Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia TX vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Sony Xperia TX
sony xperia tx
Amazon Kindle Fire HD
amazon kindle fire hd
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Amazon
Announced August 2012 September 2012
Status Available - October 2012 Available - September 2012
Colors Black, White, Pink Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131 x 68.6 x 8.6 mm (5.16 x 2.70 x 0.34 in)
(5.16 x 2.7 x 0.34 in (0.2 x 0.11 x 0.01 in))
193 x 137 x 10.3 mm
(7.6 x 5.39 x 0.41 in)
Weight 127 g (4.48 oz) (4.48 oz (0.14.1.69 oz)) 395 g (13.93 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 N/A
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1 Android OS, v4.0 (customized)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8260A Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4460 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 225 [Similar] PowerVR SGX540 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.55 inches [Similar] 7.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar] 800 x 1280 pixels (216 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.42% 53.55%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels [Similar] 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization -
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer No
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps No
Edge Up to 237 kbps No
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps No
Bluetooth Yes, v3.1 with A2DP Yes, with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS No
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion battery (16.43 Wh)
Capacity 1750 mAh 4400 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
-
Talk Time Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 11 h