The Fire HD 6 goes anywhere with its pocketable design–featuring a beautiful 6" HD display, 2x faster quad-core processor, and unsurpassed reliability in its class.
- Fast quad-core processor up to 1.5 GHz—2x the speed and over 3x the graphics performance of previous generation Fire HD for quicker apps and smooth videos
- Beautiful 6" HD display—Crisp, vivid HD display (252 ppi / 1280x800) with over a million pixels—perfect for apps, movies, TV, games, photos.
- Front and rear cameras—Take photos or capture videos in 1080p HD with a rear-facing camera or Skype with a front-facing camera.
- No more worrying about storage space—Get free, unlimited cloud storage for all Amazon content and photos taken with your Fire devices.
- Best selection of digital content—Enjoy over 33 million movies, TV shows, songs, books, Android apps and games—including Facebook, Netflix, Minecraft.
- Great for the whole family—Create unique profiles and set screen time limits for kids with Amazon FreeTime. Coming soon, link two Amazon accounts and share books, games, apps, and Prime Instant Video content across all devices in the household.
- Stay connected and productive—Fast web browsing, email and calendar support including Gmail and Outlook. Plus, edit and view Office documents.
- Try Kindle Unlimited for free—Choose from over 700,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks for $9.99/month. Try 30 days for free.
The new quad-core processor consists of two high-performance 1.5 GHz cores and two lower-power 1.2 GHz cores running simultaneously for optimal load balancing and power efficiency. With over 2x the speed and over 3x the graphics performance of the previous generation Fire HD, the new quad-core processor ensures faster app launch times, smooth games and videos, and better overall performance.
Fire HD 6 is the ultimate pocket-sized tablet with a smaller profile, thinner bezel, and lighter weight design than the previous generation Fire HD.
Fire HD 6 features a 1280x800 high definition LCD display with over a million pixels (252 ppi) and a brighter display for vibrant colors and whiter whites. Enjoy a great viewing experience at all angles through an innovative combination of IPS (in-plane switching) technology and advanced polarizing filter.
Fire HD features a Gorilla Glass display, reliable design, and unsurpassed reliability in its class.
Fire HD features a 2MP rear-facing camera that allows for high-resolution photos and 1080p HD video. Our camera app can also capture Panorama and High Dynamic Range (HDR) photos.
Fire HD includes a front-facing camera that is perfect for Skype video calls and taking selfies to share via Facebook or email.
Our beautifully designed photo app makes it easy to view your albums or watch personal videos. Sharing your photos couldn't be easier—simply tap on individual images to email them to anyone you like.
No more worrying about storage space. Get free, unlimited storage in Amazon Cloud Drive for all photos taken with your Fire devices, plus free storage for all Amazon content.
With Profiles, create unique profiles for up to 2 adults and 4 children so family members can share a tablet and still keep personalized settings like email and social accounts, home screen carousel, and even their own level in games like Angry Birds.
With Family Library, link your Amazon account to that of your spouse or partner so you can easily share apps, games, audiobooks, books, and Prime Instant Video content without changing accounts.
Amazon FreeTime allows parents to create a profile for each of their children and choose what books, apps, games, and videos they want to give their kids access to. Also, it's easy to set daily limits for tablet use, or restrict certain categories—like games and video—while leaving unlimited time for reading.
Kids can take pictures of the world around them or with the family. Let kids explore their creative side with fun editing tools like adding stickers and drawings on their pictures. Parents can easily print them to hang, choose to share with friends and family, or auto-save to Cloud Drive with free, unlimited cloud storage for photos taken with Fire HD. As always in FreeTime, kids are blocked from sharing photos to social media.
Amazon FreeTime Unlimited is the first-ever all-in-one subscription that brings together kid-friendly books, games, educational apps, movies, and TV shows—all the types of content that kids and parents love. From just $2.99 per month, enjoy unlimited access to hits kids love from Disney, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street, PBS, and more.
The Fire HD Kids Edition includes the all-new Fire HD tablet plus 1 year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a Kid-Proof Case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee–for a savings of up to $95.
No more waiting for a video to buffer every time you hit "Play." ASAP (Advanced Streaming and Prediction) learns what movies and shows you like and gets them ready for you to watch. The more you view videos on your Fire HD, the more accurate ASAP becomes, dynamically adapting to your viewing habits.
