iFixit Kindle Fire HD

The good people over at iFixit have done what they do best to the new 7-inch Kindle Fire HD, they took it apart. Their first observation was that the guts of the HD version differ pretty greatly from the original Kindle Fire.

Their teardown has confirmed the TI OMAP processor that Amazon touted and 1GB RAM. They also found the battery to be removable, if you happen to have a screwdriver. The good news is that they gave the device a reparability score of 7/10. While the battery is fairly easy to access, the CPU is rather difficult.

If you'd like to see Amazon's latest tablet in various states of undress, you can hit up the source link for more pictures.

Source: iFixit


Reader comments

Amazon's Kindle Fire HD tablet found to contain tablet parts


I never understand of these type of articles where the phone or tablet is torn apart. What's the point of doing this?

The point is to show people That need to tear apart their devices and fix them because they don't have insurance or want to shell out the money to send it in. This is after all a largely DIY type of forum is it not?