Inside, there’s a 800 x 1280 pixels resolution panel built from IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen tech, measuring 7.0 inches, also gaming gets a run on the 7.0-inch panel thanks to the unit’s PowerVR SGX540 graphics core.
There’s 16/32 GB of built-in flash for storage inside the Amazon Kindle Fire HD but there’s no external storage options available. You get a customised version of Google’s Android 4.0 operating system. There’s good wireless connectivity available with 802.11 a/b/g/n built-in and personal connectivity comes by way of Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP. The Wi-Fi adapter features a dual-band dual-antenna setup for better, more reliable network connectivity.
There’s no front-facing camera but the device can take photos thanks to its 1.3 MP (1280 x 1024 pixels) image sensor on the back.
As for power, there’s a non-removable Lithium-ion battery that Amazon says fully charges in under 4 hours via the Kindle PowerFast charging accessory, or slightly longer with other micro-USB power adapters that you may already have. Charge time via computer-based USB is approximately 13.5 hours.
The device’s weight tips the scales at 395 grams while its dimensions are 193 x 137 x 10.3 mm. Amazon announced this new model back in September 2012.
The 16GB version of the Kindle Fire HD sells on Amazon.com for $US199, the 32GB version at $229.
NOTE: All specifications are subject to change and may not be correct at time of purchase. Please check before you buy any device that it meets your expectations and requirements.
|Model||Amazon Kindle Fire HD|
|Processor||TI OMAP 4460|
|Clock||Up to 1.2GHz|
|GPU type||PowerVR SGX540|
|Screen size (inches)||7.0|
|Screen resolution||800 x 1280 pixels|
|Screen type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Operating system||Android 4.0 (customized)|
|Internal storage||16/32 GB|
|Battery type||non-removable Lithium-ion|
|Wi-Fi connectivity||802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||4.0 with A2DP|
|Rear camera||1.3 MP (1280 x 1024 pixels)|
|Video recording||Up to|
|Dimensions||193 x 137 x 10.3 mm|
|Announce Date||September 2012|
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