Asus MeMO Pad HD 7  vs Amazon Kindle Fire 

Released July, 2013

Asus MeMO Pad HD 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Asus MeMO Pad HD 7
8.4 Out of 10
The microSD card slot should fare well with those who seek additional storage, while its snappy performance makes it a great little unit for anyone looking to pick up a good sidekick device that won't break the bank.
by Android Police (Aug, 2013)
Released November, 2011

Amazon Kindle Fire

  • 7"
  • 8 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 2.3
Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire
7.9 Out of 10
Amazon has updated the design of the 7-inch variant to bring it in line with the HDX range and its rivals in terms of build quality.
by TechRadar (Mar, 2014)

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Much faster web browser 2,854 vs 1,621 More than 75% better BrowserMark score
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Has a webcam 1.2 MP vs None Most tablets have a webcam; Video chat with other people
Has a rear camera 5 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Supported card formats SD, SDHC, SDXC vs None Supports supported card formats
Has a gyroscope Yes vs No Somewhat common; Play games and use applications that take advantage of device rotation
Has a compass Yes vs No Somewhat common; Great for maps and navigation apps
Has a GPS Yes vs No Somewhat common; Get directions and navigation, geotag photos
Supports face unlock Yes (Android 4.2) vs No (Android 2.3) Somewhat common; bypass PIN entry, easier to unlock with one hand
More storage capacity 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Slightly longer battery life 8.5 hour vs 7.5 hour Around 15% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Lighter 302 g vs 413 g More than 25% lighter
Sharper screen 215 ppi vs 169 ppi More than 25% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Nov, 2011 Release date over 1 years later
More RAM 1 GB vs 0.5 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Faster processor 1.2 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution 1280 x 800 vs 1024 x 600 More than 65% higher resolution
Slightly thinner 10.8 mm vs 11.4 mm More than 5% thinner
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Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Android 2.3) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Significantly newer operating system Android 2.3 vs Android 4.2 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 2.3) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like

Reviews Word on the street

MeMO Pad HD 7  vs Kindle Fire 

Their music store is absolutely on par with iTunes in terms of selection, and their prices are cheaper in most cases.
Kindle Fire

Display It’s not as dazzling as the new screen on the Nexus 7, but the 7-inch LED backlit 1280 x 800 IPS display of the MeMo Pad HD 7 is pleasing enough with its quality.
MeMO Pad HD 7

It's solid in the hand, with none of the creak you find in many budget Android tablets.
Kindle Fire


7.2 Out of 10
7.6 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs


MeMO Pad HD 7  vs
Kindle Fire 
Size 7" 7"
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1024 x 600
PPI 215 ppi 169 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 None
Supports 3G No No


Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1 GHz


Has a GPS Yes No
Has a compass Yes No
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope Yes No
Has a light sensor No No


MeMO Pad HD 7  vs
Kindle Fire 
Internal storage 16 GB 8 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 0.5 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 64 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No Yes
Webcam 1.2 MP None
Rear camera 5 MP None


Has a headphone jack Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 302 g 413 g
Size 196.8 x 120.6 x 10.8 mm 190 x 120 x 11.4 mm
Thickness 10.8 mm 11.4 mm
Battery life 8.5 hour 7.5 hour
Asus MeMO Pad HD 7
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