Tesco Hudl  vs Amazon Kindle Fire 

Released September, 2013

Tesco Hudl

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of Tesco Hudl
7.7 Out of 10
The Tesco Hudl comes with a quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM - this is pretty good for a tablet at this price point, although it feels a little redundant.
by TechRadar (Mar, 2014)
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Released November, 2011

Amazon Kindle Fire

  • 7"
  • 8 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 2.3
Front view of Amazon Kindle Fire
7.5 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)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Hudl vs Fire

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark and BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from techradar.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of Tesco Hudl vs Kindle Fire

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Tesco Hudl
2,114
Kindle Fire
1,709

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Tesco Hudl
1,731
Kindle Fire
1,621

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Tesco Hudl

Reasons to consider the
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Faster web browser 1,731 vs 1,621 More than 5% better BrowserMark score
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Has a webcam 2 MP vs None Most tablets have a webcam; Video chat with other people
Has a rear camera 3 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Supported card formats microSD 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
More storage capacity 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Longer battery life 9 hour vs 7.5 hour 20% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
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
Significantly faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1 GHz 50% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Significantly sharper screen 242 ppi vs 169 ppi Around 45% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Newer Sep, 2013 vs Nov, 2011 Release date over 1 years later
Higher resolution 1440 x 900 vs 1024 x 600 More than 2x higher resolution
More RAM 1 GB vs 0.5 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Thinner 9.8 mm vs 11.4 mm Around 15% thinner
Side view of Amazon Kindle Fire

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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 4.2.2 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

Tesco Hudl  vs Kindle Fire 

8.0
8.0
The Hudl's is far from the best 7-inch display we've ever seen, and it doesn't hold a candle to the latest Nexus 7's 1920 x 1200 screen.
Tesco Hudl

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Tesco Hudl  vs
Kindle Fire 
Size 7" 7"
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1440 x 900 1024 x 600
PPI 242 ppi 169 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 None
Supports 3G No No

processor

Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1 GHz

sensors

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

storage

Tesco Hudl  vs
Kindle Fire 
Internal storage 16 GB 8 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 0.5 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No Yes
Webcam 2 MP None
Rear camera 3 MP None

ports

USB support Micro USB 1 USB 2.0
Hdmi support Micro HDMI None
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack Yes Yes
Has a built-in microphone No No

form factor

Weight 370 g 413 g
Size 192.8 x 128.8 x 9.8 mm 190 x 120 x 11.4 mm
Thickness 9.8 mm 11.4 mm
Battery life 9 hour 7.5 hour
Tesco Hudl
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