle Fire. The Kindle Fire HD remains on sale at £119, as a 'previous generation' product. There are no configuration options for this model: it has 16GB...

By PC Advisor on -

Here we're comparing the new 7in Tesco Hudl against both the 7in Amazon Kindle Fire HD and its bigger brother the Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch . The Hudl costs £119 inc VAT in the UK, and the Kindle Fire HD tablets cost £119 for the 7in, and £229 for the...

By PCAdvisor on 70

The Kindle Fire HD wasn't the best 7in tablet when it launched in 2012, and even at the new lower price, it can't really compete with newcomers including Tesco's Hudl. The Fire HD locks you into Amazon's world, which still lacks the breadth of choice compared with Google Play.

By SlashGear on -

There’s a lot to like about the Kindle Fire HDX. The screen is superb, the form-factor sober but sturdy, and the processor cutting edge for the market. Amazon’s $229 starting price (with subsidizing Special Offers on the lockscreen, 16GB of storage,...

By micromart.co.uk on 70

All of the tablets in this test run Android, but the Kindle Fire HD has the most distinctive software thanks to Amazon's reskinned version of the Google OS.The revised software is designed to help users consume and purchase Amazon content. A horizontally...

By PC Advisor on -

Two of the most popular budget 7-inch Android tablets are the Amazon Kindle Fire HD and the Google Nexus 7 . Now that Google has released a new Google Nexus 7 2 tablet, we thought it would be a good idea to put the two tablets head-to-head with each...

By TechTree on 80

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD performs great as an e-book reader and also as a multimedia device. The crisp screen makes reading easy and the exclusive e-book reader features such as the amazing text-to-speech and X-Ray sets it apart from other Android...

By Xtra Gamer on -

Okay, so you might not immediately associate the Kindle with gaming and you’d be forgiven for thinking so. You are indeed correct if talking about the majority of the kindles such as the Kindle, Kindle 2, Kindle DX, Kindle Touch and Kindle Paperwhite....

By PC Advisor on -

Both the original Amazon Kindle Fire HD and the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 are grown up e-readers that are also great for watching films, browsing the web, emailing and playing games. You can install apps, listen to music, and - yes - read books. With their...

By PC Advisor on -

Kindle Fire HD vs Kindle Fire HD 8.9: what is Kindle Fire HD? Both the original Amazon Kindle Fire HD and the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 are grown up e-readers that are also great for watching movies and films, browsing the web, sending and receiving email and...

By Tech Digest on 80

Name: Type: Specifications: Despite being priced low enough to be considered a "budget" tablet, there's nothing cheap about the Kindle Fire HD 8.9's construction. Measuring 239mm x 163mm x 9mm, and weighing 567g, it houses a gorgeous 8.9-inch HD...

By Gadling on -

There is no doubt that tablet computers have had a dramatic impact on travel over the past few years. These lightweight and versatile devices provide us with all kinds of entertainment options while keeping us in contact with friends and family back...

By tablet-news.com on -

Amazon Kindle Fire HD is the latest version of the Amazon slate, that we reviewed back in 2011, now upgraded and with better specs. The 16 GB WiFi version with ads goes for $199.99 and it was launched in October in USA. Mind you that we're writing this...

By Pen Computing on -

by Daniel Rasmus When the iPad first came out and the mad scramble to create a new tablet market erupted, we reviewers often wondered if the manufacturers had even seen an iPad as they delivered thick, wildly heavy and marginally functional...

By Android Central on -

The Kindle Fire HD delivers a tablet experience many folks will love, but is it the right choice for me? Have a read and see what a total Android nerd thinks of Amazon's latest offering.Amazon’s new Kindle tablets don’t get the attention that other...

By Know Your Mobile on 90

Consumers took note and the device sold well in the US, accounting for almost 50 per cent of Android -based traffic at one point. Google also noticed and set about raising the bar, which it did convincingly with its Nexus 7 – the world's second atypical...

By PC Advisor on -

Rather than using the tired bus analogy, let's just say that it's been a rather long wait for UK buyers to be offered the chance to buy a Kindle Fire. It was available in the US, but however tempting the price was, it wasn't possible to use one with a UK...

By 3G UK on 70

All in all the Kindle Fire HD is made for viewing and buying content – in effect it’s a personal shop window that costs £150 to buy. But it’s still an impressive device. If you’re just after something on which you can read, watch films and listen...

By Recombu on 80

The tablet race was already hotting up by the time Amazon decided to throw the Kindle Fire HD into the mix. With Google pushing the Nexus 7 and Apple the latest iPad, the company knew they needed a different angle to approach consumers that would help...

By PC Advisor on -

The Google Nexus 7 , Amazon Kindle Fire HD and Barnes & Noble Nook HD are cheap tablets that all offer incredible value. This is because each tablet is sold as a loss-leader, designed to either encourage uptake of the Android platform or content sales in...