Amazon Fire HD 7

Amazon Fire HD 7

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Too little RAM memory (1 GB RAM)
  • Lacks GPS

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Description

Amazon Fire HD 7 offers a 7-inch display with 800 x 1280 pixels, a quad-core 1.5 GHz processor (unknown maker), 2 MP rear camera, VGA front-facing camera, and 8 GB / 16 GB of internal memory.

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Displaybenchmark

  • Display size:
    • 7.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 800 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 216 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • IPS LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 58.73 %
  • Features:
    • Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Camerabenchmark

  • Rear camera:
      • Popup2 megapixels
  • Video recording:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD)
  • Front camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 7.5 x 5.0 x 0.42 inches (190.5 x 127 x 10.7 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 11.89 oz (337 g)
      the average is 13.8 oz (394 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black, Pink, Yellow, Blue, White

Hardware & Performancebenchmark

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • GPU:

    GPU - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Yes
  • RAM:

    RAM - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

      • 1 GB RAM
  • Internal storage:

    Internal storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 16 GB
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 12.2 GB
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (4.4), Amazon Fire OS UI

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
    • Mobile hotspot:

      Mobile hotspot - Turns your phone into a Wi-Fi access point to which other Wi-Fi-capable devices can connect. These devices can then access the internet via your phone's data connectivity.

      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Location:

    Location - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • Wi-Fi positioning
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope
  • Notifications:
    • Flight mode, Silent mode
  • Other features:
    • Voice commands, Voice recording

MultimediaPopupbenchmark

  • Screen mirroring:
    • SlimPort
  • Speakers:
    • Dual speakers
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 17 Sep 2014
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Shopping information

  • Warranty period:
    • 12 Months
  • Accessories:
    • USB 2.0 cable, 5W power adapter, and Quick Start Guide
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 159

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Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Amazon Fire HD 7 8GB

Differences from the main variant:

  • Internal storage:

    Internal storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 8 GB
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 5 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 139

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