Phone Comparison - Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 vs Nokia Lumia 1520

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
amazon kindle fire hdx 8.9
Nokia Lumia 1520
nokia lumia 1520
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general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon Nokia
Announced September 2013 October 2013
Status Available - November 2013 Available - November 2013
Colors Black Yellow, white, black, red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 231 x 158 x 7.8 mm
(9.09 x 6.22 x 0.31 in)
162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
(6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)
Weight 374 g/ 384 g (13.19 oz/ 13.55 oz) 209 g (7.37 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.x (Jelly Bean - customized) Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.9 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels (339 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.00% 71.44%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics [Similar]
Flash LED flash Dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization 1/2.5' Sensor Size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec.
Front Camera Yes, 720p [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
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 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 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery (BV-4BW)
Capacity - 3400 mAh
Stand by - Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 12 h Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)