Phone Comparison - Amazon Kindle Fire HDX vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX
amazon kindle fire hdx
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
amazon kindle fire hdx 8.9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon Amazon
Announced September 2013 September 2013
Status Available - October 2013 Available - November 2013
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 186 x 128 x 9 mm
(7.32 x 5.04 x 0.35 in)
231 x 158 x 7.8 mm
(9.09 x 6.22 x 0.31 in)
Weight 303 g/ 311 g (10.69 oz/ 10.97 oz) 374 g/ 384 g (13.19 oz/ 13.55 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.x (Jelly Bean - customized) Android OS, v4.x (Jelly Bean - customized)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB 16/32/64 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.0 inches [Similar] 8.9 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1200 x 1920 pixels (323 ppi) 2560 x 1600 pixels (339 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.84% 63.00%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features - Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 720p Yes
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSPA+, LTE
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support (4G model) Yes, with A-GPS support (4G model)
Browser HTML5 (Amazon Silk) HTML5 (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity - -
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 11 h Up to 12 h