Kindle Fire HD

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Kindle Fire HD

The Kindle Fire HD is a Web Tablet. It comes in several models including 7" and 8.9" screen with Wi-Fi only or with the addition of 4G LTE. See Kindle Fire for comparison of all models including the 2015 models. The new 2015 models are 8" and 10".

[edit] Features

  • Stunning 8.9" HD or 7" displays and newer 8" and 10.1", exclusive Dolby audio, fastest Wi-Fi, plus ultra-fast 4G LTE wireless in select models.
  • 1920x1200 HD display with polarizing filter and anti-glare technology for rich color and deep contrast from any viewing angle. 1280x800 HD on the 7", 8" and 10.1" models.
  • Exclusive Dolby audio and dual stereo speakers for crisp, booming sound without distortion
  • High performance 1.5GHz dual-core (quad-core on 2015) processor with Imagination PowerVR 3D graphics core for fast and fluid performance. 1.2GHz on 7" model.
  • Dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi for 40% faster downloads and streaming (compared to iPad 3)
  • Over 22 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, audiobooks, and popular apps and games such as Facebook, Netflix, Twitter, HBO GO, Pandora, and Angry Birds Space
  • Integrated support for Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo! and more, as well as Exchange calendar, contacts, and email
  • Free Skype video calls with front-facing HD camera
  • Free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content
  • Includes special offers and sponsored screensavers.
  • Kindle FreeTime - a personalized tablet experience just for kids. Set daily screen limits, and give access to appropriate content for each child. Free on every Kindle Fire HD. Coming next month
  • Prime subscribers get Prime Instant Video - unlimited, instant streaming of thousands of popular movies and TV shows
  • Prime subscribers get Kindle Owners' Lending Library - Kindle owners can choose from more than 180,000 books to borrow for free with no due dates, including over 100 current and former New York Times best sellers and all 7 Harry Potter books.

[edit] Specifications

8.9" model

  • Display Size: 8.9" 10 point capacitive touch high definition color display; 1920x1200 resolution at 254 ppi, video playback up to 1080p, with IPS (in-plane switching) technology, advanced polarizing filter, and anti-glare technology
  • Size: 9.4" x 6.4" x 0.35" (240 mm x 164 mm x 8.8 mm)
  • Weight: 20 ounces (575 grams)
  • System Requirements: Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 4G is ready to use right out of the box - no setup, no software to install, no computer required to download content
  • Storage: 32GB or 64GB of internal storage
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity: Dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi (MIMO) for faster streaming and fewer dropped connections than standard Wi-Fi. Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication; does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks
  • 4G Connectivity: 4G LTE 10 band wireless modem with HSPA+, HSDPA, and EDGE/GPRS fallback
  • Ports: USB 2.0 (micro-B connector) port for connection to a PC or Macintosh computer or to connect to the Kindle PowerFast charging accessory. Micro-HDMI (micro-D connector) port for high definition video output to televisions or A/V receivers
  • Audio: 3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated stereo speakers with exclusive Dolby audio engine. Stereo Bluetooth (A2DP) support for streaming audio to compatible headphones and speakers. Built-in microphone
  • Content Formats Supported: Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC, DOC, DOCX
  • Audio: Audible Enhanced format (AAX), non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, OGG, WAV, MP4, AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, AMR-NB, AMR-WB,
  • Images: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP

Other: HTML5, CSS3, MP4, 3GP, VP8 (.webm)

  • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass
  • Location Services: Location-based services via Wi-Fi and assisted-GPS
  • Additional Features: External volume controls, front-facing HD camera
  • Included in the Box: Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 4G tablet, USB 2.0 cable, and Quick Start Guide

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