• Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)

Phone Comparison - Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE
amazon kindle fire hd 8.9 lte
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)
samsung galaxy note 10.1 (2014 edition)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon Samsung
Announced September 2012 September 2013
Status Available - October 2012 Available - October 2013
Colors Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 240 x 164 x 8.8 mm
(9.45 x 6.46 x 0.35 in)
243.1 x 171.4 x 7.9 mm
(9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight 575 g (20.28 oz) 540 g (WiFi)/ 535 g (3G)/ 547 g (LTE) (19.05 oz (WiFi)/ 18.87 oz (0.11G)/ 19.29 oz (LTE))
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - LTE version
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (customized) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4470 [Similar] Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX544 [Similar] Adreno 330 (LTE model) [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super clear LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.9 inches [Similar] 10.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels (254 ppi) 2560 x 1600 pixels (299 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 58.54% 70.94%
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] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video No Yes, 1080p@60fps (LTE model)
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps (LTE model), 21 Mbps (3G model); HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps;
Bluetooth Yes, with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 (Amazon Silk) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported

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 Li-Po Battery
Capacity 6000 mAh 8220 mAh
Stand by - Up to 2230 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h (Multimedia & 2G)
Up to 49 h (3G)