Phone Comparison - Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 vs Asus Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
amazon kindle fire hdx 8.9
Asus Zenpad 3S 10 Z500M
asus zenpad 3s 10 z500m
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general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon Asus
Announced September 2013 July 2016
Status Available - November 2013 Available - August 2016
Colors Black Silver, Grey
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 231 x 158 x 7.8 mm
(9.09 x 6.22 x 0.31 in)
240.5 x 163.7 x 7.2 mm
(9.47 x 6.44 x 0.28 in)
Weight 374 g/ 384 g (13.19 oz/ 13.55 oz) 430 g (15.17 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA N/A
4G Network LTE -
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.x (Jelly Bean - customized) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Dual-core 2.1 GHz & quad-core 1.7 GHz, Mediatek MT8176 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] PowerVR GX6250 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, Oleophobic coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.9 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels (339 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.00% 73.96%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 720p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

Edge Yes No
Bluetooth Yes v4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support (4G model) Yes; GLONASS
Browser HTML5 (Amazon Silk) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

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-Po Battery (22 Wh)
Capacity - 5900 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 12 h Up to 10 h (multimedia)