Phone Comparison - HTC Vivid vs Amazon Kindle Fire

HTC Vivid
htc vivid
Amazon Kindle Fire
amazon kindle fire
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Amazon
Announced October 2011 September 2011
Status Available - November 2011 Available - November 2011
Colors Black, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128.8 x 67.1 x 11.2 mm
(5.07 x 2.64 x 0.44 in)
190 x 120 x 11.4 mm
(7.48 x 4.72 x 0.45 in)
Weight 176.9 g ( oz) 413 g (14.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 N/A
4G Network LTE 700 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.3 (customized)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm APQ8060 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] PowerVR SGX540 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 8 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB No

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 256K colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 7.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar] 1024 x 600 pixels (170 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.47% 60.16%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes no

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] N/A [Similar]
Flash dual-LED flash N/A
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection N/A
Video Yes, 1080p N/A
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] N/A [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

Edge Yes No
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP No
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support No
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash HTML (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1620 mAh 4400 mAh
Stand by Up to 288 h -
Talk Time Up to 7 h 40 min -