Phone Comparison - Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 vs ZTE Grand X V970

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9
amazon kindle fire hd 8.9
ZTE Grand X V970
zte grand x v970
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general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon ZTE
Announced September 2012 February 2012
Status Available - October 2012 Available - July 2012
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 240 x 164 x 8.8 mm
(9.45 x 6.46 x 0.35 in)
127 x 65 x 9.9 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.39 in)
Weight 567 g (20 oz) 110 g (3.88 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network N/A HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (customized) Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4470 [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz, Nvidia Tegra 2 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX544 [Similar] ULP GeForce [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 4 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.9 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels (254 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 58.54% 61.82%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features - Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video No Yes, 1080p
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes
Edge No Yes
3G No HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS No Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 (Amazon Silk) HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 4 GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery (22.2 Wh) Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 6000 mAh 1650 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h -