Phone Comparison - Asus Padfone vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

Asus Padfone
asus padfone
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9
amazon kindle fire hd 8.9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Amazon
Announced February 2012 September 2012
Status Available - July 2012 Available - October 2012
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128 x 65.4 x 9.2 mm
(5.04 x 2.57 x 0.36 in)
240 x 164 x 8.8 mm
(9.45 x 6.46 x 0.35 in)
Weight 129 g (4.55 oz) 567 g (20 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 N/A
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradeable to 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.0 (customized)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8260A Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4470 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 225 [Similar] PowerVR SGX544 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 8.9 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar] 1920 x 1200 pixels (254 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.96% 58.54%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar] 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 pixels [Similar]
Flash No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging -
Video Yes No
Front Camera Yes [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes No
Edge Yes No
3G HSDPA, HSUPA No
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support No
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion battery (22.2 Wh)
Capacity 1520 mAh 6000 mAh
Stand by Up to 360 h (2G)
Up to 370 h (3G)
-
Talk Time Up to 15 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 10 h