Amazon Kindle Fire HD Tablet, TI OMAP, Fire OS, 7", 16GB, Black

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The streamlined Kindle Fire HD is packed full of features at an incredible price. It packs a dual-core processor, amazing high definition screen, Dolby Audio technology and a long battery life to keep you entertained for longer without having to recharge. And with Amazon's Fire Operating System, accessing your favourite apps and games is simple and intuitive.

Fire OS 3.0 Mojito
Kindle Fires run on Amazon's exclusive 'Fire' operating system. Fire OS uses Google Android and customises it to give you the fastest access to your favourite apps and Amazon services. Fire OS's home screen prioritises the apps and content you've used most recently to make them easily accessible in Carousel or Grid views. You can also swipe from app to app thanks to the side-swipe feature, which will flick between your open apps without having to navigate to the home screen.
Fire OS includes support for printing directly from you Fire and accessibility tools such as Screen Reader, Explore By Touch and Screen Magnifier to help you get the most out of your Kindle Fire HD. It also comes with a variety of apps, including enhanced e-mail and Amazon's ultra-fast Silk web browser, which can help give you a browsing experience customised for your needs, whether it's in text only 'Reading Mode' or helping you access your favourite content in as few taps as possible.

Perfect for the entire family
Kindle Fire HD comes with plenty of apps for adults to enjoy, however, it's also ideal for kids. Kindle FreeTime is a service designed to help parents look after their child's tablet experience and give them peace of mind. You can create a profile for each of your children and choose which content they have access to, giving them a kid-friendly design and access only to content you're allowing them to see. You can also set daily limits on how long they can use their Kindle Fire HD for, or restrict certain categories, like games, while leaving unlimited reading time. It's also light enough for a child to hold comfortably and features a durable display, so you can let your child play without worry.

Books, movies, music and more
As well as apps and games, available from the Amazon Appstore, Kindle Fire HD provides access to some of the best consumable content available.

  • The Kindle Store features over 2 million books available for download, including free, public domain classic like Pride and Prejudice and Oliver Twist. It also includes over 600 magazines and newspapers, so you can keep up with the latest goings on or get the best fashion tips directly through your device. If Audiobooks are more your thing then Audible has more than 100,000 titles from bestselling authors available for download.
  • Amazon's LOVEFiLM subscription service will provide instant streaming of thousands of popular films and TV series using a wireless internet connection. With features like Whispersync, which will allow you to pause and then resume watching on a different device and X-Ray, which gives you instant access to trivia from IMDb, you'll be able to enjoy a much richer viewing experience on Kindle Fire.
  • Amazon's MP3 music store features over 20 million songs from thousands of artists for streaming or download. It will also give you free digital copies of any CDs you've previously bought from Amazon thanks to Amazon's AutoRip service, so you don't need to rebuy them or rip them yourself.

Amazon also provides unlimited cloud storage for all of your Amazon content, so you can re-download your favourite book or stream your entire music collection whenever you want, as long as you're connected to the internet. You can also upload the first 250 tracks of your personal music library for free and save up to 2,000 photos on free 5GB of cloud storage.

Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
Up to 10 hours
Bluetooth Enabled Information Wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
Yes - 4.0
Computer Support Helpline Information We offer access to a 90 day helpline when you buy a new laptop or desktop computer from John Lewis. The service is available for a period of 90 days from the date you make your purchase.
Free 90 day computer support
H191 x W128 x D10.6 mm
Ethernet Port Information Allows a connection to a router via a cable (available separately).
Graphics card Information Generate the images you see on your computer screen
Imagination PowerVR 3D graphics core
Graphics card type Information A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
Hard drive Information Stores files and programmes. A portion of this may already be consumed by pre-installed data.
Headphone socket
Location Services
Memory (RAM) Information Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask.
Memory Card Slot Information A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card.
Model name / number
Kindle Fire HD B00CTTM6LQ
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
Operating system Information Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
Fire OS 3.0 (based on Android 4.2.2)
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) Information The resolution of an image within a certain space. The more pixels per inch, the higher the detail on the screen.
Ports Information Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display.
Micro USB
Processor Information The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run.
Dual-core Texas Instruments OMAP 4470
Processor speed Information Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks.
Screen finish Information A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
Screen Resolution Information Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
1280 x 800 pixels
Screen size Information Measured diagonally.
Screen Type
Multi-touch Gorilla Glass LCD
Accelerometer, gyroscope
SIM Card Type Information The size of SIM card required
Wi-Fi Only
Stereo speakers
Touch Screen
Voice Recognition
Webcam (front-facing) Information Used for making video calls
Webcam (rear-facing) Information A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
Wireless Display Information Allows wireless data streaming to a WiDi-enabled TV.
Wireless networking
Wi-Fi- 802.11a/b/g/n


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Amazon Kindle Fire HD Tablet, TI OMAP, Fire OS, 7", 16GB, Black 5 5 8 8
A must have product Having purchased a Kindle Fire for my 23 year old daughter and what how she not only used it to read her books but surf the internet whilst saving her place in her book but could email as well. I bought one myself. The most useful little tablet ever. 03 September 2014
Kindle Fire Great product which is very versatile, easy to use and very compact. Excellent service from John Lewis which is why we keep coming back! 29 July 2014
handy and very portable very easy to use ,as a student on limited budget I wanted a device that would enable me to access study materials on the go for a reasonable price.I can access and download books and research papers, use the internet use apps and download books. Easy to use.good bright screen,though not great on a really sunny day outside. 12 July 2014
very versatile product I have enjoyed using the Kindle Fire from the first day. It is easy to understand. Like being able to use for internet and e-mail. Plenty of games to play and books to read. A really convenient all rounder. 13 May 2014
Great service As I purchased the Kindle for a gift I cannot comment on the product but what I can do is comment on the first class service I received from the young man who helped me with my purchase. The kindle was given to a friend who was moving to Peterborough. Not only was I given the details of the John Lewis store in Peterborough but also the details of John Lewis's phone helpline that was available. With service like this why should I buy elsewhere - thank you 29 April 2014
Excellent product This item was bought as a present for my wife, as she is a book, games and "facebook" fan. It was easy to set up and she is delighted with it. 02 April 2014
Brilliant! This is a great tablet and amazing value for the money. It is easy to use and ideal for me to access my emails, Facebook, the internet etc. Downloaded the BBC i player and the picture quality is excellent. 23 March 2014
Fantastic Product Arrived promptly could not fault efficiancy and ease of ordering on line, product only bought after seeing it in your Oxford Street store and having explained without being too technical by the man on duty that day. It was the clincher to get such excellent service and advice. Without I might add being pushed to make a decision there and then, well done the TV & PC department. Barry & Joana Close 16 January 2014
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