Prime members can now download over half of our collection of Prime Instant Video movies and TV shows to Fire tablets. Watch downloaded videos anywhere—on a plane, on vacation, in the car, or wherever you don't have a wireless connection. Prime Instant Video is the only U.S. online video subscription streaming service that offers offline viewing, included at no additional cost.
Fling movies and TV shows from your tablet to your big-screen TV using Second Screen. This turns your TV into the primary screen, freeing up your Fire HD to provide playback controls, a customized display for X-Ray, or simply be a place to email, browse the web, and more while you watch a movie. Second Screen is available for Amazon Fire TV, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Samsung TVs.
With X-Ray for music, see lyrics display line-by-line for many of your favorite songs. Powered by IMDb, X-Ray for movies and TV can instantly show which actors are currently on screen, jump to other movies in which they star, and more.
Fire OS is not just a device OS—it enhances Android by deeply integrating the OS software, content, and the Amazon Cloud to make the experience simple and seamless.
Never again worry about whose account has the Prime membership or who bought that book you want to read. Family Library links your Amazon account to that of your spouse or partner so you can easily share apps, games, audiobooks, books, and Prime Instant Video content. Family Library synchronizes your family's content across devices—both Amazon devices and free Amazon apps for other platforms, including iOS and Android.
Fire OS 4 lets each family member create their own profile, including individual home screens, email, Facebook and Twitter accounts, bookmarks, and game levels—making it easy for a family to share a tablet and give everyone a personalized experience, rather than buying multiple devices.
WPS Office integrates with Cloud Drive, so Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents created or edited on a Fire OS 4 device are automatically and securely backed up to a personal documents folder in the Cloud, and available on your other mobile devices and desktop PCs.
Amazon Silk is our cloud-optimized web browser, exclusively available on Fire Tablets and Phones. The latest version now includes print support and Private Browsing mode (coming soon). Private Browsing allows you to browse the web without Silk saving a record of what you visit. Other features include Reading View, which provides a clean, easy-to-read version of websites by removing unnecessary images and clutter.
The new email app on Fire tablets makes sending email, viewing attachments, grouping conversations by subject, and syncing contacts simple. The app provides full support for Exchange, the world's most popular email providers—Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo!, AOL, and many more. Documents saved from email on the tablet will be automatically backed up to Cloud Drive.
Fire tablets are fully integrated with Facebook and Twitter, making it easy to connect and share with friends and family. Sync Facebook photos, share quotes and passages straight from your book, and more.
Enjoy your favorite YouTube videos—easily discover, bookmark, and view video content.
Relive your most memorable moments in HD. Our beautifully designed photo app makes it easy to view your albums or watch personal videos. Sharing your photos couldn't be easier—just tap on individual images to email or to post to Facebook or Twitter.
Photos taken with new Fire tablets are automatically backed-up wirelessly and available across Amazon devices and Cloud Drive apps so you have access anywhere.
Fire tablets make it easy to keep favorite photos and personal videos close at hand. Download your albums from Facebook, or add photos and personal videos to Amazon Cloud Drive from your PC, Mac, or phone. Editing on your Fire tablet is just as easy—simply select a photo to begin editing or select from many popular apps in the Amazon Appstore.
If you haven't tried Amazon Prime in the past, we'll give you a 30-day free trial. Experience what millions of members already enjoy—unlimited streaming of hit movies and TV episodes, ad-free access to over a million songs, reading a Kindle book a month for free, and Free Two-Day Shipping on millions of items.
Read for free. With Prime, Fire tablet owners can borrow any title from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library for free, as frequently as a book a month, with no waiting and no due dates. Choose from over 500,000 titles, including all 7 Harry Potter books, and over 100 current and former New York Times best sellers.
Prime Music gives Prime members unlimited, ad-free access to over a million songs and hundreds of custom-built playlists. Load up your library with Prime Music. Find more music from your favorite artists or let Amazon’s personalized recommendations introduce you to your next favorite band.
