• Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 vs Apple iPad Air

Phone Comparison - Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 vs Apple iPad Air

general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Amazon Apple
Announced July 2013 September 2013 October 2013
Status Available - July 2013 Available - November 2013 Available - November 2013
Colors Black Black Space Gray, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 200 x 114 x 8.7 mm
(7.87 x 4.49 x 0.34 in)
231 x 158 x 7.8 mm
(9.09 x 6.22 x 0.31 in)
240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.3 in)
Weight 290 g (Wi-Fi) / 299 g (LTE) (10.23 oz (Wi-Fi) / 10.55 oz (LTE) ) 374 g/ 384 g (13.19 oz/ 13.55 oz) 469 g / 478 g (16.54 oz / 16.86 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - LTE Version GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - LTE Version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - LTE Version
HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE - LTE Version LTE LTE- all models
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.x (Jelly Bean - customized) iOS 7.0.2
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)
RAM 2 GB 2 GB N/A
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/32/64 GB 16/32/64/128 GB storage
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.0 inches 8.9 inches 9.7 inches
Resolution 1200 x 1920 pixels (323 ppi) 2560 x 1600 pixels (339 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.49% 63.00% 71.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels
Flash No LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP [Similar] Yes, 720p [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+; LTE HSPA+, LTE DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, v2.0
GPS Yes Yes, with A-GPS support (4G model) Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Amazon Silk) HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64/128 GB storage
Expandable Storage No No No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 3950 mAh - -
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 12 h Up to 10 h (multimedia)