Asus MeMO Pad HD 7  vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2 

Released July, 2013

Asus MeMO Pad HD 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Asus MeMO Pad HD 7
8 Out of 10
It's for the businessman who travels frequently and wants a lightweight companion device, the soccer mom who wants a device to help her stay organized, or the kid who wants something to play Minecraft on.
by Android Police (Aug, 2013)
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Released October, 2013

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2
7.9 Out of 10
The tablet is thin enough and light enough that it feels comfortable in your hands, and is particularly well-suited for book reading in portrait mode.
by The Verge (Sep, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of HD 7 vs Fire HD 2

Performance

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BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

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Battery life

Reviews

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Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 

TabletRocket recommends the Asus MeMO Pad HD 7  based on its performance.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of MeMO Pad HD 7 vs Kindle Fire HD 2

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

MeMO Pad HD 7
10.2 fps
Kindle Fire HD 2
12.4 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Asus MeMO Pad HD 7

Reasons to consider the
Asus MeMO Pad HD 7

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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
Lighter 302 g vs 395 g Around 25% lighter
Slightly smaller 196.8 x 120.6 x 10.8 mm vs 239 x 163 x 8.8 mm More than 25% smaller
Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2

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Slightly faster graphics 12.4 fps vs 10.2 fps More than 20% better GLBenchmark 2.5 score
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Longer battery life 11 hour vs 8.5 hour Around 30% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Thinner 8.8 mm vs 10.8 mm Around 20% thinner
Faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Reviews Word on the street

MeMO Pad HD 7  vs Kindle Fire HD 2 

6.3
8.1
Images and text are sharper thanks to the higher resolution and higher contrast of the screen.
Kindle Fire HD 2

7.5
8.0
Donning an IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, it’s undeniably sharper in every respect over its sibling – both in the detail and color department.
Kindle Fire HD 2

7.0
8.0
It's solid in the hand, with none of the creak you find in many budget Android tablets.
Kindle Fire HD 2

Overall

7.2 Out of 10
7.7 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

MeMO Pad HD 7  vs
Kindle Fire HD 2 
Size 7" 7"
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1280 x 800
PPI 215 ppi 215 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No No

processor

Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.5 GHz

sensors

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

storage

MeMO Pad HD 7  vs
Kindle Fire HD 2 
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 64 GB N/A

photo & video

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

ports

Has a headphone jack Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 302 g 395 g
Size 196.8 x 120.6 x 10.8 mm 239 x 163 x 8.8 mm
Thickness 10.8 mm 8.8 mm
Battery life 8.5 hour 11 hour
Asus MeMO Pad HD 7
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