Prime members enjoy unlimited streaming of tens of thousands of popular movies and TV shows such as World War Z, Under the Dome, Downton Abbey, Justified, SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, HBO shows like The Sopranos, The Wire, and Band of Brothers, plus Amazon exclusives like Alpha House, Creative Galaxy,Tumble Leaf, and many more at no additional cost.
Exclusive to Fire devices, Prime members can download over half of our collection of Prime Instant Video movies and TV shows. Watch downloaded videos anywhere—on a plane, on vacation, in the car, or wherever you don't have a wireless connection. Prime Instant Video is the only U.S. online video subscription streaming service that offers offline viewing, included at no additional cost.
Fling movies and TV shows from your tablet to your big-screen TV using Second Screen. This turns your TV into the primary screen, freeing up your Fire tablet to provide playback controls, a customized display for X-Ray, or simply be a place to email, browse the web, and more while you watch a movie. With X-Ray Second Screen, Fire tablets are the ideal TV companion in the living room for an immersive viewing experience. Second Screen is available for Amazon Fire TV, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Samsung TVs.
Turn your television into your tablet monitor. The latest generation Fire tablets now include a SlimPort enabled micro USB port that lets you view images and HD video from your tablet on any compatible TV or monitor. With Fire HDX tablets, wirelessly mirror your tablet screen with select Miracast-enabled accessories and TVs.
Fire tablets are built for the best in gaming, with tilt, turn, and multi-touch controls. Enjoy best-selling HD games such as Minecraft–Pocket Edition, Subway Surfers, Farm Heroes Saga, and Cut the Rope 2.
Earn achievements, compare scores with friends, or take on the world with global leaderboards. GameCircle titles with Whispersync automatically store your progress in the cloud, so you'll never lose an unlocked level or saved game, even if you delete it from your device.
Get a new paid app for free every day. Enjoy great discounts on popular games and apps. Plus, use Amazon Coins to purchase and save on apps, games, and in-app items. New Fire tablet owners in the U.S. get 500 Amazon Coins—a $5 value.
Rent or purchase the biggest new releases and the most popular titles from every major movie studio and TV network, including HBO, Warner, Fox, Sony, Disney, Lionsgate, MGM, Universal, Paramount, and more, plus Amazon Originals pilots and series. Stream instantly over Wi-Fi or download to enjoy later.
Fire tablets use the power of IMDb to bring Amazon's exclusive X-Ray service to movies and TV shows. Simply tap on any scene to instantly see which actors are currently on screen, jump to other movies in which they star, learn the names of songs as they play, see trivia questions and answers, and explore character backstories.
With Kindle Unlimited, you can read as much as you want, choosing from over 700,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks. From mysteries and romance to sci-fi and more, freely explore new authors, books, and genres on any device for just $9.99 a month. Try Kindle Unlimited free for 30 days.
Shop the Kindle Store for millions of books, newspapers, and magazines. Over one million titles are priced at $4.99 or less. Over two million are $9.99 or less.
Find your next favorite book. Now the world's largest e-reading community can connect with the world's largest community of book lovers. Join over 30 million other readers and see what your friends are reading, share highlights, and rate the books you read with Goodreads on your Fire tablet.
For thousands of qualifying books, your past, present, and future print-edition purchases allow you to buy the Kindle or Fire tablet edition for $2.99 or less.
With Text-to-Speech, Fire tablets can read English-language content out loud to you, when available from the publisher.
College is expensive, but textbooks don't have to be. Save up to 80% when you rent and up to 60% when you buy eTextbooks. Carry less and study anywhere.
Our new and improved interactive magazine experience allows you to start reading in just a few seconds with access to any back issue at any time on the cloud. Plus, most Kindle Magazines come with a 30-day free trial.
Hundreds of thousands of exclusive titles that you won't be able to find anywhere else, including books by best-selling authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, Ian Fleming, Oliver Pötzsch, and Arthur C. Clarke.
With Immersion Reading, Fire tablets can synchronize Kindle text with companion Audible audiobooks with real-time highlighting to create a more immersive reading experience.
Tap on any page as you read to access X-Ray, an easy way to uncover more from the books and textbooks you love. Instantly find chapters and locations that mention ideas, characters, and important places, as well as background info, biographies, and more from YouTube and Wikipedia.
