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Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 7
Amazon Fire HD 7

Informr score
The Amazon Fire HD 7 currently has an Informr score of 6.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 8 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

If you don’t mind sticking to the Amazon ecosystem, the Amazon Fire HD series offers an excellent blend of value and quality. While far from the flagships of many manufacturers, the Fire series ties in with Amazon’s streaming video, shopping and app store services in a seamless and easy-to-use way. Instant video chat support also makes it great for those new to the world of tablets.

Apart from a 1-inch screen size increase and dual front-firing speakers, the Amazon Fire HD 7 is identical to its smaller sibling. For more information on what people are saying, check out our review summary for the Fire HD 6!

Fire OS
Operating system
Operating system
Fire OS
1.5 GHz
1.5 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
2+ MP
2+ MP
4400 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

Digital Versus
Digital Versus

Less practical and with lower endurance than its 6” equivalent, the Kindle Fire HD 7 nevertheless offers the same quality user experience, with solid performance and a range of features for its price. Just bear in mind how restrictive the Fire OS is compared with a standard Android product, es...

- Romain Thuret, Digital Versus

The Kindle Fire HD 7 is highly recommended for those looking for a useful mid-size tablet at a low price.

- Ed Hardy, TabletPCReview

Specs-wise, it’s not a head turner, but it’s surprisingly effective for many things.

- John V., PhoneArena

For an inexpensive tablet, the Fire HD 7 satisfies with a practical, family-friendly operating system.

- Xiomara Blanco, Cnet
Tech Advisor
Tech Advisor

It runs Android and has the Google Play store plus all of Google's useful apps. It also has decent parental controls, allowing you to create multiple profiles and set time limits. Really, the choice is obvious: you can get Amazon's Kindle app for Android and also Prime Instant Video if you want to...

- Jim Martin, Tech Advisor

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Screen Size

The Amazon Fire HD 7's screen size is 7 inches with x pixels resolution.

1.5 GHz

There is a Quad core 1.5 GHz processor (CPU).


The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

2+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 2+ MP camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with VGA (640 x 480) resolution.
8/16 GB

Internal memory is 8/16 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4400 mAh battery. Amazon's performance ratings are 8 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Fire HD 7 Specs

Release Date October 2, 2014
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System No

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Processor Quad core 1.5 GHz
Internal Storage 8/16 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Data Cable, Manual, USB Power Adapter
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Memory Expansion Slot No
Expansion Slot Info
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
2+ Megapixels
Additional Main Camera Info
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
VGA (640 x 480)+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density 218 pixels
Size 7 inches
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Power & Battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4400 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time 6 hours
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 8 hours
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Magenta, White, Citron, Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 19.1 x 12.7 x 1.0 cm (7.5 x 5 x 0.4 in)
Weight 337 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
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