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

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon Amazon
Announced September 2013 June 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - July 2014
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 231 x 158 x 7.8 mm
(9.09 x 6.22 x 0.31 in)
139.2 x 66.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.48 x 2.62 x 0.35 in)
Weight 374 g/ 384 g (13.19 oz/ 13.55 oz) 160 g (5.64 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - 3D Dynamic Perspective UI
- System Wide Tilt, Auto-scroll, Swivel and Peek Functions

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.x (Jelly Bean - customized) Fire OS 3.5.0
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 32/64 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 (front and back)
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.9 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels (339 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.00% 65.98%
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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, HDR, OIS
Video Yes Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSPA+, LTE
Bluetooth Yes Yes, v3.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support (4G model) Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 (Amazon Silk) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 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 present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - 2400 mAh
Stand by - Up to 285 h
Talk Time Up to 12 h Up to 22 h