Audiobooks are great for your commute, while cooking, working out—all those times you can listen but can't read. Audible, an Amazon company, offers tens of thousands of titles, including best sellers, romances, thrillers, and much more. Every book is read by a professional narrator, including leading Hollywood actors such as Jake Gyllenhaal (The Great Gatsby), Kate Winslet (Matilda), and Claire Danes (The Handmaid's Tale).
With Whispersync for Voice you can switch seamlessly between reading your Kindle book and listening to the audiobook companion. Whispersync creates a virtual bookmark, so your Fire tablet picks up right where you left off listening. You don't have to do a thing—it's automatic.
With Immersion Reading, Fire tablets can now synchronize Kindle text with companion Audible audiob
With over 30 million songs from thousands of artists, the Amazon Digital Music Store brings all your favorite music to your fingertips. Music you buy on your Fire tablet is saved to Your Music Library for free, and you can play or download it anytime.
Prime Music gives Prime members unlimited, ad-free access to over a million songs and hundreds of custom-built playlists. Load up your library with Prime Music. Find more music from your favorite artists or let Amazon's personalized recommendations introduce you to your next favorite band.
You can see lyrics that display line by line while you listen to many of your favorite songs. You can also explore a more immersive artist experience with more photos, videos, and fun facts than ever before.
Music you buy from Amazon is instantly available on all your devices—buy on your Fire tablet and listen right away with the Amazon Music app on your phone or your computer. Add your entire music collection to Amazon Music and start listening as soon as your Fire tablet arrives. Just tap Music on the home screen of your Fire tablet to manage your collection, play your music, or download it for offline playback.
Our slim, form-fitting cases are designed to perfectly fit your Fire HD and provide full front and back protection. The cases are easy to attach and remove, and feature an integrated magnetic closure to ensure your case stays shut while on the go.
These innovative cases automatically put your Fire tablet to sleep when it is closed and wake it upon opening, saving battery life while making it easy to jump back into your apps, games, movies, and more.
Whether you are browsing the web at home, or enjoying a movie on the plane, our integrated case stands your Fire tablet in either landscape or portrait orientation so you can enjoy your content hands-free.
With WPS Office, create, edit, view, and print Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files on your Fire tablet. Check and reply to work email on-the-go with a robust Exchange email experience with ActiveSync.
Boost your productivity and get work done with Fire Keyboard, Amazon's own thin and light keyboard for a superior typing experience on Fire tablets.
Bring your Fire HD or HDX to the office and get the most out of your tablet. You can connect to your corporate Wi-Fi network, get on your company's intranet, download files, submit expenses, and more. Take advantage of the Fire tablets rich selection of productivity and business apps.
With Fire tablets, you can stay connected whether you're at the office or away using remote VPN. Access your company's network on-the-go and keep your corporate data secure with encryption.
Fire tablets provide transformative educational experiences for students with its superior reading experience and time saving study features such as search, highlighting, notes, flashcards, and X-Ray.
Centrally manage Amazon devices and distribute eBooks, eTextbooks, apps, and documents to your organization's Fire tablets with Whispercast, a free online tool.
Save up to 80% when you rent and up to 60% when you buy eTextbooks. Just because you carry a heavy college course load doesn't mean you need to carry a heavy textbook load too. You can also study smarter with features like X-Ray for Textbooks and Notebook.
Amazon FreeTime is built from the ground up to help give parents peace of mind when it comes to tablet use. Parents can create a profile for each of their children and choose what books, apps, games, and videos they want to give their kids access to. Amazon FreeTime is free on every new Fire tablet.
When kids use Amazon FreeTime, it's like they have their very own personalized tablet. The background color and fonts change to a kid-friendly design, they only see the titles that they have access to see, the home screen carousel shows their recently viewed titles, and they can even navigate visually to content based on characters or topics—for example "Cinderella," "Dinosaurs," or "Puppies."
Many parents choose to limit their kids' screen time, but doing so without the proper tools is difficult. With Amazon FreeTime, parents can set daily limits for tablet use, or restrict certain categories—like games and video—while leaving unlimited time for reading.
Amazon FreeTime Unlimited is the first-ever all-in-one subscription that brings together books, games, educational apps, movies, and TV shows—all the types of content that kids and parents love. From just $2.99 per month, enjoy unlimited access to content including titles from Disney, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street, PBS, and more.
