Phone Comparison - Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 WiFi

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
amazon kindle fire hdx 8.9
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 WiFi
samsung galaxy tab pro 8.4 wifi
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general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon Samsung
Announced September 2013 January 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - February 2014
Colors Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 231 x 158 x 7.8 mm
(9.09 x 6.22 x 0.31 in)
219 x 128.5 x 7.2 mm
(8.62 x 5.06 x 0.28 in)
Weight 374 g/ 384 g (13.19 oz/ 13.55 oz) 331 g (11.68 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
N/A
3G Network HSDPA N/A
4G Network LTE -
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.x (Jelly Bean - customized) Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
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 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super clear LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.9 inches [Similar] 8.4 inches [Similar]
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels (339 ppi) 1600 x 2560 pixels (359 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.00% 72.86%
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] 8 MP, autofocus [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization Geo-tagging, Face/smile Detection
Video Yes 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 720p [Similar] 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes No
Edge Yes No
3G HSPA+, LTE N/A
Bluetooth Yes v4.0, A2DP, LE
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 Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support (4G model) Yes, with GLONASS
Browser HTML5 (Amazon Silk) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not 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-Ion Battery
Capacity - 4800 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 12 h Up to 11 h (multimedia)