Phone Comparison - Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 vs ZTE Nubia Z5S

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
amazon kindle fire hdx 8.9
ZTE Nubia Z5S
zte nubia z5s
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general General Info

Manufacturer Amazon ZTE
Announced September 2013 November 2013
Status Available - November 2013 Coming Soon - December 2013
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)
137.7 x 68.8 x 7.6 mm
(5.42 x 2.71 x 0.3 in)
Weight 374 g/ 384 g (13.19 oz/ 13.55 oz) 126 g (4.44 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE (market dependent)
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.x (Jelly Bean - customized) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
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 No

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IGZO 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% 72.61%
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] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash optical image stabil
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes Yes, 2160p, 1080p, 720p@120 fps
Front Camera Yes, 720p [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
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, Wi-Fi Direct, 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 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No

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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - 2300 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 12 h -