Phone Comparison - Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
amazon kindle fire hdx 8.9
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE
samsung galaxy tab s 8.4 lte
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general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon Samsung
Announced September 2013 June 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - July 2014
Colors Black White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Dazzling White, Titanium Bronze
Dimension 231 x 158 x 7.8 mm
(9.09 x 6.22 x 0.31 in)
212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm
(8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 in)
Weight 374 g/ 384 g (13.19 oz/ 13.55 oz) 298 g (10.51 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 850 / 2100
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.x (Jelly Bean - customized) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.9 inches [Similar] 8.4 inches [Similar]
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels (339 ppi) 1600 x 2560 pixels (359 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.00% 76.71%
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] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE
Bluetooth Yes 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, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
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 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - 4900 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 12 h -
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