The Fire HD Kids Edition includes the all-new Fire HD tablet plus 1 year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, Kid-Proof Case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee—up to $95 in savings.
At Amazon, we make it easy for you to access your content on other devices. The books, videos, apps, audiobooks, games, and music that you buy for your Fire tablet can also be enjoyed on Amazon apps for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, game consoles, TVs, and more.
Start streaming a movie on your Fire tablet, pause, then resume watching the same scene on your TV. Whispersync remembers how much you've watched, read, listened, or played, so you can pick up right where you left off, no matter which device you are using.
With every Fire tablet, you get free, unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content including any photos you've taken with your Fire tablet, so you can rest easy knowing that you'll never accidently lose the content you love.
Import your entire music library to Amazon Music and play it on your Fire tablet—just tap "Music" on your homescreen to get started. Browse and search your library, create and manage playlists, play your music from the cloud, or download for offline playback. All your Amazon digital music purchases and your first 250 imported songs are stored free.
Your Fire tablet includes free unlimited storage in Amazon Cloud Drive for all photos taken with the device, 5 GB of storage for photos and files you upload from your phone and computer, and free storage for all Amazon content. Access all your Cloud Drive content on your Fire tablet by going to Photos and Docs.
Organize your content library into Collections like "Favorite Books" and "Sports Apps" that are synchronized with your other Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire Phone, and reading apps.
|Display||6" high definition touchscreen; 1280x800 resolution at 252 ppi, video playback up to 720p, with IPS (in-plane switching) technology and advanced polarizing filter|
|Size||6.7" x 4.1" x 0.4" (169 mm x 103 mm x 10.7 mm)|
10.1 ounces (290 grams)
Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process
|CPU & RAM||Quad-Core: 2 @ 1.5 Ghz + 2 @ 1.2 GHz , with 1 GB of RAM|
|Storage||8 GB (4.5 GB available to user) or 16 GB (11.6 GB available to user) of internal storage|
|Battery Life||Up to 8 hours of reading, surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, and listening to music. Battery life will vary based on device settings, usage, and other factors such as web browsing and downloading content. Actual results may vary|
|Charge Time||Fully charges in under 6 hours using the micro-USB power adapter included in the box, or slightly longer with other micro-USB power adapters that you may already have|
|Wi-Fi Connectivity||Single-antenna Wi-Fi. Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 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|
|Ports||SlimPort enabled USB 2.0 (micro-B connector) port to connect to an HDTV or VGA monitor with an adapter or to a PC/Macintosh computer, or to charge your device with the included power adapter|
|Audio||3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated speaker with Dolby Digital Plus|
|Content Formats Supported||Kindle (AZW), KF8, TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, Audible Enhanced format (AAX), DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, OGG, WAV, M4V, MP4, AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, MKV, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HTML5, CSS3, 3GP, VP8 (WEBM)|
|Camera Specs||VGA Front-facing Camera. 2.0 MP rear-facing HD camera|
|Location Services||Location-based services via Wi-Fi|
|Available Colors||Black, White, Cobalt, Magenta, Citron|
|Additional Features||External volume controls, built-in Bluetooth with support for A2DP compatible stereo headphones, speakers, microphone, and LE accessories support|
|Accessibility Features||Screen Reader, Explore by Touch, and Screen Magnifier, enabling access to the vast majority of Fire tablet features. Screen Reader features IVONA's award-winning natural language text-to-speech voice. Also includes adjustable font sizes/color, and built-in Oxford dictionary.|
|System Requirements||Fire HD 6 is ready to use right out of the box—no setup, no software to install, no computer required to download content|
|Warranty and Service||1-year Limited Warranty and service included. Optional 1-year, 2-year, and 3-year Extended Warranty available for U.S. customers sold separately. Use of Fire tablet is subject to the terms found here|
|Included in the Box||Fire HD 6 tablet, USB 2.0 cable, 5W power adapter, and Quick Start Guide|
- Display 6" touchscreen
- Customer Support Phone, Web, Email
- Wi-Fi Single-band Wi-Fi
- Battery Life 8 hours mixed use
- Processor Quad-core up to 1.5 GHz
- Resolution 1280 x 800 (252 ppi)