• Amazon Kindle Fire vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 Duos I9152

Phone Comparison - Amazon Kindle Fire vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 Duos I9152

general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon Amazon Samsung
Announced September 2011 September 2012 May 2013
Status Available - November 2011 Available - October 2012 Available - June 2013
Colors Black Black White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 190 x 120 x 11.4 mm
(7.48 x 4.72 x 0.45 in)
240 x 164 x 8.8 mm
(9.45 x 6.46 x 0.35 in)
164.9 x 84.1 x 10.1 mm
(6.49 x 3.31 x 0.4 in)
Weight 413 g (14.57 oz) 575 g (20.28 oz) 182 g (6.42 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GT-I9152 (SIM 1 & SIM 2)
3G Network N/A HSDPA HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE -
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (customized) Android OS, v4.0 (customized) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4470 Dual-core 1.4 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX540 PowerVR SGX544 -
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 32/64 GB storage 8 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors -
Size 7.0 inches 8.9 inches 5.8 inches
Resolution 1024 x 600 pixels (170 ppi) 1920 x 1200 pixels (254 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (190 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.16% 58.54% 66.80%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio No Yes
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker no yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera N/A 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash N/A No LED flash
Features N/A Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection
Video N/A No Yes
Front Camera N/A [Similar] No [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes Yes
Edge No Yes Yes
3G No HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth No Yes, with A2DP Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS No Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML (Amazon Silk) HTML5 (Amazon Silk) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8GB storage, 512 MB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4400 mAh 6000 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - Up to 10 h -