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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 inch (2014)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 inch (2014). The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and usability. The durability and price also get good reviews, whereas many are less positive about the GPS navigation and storage.

performance, price, durability, usability, battery

screen, portability, size, storage, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 inch (2014) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Allen Ngo (notebookcheck.net)

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 Tablet Review

 

Catching Fire. Amazon are taking ques from Google's successful Nexus lineup by expanding their Kindle Fire series into more sizes. The Kindle Fire HD 6 may be small, but its $99 starting price is a big deal. Is this 6-inch Kindle a sign of more...

Bright IPS display for outdoor usability, Accurate colors and high contrast, Sturdy build quality, Good battery life, MP4 and MKV 1080p playback, Front-facing and rear cameras, Amazon Cloud storage, Very inexpensive

Very glossy screen, Monaural speaker, Small available storage space, Relatively thick and weighty, Slow hardware; latency, Amazon Store pales against Play and Apple Stores, Very little customization options, No GPS, NFC, WWAN, haptic feedback,...

The original Kindle Fire made a splash in the tablet market by offering both respectable hardware and decent performance for what was a bargain price back in 2011. Three years later and Amazon have done it again with the Kindle Fire HD 6 despite the...

Oct, 2014

Expert review by : Richard Easton (expertreviews.co.uk)

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 review

 

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 punches above its price, but its operating system is limited and the camera is very poor

Dec, 2014

Expert review by : Ian Morris (digitalspy.com)

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 tablet review: An ideal device for kids

 

The Fire HD 6 is ideal for parents who want a tablet to distract their kids.

Dec, 2014

Consumer review (officedepot.com)

Great for Kids!

 

value, Screen/Display, Easy to Use, Well Built/Quality, Speed/Performance

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (officedepot.com)

good deal

 
Jan, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital Plus
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
FM radio: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1

Battery

Battery life (max):10 / 8
Battery recharge time:6
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):8

Camera

Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Rear camera:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):2
Video recording: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Blue / Lime / Magenta / Navy / White / Yellow
Device type:Mini tablet
Form Factor:Slate

Display

Display Diagonal:6 / 6.7
Display Resolution:1200 x 800 / 1280 x 800
Display Technology:IPS
LED backlight: Yes
Pixel density:252
Reading mode:Y
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Energy Management

AC adapter power:5 / 9

Memory

Internal memory:1

Messaging

E-mail: Yes

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 LE
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi data rate (max):300
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Keyboard supplied: No
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS): No
Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC HE, AAC+, AAC++, ADPCM, HAAC, HE-AAC, IMA-ADPCM, LC-AAC, LPCM, MIDI, MP3, MP4, MS-ADPCM, OGG, PCM, WAV, eAAC+ / AAC, AAX, AC3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, EAC3, HE-AAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, PCM, WAV
Document formats supported:AZW, DOC, DOCX, HTML, MOBI, PDF, PRC, TXT
GPS: No
GPS (satellite):N
Gyroscope: Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPEG XR, PNG
Orientation sensor: Yes
Position location:N
Video compression format:3GP, M4V, MKV, MP4, VP8, WEBM / 3GP, M4V, VP8
Video compression formats:3GP, M4V, VP8
Video formats supported:3GP,M4V,MKV,MP4,VP8,WEBM / 3GP,M4V,VP8

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm / 3.5mm / Bluetooth
Headphone out:Y
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in: No
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:5 / 9

Processor

Coprocessor cores:2
Coprocessor frequency:1.2
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor frequency:1.5

Processor special features

Intel My WiFi Technology: No

Software

Operating system installed:Fire OS
Operating system version:4
Platform:Linux

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Compatible memory cards: No
Internal storage capacity:1 / 16 / 8
Storage media:Flash

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.161 / 0.421 / 4.06
Height:0.0157 / 0.421 / 6.65
Weight:10.2
Width:4.06 / 6.57 / 6.65