Phone Comparison - Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 vs Samsung ATIV SE

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
amazon kindle fire hdx 8.9
Samsung ATIV SE
samsung ativ se
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general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon Samsung
Announced September 2013 April 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Coming Soon - April 2014
Colors Black Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 231 x 158 x 7.8 mm
(9.09 x 6.22 x 0.31 in)
137.7 x 69.9 x 8.4 mm
(5.42 x 2.75 x 0.33 in)
Weight 374 g/ 384 g (13.19 oz/ 13.55 oz) 135.8 (4.76.0.28)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 700 / 1700
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, planned upgrade to v8.1
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 2.3 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 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.9 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels (339 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.00% 71.47%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes Yes
Front Camera Yes, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; HSPA; LTE
Bluetooth Yes Yes, v3.0 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
Browser HTML5 (Amazon Silk) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - 2600 mAh
Stand by - Up to 480 h
Talk Time Up to 12 h Up to 20 h