Phone Comparison - Asus Google Nexus 7 vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Asus Google Nexus 7
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD
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general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Amazon
Announced June 2012 September 2012
Status Available - July 2012 Available - September 2012
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 198.5 x 120 x 10.5 mm
(7.81 x 4.72 x 0.41 in)
193 x 137 x 10.3 mm
(7.6 x 5.39 x 0.41 in)
Weight 340 g (11.99 oz) 395 g (13.93 oz)
2G Network N/A N/A
3G Network N/A N/A
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.1.2 Android OS, v4.0 (customized)
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4460 [Similar]
GPU ULP GeForce [Similar] PowerVR SGX540 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.0 inches [Similar] 7.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (216 ppi) [Similar] 800 x 1280 pixels (216 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.45% 53.55%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 1.2 MP [Similar] 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 pixels [Similar]
Flash No No
Features Video-calling -
Video Yes, 720p No
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

Edge No No
3G N/A No
Bluetooth Yes Yes, with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, v2.0
GPS Yes No
Browser HTML, HTML5 HTML5 (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB storage, 1GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion battery (16.43 Wh)
Capacity 4325 mAh 4400 mAh
Stand by 300 h -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 11 h